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  • Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

    Oct 30 - Dec 2, 2018

  • Lights Out: Nat King Cole

    Feb 5 - Mar 10, 2019

  • Black Super Hero Magic Mama

    Mar 5 - Apr 14, 2019

  • Antigone

    Apr 9 - May 12, 2019

  • Invisible Tango

    May 7 - Jun 16, 2019

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol Poster

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

October 30 - December 2, 2018

The yuletide classic arrives at the Geffen in a brand new adaptation by Tony winner Jefferson Mays (Oslo, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder). This new take is based on the version of A Christmas Carol that Dickens himself used to perform on his live reading tours.

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Lights Out: Nat King Cole

February 5 - March 10, 2019

Explore the life and times of an African American jazz legend in the West Coast premiere of Lights Out: Nat "King" Cole by Harlem-based director Patricia McGregor and Fear The Walking Dead actor Colman Domingo, presented by the Geffen Playhouse as part of their invigorated 2018/19 season. Whilst a biographical account of Cole's struggle with the racial inequality of a bygone era, the production echoes the current upheaval of post-Obama politics and race relations.

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Black Super Hero Magic Mama

March 5 - April 14, 2019

Inda Craig-Galvan's poignant drama Black Super Hero Magic Mama enjoys a world premiere at LA's Geffen Playhouse as part of its groundbreaking new 2018/19 season. Winner of the 2016 Trustus Playwrights's Festival as well as part of the lineup of the prestigious Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference in 2017, the heavy hitter examines an African American mother's struggle to come to terms with the death of her son at the hands of a white policeman.

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Antigone

April 9 - May 12, 2019

A young woman defies the commands of her father and must brave the consequences in Sophocles timeless tragedy. Centered around the powerful Antigone, and her refusal to be silenced, it's the perfect play for out times.

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Invisible Tango

May 7 - June 16, 2019

The Geffen Playhouse rounds off its ground breaking 2018/19 season with a magic show like you've never seen it before! An exciting collaboration between acclaimed sleight-of-hand wizard Helder Guimaraes and Hollywood blockbuster producer and director Frank Marshall (Back To The Future, Jurassic Park), Invisible Tango is a one-man magic show that explores humanity's relationship with information and secrets in the like-and-share digital age.

Gil Cates Theater at the Geffen Playhouse

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Geffen Playhouse, 10886 Le Conte Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024

  • Year opened: 2010
  • Capacity: 512
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