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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Fountain Theatre partners with L.A. Opera for conversation and book launch event “Smashing Barriers in Opera and Beyond” by Fountaintheatre

In a first-time-ever collaboration, the Fountain Theatre and LA Opera present “Smashing Barriers in Opera and Beyond,” an in-person conversation with author, lecturer, and Metropolitan O…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 01:58PM
Monday, September 27, 2021

L.A. Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood’s ‘The Children’ opens Nov. 6 on the Fountain’s indoor stage by Fountaintheatre

What is our responsibility to the future? What legacy do we want to leave? The Los Angeles premiere of The Children, written by Lucy Kirkwood and directed by Simon Levy, asks those questions…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 10:03AM
Friday, August 27, 2021

NOW CASTING: LA Premiere of Lucy Kirkwood’s timely and riveting “The Children” by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre returns to indoor performances in October with the Los Angeles Premiere of the acclaimed Tony Award-nominated drama The Children by Lucy Kirkwood. With case numbers of t…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 10:34AM
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Angie Kariotis talks Walking the Beat and its August 25 final presentation: BLACKOUT 2021 by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson Among the many lessons learned in 2020, the most crucial may be our urgent need to have open and honest conversations about race in America. As the grisly video of Geor…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 07:03PM
Sunday, August 15, 2021

Fountain Theatre hosts Monday press conference celebrating “Save the Performing Arts Act” by Fountaintheatre

On Monday, August 16th, from 9:30-10 a.m., performing arts leaders and Hollywood celebrities will join State Senator Susan Rubio (D – Baldwin Hills) and Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell (13…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 02:52PM
Thursday, August 12, 2021

WarnerMedia awards grant to Fountain Theatre’s cops/kids program ‘Walking the Beat’ by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre has been awarded a WarnerMedia Arts and Culture grant funded by the AT&T Foundation to support Walking the Beat Los Angeles, a pioneering arts education progr…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 04:43PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Forever Flamenco returns — making summer hotter than ever! by Fountaintheatre

Forever Flamenco, the Fountain Theatre’s sizzling hot signature flamenco series, moves to the Fountain’s new outdoor stage for three, 3-night weekend events at the end of July, August an…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 08:15PM
Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Larry Powell’s “The Gaze,” aired on Fountain Stream in 2020, earns 2 Daytime Emmy Award nominations by Fountaintheatre

Writer/creator Larry Powell’s digital series The Gaze…No Homo has received two Daytime Emmy Award nominations, including Outstanding Lead Actress in a Daytime Fiction Program for Shar…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 09:33PM
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Meet Barbara Herman and Susan Stockel, Executive Producers for An Octroon by Fountaintheatre

by Barbara Goodhill Philanthropists who dedicate their giving to arts organizations like the Fountain Theatre are a special breed.  They are people who understand the value of the arts, lov…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 03:03PM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Fountain Theatre honors Juneteenth with free celebration and other events by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre commemorates the emancipation of enslaved women and men in Texas on June 19, 1865 — the last state to abolish slavery in the U.S. following the Emancipation Proclamat…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 01:53PM
Thursday, June 3, 2021

Intimate. Excellent. Leading the way. by Fountaintheatre

by Logan Myles Stacer For 31 years, the Fountain Theatre has proudly maintained its identity as Intimate and Excellent. With the opening this month of An Octoroon, we are doubling down on ou…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 11:40AM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Countdown to Fountain Theatre’s Juneteenth event starts today by Fountaintheatre

Join us as we count down to commemorate Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. On Saturday, June 19th — the date known as Juneteenth — come to the F…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 07:55PM

Meet the cast of An Octoroon by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts The Memorial Day holiday may have been a three-day weekend for most, but at the Fountain Theatre the cast and crew of our Los Angeles premiere of An Octoroon were digging in…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 03:27PM
Thursday, May 13, 2021

Spectrum News covers the Fountain’s outdoor stage by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts Recently, actress Aleisha Force (Human Interest Story) stopped by the Fountain Theatre simply to pick up her belongings which had been locked in a dressing room since March …

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 06:47PM
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Casting complete for the Fountain’s L.A. premiere production of An Octoroon by Fountaintheatre

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin this week for the Los Angeles premiere of a radical, incendiary and subversively funny Obie award-winning play by MacArthur Foundation “Genius Gran…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 01:39PM
Thursday, May 6, 2021

All our parking lot’s now a stage… by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts …and we couldn’t be more excited! Recently, we shared video with you of our cleared-out parking lot getting re-paved. With that job completed, we were ready for the big,…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 12:03PM
Friday, April 2, 2021

Now Casting: L.A. Premiere of ‘An Octoroon’ opens new Outdoor Stage at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is now casting roles for its Los Angeles Premiere of the Obie Award-winning play, An Octoroon, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The production will launch the new Outdoor Stag…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 11:33AM
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Pens up! End of Play is about to begin… by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson One of the many things I’ve desperately missed in this time of isolated lockdown is the beautiful ritual of sharing space with fellow writers to do what we love most …

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 02:36PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

CALLING ALL LOS ANGELES WRITERS, COMPOSERS, AND LYRICISTS by Fountaintheatre

JOIN US IN THE CREATION OF NEW WORK THROUGHOUT THE MONTH OF APRIL The Fountain Theatre is thrilled to participate in The Dramatists Guild’s annual End of Play Initiative. Throughout the mo…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 04:18PM
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Troy Kotsur and Paul Raci: When good things happen to good people by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs Theirs is a unique relationship unlike any I have witnessed in my thirty-five years of creating theater. They have been paired for decades. They have worked, travelled, and …

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 02:43PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Irish ghosts on St. Patrick’s Day by Fountaintheatre

On St. Patrick’s Day, we raise a pint to Irish playwright Conor McPherson and our award-winning Los Angeles premiere of SHINING CITY.

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 07:59PM
Monday, March 15, 2021

Embrace the light. Let theatre shine. by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson On March 12, 2020, I flew from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale to watch my 14-year-old niece, Shelby, act in her first play. The year prior we’d spent months, at her re…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 04:50PM
Friday, March 12, 2021

One year ago today … by Fountaintheatre

On March 12, 2020, we were forced to shut down our hit production of the world premiere of HUMAN INTEREST STORY due to the COVID pandemic. One year later, after an unimaginable period of clo…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 11:59PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

L.A. premiere of ‘An Octoroon’ by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will launch outdoor stage at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

The Los Angeles premiere of An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins will inaugurate the new outdoor stage at the Fountain Theatre later this spring. Judith Moreland will direct. Winn…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 09:39AM
Thursday, March 4, 2021

KTLA TV profiles Fountain Theatre and its plan for Outdoor Stage this summer by Fountaintheatre

Host Dayna Devon (“L.A. Unscripted“) profiles the Fountain Theatre and its exciting plans for an Outdoor Stage this summer as a game-changing response to COVID-19.

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 11:30AM
Monday, March 1, 2021

Conversations with Black Artists, Part III by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts In this final segment of our Conversations with Black Artists series, we talk with director Shirley Jo Finney, and actors Gilbert Glenn Brown and Theo Perkins. We are gratef…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 12:00PM

Stephen Sachs believes Fountain’s Outdoor Stage will be game-changer by Fountaintheatre

Curious about the future of Los Angeles theatre and our game-changing Outdoor Stage? Artistic Director Stephen Sachs chats with theatre journalist Steven Leigh Morris.

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 10:36AM
Friday, February 26, 2021

Fountain board member Rabbi Anne Brener shares wisdom on CNN’s ‘We Remember’ by Fountaintheatre

We are so proud of Rabbi Anne Brener, author of “Mourning and Mitzvah” and a beloved member of our Fountain Theatre board of directors. She was the special guest on CNN’s “We Remembe…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 05:34PM
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Sunday Brunch is about to be served! by Fountaintheatre

By Jona Yadidi During these challenging times, it is more important than ever to connect. In this new series of blog articles, Community Chats, we will talk with different community partners…

SOURCE: intimateexcellent.com at 08:20PM

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