Theater
Nov 3, 2021

GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE ADDS THREE PLAYS TO SEASON LINEUP

Geffen Playhouse has added three new productions to complete its 25th Anniversary Season lineup.

Image Credit: Geffen Playhouse 2021/2022 Season production of Power of Sail. Photo by Justin Bettman

Geffen Playhouse is celebrating its 25th anniversary season in-style. Playwright Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? will make its Geffen Playhouse premiere in April 2022, featuring Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal, Neil LaBute’s bash) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek franchise, The Boys in the Band); A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill, a new original musical from playwright and Geffen Playhouse The Writers’ Room program alum Matt Schatz, will make its world premiere in June 2022; and playwright Fernanda Coppel’s King Liz will makes its West Coast premiere in July 2022.

The Geffen Playhouse 25th Anniversary Season launched September 14, 2021, with The Enigmatist and will run through August 14, 2022.

Geffen Playhouse has been a hub of the Los Angeles theater scene since opening its doors in 1995. Noted for its intimacy and celebrated for its world-renowned mix of classic and contemporary plays, provocative new works and second productions, the not-for-profit organization continues to present a body of work that has garnered national recognition. Named in honor of entertainment mogul and philanthropist David Geffen, who made the initial donation to the theater, the company was founded by Gilbert Cates and is currently helmed by Executive Director Gil Cates, Jr., Artistic Director Matt Shakman and Board Chair Adi Greenberg. Proudly associated with UCLA, the Geffen maintains extensive education and community engagement programs, designed to involve young people and the community at large in the arts. www.geffenplayhouse.org