Past Productions    

Babes In Barns: The Mickey and Judy Show (Summer 2018)
The first full production consisting of only students from the Alison Kalmus Theater (AKT) Youth Acting Classes at the Sierra Madre Playhouse (SMP).
Little Orphan Annie Radio Play Production (February 2018)

 

The Dream on Royal Street (Summer 2017)

"Totally stealing the show, the three young performers are slapstick enthusiasts...The best reason to see this show is the [AKT] kids. They are the enchantment in this version of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.- Paul Myrvold's Theatre Notes  

"AKT Advanced Repertory...brought the high energy needed for a farcical musical comedy. Indeed they often provided the biggest laughs...All the players and crew deserve high marks for making this goofy night of fun come back to life." - Colorado Boulevard

Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates (Workshop, January 2017)

 

A Little House Christmas (Winter 2016)

 

"This year's production is thus a revelation. With...a director who understands how to make the piece flow...this year's 'Little House' proves charming and sweet, but organically so.- Stage Struck  

"Skillfully directed by Alison Eliel Kalmus...'A Little House Christmas' will light the way!" - Broadway World

A Christmas Memory (Winter 2015)

 

"I love A Christmas Memory. This is the second time I have seen the musical… it is imaginative and has its magical moments. I must say, I enjoyed Sierra Madre's production the most for its intimacy, warmth and marvelous cast. Go, see for yourselves, as there is much to praise." - Broadway World

 

"Head and shoulders above most so-called holiday musicals." - Stage Raw

 

"On this intimate stage with the orchestra in full view behind the actors, the flavor of the original story is well preserved by Alison Eliel Kalmus' fine direction." - Don Grigware

The Gondoliers (Summer 2014)
*Nominated for Best Musical Director at the 2015 NAACP Theatre Awards

 

This production is a good chance to hear one of Gilbert and Sullivan’s greatest musical treasures.” - Stage Struck  

 

"Full of mirthful merriment and movement. An overall delightful The Gondoliers, full of verve and satirical wit." - Hollywood Progressive

 

Top Ten List of Productions to See for Summer at Stage Raw - Los Angeles

Æsopera (Summer 2013)

 

"[Æsopera] brought absolute delight to a packed house at Pasadena Playhouse’s Carrie Hamilton Theater." - Lauri's List

 

"Fresh and innovative, this creative rendering of Aesop’s timeless insights is a joyous fusion of operatic traditions, modern situations, and everyday lingo." - Lauri Goldenhersh

 

"Between elaborate costumes, an authentic Roman set, haunting, stirring melodies based on riddles, and beloved, timeless fables, the talented ensemble maintains a comfortable, natural rapport, with a full range of emotions and vocals, bringing opera to the masses. Æsopera is sure to appeal to opera lovers and novices, of every generation, with its amazing, inspiring lyrics and grand drama." - Tolucan Times

 

"Fresh and innovative, this creative rendering of Aesop’s timeless insights is a joyous fusion of operatic traditions, modern situations, and everyday lingo." - Singerpreneur

 

"Elegant staging highlights Price’s lush music and the intriguing emotions of its stories..." - Musicals in LA

 

"The Hollywood Fringe Festival wraps up this weekend after painting the town with two and a half weeks of outrageous theater, music, spectacle, and monologues. Saturday night’s best bet is “AESOPERA,” (also Sunday @ 1:30 pm Ed.) five mini-operas based on Aesop's fables sung with a comic twist." - Blouin ArtInfo

 

Narnia (Various Performances)

 

"Rapturous…" - LA Weekly

 

"I am glued to the plot as well as to my seat as the story unravels onstage on the BBC radio station live set." - Jay Fermin

 

"[This production of Narnia] is an authentic, historical enactment, as well as an entertaining experience for adults and children alike." - La Crescenta Valley Sun

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