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  • The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona

    Sep 4 - Oct 7, 2018

  • The Cake

    Sep 10 - Oct 21, 2018

  • 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

The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona Poster

The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona

September 4 - October 7, 2018

Hailed as a modern day version of Dante's Inferno, The Untranslatable Secrets of Nikki Corona is the brand new world premiere work of Obie Award-winning Puerto Rican playwright Jose Rivera, kicking off the Geffen's groundbreaking, culturally diverse 2018/19 theatre season. Fusing the surreal nature of magical realism with the universal truths of love, the family bond and death, the supernatural drama explores romance in the afterlife.

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The Cake

September 10 - October 21, 2018

As part of its brand new 2018/19 theatre season, the Geffen Playhouse is breaking new ground and bolstering the local community, working in partnership with LA's very own Echo Theater Company to present the world premiere of The Cake. A poignant, timely drama from American Gods and This Is Us writer and producer Bekah Brunstetter, the production explores human nature and conflict in an insightful, respectful and compassionate way.

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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.

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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