"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.
A democratically run membership company, 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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