Fears come alive in PCC’s Little Theater

Fears can be big or small, they can paralyze people or push them to their limit. They define who we are and how we think about the world around us. Once we acknowledge them, we can confront them, accept them or make fun of them. That’s what the show “Trepidation Nation” at Pasadena City College (PCC) is all about, fears and they way we deal with them. Fifteen theater students at PCC worked on the show made up of fifteen short one-acts each led by …

Monsters, mad scientists and musicals? Oh my!

As a child, he would dance and sing Weird Al Yankovic songs on top of the coffee table for his family. In middle school he tried out for his first musical ‘The Music Man’. He just got back from a sold out house Off-Broadway in New York with his comedy group. And now he’s back one last time for PCC’s production of Mel Brooks’ ‘Young Frankenstein’. PCC doesn’t have Gene Wilder or Mel Brooks, but it does have Alexander Mashikian leading what is said to …