Parson’s Nose Presents a Reader’s Theater Performance of “The Wind in the Willows” Adapted by Lance Davis March 19 & 20, 2016

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Parson’s Nose Presents a Reader’s Theater Performance of “The Wind in the Willows”

Adapted by Lance Davis

March 19 & 20, 2016


Parson’s Nose Theater (PNT), the acclaimed classical comedic theater company, continues its 16th Season with The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. This 90-minute reading is a part of Parson’s Nose’s “Pay What You Will” Reader’s Theater Series.


The Wind in the Willows is an allegorical story of an idyllic England before The Great War of 1914. Mole, Ratty, Badger, and Toad share adventures along the River Bank in a time of character, loyalty, respect, and kindness.


The Wind in the Willows is a collection of bedtime tales spun by Kenneth Grahame for his son, Alistair”, explains Artistic Director, Lance Davis. “The number of stories are far too many to consume in one go, much like Ratty’s supper, so in the spirit of Parson’s Nose, I’ve selected an introduction to the Riverbankers in Act One and The Adventures of Mr. Toad in Act Two.


“Please join us for a peek into the Easter Egg of the gentle English countryside where ‘messing around in boats’ is the only thing worth doing.”


The Wind in the Willows is being directed by Parson’s Nose Company Member, Ivar Brogger. The cast includes Alan Brooks, Lance Davis, Barry Gordon, Fred Thompson, and Jane Fleiss.


Parson’s Nose Theater’s 2015-16 Season continues with a Reader’s Theater presentation of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame, Saturday, March 19th at 7:00pm, Sunday, March 20th at 3:00pm.


Parson’s Nose Theater performs at Lineage Performing Arts Center located at 89 South Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105


Parson’s Nose Theater presents The Wind in the Willows as part of their Reader’s Theater Series. All performances are “Pay What You Will” ($5-$25) and reservations may be made online at or by calling 626-403-7667. Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged. Ages 12+.

Calendar Listing: Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows


THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS by Kenneth Grahame

Adapted by Lance Davis

Performances at Lineage Performing Arts Center, 89 S. Fair Oaks, Pasadena, CA 91105

Parson’s Nose Theater Office, 1325 Monterey Rd., South Pasadena, CA 91030



Saturday, March 19th at 7:00pm

Sunday, March 20th at 3:00pm


Tickets and Information:


Phone: 626-403-7667

Prices: Pay What You Will ($5-$25)

Tickets may be purchased online, over the phone, or at the door. Reservations Encouraged. Ages 12+.


About Parson’s Nose Theater


Parson’s Nose Theater is a critically-acclaimed, not-for-profit, 501(c)3 professional theater organization dedicated to “introducing classic theater to contemporary audiences.” We emphasize language, story and actor, in the broad-stroke tradition of the Italian “commedia dell arte,” preparing audiences for future, full length productions of the world’s finest classical works. Our company of actors, directors, and designers with credits including Broadway, film, and television, is among the finest in Los Angeles. In our fifteen seasons we have introduced classical comedies to over 68,000 Angelenos. Parson’s Nose takes pride that no one is ever turned away from attending a production because they could not afford a ticket. Parson’s Nose is the only company in America devoted to this new way of experiencing the classics.


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