Troy Kotsur and Paul Raci in a scene from “Cyrano”.
Cast Performs Scene from ‘Cyrano’ at Deaf West Fundraiser
Cast members from our acclaimed co-production of
were asked to perform a scene from the play at a Deaf West fundraising event honoring Cyrano Ed Waterstreet last Saturday at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. A co-production between Fountain Theatre and Deaf West Theatre, Cyrano ran for four sold-out months at the Fountain and has been honored with four Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award nominations for Best Production, Best Director, Best Lead Actor and Best Writing.
The funny and charming ‘balcony scene’ from Cyrano was performed by cast members
Troy Kotsur, Paul Raci and Erinn Anova. The gala evening also included remarks by actresses Marlee Matlin and Deanne Bray, former Mark Taper Forum Artistic Director Gordon Davidson, Broadway director Jeff Calhoun, and Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs.
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This past weekend brought film/TV actors
Lea Thompson, Tara Samuel, and film director Joe Sargent to the Fountain Theatre to enjoy the world premiere production of now extended to July 8th. Cyrano,
Lea Thompson can be currently seen on the ABC Family TV series . She starred in her own TV series Switched at Birth and starred opposite Caroline in the City Michael J. Fox in the movies. Back to the Future
Tara Samuel co-starred on the TV series Sue Thomas: FB Eye. Joe Sargent is an Emmy-winning TV and film director, including the deaf-themed TV movies and Sweet Nothing in my Ear . Love is Never Silent
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