LOS ANGELES -- Lars Hansen, managing director of the Pasadena Playhouse, has been named new head of Theatre L.A., the nonprofit association of theatres and theatrical producers supporting theatre in greater Los Angeles. Replacing executive director Alicia Fishbach, Hansen spent the last eleven years in a managerial capacity at the Playhouse. Ironically, it was Hansen who last year headed the committee that offered Fishbach a job with Theatre L.A.
Now that Fishbach has resigned to join The Shropshire/Wolverine management company, Hansen has been tapped to fill her shoes.
"It was too exciting to not to want to do it," Hansen said. At age 45, he feels that ma0 ê