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Date Of Birth:
February 21, 1943 (78)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
 
David Geffen Headshot
Date of Birth: February 21, 1943 (78)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA
The Comedy SOCIAL SECURITY Opens The Off Broadway Palm's Season Photo The Comedy SOCIAL SECURITY Opens The Off Broadway Palm's Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021

The Off Broadway Palm Theatre opens its 2021-2022 Season with the laugh-out-loud Social Security playing September 23 through November 6, 2021.

Composer Blake Allen Releases New Album THE SHARDS OF AN HONOR CODE JUNKIE Photo Composer Blake Allen Releases New Album THE SHARDS OF AN HONOR CODE JUNKIE
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2021

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, performance, and storytelling, announces the release of his world premiere recording of the shards of an honor code junkie, distributed by No Reverse Records, September 17, 2021.

Jaap van Zweden Will Resign as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic Photo Jaap van Zweden Will Resign as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

Jaap van Zweden will resign as Music Director of the New York Philharmonic at the end of the 2023-24 season. van Zweden began his tenure as the 26th Music Director of the New York Philharmonic in September 2018.

BWW Interview: Academy Museum's Amy Homma Excited For The Museum's Opening Photo BWW Interview: Academy Museum's Amy Homma Excited For The Museum's Opening
by Gil Kaan - Sep 9, 2021

The highly anticipated opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures will finally be happening when the Academy Museum open its doors to the general public September 30, 2021. Located at the corner of Fairfax Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard, the former site of the May Company Department store, the Academy Museum has added a spherical extension designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The 300,000 square foot Academy Museum houses more than 50,000 square feet of gallery space, offices, two movie theatres, and a 10,000 square foot grand lobby just named in honor of Sir Sidney Poitier. Had to chance to extract some preview details of the Academy Museum from Amy Homma, the Academy Museum’s Senior Director of Education and Public Engagement.

Kravis Center Announces Change To Regional Arts Classical Concert Series Photo Kravis Center Announces Change To Regional Arts Classical Concert Series
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is announcing a change to this season's Regional Arts Classical Concert MUSIC ‚ÄúAt Eight‚ÄĚ Series. Sir James Galway, scheduled to perform on Sunday, April 3 at 8pm has been replaced by The New York Philharmonic String Quartet.

W.H. Terry Frankenberger Joins Harlem School Of The Arts As Chief Development Officer Photo W.H. Terry Frankenberger Joins Harlem School Of The Arts As Chief Development Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2021

The 57-year-old Harlem School of the Arts, Herb Alpert Center, has announced the hire of W.M. 'Terry' Frankenberger III as the new Chief Development Officer. Mr. Frankenberger brings an exceptional passion for the arts and more than 20 years of experience in fundraising to this new position.

Bloomingdale School Of Music Participates In New York Philharmonic's Summer Practice  Photo Bloomingdale School Of Music Participates In New York Philharmonic's Summer Practice Challenge
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2021

Bloomingdale School of Music, in partnership with the New York Philharmonic, presents the We Can Do It! Practice Challenge from August 9-20, 2021.

VIDEO: Sharon D. Clarke, Kerry Ellis, Matthew Henry & More Join Catherine Tate for Vi Photo VIDEO: Sharon D. Clarke, Kerry Ellis, Matthew Henry & More Join Catherine Tate for Virtual Reading of BRODWAY BABY Book
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

A UK virtual reading for the new best-selling illustrated children’s book Broadway Baby, written by UK West End and Broadway theatre operator and producer Russell Miller (Guys & Dolls, Blood Brothers, Paramour, On The Town) with Judith A. Proffer, is now available to watch.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Appoints Shanta Thake as Chief Artistic Office Photo Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Appoints Shanta Thake as Chief Artistic Officer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2021

Lincoln Center has tapped Shanta Thake with spearheading Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts’ artistic strategy as the organization builds greater connections with its constituent organizations and the entirety of the City of New York.

The Crossing Releases WORDS ADORNED Photo The Crossing Releases WORDS ADORNED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

WORDS ADORNED features The Crossing with the¬†Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture‚Äôs¬†Takht Ensemble, and Palestinian vocal soloist Dalal Abu Amneh in commissioned works by¬†Kareem Roustom¬†and¬†Kinan Abou-afach¬†inspired by Andalusian poetry, and the traditional muwashshah¬†When He Appeared¬†by¬†Muhammad ‚Äėabd al-Rahim al Maslub.¬†

Wake Up With BWW 7/1: Cabello, Menzel, and Porter in CINDERELLA Trailer, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/1: Cabello, Menzel, and Porter in CINDERELLA Trailer, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 1, 2021

Today's top stories: watch an all new Cinderella trailer starring Camila Cabello, Billy Porter, & Idina Menzel, Trevor the Musical announced a virtual casting call, and more!

Yale School of Drama Eliminates Tuition for All Returning and Future Students After $ Photo Yale School of Drama Eliminates Tuition for All Returning and Future Students After $150 Million Gift From David Geffen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021

Yale School of Drama has announced that they will stop charging tuition after receiving a $150 million gift from David Geffen. Beginning in August, tuition will be eliminated for all returning and future students in its masters, doctoral and certificate programs.

THE MUSIC MAN Tickets Are Now On Sale; New Producer Replaces Scott Rudin and Addition Photo THE MUSIC MAN Tickets Are Now On Sale; New Producer Replaces Scott Rudin and Additional Casting Announced
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2021

Learn more about how and where to purchase tickets for the upcoming production, starring Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster. Preview performances of The Music Man are set to begin on Monday, December 20, 2021, with Opening Night scheduled for Thursday, February 10, 2022 at the Winter Garden Theatre.

DESERT ROCK Pays Tribute To California Rock At Raue Center For The Arts  Photo DESERT ROCK Pays Tribute To California Rock At Raue Center For The Arts 
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 18, 2021

Raue Center For The Arts will welcome ‚ÄúDESERT ROCK‚ÄĚ to the stage. Don't miss this incredible show that pays homage to the California Rock sound from Joshua Tree to Laurel Canyon at 7 p.m. on July 17, 2021!

BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE?  at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off t Photo BWW Review: WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? at Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off the 2021 Season in Style.
by Marc Savitt - Jun 18, 2021

BSC Artistic Director, Julianne Boyd, who directs this production, said that WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE? Is a tribute to Gershwin’s indominable spirit and love-for-life.  It is also a joyous and triumphant return of live theatre to the Berkshires following the bleakness of the pandemic.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced for The Carnegie 2021-22 Theatre Season Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS and More Announced for The Carnegie 2021-22 Theatre Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

The Theatre Series is back! The Carnegie's 2021-22 season features a fast-talking plant; an intimate glimpse into the complicated life of a Hollywood icon; a heartwarming, family musical that will have everyone humming ‚ÄúDo-Re-Mi‚ÄĚ; and the debut of a new script by a local arts leader.

New York Philharmonic Announces 2021‚Ä"22 Season Photo New York Philharmonic Announces 2021‚Ä"22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

The New York Philharmonic has announced¬†its 2021‚Äď22 season, marking the Orchestra‚Äôs long-awaited return to subscription performances following an 18-month period of cancellations due to the pandemic.¬†For the first time in modern history the Philharmonic will be performing outside its home for an entire season.¬†

The Crossing Releases New Film OBLIGATIONS Photo The Crossing Releases New Film OBLIGATIONS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

Obligations completes a trilogy of pandemic-time collaborations with filmmaker Brett Snodgrass and serves as a transition from works produced in isolation to the return of live singing as The Crossing prepares for The Month of Moderns 2021, opening June 3 and running through June 19 - all in person outdoors in Pennsylvania.

Photo Flash: Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic Accelerate David Geffen Hal Photo Photo Flash: Lincoln Center and the New York Philharmonic Accelerate David Geffen Hall Reimagination
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2021

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the New York Philharmonic today announced the acceleration of the comprehensive renovation of David Geffen Hall, designed by Diamond Schmitt Architects and Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects ‚Ēā Partners, now scheduled to re-open to the public in Fall 2022, nearly 2 years earlier than previously announced.

Composer Karen LeFrak Releases 'Harmony' March 5 Photo Composer Karen LeFrak Releases 'Harmony' March 5
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 23, 2021

David Foster enthusiastically says, 'Karen LeFrak has exquisitely and beautifully crafted this musical gem aptly named Harmony. Her melodies are haunting, memorable and simply complex. Melody is king and Ms. LeFrak does not disappoint to even a nano second!!! Treat your ears and give Harmony a listen. You will be so glad you took my advice!!!'

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