CA School News Report

Monrovia High Students Partner with Professionals on ‘King Lear’

WHAT: Twenty-three drama students from Monrovia High School are partnering with Pasadena theater company A Noise Within to bring the students’ rendition of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear” to life.

Monrovia High students observed a professional production meeting and had the opportunity to sit in while A Noise Within conducted the first table read for its own “King Lear” production.

Monrovia High students will be able to use A Noise Within’s “King Lear” set and stage in Pasadena when they perform their own take on the classical play.

This is the first time A Noise Within has partnered with a high school theater group, establishing a relationship of training and mentorship, and providing an opportunity for students to perform on a professional stage.

WHEN: 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 25

WHERE: A Noise Within, 3352 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena

MORE: Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/2pSgr2z.

Celebrating its 25th anniversary, A Noise Within is a professional theater company based out of Pasadena that focuses on classical productions. Using a rotating repertory model, A Noise Within hosts three classical plays each season and swaps out production sets every few days.