The Tony winner will be awarded the prize at an upcoming fundraising event.
Artistic Director Sheldon Epps will helm the production.
The lineup will include Diana Son's Stop Kiss and a new production of George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion.
Original Bard-inspired plays will be improvised on a nightly basis.
Nominations have been announced for the 45th annual awards.
One Starry Night will be held at the Pasadena Playhouse.
The Tony Award winner brings the family-friendly holiday tradition of Panto to Pasadena theatergoers.