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Press Releases

  • March 20, 2017

    Quincy Jones & Mel Brooks Honored at 15th Annual "Backstage at the Geffen" Fundraiser

    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.

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Backstage at the Geffen 2017 - Sunday, March 19, 2017

Thank you to the donors and sponsors who joined us
in helping 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.

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Backstage at the Geffen 2018,
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