The historic Pasadena Playhouse is located in the heart of Pasadena – a cultural and architectural destination that boasts world-class museums, a variety of distinctive restaurants, shopping and entertainment.


Pasadena Playhouse
39 S. El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101


Box Office Window Hours 

Tues – Sat: 12 PM – 6 PM*
Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM

* Box Office Window remain open until the start time of the final scheduled performance on all performance days.


Box office phone hours

Tues – Sat: 12 PM – 6 PM
Sun: 12 PM – 4 PM
626 356 7529

Administration Hours

Mon – Fri: 9 AM – 5 PM

Go Metro

Take the Metro L Line (Gold) to Memorial Park Station. Head south on N Arroyo Pkway toward E Holly St and explore the outdoor lifestyle center in downtown Pasadena; Pasadena Playhouse is a 15-minute walk from the station.

Plan your trip by entering your current location on the Trip Planner below, use the Transit app, or call 323-GO-METRO (323-466-3876).

Metro Micro is now available in Pasadena! You can book a ride on Metro Micro for just $1 to Pasadena Playhouse from Memorial Park Station, Lake Station or anywhere else within the zone. Download the Metro Micro app, book online at, or call 323.GO.METRO to book your ride. Visit for more details.


Parking is conveniently located directly across from the theatre in the Playhouse Plaza Parking Structure. Pasadena Playhouse does not validate parking.

Street parking is also available.

Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri: 8 AM – 11 PM
Sat – Sun: 10 AM – 11 PM

For additional information regarding parking rates and hours, please call 626 586 3832.


Patrons with Disabilities

Pasadena Playhouse is committed to making the theater accessible to all patrons. For more information regarding accommodations and services, please contact Patron Services.

Mobility and Seat Locations

Please contact Patron Services to arrange accommodations for persons in wheelchairs or persons with disabilities and their attendants or companions. If your wheelchair status changes after you have purchased your ticket, please contact Patron Services before the show. Ushers cannot physically assist patrons into or out of theater seats, wheelchairs, or vehicles. Accessible seating is available on the orchestra level only. Service animals are welcome at Pasadena Playhouse.

Assistive Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices can be checked out in the lobby before the performance using a photo ID and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, please contact Patron Services at 626 356 7529 or email at for assistance.

Access Performances

Open Captioning
Open Captioning performances are designed for patrons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Audience members requesting open captioning are seated in view of a video screen with text descriptions synchronized to the onstage action. Open captioning is provided on one Sunday matinee for each Mainstage Pasadena Playhouse production, the specific performance date is posted on the event page of each show.

Open captioning seating locations are intended for use by individuals who require the features of these seats and their companions – by purchasing tickets for open captioning seating through Pasadena Playhouse, you indicate that you or a member of your party requires the features provided by the seating locations that are purchased.

Audio Description
Audio description services are designed for patrons who are blind or have low vision and include verbal descriptions of actions, costumes, scenery, and other visual elements of the production. Guests may request a listening device to hear live audio descriptions. Audio description is provided on one Sunday matinee for each Mainstage Pasadena Playhouse production, the specific performance date is posted on the event page of each show.

Patrons Requiring Extra Seat Space

We have seats available in our theater to accommodate patrons in need of extra seat space. For more information, please contact Patron Services at 626 356 7529 or email at for assistance.


Attendance Policies

Late Arrivals
In consideration of our artists and patrons, late seating will take place during the first appropriate break in the performance at the discretion of management. House management will direct you to available seats that may not be the original seats you purchased. For the convenience of latecomers, the performance in progress may be viewed and heard on monitors in the lobby.

Age Restrictions
No child under the age of 5 will be admitted into the theater. We ask that everyone in your party, regardless of age, be able to sit quietly through a performance without disturbing other patrons or the artists. Ushers may ask parents whose children are disruptive to take them outside the theater. If there is repeated disruption, we reserve the right to revoke admission and refund your ticket price, excluding service charges. Patrons of all ages must have a ticket to enter Pasadena Playhouse and must sit in the seat indicated on the ticket.

Production advisory
Please contact Patron Services to be notified about productions with content including herbal cigarettes, theatrical fog, strobe lights, gunshots, strong language, nudity or sexual content, violence, or any other items to which patrons may have sensitivity. You can also check the Content Advisory tab on individual show pages.

Theater courtesy
As a courtesy to the artists and fellow patrons, please turn off cell phones and all other electronic devices prior to the performance. Please refrain from talking and any disruptive noise-making during the performance. Neither photography nor the use of electronic devices are allowed during performances.

Restrooms, including accessible facilities, are available in the Pasadena Playhouse lobby starting 45 minutes before each performance. Public restrooms are also available in the lobby of the Playhouse Plaza directly across the street from the Pasadena Playhouse.


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Digital Tickets

Pasadena Playhouse is thrilled to introduce a new Digital Ticket experience for performances beginning May 2024.

  • When purchasing a ticket, select “Digital Ticket” as your delivery method and your tickets will be instantly placed in your Digital Ticket Wallet.
  • To access your Digital Ticket Wallet, use the same email address and password you used to purchase tickets online and log-in to
  • Inside your Digital Ticket Wallet, you’ll be able to easily share tickets with friends and add tickets to your Apple or Google Wallet.
  • Don’t forget to bookmark your Digital Ticket Wallet in your mobile phone browser to quickly access your tickets at the theater.


If you are a current Member and/or have printed tickets and would like to convert your existing tickets to Digital Tickets, please contact Patron Services at 626-356-7529 or email

(Please note converting to digital tickets will require discarding your current printed tickets as the bar codes would no longer be valid.)

Code of Conduct

Pasadena Playhouse is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment where everyone can enjoy and appreciate the arts. To ensure that everyone in the Playhouse community have a positive experience, we ask that you adhere to the following Code of Conduct:

Treat all staff members, volunteers, artists, and fellow visitors with respect and courtesy. Discrimination, harassment, or any form of disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.

Appropriate Behavior
Engage in behavior that is conducive to a communal and respectful atmosphere. This includes refraining from using foul language, engaging in disruptive behavior, or creating disturbances that may disrupt others’ enjoyment.

Follow Instructions
Follow instructions and guidelines provided by staff members and volunteers. These instructions may include safety protocols or other guidelines aimed at ensuring a positive experience for all patrons.

Respect the Space
Help us maintain a clean and tidy environment by disposing of trash properly and respecting the facilities. Do not deface or vandalize any part of the premises.

Be Considerate of OtherS
Be mindful of the needs and experiences of other visitors. Avoid blocking pathways, aisles, or seats, and be considerate of others’ enjoyment of the arts.

Report Concerns
If you witness or experience any behavior that violates this Code of Conduct, please report it to a staff member or volunteer immediately. We are committed to addressing any concerns promptly and ensuring that all patrons, staff members, volunteers, and artists feel safe and respected.

Feedback and Suggestions
We value your feedback and suggestions for improving our organization and services. Please feel free to share any comments or concerns with us so that we can continue to enhance the patron experience.

We reserve the right to refuse service and cease relationships with anyone who engages in disorderly conduct or harassment without refund or compensation for loss.