KEY LARGO at Geffen Playhouse Starring Andy Garcia

World Premiere Adaptation of "Key Largo" Featuring Andy Garcia as Johnny Rocco. Directed by Doug Hughes. Original Music Composed By Arturo Sandoval. Opens November 14, 2019

PHOTO: Yann Rabanier | South Pasadena News | Andy Garcia in the Geffen Playhouse 19/20 Season production of Key Largo

Geffen Playhouse presents its world premiere adaptation of Key Largo, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes (Doubt, Farragut North) and featuring Academy Award nominee Andy Garcia (Mama Mia! Here We Go Again, The Godfather: Part III) as Johnny Rocco. The Geffen Playhouse production is adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and Andy
Garcia, based on the play by Maxwell Anderson and the screenplay by Richard Brooks & John Huston. Original music is composed by 10-time GRAMMY Award winner and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Arturo Sandoval.

Welcome to the eye of the storm! Key Largo is a bold reimagining of Maxwell Anderson’s Broadway hit that became the iconic noir film starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Returning from World War II, disillusioned Frank McCloud travels to a hotel in Key Largo to pay his respects to the widow of a fallen friend. What McCloud doesn’t count on is an entirely different battle with mobsters who have overtaken the hotel, led by the ruthless Johnny Rocco. As a hurricane barrels toward the Keys, McCloud must face his demons in order to take down a monster.

PHOTO: Courtesy of Geffen Playhouse | South Pasadena News | Composer Arturo Sandoval

In addition to Garcia, the cast features Stephen Borrello (Seminar, Desire Under the Elms) as Toots, Joely Fisher (Cabaret, Grease) as Gaye Dawn, Rose McIver (iZombie, Masters of Sex) as Nora D’Alcala, Louis Mustillo (Sticks and Stones, Bartenders) as Curly, Danny Pino (Mayans M.C., Measure for Measure) as Frank McCloud, Tony Plana (The Boys of Winter, Zoot Suit) as Mr. D’Alcala, Richard Riehle (Straight White Men, The Iceman Cometh) as Sherriff Gash and Bradley Snedeker (Red Ryder, The Last Supper) as Ziggy.

Previews for Key Largo begin Wednesday, November 6 in the Gil Cates Theater at Geffen Playhouse. Opening night is Thursday, November 14.

Previews: Wednesday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Opening Night: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Closing Night: Tuesday, December 10, 2019

CAST
Stephen Borrello as Toots
Joely Fisher as Gaye Dawn
Andy Garcia as Johnny Rocco
Rose McIver as Nora D’Alcala
Louis Mustillo as Curly
Tony Plana as Mr. D’Alcala
Danny Pino as Frank McCloud
Richard Riehle as Sherrif Gash
Bradley Snedeker as Ziggy

PRODUCTION TEAM
Scenic Designer John Lee Beatty
Costume Designer Linda Cho
Lighting Designer Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Designer Alex Hawthorn
Projection Designers Kaitlyn Pietras and Jason H. Thompson
Original Music by Arturo Sandoval
Fight Choreographer Steve Rankin
Production Stage Manager Ross Jackson
Casting Director Jeff Greenberg, CSA
PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Monday No performance
Tuesday – Friday 8:00 p.m.
Saturday 3:00 and 8:00 p.m.
Sunday 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.

Gil Cates Theater at Geffen Playhouse
10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90024

TICKET INFORMATION
Tickets currently priced at $30.00 – $145.00. Available in person at the Geffen Playhouse box office, by phone at 310.208.5454 or online at www.geffenplayhouse.org. Fees may apply.

Rush tickets for each day’s performance are made available to the general public 30 minutes before showtime at the box office. $35.00 General/$15.00 Student

COLLEGE AUDIENCES
Through a variety of events and other opportunities, the Geffen Playhouse welcomes college students to experience the live storytelling presented on our stages. We are proud of our association with UCLA’s School of Theater, Film, and Television, and open our doors to all college students throughout Los Angeles. More information is available at www.geffenplayhouse.org/college.

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