Until Oct 11, 2020
The Engagement Party
Nov 10 - Dec 13, 2020
Jan 12 - Mar 14, 2021
Until October 11, 2020
Donald Margulies' Collected Stories first premiered in 1996 and this September will come to Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. Upon its premiere, the play received the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Production of a Play and Best Original Play. It was also a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1997. This production will be directed by Geffen Playhouse founder Gilbert Cates.
November 10 - December 13, 2020
Directed by Tony-Award winning Darko Tresnjak, The Engagement Party is a gripping modern drama that sees one engagement party unexpectedly cause a series of life-changing events. The production showcased at Connecticut's Hartford Stage last year and was described by Broadway World as being "completely fresh and new."
January 12 - March 14, 2021
Matthew Lopez's stunning two-part masterpiece finally makes its West Coast premiere in 2021 following a triumphant, award-winning London run and a Broadway bow. A modern reimagining of E.M Forster's Howard's End, it follows three generations of gay men as they search for community and connection against the tumult of the AIDs crisis and social and political change. Highly acclaimed on its West End debut in 2018, it took home the Olivier Award for Best New Play, Best Director, Best Lighting and Best Actor.
10886 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
One of Los Angeles premiere local theater venues, the Geffen Playhouse houses three performing arts spaces - the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater, the Geffen Playhouse Annex and its largest venue, the Gil Cates Theater. Originally serving as a UCLA clubhouse from 1929, the building which now houses the Geffen was sold in the 1970s when part of it was converted to a theatre named the Westwood Playhouse. It was only in 1995 that the Geffen opened its doors with its current name after considerable fundraising, most notably from media magnate David Geffen.
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