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    Nostalgia and A Christmas Carol

    As my fifth month of my internship at A Noise Within comes to a close and A Christmas Carol enters its final few performances, I have been thinking about what brings audiences back to this play, year after year. Roughly half of the audience members have come to the play before, and many of them…

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    A Noise Within helps prepare the next generation of theatre-makers in the LA area

    A Noise Within (ANW) is well known for its “resident artist” program, a core group of 20+ seasoned actors and creative theatrical professionals, who are featured in nearly every show at ANW. Lesser known are the other performers who might make up any given ANW production, and the theatre company’s commitment to making connections with…

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    Donor Spotlight – Lyn Spector

    As part of our ongoing series profiling the supporters who have made the work at A Noise Within possible, Director of Development Jim Miller spoke with Lyn Spector. Lyn is a former Board member and current member of our Planned Giving Bard’s Circle. We could think of no better person to make our Valentine’s Day…

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    Donor Spotlight – Sheila & Alan Lamson

    “This is home to us” – That is what Alan Lamson said to me when we started our conversation recently in the lobby of A NOISE WITHIN theatre. And it seemed true because, during my hour-long conversation with Sheila & Alan Lamson, we were interrupted several times by ANW’s Resident Artists who stopped to say…

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    What Does “Relaxed Performance” Mean?

    You might have heard us talk about our sensory-friendly relaxed performance of A Christmas Carol, but do you know what that actually means? How can you know if a relaxed performance is right for you and your family? Learn more from our Director of Education and Community Outreach, Alicia Green. What does sensory-friendly mean? Lights…

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    Patron Highlight: Westside Story with Ruth and Jim Dewar

    We talked to Ruth and Jim Dewar, longtime ANW patrons, about their dedication that spans from the 210 to the 10. Despite living a Californian’s definition of a million miles away, the Dewars keep coming back every season and we’re ever so happy to welcome them each time. Read how they make things work and…

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    Dinner on Stage 2018 Recap

    A Noise Within held its annual Dinner On Stage on Thursday, March 8, and raised over $117,000. The money goes to fund ANW’s Classics Live! Program, which brings the transformative experience of live theatre to over 16,000 students and teachers every year. Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and the Resident Artists joined patrons…

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    Trivia: ANW Artists Who Started as Students

    Look what we found! It’s a 2012 press clip from the Pasadena Sun about Summer With Shakespeare at A Noise Within. Look closer, and you’ll see a 12-year-old Seven Pierce-English getting into some mask work. Five years later, and Seven has grown up (as an artist, and in height)! In fact, you’ve seen him most recently on…

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    Bob Low: ‘I’m the Real Winner’ After Sponsoring ‘A Tale of Two Cities’

    Becoming a Production Sponsor is an incredibly special experience offered at A Noise Within. Not only does it help to underwrite the production costs of a play, it also creates a unique opportunity to see the power that classical theatre has to transform lives. Bob Low chose to sponsor A Tale of Two Cities in honor of his…

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    Fox 11 and Christine Devine visit A Christmas Carol

    We were delighted and honored to be able to bring Serena, a foster child and sophomore in high school, into our rehearsal space this December. We wish her the best in her dreams of becoming an actress and hope to see her again soon! Watch for more: See showtimes and book your tickets here!

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