March 20, 2017
Legendary Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony Award-winning artists Quincy Jones and Mel Brooks were honored Sunday, March 19 at the Geffen Playhouse’s 15th annual fundraiser, Backstage at the Geffen, which honors the accomplishments of leaders in the artistic community and supports the theater’s mission to produce original, quality works and engage the community in the live arts.
Barbra Streisand presented the Distinction in Service Award to Quincy Jones. Rob Reiner presented the Distinction in Theater Award to Mel Brooks. Actress and director Aisha Tyler served as the evening’s host.
Please join us on Saturday, May 19th
to help raise much needed funds to support
the Geffen Playhouse's artistic initiatives and
Education and Community Engagement programs,
which serve more than 15,000 disadvantaged youth,
students, veterans, seniors and community members each year.
For more information on how to support
Backstage at the Geffen 2018,
please check back here,
or contact Jessica Brusilow Rollins at:
or 310.208.6500 ext. 112
Click the image above to view
last year's Virtual Tribute Journal!
What Backstage Supports
Click the image above to view our
Report to the Community, to see what
Backstage at the Geffen supports.