Location Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Ave.
Events at Pasadena Playhouse
About…Productions presents a revival of its drama “Properties of Silence,” opening at 8 p.m. Saturday and continuing through March 29, the story of famed 17th century poet Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in a reality-bending dreamscape coupling her with a contemporary Phoenix realtor, her husband and de la Cruz’s confessor as they confront the nature of their identities. Performances are followed by the Post-Silence Salon Series of discussions, panels and poetry readings. Tickets are $30 general, $15 for students. Visit the Web site for the full schedule.
“The Whipping Man” is the haunting, powerful story set following the end of the American Civil War. Confederate officer Caleb DeLeon has returned to his Virginia plantation to find his family and all but two slaves missing. DeLeon is badly wounded, and the former slaves care for him. The three confront their past as master and slaves as they dig up long-buried family secrets. It opens at 8 p.m. and continues at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays through March 1. Tickets are $30 to $75, with premium seating for $125.