When you come to The Pasadena Playhouse, we invite you step into The Georgia T. McClay Friendship Center for interactive exhibits, dramaturgical material and conversation surrounding our Main Stage productions. The exhibits and installations change with each production. Check this page frequently for current information.

Running February 3 – March 1, 2015





In conjunction with our production of The Whipping Man, please enjoy this exhibit designed by Los Angeles-based theatrical, interior, and event designer Tifanie McQueen and co-curator Lia Mandelbaum, with the volunteered assistance of Breeana Nykole.

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The exhibit includes:
Echoes of Exodus
Production Photos
A selected Jewish and African American Civil War to Civil Rights Timeline
Yetzer Hara / Yetzer Tov – an interactive installation inspired by the Judaic teaching that we each hold inclinations for good and inclinations for evil.

About the Artist

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Tifanie McQueen is LA based theatrical, interior and event designer. For Sacred Fools, she has completed scenic/production designs for 43 Plays for 43 Presidents, Forbidden Zone: Live in the 6th Dimension, Puzzler, Endgame (Ovation Nomination-Costumes), Richard III, A Kind of Love Story, The Coarse Acting Show and The Christmas Present. For SkyPilot Theatre, she has designed the set and props for Kong: A Goddamn 30 Foot Gorilla and the sets for The Island and Christmas 2. She recently created scenic designs for The Arctic Circle and The Matador, both at Studio/Stage, prop design for Sacred Fools’ Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, and the production design for Sketches from The National Lampoon at the Hayworth Theatre. This fall she will create the scenic design for The Behavior of Broadus, a world premiere musical co-production between Sacred Fools and The Burglars of Hamm. She has also worked on the interior designs of dozens of unique hotels across the country such as The Sheraton Universal, The Langham Huntington Pasadena and the Algonquin Hotel in Manhattan, where she had the honor of designing the Dorothy Parker Suite. Tifanie is also an actress, director, playwright and current co-artistic director at Sacred Fools Theater Company. She collaborated with The Pasadena Playhouse on the Friendship Center exhibit for Stoneface last season, and is delighted to return for The Whipping Man.

Click here to view information on past exhibits.