• Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • 300 E. Green St.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 - December 24, 2017
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  • A Holiday Spectacular

    Beauty and the Beast: A Christmas Rose at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium is an updated version of the classic tale presented in the the traditional British Panto style. The play features magic with a comedic twist, contemporary music, and dancing with alumni from “So You Think You Can Dance.” Beauty and the Beast is directed by Tony Award-nominee Sheldon Epps; choreographed by Mandy Moore of the hit movie La La Land; with the book by Kris Lythgoe, who also wrote Peter Pan and Tinker Bell – A Pirates Christmas starring Sabrina Carpenter; and musical arrangements and direction by Michael Orland of American Idol.  A portion of the the proceeds from the production will be given to The Pasadena Playhouse Outreach and Education Program by Lythgoe Family Panto.

    Lythgoe Family Panto

    Lythgoe Family Panto produces fun, musical theatre for the whole family.  They are known for their creativity and involvement in television including “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance.”  They are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre and the stories are based on the Grimm fairytales and others.  The stories are more modern with scripts for parents and pop songs for kids making it a memorable experience for the entire family.

    Ticket & Box Office Information

    Tickets range from $28 to $115 and will be available beginning July 1, 2017 online.

    Golden Tickets are an additional $60. This ticket provides children an onstage experience during the production. Note: one golden ticket requires an admission ticket.

    Pasadena Civic Auditorium

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located at 300 E Green Street, Pasadena, California 91101, it is the centerpiece of the Pasadena Convention Center campus. The 3,000-seat venue is on the National Register of Historic Places and was designed in Mediterranean Revival architecture. More→

    Driving Directions

    The Pasadena Civic Auditorium is located in downtown Pasadena, off of the 210 freeway as well as the 110 freeway. Directions→


    Parking costs $13 per day for up to 16 hours, or $18 per day for in-and-out privileges. The subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena. The entrance is located on Euclid Avenue between Green Street and Cordova Street. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the convention center, these are operated by Paseo Colorado. More→

    Metro Gold Line

    Pasadena sits in the heart of the Metro Gold Line, a light rail train system that runs from East Los Angeles to Azusa. There are two train station within walking distance to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium:

    1. Del Mar Station is three blocks away and it takes approximately ten minutes to walk to the Civic.

    2. Memorial Park Station is four blocks away and it takes approximately eight minutes to walk to the Civic.


  • Venue Information

  • Pasadena Civic Auditorium
  • T: 626-793-2122
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  • Organizer Information

  • Lythgoe Family Panto
  • Organizer Website
  • Event Information

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