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Fountain Theatre
5060 Fountain Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029
323-663-1525
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 48 members
Review from Don
83 events 62 reviews

Kramer's searing play has lost none of its power in the decades since AIDS first emerged as a mysterious killer. This performance lets a new audience grasp the pain, terror, grief, and rage of that era--especially at the indifference of...continued

reviewed Nov 09 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Alex
78 events 32 reviews

Intense performances. I came away thinking that this was agitprop theater, then I realized on the drive home that the playwright was also a central character in the amazing documentary "How to Survive a Plague." Can it be called agitprop when...continued

reviewed Sep 27 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Julio Villegas
51 events 31 reviews

Great night of live theater, the lead actor was organically superb. Thanks

reviewed Oct 11 2013 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Reaches out and grabs you with the force of an explosive new work.” -The Hollywood Reporter
“_Director Simon Levy has mounted a deeply moving production at the Fountain Theatre, bathed in the compassion without which it would be merely a horror story, and performed by a deeply committed ensemble.” —LA Weeklyheart.php#more (Pick of the Week)
_"_The play must be seen by anyone who truly cares about the human condition. If anger takes control, channel that anger where it will do the most good and let it shine!" - BroadwayWorld
" Simon Levy brilliantly directs the exclusive Los Angeles revival of Larry Kramer’s groundbreaking drama … Do not miss this production." -BroadwayWorld
" The production is excellent on all levels, from Simon Levy’s dynamic direction to the outstanding ensemble, with Tim Cummings delivering an electrifying, career-best lead performance." -LAist
“This absolutely brilliant production is one that no Los Angeles theater lover should miss, and the younger the audience the better.” —StageSceneLA

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Running time: 2.5 hours, including one intermission.

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