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Friday, January 7, 2022

We’re back! The Children returns for its final 3 weeks of performances by Fountaintheatre

by Terri Roberts Happy New Year! After a long and tumultuous 2021, the hope and promise of the first calendar page of 2022 has arrived. At the Fountain, we have much to look forward to in th…

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Fountain Theatre finds home for theater photographer Ed Krieger’s lifework at L.A. Central Library by Fountaintheatre

Photographer Ed Krieger captured hundreds of L.A. theater productions over the course of 40 years before his death on December 16, 2020. Now, the Fountain Theatre has arranged for his large …

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Being Thankful for an Attitude of Gratitude by Fountaintheatre

By Terri Roberts I have a ritual I perform every night, no matter what. I write out a list of the things I am grateful for that day and text it to a dear friend. He, in turn, sends me … Co…

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The LA premiere of The Children opens at the Fountain Theatre by Fountaintheatre

Photo by Jenny Graham by Terri Roberts Twenty months ago, the Fountain Theatre was forced to close in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Downstairs our stage was dark. Upstairs the café was…

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Monday, November 8, 2021

I sing for beloved Fountain actor Adolphus Ward by Fountaintheatre

by Stephen Sachs “When you look at a fellow, if you taught yourself to look for it, you can see his song written on him. Tell you what kind of man he is in the world.” – Bynum, JOE TUR…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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 …

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Tuesday, March 30, 2021


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…

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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 …

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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.

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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…

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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…

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