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Alexandra Billings, Ito Aghayere, and More Will Lead POTUS at Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its Los Angeles premiere of the three-time Tony Award-nominated play POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive. Find out who is joining the cast here!

Review: THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY at Geffen Playhouse

“How to Ruin a Relationship in One Easy Step,”  is a definitive alternate title for, THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY, a smart, little 80-minute, light drama written by Samuel Balm, directed by Darko Tresnjak, currently at the Geffen Playhouse, Gil Cates Theater.

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney Named Artistic Director of the Geffen Playhouse

Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney has been appointed artistic director of the Geffen Playhouse. Learn more about McCraney here!

Cast Set For THE ENGAGEMENT PARTY At Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of The Engagement Party, written by Samuel Baum and directed by Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak.

Jon Michael Hill and Amanda Warren Will Lead THE MOUNTAINTOP At Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for The Mountaintop, written by Olivier Award winner and two-time Tony Award nominee Katori Hall (P-Valley, Tina: The Tina Turner Musical) and directed by Patricia McGregor (Light’s Out: Nat “King” Cole, Skeleton Crew).

Wake Up With BWW 4/26: SUMMER, 1976 Reviews, Drama League Nominations, Plus a Message From Ramin Karimloo

Top stories: Read the reviews for Summer, 1976, plus check out the full list of nominees for the Drama League Awards, and watch an exclusive video message from Ramin Karimloo for BWW's 20th anniversary!

West Coast Premiere of FAT HAM and More Set For Geffen Playhouse's 2023/24 Season

Geffen Playhouse has announced the seven productions that will make up the 2023/2024 season in its Gil Cates and Audrey Skirball Kenis Theaters. The season will feature the West Coast premiere of Fat Ham, which is now playing on Broadway. Learn more about the full season lineup here!


Elizabeth McGovern gets downright gritty in a gutsy, full-blown exploration of one of Hollywood’s most meta-femmes fatales in AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS.

Photos: First Look at Elizabeth McGovern in AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS

Get a first look at photos of Geffen Playhouse's U.S. premiere of Ava: The Secret Conversations.

Interview: David Rambo's CONFESSION On His Re-Introduction of HENRY JEKYLL, M.D.

Next up at L.A. Theatre Works, The Confession of Henry Jekyll, M.D., David Rambo’s adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic horror novel, “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” playing April 14th through April 16th. Anna Lyse Erikson directs Seamus Dever in the titular role. David managed to squeeze out some time between his many, many producing/ writing gigs to answer a few of my queries.

Elizabeth McGovern Will Lead AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS At Geffen Playhouse; Full Cast Announced!

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for the U.S. premiere of Ava: The Secret Conversations, written by and featuring Academy Award, Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominated Elizabeth McGovern (Once Upon a Time in America, Downton Abbey) as Ava Gardner, and directed by Tony Award-nominated Moritz von Stuelpnagel (Bernhardt/Hamlet, Present Laughter).

Geffen Playhouse Launches 2023/24 Cycle of The Writers' Room Playwrights Group

Geffen Playhouse is now accepting applications for the 2023/2024 cycle of The Writers’ Room playwrights group. Now entering its fifth year, the next group of playwrights chosen will begin their residency in September 2023 at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

Cast Announced For THE FIRST DEEP BREATH At Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse has announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of The First Deep Breath, written by Lee Edward Colston II (Roost, Fargo) and directed by Steve H. Broadnax III (Thoughts of a Colored Man, The Hot Wing King).

Cinema Audio Society To Honor Alejandro González Iñárritu With Filmmaker Award At 59th Annual CAS Awards

Alejandro González Iñárritu will receive the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker of the Year honor at the 59th CAS Awards on Saturday, March 4, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown hotel.

AVA: THE SECRET CONVERSATIONS Joins Geffen Playhouse's 2022/23 Season

Ava: The Secret Conversations will join the Geffen Playhouse 2022/2023 season lineup to complete the full season.

Nic Ashe, Bill Brochtrup, Tantoo Cardinal and More Will Lead THE INHERITANCE at Geffen Playhouse

Geffen Playhouse announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of the Stephen Daldry production of four-time Tony Award winner The Inheritance, written by Matthew López and directed by Mike Donahue.

Geffen Playhouse Announces $25MM Endowment Campaign and Raises $1MM at Annual Fundraiser

Geffen Playhouse celebrated its 25th Anniversary and raised $1 million for the theater’s education, community engagement and artistic initiatives at its signature Backstage at the Geffen annual fundraiser held June 4, it was announced today. 

Geffen Playhouse Announces A WICKED SOUL IN CHERRY HILL Cast

Geffen Playhouse announced the full cast for its world premiere production of A Wicked Soul in Cherry Hill, written by Matt Schatz (The Door You Never Saw Before, The Burdens) and directed by Mike Donahue (The Legend of Georgia McBride, Little Shop of Horrors).

VIDEO: See Zachary Quinto, Calista Flockhart, Graham Phillips & Aimee Carrero in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Geffen Playhouse is presentiing Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Gordon Greenberg (Guys and Dolls, Irving Berlin's Holiday). Performances for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? have begun and we have a first look at footage.

Wake Up With BWW 5/5: Ariana DeBose to Host the Tony Awards, and More!

Today's top stories include our Tony Awards host, Ariana DeBose! Plus, watch the opening number from MJ the Musical, check out photos and clips from the Stephen Sondheim celebration performances, Sondheim's Old Friends, and more!

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