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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.

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Fountain Theatre cultivates compassion with arts education project ‘Fountain Voices’ by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre announces Fountain Voices, an innovative arts education initiative that utilizes the power of theater to promote compassion and acceptance of others. The program launch…

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Conversations with Black Artists, Part II by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts Here, in the second part of our series of conversations with Black artists who have frequently worked with the Fountain Theatre, we talk with actor and director’s assistan…

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Thursday, February 18, 2021

Conversations with Black Artists, Part I by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts Over the past three decades, the Fountain Theatre has worked with a vast array of wildly talented Black actors, directors, designers and more. Many of them have worked with …

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Thursday, February 11, 2021

New play by France-Luce Benson opens virtual international festival ‘Long Distance Affair’ by Fountaintheatre

by France-Luce Benson I was on a crowded beach in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil celebrating the new year. Surrounded by beautiful, dancing, sweaty bodies I ran towards the ocean to jump the wave…

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

Fountain Theatre earns 9 Ovation Award nominations, including Best Production of a Play by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre has received nine nominations for the 31st Annual Ovation Awards, including the prestigious category of Best Production of a Play for overall excellence. Last season, th…

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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Fountain Theatre to host online tribute to photographer Ed Krieger on Jan. 24 by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre will host “L.A. Theatre Pays Tribute to Ed Krieger,” a virtual memorial for longtime theater photographer Ed Krieger, on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021 at 2 p.m. PT. Krie…

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Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Fountain Theatre approved by City of Los Angeles to install outdoor stage during pandemic by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre has received approval from the City of Los Angeles to install a temporary outdoor stage for the purpose of presenting live performances and other events during the pande…

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Sunday, January 10, 2021

Fountain Theatre welcomes Rabbi Anne Brener to Board of Directors by Fountaintheatre

As the Fountain Theatre continues to add public-spirited individuals to its nonprofit arts organization, it welcomes Rabbi Anne Brener to its board of directors. She is a longtime friend and…

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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Actor, ‘Walking the Beat’ co-founder Theo Perkins joins Fountain Theatre Board of Directors by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is pleased to announce that actor, director and producer Theo Perkins has joined the board of directors. Perkins is known to Fountain audiences for his dazzling performa…

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Monday, January 4, 2021
Friday, January 1, 2021

Forget Your New Year’s Resolutions, Count Your Blessings Instead by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts “When you’re worried and you can’t sleep Just count your blessings instead of sheep And you’ll fall asleep Counting your blessings…” Happy 2021! At last, 2020 is…

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

Ed Krieger: The photographer who chronicled Los Angeles theater by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs A life in the theatre is filled with photographs. We who act, direct, write, compose, design, produce or publicize theatre make use of countless of photographs, in a career …

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

The gift in the darkness box by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs I’ve been thinking about a poem by Mary Oliver. The entire poem is only two lines. That’s all it needs. It goes like this: “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of …

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

What did playwright Laura Maria Censabellado do after meeting Bette Davis? She wrote a play. by Fountaintheatre

By France-Luce Benson Laura Maria Censabella’s achievements are too many to even begin to name here. But if you are not familiar with her work, look her up. Now. And be sure to join us thi…

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Monday, December 14, 2020

Playwright Larry Powell reflects on ‘The Gaze’, the Fountain, and the impact of 2020 by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts It was just last month that the Fountain Theatre announced it had joined forces with playwright Larry Powell, his producing partner Angelica Robinson, and their Tell Me a St…

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Fountain intern Jona Yadidi speaks five languages, seeks theater as vehicle for community dialogue by Fountaintheatre

By France-Luce Benson The Fountain Theatre is proud to be participating in the L.A. County Arts Internship program, the largest paid arts internship program in the nation. Established in 200…

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Fountain Theatre’s virtual end-of-year party features playreading on Hollywood legend Bette Davis by Fountaintheatre

Settle in with your favorite beverage on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET when the Fountain Theatre winds up 2020 and its monthly Saturday Matinee series with an Old Hollywo…

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Author Leslie Gray Streeter on the resilience of the human spirit, Sat Dec 28 @ 5pm PST by Fountaintheatre

By France-Luce Benson No, you are not experiencing Déjà vu. Our guest this week on Saturday Matinees is actually the identical twin sister of our guest a few weeks ago, and an extraordinar…

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

In gratitude for the Fountain Theatre’s VOD presentation of ‘The Ballad of Emmett Till’ by Fountaintheatre

Stream Ends December 1st by Terri Roberts It’s Thanksgiving week, a time to reflect on that for which we are grateful. And even within the insanity of a year that brought us a global pande…

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Monday, November 16, 2020

‘Fountain Stream’ presents Larry Powell’s 12-part ‘The Gaze… No Homo,’ tackling systemic racism, homophobia head-on by Fountaintheatre

In between BLM protests and existential quarantine queries, writer/creator Larry Powell adapted his play The Gaze…No Homo (2020/2021 Eugene O’Neill NPC finalist) into a new media ser…

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Friday, November 13, 2020

What is the story playwright Holli Harms needed to tell? by Fountaintheatre

A review of Holli Harms’ play Shouting Down A Quiet Life stated, “It is only a matter of time before this play premieres on Broadway”. Set in South Carolina, 1968, the play sheds light…

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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Fountain Theatre awarded $42,300 grant from LA County for COVID-19 relief by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre has been awarded a grant in the amount of $42,300 through the LA County COVID-19 Arts Relief Fund administered by the LA County Department of Arts and Culture. The pur…

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Thursday, November 5, 2020

‘Raise Your Voice’ was our call to action by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts Election Day has come and gone. As of this writing, millions of ballots are still being counted. The process may be slow and frustrating, but taking the time to make sure ev…

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Friday, October 30, 2020

Lynne Street Childress brings theatre for young people at this week’s Saturday Matinee, 5pm PT by Fountaintheatre

By France-Luce Benson No trick or treating this year? The Fountain’s got you covered. Please be sure to bring your kids and grandkids to this week’s show, where our guest – Lynne Stree…

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Friday, October 23, 2020

VIDEO: Fountain launches citywide voting project ‘Raise Your Voice’ this weekend by Fountaintheatre

Are you ready to vote on November 3rd? Do you have plans to vote early? The Fountain Theatre seeks to activate people on the urgency of voting by launching Raise Your Voice – Vote!, a guer…

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre