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Shay Family Foundation On behalf of the Edward A. and Ai O. Shay Family Foundation We would like to congratulate Gil for his vision and Debra for her dedication. We are proud to support the Geffen Playhouse Education and Outreach programs!


Congratulations Barry and Kristin on your many accomplishments. We are both big fans! Best Wishes,

Roma Downey & Mark Burnett


Proud Partners of the Geffen Playhouse.


Rita Wilson & Tom Hanks Congratulate

Barry Meyer 2010 Distinction in Service Award Recipient & Kristin Chenoweth 2010 Distinction in Theater Award Recipient


WE PROUDLY SUPPORT THE

GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE AND CONGRATULATE TONIGHT’S HONOREES

KRISTIN CHENOWETH BARRY MEYER


We applaud Kristin Chenoweth & Barry Meyer We are so proud to once again have the opportunity to support the Geffen.

Joyce Eisenberg-Keefer and Mel Keefer


Congratulations to the Geffen Playhouse for another exciting year of theater and outstanding educational programs. I am extremely proud to support the Geffen and I congratulate tonight’s accomplished honorees Kristin Chenoweth and Barry Meyer.

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Congratulations to the Geffen managers and staff. Great job. Gilbert Cates, Randall Arney, Ken Novice, Behnaz Ataee, Mary Garrett, Amy Levinson Millan, Heidi Snoe, Phyllis Schuringa, Kristina Leach, Daniel Ionazzi, Jill Barnes, Matthew Carleton, Dan Rezowelli, James Grabowski, Dwayne Barnes, Leah Lewis, Joseph Yoshitomi, Brian Dunning, Ivy Khan, Karen Gutierrez, Mark San Filippo, Stephanie Strand, Allison Rawlings, Regina Miller, Ellen Catania, Angela LaManna, Jamie Sherman, Jessica Brusilow, Ava Bogle, Debra Pasquerette, Alex Rogals, Louise Hung, Frankie Ocasio, Maryam Kermani, Janet Huynh, Maureen Lestelle, Marguerite Harris, Janice Bernal, Bryan Martin, Korie Benavidez, Audrey Cain, Robert Martinez, Lilach Mendelovich, Ryan Sandoval, Martin Wurst, Ariel Goldberg, Rodrigo Perez, Ben Seay, Jeni Pearsons, Tyler Tangalin, Miguel del Castillo, Victor Cueva, Mario Perez

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“I know the price of success: dedication, hard work, and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.” – Frank Lloyd Wright Barry, And what a success you are! A well deserved tribute to you here at The Geffen. Congratulations! Love,

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Way to go Gil’s Geffen! Congratulations Barry, congratulations Kristin!

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Congratulations To my friend Kristin On tonight’s honor Love and Songs,

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Congratulations to Kristin and Barry on receiving the Geffen Playhouse Distinction in Theater and Service Awards. Your contributions to the American theater have been outstanding. Tonight your friends applaud you, and the beneficiaries will be thousands of children through the Education and Outreach programs. With love & respect,

Fay & Frank Mancuso


On the occasion of the

2010 Backstage at the Geffen

Chancellor Gene Block and Mrs. Carol Block together with the UCLA family of students, faculty, staff and alumni commend President Gil Cates, Board Chairman Frank Mancuso, the distinguished Geffen Board of Directors and the exceptional staff and volunteers of the Geffen Playhouse for their commitment to making the arts accessible throughout our community. We proudly salute this evening’s very gifted honorees

Kristen Chenoweth & Barry Meyer


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Our congratulations to Kristin Chenoweth & Barry Meyer on being honored by the Geffen. And to our dear friend, Gil Cates For his outstanding dedication to the Los Angeles theater community.

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Congratulations Kristin & Barry! Thank you for supporting the Geffen Playhouse.

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TURNING A VISION INTO REALITY. Wishing the Geffen Playhouse the same in the years to come.


A warm thank you to Kristin Chenoweth & Barry Meyer for generously supporting the Geffen Playhouse, our treasured Westside theater. And a special thanks to Gil, for his inspirational leadership & dedication to the Geffen Playhouse.

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We are proud to support the Geffen Playhouse and congratulate tonight’s honorees Barry Meyer & Kristin Chenoweth

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Connect* PricewaterhouseCoopers salutes the Geffen Playhouse at their 2010 Backstage at the Geffen event. Congratulations to honorees Barry Meyer and Kristin Chenoweth. Like the Geffen Playhouse education and outreach programs, PwC is committed to improving the lives of those in our community. Our efforts are guided by one common commitment: to do what is right for our clients, our people, our communities and the environment. PricewaterhouseCoopers industry-focused professionals deliver assurance, tax, human resources, transaction, performance improvement and IT strategy, planning and implementation support to clients throughout the globe. To learn more about PwC’s wide range of services, visit www.pwc.com

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The Todd M. Morgan Foundation is proud to support the Geffen Playhouse’s contributions to arts and culture in Los Angeles.


We applaud everyone at the Geffen Playhouse and their Education and Outreach programs. Heartfelt congratulations to Kristin Chenoweth on receiving the Geffen Playhouse Distinction in Theater Award & Barry Meyer on receiving the Geffen Playhouse Distinction in Service Award And, as importantly, please know that who you are, what you have said, and what you have done really matters. Continued success and best wishes,

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Barry, You are an inspiration to those who are fortunate enough to know you and to work with you. Congratulations on this well deserved honor.

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Our congratulations to Gil Cates. For his creativity, artistic judgment and strong leadership. And to his outstanding colleagues at the Geffen Playhouse. We love being part of this exciting theatre experience.

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A warm thank you to Barry Meyer and Kristin Chenoweth for generously supporting the Geffen Playhouse, our treasured Westside theater in proud partnership with UCLA.

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