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    Three Vignettes Recap

    On Thursday, May 17, A Noise Within and Pasadena Conservatory of Music presented a magical, one-night-only fundraising event – Three Vignettes – filled with lively music and theatre. Stephen McCurry, Executive Director of PCM, and ANW’s Co-Producing Artistic Directors Julia Rodriguez-Elliott and Geoff Elliott combined their artistic visions and planned a night that recreated signature venues…

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    Mamie Hansberry Comes to A Noise Within

    On March 3, A Noise Within welcomed Mamie Hansberry and her daughter Nantille Hansberry Charbonnet to Opening Night for A Raisin in the Sun. We were thrilled to host the family members of playwright Lorraine Hansberry as we revive her most famous play. The sister of Lorraine and a visual artist, Mamie Hansberry bears witness to history, art, culture…

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    Photos: Theatre in a Winter Wonderland

    Thanks to everyone who enjoyed A Christmas Carol with us this Winter season! We love bringing this holiday tradition to Pasadena every year. As always, our very own RA Jill Hill decorated the lobby to create a snowy white Christmas and we had apple cider and photo opportunities with your favorite characters. We also had some…

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    ANW Fans Feel the Halloween Spirit

    In celebration of Halloween, our theatre skeleton was decked out in her finest for our shows this past weekend. We invited guests to take a picture with her and share it on social media, thanks to everyone who participated!

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    Gearing Up for School With Educator Extravaganza!

    Our Educator Extravaganza kicked off the school year with a bang! Over 40 educators took part in a FREE, full-day event of professional development that included text-based workshops, acting workshops, movement workshops, a preview of our entire season performed by our incredible Resident Artists, and a carnival full of food and prizes! “The Educators’s Workshop on…

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    Why This Play? Why Now? – Susan Angelo on A Streetcar Named Desire

    On Monday, July 10 A Noise Within will be hosting a reading of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at 7pm as a part of our free resident artist reading series, Words Within. Read below to see why this play is meaningful to Resident Artist Susan Angelo, who plays Blanche in the production. There are those plays that…

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    You Are What You Wear: The Costumes of King Lear

    Costumes have a major impact on not only the way we as audience members see characters on stage, but often the way actors themselves see and feel their characters.  Learn more about our costumes from the past 25 years at our Costume Runway show on July 18th. Hear behind the scenes stories, watch our resident artists…

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    Open House 2016 Highlights

    A huge thanks to everyone who showed up at our Open House event last Saturday, September 17! Though the doors-wide-open, behind-the-scenes-peek was envisioned to be a special treat just for our our 25th Anniversary Celebratory season, its success is inspiring us to make it an annual event. For those of you who may have missed it,…

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    The American Dream, a summary

    The highly anticipated The American Dream: A Resident Artist Reading Festival was a huge success – an auspicious start to the many wonderful events planned around this, our milestone 25th anniversary season! From July 22-24, more than 500 patrons enjoyed six classic American plays, along with delicious food and beverages from an array of local…

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    The American Dream: A Resident Artist Festival Highlights

    Congrats to all of our opportunity drawing winners! Daily Drawing: Tickets & Tote Bag Alan Lamson – Friday Fred Manaster – Saturday Michael Toman – Sunday Dinner with the Resident Artist of Your Choice! Judy & Steve Bass Meet and Greek with Apollo Dukakis Joan Gamberg Courtyard Cocktails with Abby Craden Danny Campbell Local Flavor…

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