Al Pacino

Pasadena Playhouse locks in Al Pacino for new production about Tennessee Williams

Pasadena Playhouse locks in Al Pacino for new production about Tennessee Williams

Al Pacino will star in a production of Dotson Rader’s “God Looked Away” at the Pasadena Playhouse in February, the theater said Friday.

The Oscar winner is no stranger to theater, having performed in numerous Broadway and off-Broadway shows and earning two Tony Awards, but it’s rare for the actor, 76, to bring his stage talents west.

Pacino starred in a 2006 L.A. run of “Salome” at the Wadsworth Theatre, but “God Looked Away” marks the first time he will be part of a production developed and staged entirely in the Los Angeles area. Robert Allan...

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