A Cinderella Christmas’ to End


“A Cinderella Christmas” plays through January 8, at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Before every performance, all Playhouse guests and their families are invited to enjoy a  “Winter Wonderland” event in The Playhouse’s Engemann Family Courtyard free of charge, complete with crafts, activities, games, Santa Claus (on selected dates) photo opportunities and a Princess/Prince salon by Rock Your Hair – Get the latest Royal style before the show! (nominal fee applies.)

Returning from last year’s hugely successful Panto at The Playhouse production of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell – A Pirates Christmas will be director Bonnie Lythgoe (“So You Think You Can Dance”), choreographer Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee “So You Think You Can Dance”) and musical director Michael Orland (“American Idol”).  The book is by Kris Lythgoe, costume design by Lythgoe Family Panto, and casting by Becky Lythgoe.

Lythgoe Family Panto produces fun, musical theatre the whole family can enjoy and pride themselves on creating a memorable experience a family can share together. Known for their creativity and involvement in television hits “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” the Lythgoes are dedicated to bringing affordable theatre to families across America. Based on the Grimm fairytales and others, each story has been modernized with topical scripts for parents and well known pop songs for kids. “A Cinderella Christmas” will include such pop hits as,” Meghan Trainor’s  “Me Too” and “No,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Breakaway,” Michael Buble’s “Just Haven’t Met You Yet” and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.”

Panto at The Playhouse is celebrating its fifth year at The Pasadena Playhouse.  Past productions at The Pasadena Playhouse include: the world premiere of Peter Pan and Tinker Bell – A Pirates Christmas starring Sabrina Carpenter and John O’Hurley, Sleeping Beauty and Her Winter Knight starring Olivia Holt and Lucy Lawless, A Snow White Christmas starring Ariana Grande and Neil Patrick Harris and Aladdin and His Winter Wish starring Ben Vereen, Jordan Fisher, and Ashley Argota.

Tickets for A “Cinderella Christmas” start at $25 and are available by calling The Pasadena Playhouse at (626) 356-7529, or online 24 hours a day at www.PasadenaPlayhouse.org.

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