Bollywood Kitchen Program

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Welcome to Sri Rao’s Bollywood Kitchen! This show marks our fifth virtual production since the spring of 2020. It has been a joy and an honor to bring theatrical experiences into audiences’ homes during this time of separation. Every Geffen Stayhouse show has evolved in its own way. Bollywood Kitchen first came to my attention a couple years ago—it was then being created as a solo stage play inspired by Sri’s cookbook of the same title. While I loved the personal nature of the show and the idea of immersing Geffen audiences in Indian cooking and Bollywood films, the specific requirements of the in-person version were not viable for us at that time. When we made an unexpected pivot to virtual producing, we were eager to revisit this idea—adding the twist of audiences cooking at home. It was a rare case of the online medium making a theatrical piece more feasible. 2 B O L LY WO O D K I TC H E N

We are thrilled that Sri has embraced the challenge of adapting the show for a virtual life. Director Arpita Mukherjee and the New York City-based Hypokrit Theatre Company have been intimately involved in developing the piece, and we’re delighted to have them and the talented design team as partners in this pandemic-era endeavor. Interactivity comes in different forms with each Stayhouse show. In this case, as you listen to Sri tell the story of his family, you play the role of chef. The smell of myriad spices, the sizzling of a pan, and the flavors of Sri’s family recipes combine to create a sensory experience that accompanies the narrative one. Thank you for coming on this virtual journey with us—let’s get cooking! Matt Shakman Artistic Director

















75 minutes There will be no intermission. PLEASE NOTE

There is no photography or filming of any kind allowed during the performance.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS CIRCLE MEMBERS Laurie & Bill Benenson Martha Henderson Pamela Robinson Hollander & Robert Hollander Loretta Everett Kaufman & Victor Kaufman

Linda Bernstein Rubin & Tony Rubin Kimberly Steward & Josh Godfrey Miranda & Brett Tollman

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Playwright & Performer

Sri Rao is a filmmaker based in New York City. He stands uniquely positioned at the intersection of Hollywood & Bollywood, as one of the few American-born screenwriters to have worked in the mainstream Indian film industry. He is the creator and showrunner of the upcoming Netflix series The Actress, and is developing several other series for Netflix and HBO Max. His production company is focused on creating content by and about South Asian Americans. In his book Bollywood Kitchen (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Sri combines his passion for Indian food and films by pairing Bollywood musicals with home-cooked recipes.

For My Father by Aya Aziz (Next Door at NYTW), Elements of Change by Divya Mangwani (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, UNICEF), American Hunger by Nikhil Mahapatra (Dramatists Guild Foundation), One Way by Ben Bonnema and Christopher Staskel (NAMT), Maya by Cheeyang Ng and Eric Sorrels (Live & In Color), Citizen Scientist by CQ (Barrington Stage Company Playworks Weekend), and Reclaiming Our Time: A Concert (MTF at Joe’s Pub). Arpita has developed work at WP Theater, the Public Theater, The New Group and MaYi Theatre amongst others. She is a 2020-2021 Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellow, 2019 SDC Denham Fellow, a 2018-2020 Women's Project Lab Member and a 2018 Eugene O’Neill National Directing Fellow. She is an alumna of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. Arpita was selected as a 2019 Mabou Mines Resident Artist, a 2019-2020 LMCC Governors Island Artist-in-Residence, and the 2019 Iowa State University Artist-in-Residence. Arpita is currently the book writer for Monsoon Wedding musical and is developing several film and TV projects in India and USA. N E I L PAT E L

Scenic Designer



Arpita Mukherjee (she/her/ hers) is the Artistic Director and co-founder of Congressional Award–winning Hypokrit Theatre Company and the Festival Chair for Tamasha for South Asian performing artists. Upcoming: Running by Danny Pudi (East West Players/Enacte/Hypokrit), Islands of Contentment by Dipti Brahmandkar (Hypokrit/The Tank). Recent: Jump by Charly Evon Simpson (APAC), House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar (San Diego Rep), Eh Dah? Questions 4 B O L LY WO O D K I TC H E N

Neil Patel was born in Wales to Indian and English parents. He studied architecture at Yale College and scenography at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan and has applied his passion for travel, design, and storytelling to distinguished work in Film, Television, Commercials, Theater, Opera, and Dance. Recent credits include Dickinson (Apple TV+), The Path (Hulu), Little Boxes (Netflix), Dil Dhadakne Do (Excel Entertainment), Some Velvet Morning (Tribeca Films), the Peabody Award winning In Treatment (HBO), Time and the Conways (Broadway), Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) (Royal Court London), Mughal E Azam (NCPA Mumbai and Delhi), Alcina (Washington National Opera), Norma (LA Opera), and Shadowland for Pilobolus throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Past Geffen Playhouse credits include The Lion; By the Way, Meet Vera Stark; The Break of Noon; and Dinner with Friends. A R J U N B H AS I N

Costume Designer

Arjun Bhasin was born in India and studied film and design at New York University's Tisch School of Arts. Shuttling effortlessly between Hollywood and Bollywood, crisscrossing sensibilities and ideologies, Arjun brings a unique vision to his film, television, and stage work. Arjun’s film credits include: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Life of Pi, Love is Strange, Begin Again, Monsoon Wedding, Dil Chahta Hai, and Gully Boy. Arjun lives in New York City. A M I T H C H A N D R AS H A K E R

Lighting Designer

The Underlying Chris (Second Stage Theater); Gnit (TFANA); Wives (Playwrights Horizons); A Human Being, Of A Sort (Williamstown Theatre Festival); The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova); Boesman and Lena (Drama Desk & Henry Hewes awards, Signature Theatre); A Hard Time (Pig Iron Theater Company); Blue Ridge (Atlantic Theatre Company); Cardinal (Second Stage Theater); Twelfth Night (The Public); Fairview (Soho Rep, Berkeley Rep, TFANA); Fire in Dreamland (The Public); Her Requiem (LCT3); Seven Spots on the Sun (Henry Hewes nomination, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre). Opera: The Flying Dutchman (Houston Grand Opera), Falstaff (Opera Omaha), The Scarlet Letter (Opera Colorado), Abduction from the Seraglio (The Atlanta Opera). Dance: Premieres by Alexander Ekman, Aszure Barton, Kate Weare, Liz Gerring, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Rennie Harris, Aalto Ballettt Theatre Essen, Staatstheater Nürnberg, The National Dance Company of Wales, and The Royal New Zealand Ballet. Designed UNTITLED DANCEPARTYSHOWTHING on the inaugural Virgin Voyages cruise ship. Recipient of the Drama Desk and Henry Hewes awards.


Sound Designer

Sharath is a Portland, Oregon based designer who works nationally and international focusing on experimental, commercial, academic, political, and socially conscious theatre. Recent designs with Portland Center Stage, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Folger Theatre, ACT Theatre, American Rep, Artists Rep, Seattle Rep, Yale, Rep, Cal Shakes, Alabama Shakes, The Contemporary American Theater Festival, EastWest Players, CompanyONE, Arena Stage, Marin Theatre Company, and The Forum for Cultural Engagement. Additional work in New York City, San Francisco, Boston, Norfolk, Raleigh, Aspen, India, France, England, Germany, and Romania. He has previously served as a visiting assistant professor, lead designer, guest artist, instructor, or lecturer at Reed and Whitman Colleges, as well as Yale, Fordham, Columbia, Willamette, Ohio, Portland State, and Butler Universities. He is a member of USA829 as well as the Theatrical Sound Designers and Composers Association. Sharath is also an Arts Envoy for the U.S. Department of State, a National Respondent for Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, and a Resident Artists at Artists Rep. BFA in Production Design and Technology: Ohio University. MFA in Sound Design: Yale School of Drama. DAV I D B E N G A L I

Video Designer, Director of Photography & Animation

David Bengali is a projection and media designer based in New York City. Selected recent and upcoming designs include: Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical (Seaview/TodayTix); 1776 (A.R.T. / National Tour / Roundabout); Circle Jerk (Fake Friends); Only You Will Recognize The Signal (HERE); Twilight: LA 1992 (Signature Theatre); Einstein's Dreams (Prospect/59E59, Drama Desk nomination); Looking At You (Opera On Tap / HERE); We Live In Cairo (A.R.T); Girls (Yale Rep); Van Gogh’s Ear (Ensemble for the

Romantic Century, Drama Desk nomination); The Great Leap (Atlantic Theater Company); Frankenstein (Dallas Theater Center); Rockin' Road To Dublin (National Tour); The Temple Bombing (Alliance Theatre); Uncommon Sense (Tectonic Theater Project); Anna Akhmatova (Brooklyn Academy of Music); Jules Verne From The Earth To The Moon (Brooklyn Academy of Music); Bound (Fresh Squeezed Opera); Conference of the Birds (Anikaya Dance / Boston Center for the Arts / Arts Emerson); MFA: NYU. H Y P O K R I T T H E AT R E C O M PA N Y


Hypokrit Theatre Company’s mission is to disrupt the pedagogy of American theater, in order to create a more equitable and relevant theater. Based in New York City, Hypokrit exclusively develops work by artists of color and is led and supported by minority communities, who across ethnicities, genders, and sexualities are united in their commitment to elevate multicultural talent and stories.

Until Dark (2013), and Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews (2015). Matt founded and was the artistic director of the Black Dahlia Theatre in Los Angeles, which was named “one of a dozen young American companies you need to know” by American Theatre magazine and “Best Small Theatre” by Los Angeles magazine. Matt is a director and producer for FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and has directed episodes of Game of Thrones (DGA nomination), Mad Men, Fargo, The Good Wife, and Succession. He helmed the pilot episode for Hulu’s The Great (Emmy nomination) starring Elle Fanning and Nicholas Hoult and is currently producing and directing all episodes of WandaVision, a Marvel Studios event series for Disney+ starring Paul Bettany and Elizabeth Olsen.

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Artistic Director

Matt Shakman is Artistic Director of the Geffen Playhouse. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, developing, and staging new work and revivals of classic plays with a focus on exceptional storytelling and audience experience. Matt last helmed Mysterious Circumstances for the Geffen in 2019 and prior to joining as Artistic Director in 2017, Shakman directed three acclaimed productions at the Playhouse: the West Coast premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People (2012), the world premiere of Jeffrey Hatcher’s new adaptation of Wait

Gil Cates, Jr. is Executive Director of Geffen Playhouse. In this role, he is responsible for managing the Geffen’s day-to-day operations; developing new, ongoing theater partnerships and leading its mission to inform, entertain and inspire diverse audiences with live theater of the highest caliber. Prior to being named Executive Director in 2015, Cates served as Geffen Playhouse Board Vice Chairman since 2012 and served as a producer and director in theater, film and television. His theater credits include the award-winning Names (Matrix Theatre Company) and Three Sisters and David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatre (both at Syracuse Stage). Cates’ film credits include The Surface (starring Sean Astin and Geffen Playhouse alumnus Chris Mulkey), Jobs (starring Ashton Kutcher, Josh

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PRODUCTION BIOGRAPHIES Gad, Dermot Mulroney, as well as Geffen Playhouse alumni Matthew Modine and Ron Eldard) and the 2011 feature film Lucky (starring Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor and Ann-Margret). In addition, Cates co-produced and co-directed the critically acclaimed Life After Tomorrow, featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, which premiered on Showtime. His other films include Deal (starring Burt Reynolds, Bret Harrison and Charles Durning) and The Mesmerist (starring Jessica Capshaw and Geffen Playhouse alumnus Neil Patrick Harris). Cates’ television directorial debut was an episode of the NBC comedy Joey, starring Emmy winner Matt LeBlanc. He studied at the National Theatre Institute in Waterford, Connecticut, and holds a B.F.A. in Drama from Syracuse University.

B E H N A Z ATA E E Chief Financial Officer

Behnaz “Nazy” Ataee is Chief Financial Officer of Geffen Playhouse. In this role, she has oversight responsibility for accounting functions of the theater, including operating and capital budgets. In addition, she supports all IT and HR activities. Behnaz was named Chief Financial Officer in 2015 after serving

as General Manager since 2002. She first joined Geffen Playhouse in 1999. Previously, Ataee worked as a senior financial analyst for Ultratech Inc., an international semiconductor company based in San Jose. Prior to Ultratech, she was an auditor for Van Sloten CPA, after holding the position of Director of Accounting at FABS Management, where she was responsible for overseeing the finances of more than 25 non-profit organizations. As a financial professional with more than 30 years’ experience in for-profit and non-profit financial management and auditing, Ataee began her career in the Bay Area as a partner in a small tech startup. She holds a master’s degree from Pepperdine University.

THE NEW PLAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM Supporting artists is central to the mission of the Geffen Playhouse, and play commissions are a cornerstone of that support. To commission a playwright to write a play means making a commitment to their voice, craft and vision, with the hope of sharing the fruits of their work on our stage. The Geffen Playhouse’s New Play Development Program is made possible, in large part, through the leadership and generosity of donations from: The Edgerton Foundation, The Harold & Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust, Fay & Frank Mancuso, Sandra Krause & William Fitzgerald, Hilary & Jack Angelo and Mary Bianco, The MOCA Foundation. We are proud to have the following artists under commission: RACHEL BONDS COLMAN DOMINGO MICHAEL GOLAMCO MEGHAN KENNEDY MATTHEW LOPEZ



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THE WRITERS’ ROOM A group for Los Angeles-based playwrights, The Writers’ Room is a product of the Geffen’s deep commitment to supporting new plays and specifically to fostering bold, relevant work by the vibrant artistic community of this city. During this one-year residency, playwright members gather monthly at the Geffen to share their work and receive feedback from their peers and the Geffen’s artistic staff, culminating in a play reading series. MEGHAN BROWN DIANA BURBANO



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Jerry Moss

Associate Director Neal Gupta

Lighting Technicians Gregory Cap, Sarah Stolnack

Beth Behrs

Bruce M. Ramer Founding Chair

Stage Manager Alex Norkus

Sound Technician Kevin Downing

Dr. Gene D. Block

Victoria Mann Simms

Kevin Bright

Andy Spahn

Set Decoration Kathy Fabian / Propstar LLC

Assistant Video Designer Stefania Bulbarella

Harold A. Brown

Steven Spielberg

Gil Cates Jr. Executive Director

Steve Tisch

Set Decoration Crew Ryan McLaughlin, Shaun Mirza

Video Poster Artists Bidhilendu Maity, BalKishan Pandey, Reid Thompson

Patricia Kiernan Applegate

Mary Ann Cloyd Merle Dandridge Martha De Laurentiis Dr. Brad Edgerton Mark Fleischer Sue Fleishman Patricia L. Glaser Adi Greenberg Vice Chair

Dr. Charles E. Young Chair Emeritus

Food Stylist & COVID-19 Compliance Officer Sean Gallagher


Camera Operators Ian Crawford, Daniel Feighery

Gilbert Cates Founder Marcia Israel-Curley Audrey Skirball Kenis Charles Kenis Karl Malden

Martha Henderson Chair Emeritus

Jerry Perenchio

Loretta Everett Kaufman

Lew Wasserman

Carla Malden


Brian Mann Danny Passman

Edie Wasserman

Peter Rosen

Holly Rice

Latham & Watkins LLP

Pamela Robinson Chair Emeritus


Linda Bernstein Rubin Matt Shakman Artistic Director Richard Sherman Fred Specktor Cynthia P. Stafford Marc Weinstock Kevyn Wynn

Miranda Tollman Chair Stephanie Carson Lori Collins

Priscila Giraldo

Laura Kennedy Wendy Kurtzman

David Geffen

Hannah Linkenhoker

Herbert M. Gelfand Chair Emeritus

Tiffany Mayberry

Frank G. Mancuso Chair Emeritus Ron Meyer

Sound & Video Equipment Provided by Sound Associates, Inc.

Design + Art Direction Base Design

Payroll Services by Brierpatch Theatricals

Photography Hartman Benzon Media

Spice Assembly by Ronen Levy Events

HYPOKRIT THEATRE COMPANY STAFF Artistic Producer Chelsea Fryer

Artistic Director Arpita Mukherjee

Marketing Associate Hannah Lang

Managing Producer Kyle Rosenberg

Producer Annie Middleton

David Larabell & Kevin Lin (CAA); Amrita Mahal; Sam Barickman; Blaine Dunkley; James Grabowski; Riley Nightingale; Mirsada Abdool Raman

Ann Gianopulos

Robert A. Daly

Ginny Mancini

Marketing/PR Consultation Jitin Hingorani, Jingo Media


Kirsten Combs

Glorya Kaufman

Lighting Equipment Provided by 4Wall Entertainment

Debra Davis

Kirsten Hansen

Jeffrey Katzenberg


Ellyce R. Cooper


Quincy Jones

Video Technician Ian Crawford

Bollywood Box Assembly Crew Jerry Brown, Jr., Christopher Cowan, James Cowan, Rick Gilles, Sarah Handler, Audrey Laster, Sarah Lindsley, Jarid Sumner

Eric Heer

John McCrite Audrey Povar Eric Rollins Allen Shay John Sonego Cela Devine Sutton

Bollywood Kitchen by Sri Rao is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

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Anonymous (4) Harry & Gay Abrams/ Abrams Artists Agency Dr. Richard Ackerman & Miriam Shakter Leonard I. Ackerman Merryl & David A. Alpert Patti & Harlan Amstutz Eva Anderson Dr. Peter H. & Nancy V. Antoniou Audrey & Martin Appel Margaret Arvey Tom Bajoras Richard Basch & Family Peter & Barbara Benedek Dr. Joan Denson & Dr. Victoria Berck Elijah Berg Yvette Bergeron & Dean Bailey Wendy & John Bergquist Diane & Jim Berliner Ana Karime Bichsel John Bjorge & Mary McKelvey Joe Blackstone & Jamie Mohn Mrs. Carol K. Block & Chancellor Gene D. Block Brenda & Alan Borstein

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ANNUAL DONORS Jordan Strauss Photography Russ, August & Kabat King Nutronics Corporation Christopher Klapp Judy Knapp Barton H. Kogan Leslie & Norman Koplof Carol Krause Lisa Kudrow Lena & Mark Labowe Sherry Lansing Foundation Sheila & Aaron Leibovic Cathleen Fitzpatrick Linder Lionsgate Steven & Nancy Lippman Jessica Llanes Karen & Peter Locke The Malins Family Foundation Sue & Anthony Marguleas Eric G.C. Mark Laura Maslon David Israeli & Dr. Marie Mazzone Sheri & Jim McCashin The McCray Foundation Jeanne McDonald-Powers & Travis Powers Cara Gardenswartz & David Melnick Norma & Larry Meyers Hillary & Lance Milken Andrew & Laura Mintzer Laurie & Chuck Mondrus Thaine & Elizabeth Morris In Loving Memory of Harvey S. Morse Lon Morse & Toni Hollander Morse Carol & Jerry Muchin Ron Myrick Albert & Barbara Nichols Michael Nicklin Tito + Craig Okay Goodnight Deborah & Stacey Olliff Ornest Family Foundation London, Alex & Marty Padilla Gia Paladino & Michael Wise Jacalyn & Paul Pepperman Christopher Petrossian Lou & Berta Pitt Gary & Gail Rachelefsky Carl Reiner Rabbi Steven & Didi Carr Reuben Donald B. & Susan F. Rice Esther & Howard Richmond Dr. Robert Rigg Dolores Rogers Louis & Laura Rohl Rollins family Brad & Nancy Rosenberg Allison & Bennett Rosenthal Charitable Foundation Philip & Janet Rotner David A. & Karen Richards Sachs Louella & Michael Sachs Allen Sackler Janet Salter In Memory of Maxwell Hillary Salter Mark San Filippo Gerald Sauer George & Jolene Schlatter Jane & Bill Schopf Toni & John Schulman

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Anonymous Loren Adams Geraldine & Harold Alden Jan & David Altemus Eloise & Mark Appel Bonnie R. Arnold Linda & David Atkinson Marsha & Philip Bartenetti Eyde Belasco The Belles Family Dr. Lindsey Bergman Boisset Wine Ambassadors Michael J. Bordy The Bordy & Leibovic Families Christopher Bower Carol J. Bradshaw Paula Brand Sandy & Mayer Brenner Laurrie Brooke

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ANNUAL DONORS Leah Sklar Bradley Small Jerome & Joan Snyder Chris Sorgi Jan Spiegel Donald B. Spradlin Sarah Stegemoeller Arthur Stern Mr. & Mrs. David Tann Andrea & David Tenenbaum Tina Tepper David & Cathy Thomas James Tillman Joyce & Josh Trabulus In Memory of Ginny Truesdale Janet Tsjihan Baron Vaughn Valerie Vetters Ira & Laurie Waldman Deborah Walsh Carl Weathers Barry Weissler Blake West JoBeth Williams Bruce & Marci Wiseman Delores Komar & Susan Wolford Christina Wren Richard Yaffe Jack S. Yeh Marc Zachary Harriet Zaretsky

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Beach Cities Child Development Center Judith & Thomas Beckmen John & Bree Bedford Patricia Belcher Karen Bell & Robb Cox Marshall Bell Joanne & Miles Benickes Katia Benthale & Josh Lewensohn Leslie Berger Karen Berko-Gibson Marsha C. Berkowitz Ellen & Jay Bienenfeld Marilyn R. Blacker Mark Blackham Deborah Blake Marjorie Blatt Pamela & Bill Bohnert Susan Boiko & Martin Schwartz Ruthven & Hannah Bonaparte Toby Bornstein Dr. Clarence Braddock Doug & Arlene Braun Mitchell Brown Marshall Bull Kimberly & Mark Burstein Steven Bushong Joann Busuttil Michelle Butler & Mark Blackham Mary Ellen Callahan Laura D. Campbell Steven & Ellie Campbell Marlene & David Capell The Sean Carey Family Lorena Carlson Richard Cassese Julianna & William Cellini Valarie de la Garza & Michael Centeno Ling Chan Thomas Chappell Martha J. Chase Doryann Chasen Mr. Chavoshan Diane Chernansky In Honor of Eric Chown Lori Christopher Steven Clayman Anselm Clinard Pam Coats Els Collins Larry Conover Heidi Jo Corey Tonia Corwin Gail Cottingham Norman & Nancy Cravens Valerie & Donald Cravitz Diana Cusumano Elizabeth De Oliveira & Moacyr Da Silva Muriel Dance & Alvin Martin Hedva & Dr. Dudley Danoff Steven & Linda Darling Susan Dashe Jeffrey S. Davidson Julie Davis Bert Deixler Hal & Roberta Delevie Dr. Udayakumar Devaskar Bernard & Deborah Diamond Gina DiBona Kristin Diehl Chelsea Dinsdale

Carol Jean Doehring Fred & Marilyn Dorer Dorfman Family Daryl & Paul F. Doucette Linda Dozier The Milton L. & Betty J. Dranow Family Foundation Kay & Larry Driscoll Brian Duffield Roger Duhl Loraine Eastlake Jeff Eckerle Richard Eden Ronald Eng Lidia & Mauricio Epelbaum Rena & Peter Falk Stephen Falk Wilbur Faulk Dr. Francesco Federico & Lauren Wilson Francesco Federico & Lauren Wilson Diedre Feehan Mimi Alpert Feldman Terry Feuerborn Michael Warady & Anna Fiastro Abby & Malcolm Field Lisa & William Finkelstein Diane Fisher Evaline Fishman Elisabeth Fleischman Geralyn Flood Sandra Francis Drs. Renee W. & Scott C. Fraser Renee Fraser Fran Fredella Amyanne Freeburg Elaine & Larry Friedman Lynn & Barry Friesen Judy Frith-Smith Catherine Froloff Laurelle Frome & Brady Frome Gina Furth Diane Futterman Dr. Lee Gardenswartz Mr. Scot McIntosh & Dr. Ruchira Garg Corinne B. Garson Henry Gayden Patricia Geffner Seth Gettleson Charles Gherardi Linda & Tom Givvin Jill Glasband Dr. Diane & Michael Glazer Carol & Neil Goldberg Lorain Goldberg Francine Golden & Marvin Schlossman Adam Goldman Les Goldman Julie Clayton Goldsmith Dina Goldstein Jay Gordon & Meyera Robbins Roger Gordon Helen Goss Liz Gottainer & David Sadkin Howard Gradet Madelyne & Jerry Green Jana & Randall Greer Roslyn & David Grinberg Edwin & Cecile Gromis Marcy & Edgar Gross

Vera & Paul Guerin Eve Haberfield & David N. Johnson Kambiz & Sylvia Hakim Louise Halevy & Kenneth Erlich Mary & Alan Halkett Pamela Halle Jeff Haller Carol & Fred Halperin Roberta & Marc Hamilton Susan Harbert Susan & Norm Harper Barbara Harris-Holdrege Brian & Karen Hatch Hanna Heiting Dr. Jacqueline Heller Dr. Felicia D. Henderson Carla & Alan A. Herd Michael & Candie Herman Matthew Herrmann Hella Hershson Winifred C. Hervey Jerry Higgins Gabrielle & David Hill Jan Hines Robin & Edgar Hirst Cina Hodges Mike & Wanda Hogan Melvin Horowitz Marissa Horrigan Ada & Jim Horwich Tamara Horwich & Gerry Lipshutz Sofie Howard Anne Ichiuji & Todd Humphrey In Memory of Ross Hunter & Jacque Mapes Kevin Huvane Katherine Immerman Robert & Gail Israel Jackie & Warren Jackson Barbara Jacobs In Memory of Joseph Jacobs Frederic A. & Nancy Jacobus Mary James Mr. & Mrs. Buford James Judith & Steaven Jones Martha Jones Roz & Jerry Joseph Joanne & Larry Kahn Kallis Family Charitable Foundation Isabel Kallman Jessica Kaltman & Robert Reznik David Kaminow Jean Kaplan Linda Kaplan Mr. & Mrs. Eran & Raquel Karoly Michael Karon Joanna Kasirer Owen Kato Dana Katz Geoffrey Evans & Bernard Katz Morgan Kay Jim Keily Michael Keir Dr. Louanne Kennedy Nancy Kenney Sharon Kerson Grant & Annie Kim Cynthia King Cathy & Bill Kirkpatrick

ANNUAL DONORS Ann & Jonathan Kirsch Dr. & Mrs. Klausner Joanna Klein Phyllis H. Klein Leana Kleinman & Jerald Johnson Patricia Klous Carolyn & Charles Knobler Chad Kojorui Charles Kolstad Charles Kristenson Barbara Kroll & Ruth Spielman Kimberly Kruse Lynne Lainer Carol D. Lande John & Sandra Langfitt Donald LaPlante Joan Larkin Rhonda Lawrence Linda Lawson Learning Encounters — Valerie & Pamela Lev Cheryl & Steve Leff Ann Leland Mark Leonard Don Lettiere Joan & Stuart Levin Suzann & Jimmy Levine Harla Levitt Rick & Vivian Levy Josh Lewensohn & Katia Benthale June Lewin Leslie Lian Tom & Diane Duralde David Lieberman Ms. J Lieberman Victor & Madeline Lindenheim Joanne Lindsay Andria Litto Leslie & Adam Lobel Jessica & Frederick Lodge Alex Loewenthal Renee Lonner Laura Louie Mr. Eric Lund Kory Lunsford Loris & Kory Lunsford Elizabeth Luster Anne L. Lynch Morgan MacDouglas Paul Madwin Eric & Eva Plaza Mandel Barbara Marcus Dean S. Marks Annette Marmalefsky Mr. & Mrs. Phillips H. Marshall Deborah Marsten Gina Martino Ruth Massaro Phyllis & Bert Massing Doug & Cindy Maxwell Linda May Douglas Mcavoy, Jr. Kathy & Jim McCaffery Kathleen McCarthy John McClure Derrick McCray Joel & Sherry McKuin Barbara McLoughlin Sharon McQueen Christina Medigovich Marcie & Steven Medof Jay Melnick

Cynthia Melville Robert Mercer & Carol Chanel Mercer Eileen & Paul Meshekow Mary Meyer Sara & Henry Michrowski Lee & Ron Miller Lois Miller Lee & Jeff Milman Teddie J. Milner Adriana Kahane & Pino Modica Denise V. Moore Marvin & Jean Moore Suzanne Morrel Howard J. Morris Dr. Brian Morrow Dennis Moss Bill Mullins Cynthia Murphy Charlotte C. Myers Bonnie Nash Anita Nagler Michael & Delight Nasatir Stephen Nathan Robert M. Nelson Sherri & Arnie Nelson Shauna Nep Paulette & Ron Nessim Mark & Diane Neubauer Tom Nevermann Qui Nguyen & Abby Marcus Dennis Nollette Adrienne & Arthur Omansky Dr. Ronald & Iris Onkin Martin Ordman Allan & Janie Orenstein Stefan Otto Sharon Oxborough Ron Ozur & Nancy Lahana Cynthia & Todd Palm Sylvia & Robert Paris Edward Parker Lawrence Parker In Memory of Robert & Stephen Paskus Abhilash & Kelly Patel Paul & Kathy Pearlson Dr. Kristine Penner & Steven Klein Mr. & Dr. Don Pestana Dr. David B. Peterson Carol F. Phillips Leo & Nina Pircher Carolyn & John Poer Darcy Pollack Jack & Jane Pollock Matthew Pomerantz Naveena Ponnusamy Zazi Pope Cory Popovich Heather M. Porter Cheryl & Mel Posner Susan Poulson Eric Powers Patricia Price Sam Puathasnanon Paul Quaranto Jose Quinonez Dr. Stephen & Lani Rabin Ron Rafay JoAnn Ralphs Ron Rafay Joan Ransohoff Marvin Rapaport Gloria & Michael Rausch Mike Rausch

Zoya Raynes Fred & Denise Reimer Elyse Resch Marianne Reynolds Janice & Benjamin Reznik Sheena M. Ricchio Linda & Erin Rice Amy Richards Linda & Steve Richman William & Polly Ridgeway Carol Risher Jason Ritter Natalie Roberts Linda Rodriguez Barbara & David Rognlien Peter Romwall Robert Rosania Barry Rosen & Neil Bokal Donna Rosen Mary Ann Rosenfeld & Sheldon Kadish Adrienne Rosenthal Beverly & Mel Rosenthal Brad Ross Cathy Ross Lawrence Ross & Linda Nussbaum Douglas Ross Terry Ross Robert & Susan Rovner Sylvia Ruiz Mindy Rutigliano Terry Ryan Anne Sacks Susan & Wayne San Filippo Jay & Linda Sandrich Susan & Kenneth Sarno Maxine Savitz Linda & Cliff Schaffer Mary Lou Schanche Melanie Scher Chris T. Schmidt Jamie Schmidt Gary & Karen Schneider Stanley Schneider Renee Schnell Myrna Schwam Dean Teri Schwartz Marc Scott Marc Seltzer Barry & Mona Shafer-Edwards Roy Shaked Lisa Shalet Eric Shalov Barbara Vickery & Martin Shapiro Melanie Sharp & Kevin Miller Erin Shields George Shohet Seymour & Dorothy Siegel Stuart Siegel In Honor of Daniel Robaire Marlene Sklar & Joel Moskowitz Steve Slaughter Diane Good & Frank Smith

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Matt Shakman

Gil Cates, Jr.





Amy Levinson Associate Artistic Director

Jessica Brusilow Rollins Director of Institutional Giving

Daniel Ionazzi Producer

Danielle Bearden-Mead Director of Individual Giving

Ross Jackson Artistic Producer

Mark San Filippo Director of Donor Stewardship

Kelsey Arlington Vaneh Assadourian Rebecca Connolly Jamie Dawson Jacqueline Ferger Lucy Houlihan Alan Kistler Jonathan Ramos Box Office Staff

Phyllis Schuringa Artistic Associate / Casting Director

Christine Drew Benjamin Development Manager

Sue Fleishman Communications Consultant



Rachel Wiegardt-Egel Manager of New Play Development

PRODUCTION Isaac Katzanek Production Manager Jill Barnes Production Office Manager Alex Norkus Gil Cates Theater Stage Supervisor Tyler Brogla Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater Stage Supervisor Jake Delgado Associate House Sound Supervisor Brian Gowen Production Electrician

ADMINISTRATION Behnaz Ataee Chief Financial Officer Peter Banachowski Senior Accountant & Financial Analyst Nova George Staff Accountant & Payroll Specialist Clay Dzygun Office Coordinator Marguerite Harris Receptionist

Brian Allman Manager of Theater Education

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS Patrick Brown Director of Marketing Zenon Dmytryk Director of Communications Karen Gutierrez Director of Advertising & Audience Development Brian Dunning Director of Content & Creative Zack Hamra Associate Director of Audience Services & Ticketing Kevin O’Brien Marketing Manager Georgia Arnold Social Media & Communications Associate

Jeni Pearsons Storc Director of Special Events Mel Yonzon Front of House Manager Amy Farkas Rob Mersola Stayhouse Concierge Adam Carr VonDexter Montegut II Emir Yonzon Stayhouse Host Tony Garica Bella Luna Robert Mahaffie Taylor McClain Pam Miller Customer Support

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Dream Warrior Group System Administrator


Janice Bernal Box Office Manager

Art Guillen Facility Manager

Alyssa Tyson Box Office Manager

Martin Ayala Felipe Ayala Building Maintenance

Lexy McAvinchey Assistant Box Office Manager & House Seat Manager

Mario Santillan-Perez Custodial Juan Carlos Umaña Camerina Martinez Cleaning Custodial

Geffen Playhouse is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission. This project was also funded in part by the Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles. Geffen Playhouse, a not-for-profit theater company, is proudly affiliated with the University of California at Los Angeles. 1 4 B O L LY WO O D K I TC H E N