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Celebrity reading of ‘All The President’s Men’ in Los Angeles

January 27, 2018

One Night Only Celebrity Reading
Jan 27 7:30
L.A. City Hall
“Nothing’s riding on this except the First Amendment of the Constitution, freedom of the press, and maybe the future of the country.” — Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, as portrayed by Jason Robards in ‘All The President’s Men’

Featuring:
Bradley Whitford (The Post, Get Out, West Wing) as Bob Woodward
Joshua Malina (Scandal, West Wing) as Carl Bernstein
Richard Schiff (The Good Doctor, West Wing) as Harry Rosenfeld
Ed Begley, Jr. (Future Man, West Wing) as Howard Simmons
Jeff Perry (Scandal) as Ben Bradlee
Joe Morton (Scandal) as Deep Throat
with: Sam Anderson, Leith Burke, Seamus Dever, James Dumont, Spencer Garrett, Deidrie Henry, Morlan Higgins, Anna Khaja, Karen Kondazian, Rob Nagle, Virginia Newcomb, Arianna Ortiz, Larry Poindexter, Andrew Robinson
Hosted by:
Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell
“Witnessing the ever present danger to our free press from the Trump Administration, Stephen Sachs, Co-Artistic Director of The Fountain Theatre, felt it was important to make some noise. Passionate about producing theatre that has the potential to create social justice, The Fountain Theatre decided to produce a one-night, celebrity reading of the screenplay of “All The President’s Men”.

After obtaining permission from Warner Bros. Entertainment and Simon and Schuster, the Fountain Theatre partnered with Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell’s office and the City of Los Angeles, who were excited to jump on board and host the reading in the Los Angeles City Council Chambers at City Hall

Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell said, “All the President’s Men” is a reminder of the parallels between Richard Nixon and the corruption that brought his presidency to an end, and the current state of corruption overshadowing the Donald Trump administration. I want to thank the Fountain Theatre for producing this live reading, which underscores the importance of art in its many forms that can illuminate the conditions that affect us as a nation and as a society.”

“As the current administration is under investigation, the echo of Watergate rings loud and clear. Reporters from The New York Times and Washington Post have been heroes, warriors for our democracy, as they were forty-five years ago.” Stephen Sachs.”

WHO: Bradley Whitford, Joshua , etc
WHAT: Live Reading of All The President’s Men
WHERE: L.A. City Hall
WHEN: January 27, 2018

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