Recalled to Life! A Pasadena Landmark for Parson’s Nose
November 8, 2018

I’ve been trying to piece together the history of our new home and hope you who have more information will help me out. I went down to the Pasadena Historical Society and they were most helpful, going back into their files to produce these photos. There wasn’t a lot written, from what I’ve gathered, but …continue reading »

Hurry, Doctor! I need a subscription!
November 6, 2018

Feeling blue with melancholy, or red with rage? Both Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow got you down? Your kid didn’t make the cheer squad? Or did make the cheer squad? And is a “flyer”? Your office just switched to cubicles and lanyards? Well keep your chin up high! You still have time to get a …continue reading »

Mark Twain for Educators and Students: Parson’s Nose Theater
October 30, 2018

With an elementary school education Sam Clemens became a printer, a journalist, a miner, a steamboat pilot, an investor, and, many believe, America’s greatest writer. He was the first writer to allow the American way of speaking English to take its rightful place in literature. He captured America, warts and all. This is the man …continue reading »

Ovahcha! Coitain! Lights! Season 2018-2019
September 11, 2018

Boy oh boy – and girl oh girl – Have we got a season of live theater for you! As well as…wait for it…a new Subscription Program! Now you can plan five social outings with family and friends over the coming year. The Parson’s Nose Company of your favorite Los Angeles actors is ready to …continue reading »

“The Too Learned Ladies”
January 9, 2018

Rehearsal “Too Learned Ladies” at Parson’s Nose Abbey. Paul Perri, Hannah Mae Sturges, John Rafter Lee, Jill Rogosheske, Frazier Perez-Yadon, Kyla Schoer, Dorothy Brooks “The duty of comedy is to correct men by amusing them.” – JBP “Les Femmes Savantes” was written and performed by Jean Baptiste Poquelin (Moliere) in 1672, just a year before …continue reading »

PNT Radio Nights!
September 12, 2017

“ANNCR: Once again, we bring you “The Romance of Helen Trent”, who sets out to prove for herself what so many women long to prove – that because a woman is 35 or more, romance in life need not be over – that romance can live in life at 35 and after.” In keeping with …continue reading »

“A Handbag?!!” Notes on “Earnest”
May 31, 2017

Oscar Wilde was a glorious comet across the literary night sky of Victorian England. His parents were Anglo-Irish, but his mother wrote fiercely pro – Irish poetry (“The Famine Year”) He was highly-educated and moved easily, wittily and flamboyantly through London society. He was a champion of the “Aesthetic Movement“, a reaction to the Utilitarianism …continue reading »

“I Remember Mama” – A Story of Immigrants
April 27, 2017

A PNT Readers’ Theater presentation Saturday, May 13 at 7; Sunday, May 14 at 2. When we were growing up in Philadelphia in the 1950s there was a very popular TV show, “Mama”, that we never missed. Perhaps because our own mother had died and we instinctively reached out for any story about a family. …continue reading »