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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City Cast

  • Halley Feiffer

    Halley Feiffer as Karla

    Halley Feiffer is a writer and actor. Plays include I’m Gonna Pray For You So Hard (Atlantic Theater Company, Outer Critics Circle Nomination), Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (Williamstown Theatre Festival), How To Make Friends and Then Kill Them (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater) and this playoriginally produced at MCC Theater. Her plays have been produced around the country and in the U.K., and have been developed by Second Stage Theater, New York Theatre Workshop and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. She has been commissioned by Playwrights Horizons, Atlantic Theater Company, Williamstown Theatre Festival and three times by Manhattan Theatre Club. Television writing credits include The One Percent (Starz), Purity (Showtime), Mozart in the Jungle (Amazon) and original pilots for FX and TNT. Acting credits include the Broadway revivals of The Front Page and The House of Blue Leaves (Theater World Award), as well as numerous Off-Broadway productions including Tigers Be Still (Roundabout Theatre Company, Drama League Nomination). Television and film work includes recurring roles on HBO’s Mildred Pierce and Bored to Death and the films The Squid and the WhaleMargot at the Wedding, Gentlemen Broncos and He’s Way More Famous than You, which she co-wrote. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University and teaches playwriting at NYU.


  • Jason Butler Harner

    Jason Butler Harner as Don

    Jason Butler Harner was most recently seen in the Tony-nominated revival of The Crucible. Stage appearances on the West End, on and Off-Broadway, and in theaters across the country include American premieres (The Coast of Utopia, The Village Bike, COCK, The Paris Letter) and reinterpretations of classics (Hamlet, Hedda Gabler, Long Day’s Journey Into Night). Productions of personal note include The Glass Menagerie with Sally Field, Invention of Love with James Cromwell and Through a Glass Darkly with Carrie Mulligan. He can currently be seen on Netflix’s hit series Ozark with Jason Bateman and Laura Linney. Recent television arcs include This Is Us, Ray Donovan, Scandal and Homeland, as well as a full season on Alcatraz. Films include the Oscar-nominated Changeling, The Family Fang, Non-Stop, Blackhat, The Extra Man, Letters from the Big Man and The Green, for which he won numerous awards. He has also earned two Drama Desk nominations, an OBIE Award and a Masters degree from NYU.


  • Eileen T’Kaye

    Eileen T’Kaye as Geena

    Eileen T’Kaye has been acting, general managing and producing theater for 40 years. Acting credits include Coney Island Christmas (Geffen Playhouse), The Rehearsal (Disney Hall), Doubt and Other Desert Cities (International City Theatre), A Parallelogram (Mark Taper Forum), The Government Inspector (Boston Court), You Can’t Take It with You (Colony Theatre, L.A. Weekly Award), Collected Stories (Coachella Valley Repertory Theatre), Ivanov (Odyssey Theatre Ensemble), The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife (La Mirada Theatre), The Fantasticks (Reprise!) and They Shoot Horses, Don’t They? (Greenway Court, LADCC and L.A. Weekly Awards). Producing credits include The Elephant Man (2002 Broadway Revival at The Royale), Make Me a Song: The Music of William Finn (New World Stages, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Nominations) and Shiva Arms (Coast Playhouse, Ovation Award for Best World Premiere). T’Kaye was the Project Manager for the creation of Boston Court Performing Arts Center and its Founding Producing Director. She thanks her husband David for his loving support.


  • JoBeth Williams

    JoBeth Williams as Marcie

    JoBeth Williams is returning to the Geffen Playhouse, having starred in Jane Anderson’s The Quality of Life with Laurie Metcalf. Additional Los Angeles stage credits include Other Desert Cities (Mark Taper Forum), The Night is a Child (Pasadena Playhouse) and The Fall to Earth (Odyssey Theatre Ensemble). In New York, she starred in Annie Baker’s Body Awareness (Atlantic Theater Company), Last Dance (Manhattan Theatre Club), Moonchildren, Lady House Blues, A Couple of White Chicks and Gardenia. Her regional credits include Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (McCarter Theatre Company), Idiot’s Delight (The Kennedy Center) and Antony and Cleopatra (The Old Globe). Williams’s film credits include Poltergeist, The Big Chill, Kramer vs. Kramer, Switch, Stir Crazy, American Dreamer and Fever Pitch. Television credits include Payne, The Client, Private Practice and Marry Me. She has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and an Oscar for directing the short film On Hope.