2017/2018 Season Announced!

 

GIL CATES THEATER SEASON

 
 

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

Written by Halley Feiffer
Directed by Trip Cullman

 

Sitting bedside at Memorial Sloan Kettering has never been so entertaining. While their ailing mothers share a hospital room, Karla and Don discover truth in the old cliché that opposites attract…and repel…and attract.

September 5 - October 8, 2017
Gil Cates Theater

 
 

Chasing Mem’ries:
A Different Kind of Musical

Written & Directed by Josh Ravetch
Lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman
Featuring Tyne Daly and Robert Forster
Additional casting to be announced.
 

In this world premiere with songs written by legendary lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Tyne Daly stars as a woman not quite ready to let go of the life she’s loved and the love of her life.

November 7 - December 10, 2017
Gil Cates Theater

 
 

Ironbound

Written by Martyna Majok
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
 

At once humorous and heartrending, Ironbound spans 22 years to tell the story of Darja, a Polish immigrant getting by on a cleaning job, aggressive pragmatism and sheer will. In this wry drama, award-winning playwright Martyna Majok points out that sometimes survival is the only measure of success.

January 30 - March 4, 2018
Gil Cates Theater

 
 

Significant Other

Written by Joshua Harmon
Directed by Stephen Brackett
 

In this smash hit comedy from Bad Jews writer Joshua Harmon, twenty-something Jordan is the life of the wedding party, until it dawns on him that he is "always a groomsman, never the groom."

April 3 - May 6, 2018
Gil Cates Theater

 
 

Skeleton Crew

Written by Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Patricia McGregor
 

It's 2008 and the employees of a Detroit auto factory are facing an uncertain future. This stirring play, called "deeply moral and deeply American" by The New York Times, follows a family of co-workers navigating economic instability, troubling rumors and the ways in which loyalty and love shape every decision we make.

June 5 - July 8, 2018
Gil Cates Theater

 
 

AUDREY SKIRBALL KENIS THEATER SEASON

 
 

Underneath the Lintel:
An Impressive Presentation of Lovely Evidences

Written by Glen Berger
Directed by Steven Robman
 

When a reclusive librarian discovers a 113-year overdue book in the night slot, curiosity compels him to pursue the borrower. His search for answers leads to a worldwide, whirlwind journey, where he discovers instead the great mysteries of humanity. Called “powerfully human and ultimately sublime,” Glen Berger’s Underneath the Lintel reminds us that the joy is in the journey itself.

October 10 - November 19, 2017
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

 
 

Sell/Buy/Date

Written & Performed by Sarah Jones
Directed by Carolyn Cantor

 

In her new solo show, Tony Award-winning writer/performer and true chameleon comedian Sarah Jones brings to life an entire cast of characters, all of whom have something to say about gender, sex work and the time in which we are living.

February 27 - April 8, 2018
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

 
 

The Way We Get By

Written by Neil LaBute
Directed by Randall Arney
 

Complete with the humor, confusion and excitement that follows great sex, Neil LaBute’s surprisingly sweet comedy brings us Beth and Doug, an unlikely pair who struggle to find common ground in a truly uncommon conundrum.

May 8 - June 17, 2018
Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater

 

The Geffen Playhouse 2017/2018 season is currently available by subscription only.


For more information or to purchase a new subscription, please call 310.882.6533.
Single tickets for all 2017/2018 season productions will be available this summer at www.geffenplayhouse.org.
 

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