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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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Friday, November 16, 2018

Jeffrey Arriaza is ready to give voice to the voiceless by Fountaintheatre

by Jeffrey Arriaza Hello! My name is Jeffrey Arriaza, and I am thrilled to be joining the Fountain Theatre team as the new Development and Outreach Coordinator. I cannot begin to describe ho…

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Take a pill or see a play? by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs Need a cure for what ails you? Next time you see your doctor, the prescription he or she scribbles may surprise you: see a play. Research is now proving that gathering with …

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Martyna Majok shares with Fountain audience how she almost missed phone call of Pulitzer win by Fountaintheatre

Playwright Martyna Majok almost missed receiving the call from her agent on winning the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play, Cost of Living. She was supposed to be serving jury duty t…

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Meet Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Martyna Majok at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Have you ever met and talked with a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright? Now’s your chance. New York-based playwright Martyna Majok, author of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning drama Cost …

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

VIDEO: ‘Cost of Living’ is “deeply moving” by Fountaintheatre

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize, Cost of Living by Martyna Majok is a funny and poignant play about human connection. The West Coast Premiere at the Fountain Theatre stars Tobias Forrest, …

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

The cat we rescued to star on our stage by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs In honor of National Cat Day, I celebrate Nathaniel Hawthorne — the fat, furry feline I rescued from a shelter to co-star in our Fountain Theatre production of Park Y…

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Monday, October 29, 2018

MUSIC VIDEO: Fountain Theatre brings acclaimed ‘The Chosen’ to Palo Alto by Fountaintheatre

Enjoy this fun music video created by actor Jonathan Arkin chronicling the Fountain Theatre opening its acclaimed production of Chaim Potok’s The Chosen at the Schultz Cultural Arts Ha…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

A beautiful reminder of why I chose this life by Fountaintheatre

by Simon Levy Our acclaimed production of Chaim Potok’s The Chosen, adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok, was a wonderful success at the Oshman Family Jewish Community Center Taube Kore…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Invited guests enjoy gala performance of Pulitzer Prize winning ‘Cost of Living’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Much about last Saturday night’s VIP performance of Cost of Living at the Fountain was out of the ordinary. Our exclusively invited guests drove up to the Fountain to discover a team o…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed ‘The Chosen’ to open in limited run in Palo Alto by Fountaintheatre

After a six-month sold-out run earlier this year, the Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed Los Angeles Premiere of The Chosen by Chaim Potok will open this weekend for a limited run at the Sc…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

NOW HIRING: House Manager and Sidewalk Cafe Manager at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Want to join our Fountain Family? Now is the perfect time. We are hiring folks for two positions: House Manager and Sidewalk Cafe Manager.  Both jobs start next week, Wednesday October 17, …

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Take a look at the scenic design for our West Coast Premiere of ‘Cost of Living’ by Fountaintheatre

Get a sneak peek at the set design for our West Coast Premiere of the Pulitzer Prize winning Cost of Living by Martyna Majok. The scenic design by Tom Buderwitz includes sliding walls that r…

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Playwright Martyna Majok destabilizes assumptions about disability with “Cost of Living” by Fountaintheatre

Martyna Majok  won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her original play Cost of Living. Staged at Manhattan Theatre Club (MTC) last summer, after a brief run at the Williamstown Theat…

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Friday, September 28, 2018

3,500 technical cues in the play? No problem for this mighty pair of stage managers by Fountaintheatre

You may know that the Fountain Theatre’s smash hit world premiere, Arrival & Departure, is highlighted as Critic’s Choice in the Los Angeles Times, has earned rave reviews ev…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Remembering ‘The Normal Heart’: You have changed me forever by Fountaintheatre

by Tim Cummings “Hello, you don’t know me. I hope you get this message. Sometimes, when you try to send a message to someone you’re not ‘friends’ with on Facebook, it gets blocked,…

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Wednesday, September 12, 2018

My father’s table saw by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs This is the story of a table saw. A steel-framed Sears Craftsman table saw manufactured when things were built to last. My father bought the saw more than fifty years ago, …

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Free screening of classic romantic film ‘Brief Encounter’ at Fountain Theatre on Sept 22 by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain is presenting a free screening of the 1945 classic romantic film, Brief Encounter on Saturday, September 22 at 4:30pm. The screening is in conjunction with the Fountain’s …

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

Cast announced for West Coast Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner ‘Cost of Living’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Katy Sullivan will reprise her off-Broadway role in the West Coast premiere of Martyna Majok‘s Pulitzer Prize winning drama Cost of Living at the Fountain Theatre. Her acclaimed 2017 p…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

Photos: Fountain Family cheers the home team at annual Dodgers Game Night by Fountaintheatre

Who says theatre nerds don’t like sports? Our annual Fountain Theatre Dodgers Game Night is a highly-anticipated event every year. Tuesday, a rowdy group of thirty Fountain Folk sat to…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Saif Saigol looks forward to opening eyes to the magic of theatre by Fountaintheatre

by Saif Saigol It’s the end of August – the time of year that’s defined by back-to-school sales, the switch from iced coffee to hot coffee, and that one last outing with white pant…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

VIDEO: A behind-the-scenes look at acclaimed new play ‘Arrival & Departure’ by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre believes young people need access to the arts. Teens need to not only see art, they benefit from actively creating art themselves. That’s why the Fountain Theatre …

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

NOW CASTING: Four roles (two disabled) for Pulitzer Prize winner ‘Cost of Living’ at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. West Coast Premiere at the Fountain Theatre, Los Angeles. STORYLINE: Achingly human and surpri…

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Fountain Theatre awarded grant for Pulitzer Prize winner ‘Cost of Living’ by Martyna Majok by Fountaintheatre

The National Arts and Disability Center has awarded The Fountain an Arts and Accessibility Grant to support its upcoming West Coast Premiere of Martyna Majok‘s 2018 Pulitzer Prize winn…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

VIDEO: Marlee Matlin hails ‘Arrival & Departure’ at Fountain Theatre as “magic” and “brilliant” by Fountaintheatre

Academy Award winning actress Marlee Matlin enjoyed seeing the Fountain Theatre’s world premiere of Arrival & Departure, hailing the innovative romantic drama as “magic”…

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Book Club…for Plays @ The Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

On July 19th, the Fountain Theatre witnessed it’s inaugural “book club” reading series WEDNESDAY’S @ THE FOUNTAIN and  needless to say, it was a treat. WEDNESDAY’S @ THE…

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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NOW HIRING: Fountain Theatre seeks a new bookkeeper by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre seeks a friendly, motivated individual to fill a part-time position as a Bookkeeper. Must be a team player with a positive attitude who understands and enjoys the non-tr…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Walking the walk: Art for art’s sake is simply not enough anymore by Fountaintheatre

by Bobby Steggert About two years ago, I completely turned my back on an acting career that I had spent twenty years building. I found myself increasingly discontented by the lack of contro…

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