Tag Archives: Fountain Theatre

Press Release: 8 Theaters Split $400K Gift

PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES (January 14, 2017) — Honoring the wishes of his sister Pearl Bordy Frazier, who passed away on October 9 of last year, Drama-Logue founder Bill Bordy has donated a total of $500,000 to LA STAGE Alliance and eight of its member theatres in the Los Angeles area. “Pearl loved going to work each day,” said Bill Bordy. “Despite what some considered her ...

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Updated: Lauded L.A. Theater in 2016

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Local writers are reflecting on the best that appeared on Los Angeles stages, both large and small, the previous 365 days.  Turns out there was a lot: L.A. Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty’s list focused nearly exclusively on the larger stages but Orson Bean’s storytelling at the Pacific Resident Theatre made the list as well. Dany Margolies‘s list at Time Out includes the highly lauded ...

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Press Release: 3 99-Seat Remounts at Kirk Douglas Announced

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Press Release: LOS ANGELES (December 20, 2016) — Center Theatre Group has selected three local productions for the inaugural Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Block Party will remount Coeurage Theatre Company’s production of Failure: A Love Story  by Philip Dawkins, Echo Theater Company’s production of Dry Land  by Ruby Rae Spiegel and Fountain Theatre’s production of Citizen: An American Lyric  ...

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Fountain Theatre’s ‘Citizen: An American Lyric’ to get off-Broadway production  

Citizen: An American Lyric, adapted for the stage from Claudia Rankine’s award-winning book of poetry by Rankine andFountain Theatre co-artistic director Stephen Sachs, will headline Primary Stages’ 2016-17 season at off-Broadway’s Cherry Lane Theatre. Citizen premiered at the Fountain Theatre last summer to critical acclaim. “We are thrilled that yet another Fountain project has succeeded in moving onward and upward,” says Sachs. “In 2007, our ...

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Huffington Post’s Brad Schreiber’s Views on Best of 2015 Theater

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Huffington Post writer Brad Schreiber gives his 10 best theater productions in Los Angeles for the year 2015.  Both the Geffen Playhouse and the Fountain Theatre score twice on his list.

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Fountain Theatre Celebrates 25 Years as Vital, Intimate L.A. Stage

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Los Angeles Times: Fountain Theatre co-founder and co-artistic director, Stephen Sachs recalls a quarter-century of productions on one of L.A.’s most vital intimate theaters from Deborah Lawlor’s first phone call from a hospital bed to looking ahead at expansion. ‘I want to start a theater. Will you run it with me?’  ‘Absolutely.’ ”  

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