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Thursday, June 13, 2019

‘Hannah and the Dread Gazebo’ a finalist for American Theatre Critics Association Prize by Fountaintheatre

Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by Jiehae Park, opening at the Fountain Theatre on August 17th in its Southern California Premiere, has been named a finalist for the Francesca Primus Prize, spon…

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Summer intern Melina Young is thrilled to be back in LA and at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

by Melina Drake Young Hi. My name is Melina Drake Young and I’m the new Development Intern at the Fountain Theatre. This is supposed to be a chatty-get-to-know-me kind of piece, so let’s…

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Monday, June 10, 2019

VIDEO: House Manager Richard Horton loves his job, and the people he greets at the Fountain by Fountaintheatre

House Manager Richard Horton loves his job at the Fountain Theatre. You’ll love Richard after watching him work behind the scenes, greeting patrons, and serving as the Fountain goodwill am…

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

VIDEO: Actor/teacher Theo Perkins visits Hollywood High School for Fountain’s ‘Walking the Beat’ by Fountaintheatre

Take a look as actor/teacher Theo Perkins visits Hollywood High School to interview students for the Fountain Theatre’s new educational outreach program, Walking the Beat. Our innovative …

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Fountain Theatre shows LA Pride with hit play, workshop, book signing and LGBT new works by Fountaintheatre

For many folks throughout Los Angeles, June means the end of school, the pageantry of graduation ceremonies and the long awaited start of summer. For the more than 600,000 LGBT citizens in t…

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Friday, May 31, 2019

VIDEO: Funny and poignant ‘Body Beautiful’ explores love, aging, and gender confusion by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre will host a workshop production of a new play by Leigh Curran,  Body Beautiful on June 5-6 and 12-13 at 8pm. Thayer, a 72-year-old, gay psychotherapist and his ex-wife …

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Fountain Theatre awarded $25,000 grant from the Shubert Foundation by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is pleased to announce a grant award from the Shubert Foundation in the amount of $25,000 for general operating support to the organization. The Shubert Foundation provi…

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Smash hit ‘Daniel’s Husband’ extends to July 28 at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre’s acclaimed Southern California Premiere of Daniel’s Husband by Michael McKeever will extend to July 28. Hailed as Critic’s Choice in the LA Times and highlighted …

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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Audience picks Round 2 winner of Fountain Theatre’s Rapid Development Series by Fountaintheatre

Monsters Are Made by Hannah C. Langley was voted by audience members as the Round 2 winner in last week’s 5th Annual ‘Rapid Development Series for Young Writers. In Langley’s pl…

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Tuesday, May 14, 2019
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My mother and Emily Dickinson by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs It was my mother who introduced me to Emily Dickinson. “I want to show you something,” Mom whispered one afternoon when I was boy, pulling down the thick volume of Dicki…

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Friday, May 10, 2019

Award winning fine art photographer Sarah Hadley adds style to set design of ‘Daniel’s Husband’ by Fountaintheatre

Rave reviews for our acclaimed current production of Daniel’s Husband have included hails for the beautiful living room set, designed by DeAnne Millais. The LA Times swooned over the “st…

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Slideshow: Fountain Friends gather at Hollywood Hills home to celebrate ‘Daniel’s Husband’ by Fountaintheatre

The beautiful hilltop home of playwright/screenwriter Jane Anderson and author/producer Tess Ayers was the lovely location on April 14 of a special gathering of VIP donors and Fountain Frien…

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Now Casting: Fountain Theatre and East West Players partner on ‘Hannah and the Dread Gazebo’ by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre, in association with East West Players, are seeking actors to play Korean & Korean­ Americans in the Southern California Premiere of Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by …

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Saturday, May 4, 2019
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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Entertainment attorney Jason Zelin joins Fountain Theatre Board of Directors by Fountaintheatre

The Fountain Theatre is pleased to welcome attorney Jason Zelin to the Board of Directors. Mr. Zelin is a special counsel at the Sheppard Mullin law firm in the Entertainment, Technology and…

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Audiences pick the winner in Fountain Theatre’s 5th annual Rapid Development Series for young writers by Fountaintheatre

You be the judge: the audience will determine which play gets a professional staged reading at the Fountain Theatre in Round 2 of the company’s 5th annual competition-style reading series,…

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Monday, April 29, 2019
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Friday, April 12, 2019

Young people from East LA say ‘Hype Man’ at Fountain Theatre was “awesome” by Fountaintheatre

A fabulous group of young people from Variety Boys & Girls Club enjoyed an unforgettable Saturday afternoon seeing Hype Man a few weeks ago. Today, a large hand drawn thank you card arri…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

‘Daniel’s Husband’ playwright Michael McKeever honored with George Abbott Award by Fountaintheatre

Playwright Michael McKeever was honored last night in South Florida with the George Abbott Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, awarded to an individual  who has contributed sig…

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Now Hiring: paid summer internship for college student at Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Know a college student looking for a paying job this summer? A young person who likes theatre and enjoys working in a crazy, eccentric theatrical environment? Search no further. The Fountain…

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Zen and the Art of Theatre by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs In Japanese tea ceremonies, the term Ichi-go ichi-e describes the concept of treasuring the unrepeatable nature of a moment. Translated as “for this time only” or “on…

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

‘Daniel’s Husband’ reunites actors Bill Brochtrup, Tim Cummings at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

There is the rule of law, and there are the laws of the heart. Which do we follow and when? The Fountain Theatre presents the funny, passionate and poignant Southern California premiere …

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Monday, April 1, 2019

Happy Birthday, Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

When my parents met and fell in love, their favorite book was Eric Sevareid’s “Not So Wild a Dream.” They felt the phrase captured the promise of their bond, and had the words inscribe…

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

Fountain Theatre earns 3 NAACP Theatre Award nominations for ‘Runaway Home’ by Fountaintheatre

The Beverly Hills/Hollywood NAACP Branch this week announced its nominees for the 28th Annual NAACP Theatre Awards.  The nominating committee is one year behind in its honoring process, on…

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

These three Fountain actresses, now TV stars, stay close since forming bonds on stage by Fountaintheatre

Psychologist Carl Jung introduced the word “synchronicity”,  coining it to describe a “meaningful coincidence,” when unrelated events seem to happen for a reason.  Synchronicity is…

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