The first show of this year's season was Violet, a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori (a member of our advisory board) and libretto by Brian Crawley. Based on the story "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts, Violet follows young disfigured Violet Karl as she journeys on a bus from North Carolina to Oklahoma in search of healing. Our production took a unique spin on Violet's journey as it was physically set in its authentic location, on a bus. Simply put, it was a travel musical that traveled.
Violet - fall show 2013
Spring 2013 Events
At the Fountain Theatricals started our first season with a bang by bringing two of Broadway's biggest stars to campus. Over the course of the year, our membership base grew to include both staunch thespians and those new to Stanford's theater scene.
For more information about and pictures of the events, please visit our "Past Events" page.
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Fall 2013 Events
In Fall 2013, ATF took two exciting trips to San Francisco to see SHN's Beautiful: the Carole King Musical and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess.
Members were treated to a unique talk-back before Beautiful with stars Jake Epstein, Anika Larsen, and Jessie Mueller and Director Marc Bruni, Associate Director Ross Evans, and Production Stage Manager Peter Hanson. Likewise, before seeing The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess [italicized], ATF members got to hear from Stanford's own Vice Provost Harry Elam about the opera's origins and historyStay tuned for more exciting events in the coming months!