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Fountain Theatre
5060 Fountain Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029
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14 reviews
9 stars
Very small theatre space, but all seats give good vantage point. This production had great acting, and even the understudy for one of the leads was very good, we guess this theatre has all exceptional actors.
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20 events
14 reviews
9 stars
Have private parking lot, but we found a space on the street on this Sunday matinee. Not sure whether that would be available for evening performance.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Normal Heart"
48 ratings
4.5 average rating
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79 events
60 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

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

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32 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 27 2013

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

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49 events
30 reviews
18 stars
attended Oct 11 2013

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

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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


Running time: 2.5 hours, including one intermission.