Location Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave.
Events at Pasadena Playhouse
Lythgoe Family Productions’ production of “Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight” opens, an updated, musical version of the beloved Grimm fairy tale with a comedic twist, featuring dancing, family-friendly magic, audience interaction and contemporary music by Pharrell Williams, John Legend, Jessie J, Survivor and others. The cast includes Olivia Holt, Lucy Lawless, David Engel, Tamyra Gray and Ben Giroux. Performances open at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and continue at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, noon, 4 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays and noon and 4 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 4. Additional performances include 7:30 p.m. Dec. 29 and matinees at 4 p.m. Dec. 24, 26 and 30. Tickets are $39 to $74 for adults, $24 to $64 for children.
The play “Stop Kiss” by Diana Son is the story of Sara and Callie who share their first kiss while walking through New York’s West Village late one night, prompting a vicious attack by a bystander, in which Sara is horribly injured. The play highlights the depths of human emotion and compassion, as relationships are explored, formed and ended. The production continues at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 30. Tickets are $45 to $75, with premium seating for $125.
The Impro Theatre Company presents “Twilight Zone Unscripted: Special Holiday Edition” at the Carrie Hamilton Theatre, taking audience suggestions and combining them with holiday themes to create all-new, totally improvised episodes in the style of 1960s sci-fi TV shows at each performance. It opens at 8 p.m. tonight and continues at 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 21. Tickets are $30 general, $20 for students.