Bradley Whitford, Joshua Malina, Richard Schiff and Ed Begley, Jr. will head the cast of a special, one-night only reading of William Goldman’s screenplay for “All The President’s Men,” presented by the award-winning Fountain Theatre in partnership with the City of Los Angeles.
The free event will be hosted by Los Angeles City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and will take place in the John Ferraro Council Chamber of Los Angeles City Hall on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. A catered reception will follow in the City Hall Rotunda.
Based on the book by Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the 1976 film “All The President’s Men” tells the story of their Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of the Watergate scandal, which brought down the presidency of Richard M. Nixon.
“This high-profile reading will be a statement asserting the First Amendment, advocating freedom of the press and honoring the tenacity of American journalism in a free society,” says Fountain Theatre co-artistic director Stephen Sachs. “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.”
WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: John Ferraro Council Chamber, Room 340
Los Angeles City Hall
200 N. Spring St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
RSVP: Please go to www.FountainFreePress.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about reservations.
Due to high security at the venue, no walk-ups will be permitted.