Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre

Geva Theatre Center presents The Lake Effect, Rajiv Joseph's play about family, friendship and food. The Lake Effect will be performed in the Fielding Stage now through February 19, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

During a fierce winter storm, estranged siblings reunite in their family's restaurant amid pungent memories of tandoors and tikka masala. When a regular customer claims to know more of their family history than they do, Vijay and Priya are forced to consider the future of the business. Pulitzer Prize-finalist Rajiv Joseph serves up a spicy menu of family secrets, sibling rivalry and unlikely friendship.

The cast of The Lake Effect each make their Geva Theatre Center debuts. Neimah Djourabchi's NYC stage credits include Trilogy: Sovereign at the Judson Theatre; Kill Shakespeare at HeRe Arts; Jesus in India at Ma-Yi; The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G at Vampire Cowboys and Ma-Yi Theatres; Thieves at The Public Theatre; Action Philosophers and Hack!; 12th Night of the Living Dead at Impetuous and Open Door and Hamlet at La Mama and Etc Theatres. He has appeared on film and TV in Imitation Girl (Ilium), "Blacklist" (NBC), "Madame Secretary" (CBS), "Gotham" (Fox), "AKA Jessica Jones" (Netflix) and "Odyssey" (NBC). Clinton C. Lowe's New York stage credits include The Block at The Working Theatre, To Protect the Poets at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Broadway workshop of Holler if Ya Hear Me!, Romeo and Juliet for TheatreWorks USA, Savannah Black & Blue for the Negro Ensemble Company and Broken Fences at Theatre 54. Regional credits include Youth Ink! and At Rise at the McCarter Theatre. Film and TV credits include Time Out of Mind, American Gangster, Chapter and Verse with 50 Cent, "The Hustle," "Law & Order," "Blue Bloods," among others. Lipica Shah's New York theatre credits include Bunty Berman Presents... for The New Group, Coping at the NY Fringe Festival), Rachel: The Musical for The Wild Project (Fruitie Award Outstanding Featured Performance) and Lonely Leela (HERE Arts). Regional credits include Orange, Passing Strange, and the Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy - title roles in The Chronicles of Kalki and Shiv (all at Mixed Blood Theatre), The Who and The What (Gulfshore Playhouse) and Dov and Ali (Chester Theatre). Her film credits include Admission; Arbitrage and Let's Be Out, the Sun is Shining (NYIFF Best Actress Nomination) and television includes "Limitless," "The Following," "Person of Interest," "White Collar,""Pokémon," the Nickelodeon cartoon "Regal Academy" and upcoming TV series "Time After Time."

This production of The Lake Effect is directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh and features scenic design by David Arsenault, costume design by Amanda Doherty, lighting design by Seth Reiser and sound design by Daniel Perelstein.

Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased by calling (585) 232-GEVA (4382) or online at www.gevatheatre.org.

Photo Credit: Ron Heerkens, Jr.

Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Clinton Lowe and Neimah Djourabchi Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Clinton Lowe Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Lipica Shah & Neimah Djourabchi Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Lipica Shah & Neimah Djourabchi Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Lipica Shah & Neimah Djourabchi Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Lipica Shah Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Lipica Shah, Neimah Djourabchi and Clinton Lowe Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Neimah Djourabchi & Lipica Shah Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Neimah Djourabchi and Clinton Lowe Photo Flash: First Look at Rajiv Joseph's THE LAKE EFFECT at Geva Theatre
Neimah Djourabchi and Lipica Shah


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