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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Meet the cast of the funny and powerful premiere of ‘Daniel’s Husband’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Actors Bill Brochtrup and Tim Cummings, co-stars of the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed 2013 production of The Normal Heart, will reunite for this season’s Southern California Premiere of D…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Richard Gallegos joins Fountain Theatre team as Development and Outreach Coordinator by Fountaintheatre

by Richard Gallegos Hello Fountain Theatre family! I am Richard Gallegos and I’m thrilled to announce that I am the new Development and Outreach Coordinator at The Fountain. My background:…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

With Samuel French Bookshop’s fatal end, the tragic flaw is our own by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs If our beloved Samuel French bookstore were a play, its shocking violent demise this week makes the ending a tragedy. A tragic drama not wrought by a fatal flaw of the store…

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Saturday, March 2, 2019
Monday, February 25, 2019

Stanley Wolpert: A lifelong love of India and Dorothy by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs Shortly after Stanley Wolpert met Dorothy Guberman in an American government class at New York City College in 1953, he knew he wanted to marry her. They both knew. They ha…

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Friday, February 15, 2019

Fountain Theatre nominated for two Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards by Fountaintheatre

Two acclaimed Fountain Theatre productions in 2018 have been nominated for Los Angeles Drama  Critics  Circle Awards, it was announced today.  The outstanding Felix Solis in the Fountain …

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Friday, February 8, 2019

VIDEO: What is hip hop? by Fountaintheatre

What is hip hop? A genre of music? A style of clothes? A way of life? Take a look. In this West Coast Premiere of HYPE MAN by Idris Goodwin, a hip-hop trio is on the verge of making it ̷…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Celebrity reading of ‘MS. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON’ at LA City Hall is “awe-inspiring” by Fountaintheatre

by Christine Deitner On Thursday, January 24th a lucky group of citizens in Los Angeles was treated to a unique experience–The Fountain Theatre’s reading of a gender-switched adaptation…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Meet the young cast of the West Coast Premiere of ‘Hype Man’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Three young actors. Different personal backgrounds. A trio of distinct professional credits in stage, TV and film. Somehow, under guidance from director Deena Selenow, they must instantly cr…

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Yes, Los Angeles is a football town. It is also a theatre town. by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs I’m used to it by now. I expect it. I wait for it. Whenever I travel anywhere in the country, to any state in our union, whether on a personal vacation with my wife or…

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Video: Actors and director meet at first rehearsal for award-winning hip hop play ‘Hype Man’ by Fountaintheatre

Last night, the company of actors, director, design and production team for our upcoming West Coast Premiere of Hype Man gathered together for the exciting first rehearsal.  After filling o…

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Monday, January 21, 2019

Sam Waterston joins cast of Fountain Theatre’s ‘Ms. Smith Goes to Washington’ at L.A. City Hall by Fountaintheatre

Sam Waterston (Law & Order, The Newsroom, Gracie and Frankie) will join Scandal co-stars Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry and Bellamy Young for a one-night only, all-star reading of Ms…

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Monday, January 14, 2019

‘Scandal’ cast reunites for ‘Ms. Smith Goes to Washington’ at Fountain Theatre’s City Hall event by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre follows its hugely successful 2018 celebrity reading of All the President’s Men with a one-night only, all-star reading of Ms. Smith Goes to Washington, starring …

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

‘Arrival & Departure’ wins 4 Broadway World Los Angeles Awards including Best Play by Fountaintheatre

Broadway World announced that the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed world premiere of Arrival & Departure, written and directed by Stephen Sachs, earned four Broadway World Los Angeles …

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VIDEO: Take a look at these 16 actresses from 4 LA theatre companies set to read ‘Natural Shocks’ by Fountaintheatre

Natural Shocks is a darkly hilarious tour-de-force written by Lauren Gunderson, the most-produced playwright in America. A woman is forced into her basement when she finds herself in the pat…

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Monday, January 7, 2019

NOW CASTING: Award-winning West Coast Premiere ‘Hype Man’ by Idris Goodwin at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is now casting for its West Coast Premiere of the award-winning new hip hop play, HYPE MAN by Idris Goodwin. The director is Deena Selenow.  Audition Date(s): 01/11/20…

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Thursday, January 3, 2019

Fountain Theatre announces 2019-20 season of diverse, funny and meaningful new work by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre has announced a 2019-20 season of vibrant, thought-provoking, fresh and funny new work by a diverse group of playwrights, each of whom explores important social and cult…

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Fountain Theatre wins 5 Ticketholder Awards including Best Production of a Play in 2018 by Fountaintheatre

Two acclaimed Fountain Theatre premieres — Arrival & Departure and Cost of Living — have been named Best Production of a Play in 2018 by veteran LA theatre critic Travis Mich…

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

Fountain blog post is American Theatre magazine’s most-read story in 2018 by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs When I wrote a story on this Fountain blog in February of this year, one week after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting, my goal was to point out that the high school̵…

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Screenings at Fountain Theatre showcase filmmakers with disabilties by Fountaintheatre

by Nic Novicki On December 12, The Fountain Theatre graciously hosted a special screening of films from the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, an annual weekend film competition where p…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Monday, December 17, 2018

What is the duty of the artist in troubled times? by Fountaintheatre

by Mary Gabriel In the late 1930s, amid a global economic collapse, the rise of fascism in Germany, Italy and Japan, and an ugly U.S. nationalism that targeted asylum-seeking immigrants, abs…

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Thursday, December 13, 2018

‘Arrival & Departure’ renewed our love for one another by Fountaintheatre

by Deanne Bray Arrival & Departure was quite a journey for Troy and I, both as artists and as husband and wife. It was a journey that was filled with surprises, both personal and profes…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Fountain Theatre’s ‘Cost of Living’ hailed “Best in Theater in 2018” by Los Angeles Times by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed west coast premiere of Cost of Living by Martyna Majok has been named by Los Angeles Times theatre critic Charles McNulty as “Best in Theater in …

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Monday, December 10, 2018

‘Cost of Living’ playwright Martyna Majok asks you to support the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Friends of the Fountain, Thank you for bringing Cost of Living to Los Angeles. This is the first production the play has received after its NYC premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club in June …

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Students respond to the power and honesty of ‘Cost of Living’ at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

“It captured me from the very first scene.”The Fountain Theatre believes students and young people must have the opportunity to engage and consider meaningful human issues throug…

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