"One of the city's most provocative and whimsical theater troupes." -Miriam Jacobson, L.A. Weekly

"...uniquely representative of what our Los Angeles theatre scene can achieve, on its own terms... singular, distinctive and elevated standards..." -David C. Nichols, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle

One of the "12 Best theater Companies in Los Angeles... a perpetually buzzing hotbed of theatrical dynamism... an extraordinary track record of success... Sacred Fools often feels like the beating heart of the L.A. theater scene." -Lyle Zimskind, LAist

Founded in 1997 in the Santa Monica living room of John Sylvain, Sacred Fools - after over 17 years at our original location on Heliotrope Dr. in East Hollywood - is now in residence at The Broadwater, a theater complex with four stages.

Sacred Fools is the birthplace of the L.A. stage hits The Behavior of Broadus, Absolutely Filthy, Stoneface, the Watson plays, Land of the Tigers, and Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara. Please help support our 25th season of critically acclaimed, award-winning theatre.

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This organization is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Department of Arts and Culture.
This organizaton is supported, in part, by a grant from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
This organization is supported, in part, by a grant from Council District 13, City of Los Angeles.
Our educational projects are supported in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency.

Banner photo of the theater doors to Sacred Fools' original home on Heliotrope Drive by Shaela Cook Photography