Gender
Male
Born
Feb 21, 1943
Brooklyn, New York, USA
Producer Other
  • CREDITS
    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Never Officially Opened - Mar 11, 2020)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayDramaRevival
    The Lehman Trilogy (Never Officially Opened - Present)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayOriginal
    West Side Story (Feb 20, 2020 - Present)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalDramaRevival
    M. Butterfly (Oct 26, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017)
    • Originally Produced on Broadway by David Geffen
    PlayDramaRevival
    Little Shop of Horrors (Oct 02, 2003 - Aug 22, 2004)
    • With the WPA Theatre, originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre by David Geffen
    MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
    M. Butterfly (Mar 20, 1988 - Jan 27, 1990)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Dreamgirls (Jun 28, 1987 - Nov 29, 1987)
    • Originally produced on Broadway by David Geffen
    MusicalRevival
    Social Security (Apr 17, 1986 - Mar 22, 1987)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayComedyOriginal
    Good (Oct 13, 1982 - Jan 30, 1983)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayPlay with musicOriginal
    Cats (Oct 07, 1982 - Sep 10, 2000)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    • Original Cast Album on Geffen Records and Tapes
    MusicalOriginal
    "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys (May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Dreamgirls (Dec 20, 1981 - Aug 11, 1985)
    • Produced by Geffen Records
    MusicalOriginal
    Little Shop of Horrors (Aug 03, 2004 - Apr 16, 2006)
    • With the WPA Theatre, Originally Produced at the Orpheum Theatre, NYC by David Geffen
    MusicalComedyPuppetsRevival
    M. Butterfly (Sep 22, 1990 - Jan 05, 1992)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    PlayDramaOriginal
    Cats - Fourth National (Mar 31, 1987 - Dec 19, 1999)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalOriginal
    Cats - Third National (Sep 16, 1986 - Sep 04, 1988)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalOriginal
    Dreamgirls (Oct 08, 1985 - Jun 14, 1987)
    • Originally Produced on Broadway by David Geffen
    MusicalRevival
    Cats - Second National (Jan 11, 1985 - Nov 30, 1986)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalOriginal
    Little Shop of Horrors (Apr 16, 1984 - Oct 21, 1984)
    • Produced in association with David Geffen
    MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
    Cats - First National (Dec 17, 1983 - Nov 07, 1987)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalOriginal
    Dreamgirls (Mar 17, 1983 - Jul 15, 1984)
    • Produced by David Geffen
    MusicalOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Play

    1988 | Winner  | M. Butterfly
    Produced by David Geffen

    Best Musical

    1983 | Winner  | Cats
    Produced by David Geffen
     

    Best Musical

    1982 | Nominee  | Dreamgirls
    Produced by Geffen Records
     

    Best Play

    1982 | Nominee  | "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
    Produced by David Geffen

    Drama Desk Award

     

    Outstanding Revival of a Musical

    2020 | Nominee  | West Side Story
    Produced by David Geffen

    Outstanding New Play

    1988 | Winner  | M. Butterfly
    Produced by David Geffen

    Outstanding Musical

    1983 | Winner
    David Geffen (for "Little Shop of Horrors")
     

    Outstanding Musical

    1982 | Nominee  | Dreamgirls
    Produced by Geffen Records

    Outstanding New Play

    1982 | Winner  | "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
    Produced by David Geffen
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Never Officially Opened - Mar 11, 2020)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayDramaRevival
The Lehman Trilogy (Never Officially Opened - Present)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayOriginal
West Side Story (Feb 20, 2020 - Present)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalDramaRevival
M. Butterfly (Oct 26, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017)
  • Originally Produced on Broadway by David Geffen
PlayDramaRevival
Little Shop of Horrors (Oct 02, 2003 - Aug 22, 2004)
  • With the WPA Theatre, originally produced at the Orpheum Theatre by David Geffen
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
M. Butterfly (Mar 20, 1988 - Jan 27, 1990)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayDramaOriginal
Dreamgirls (Jun 28, 1987 - Nov 29, 1987)
  • Originally produced on Broadway by David Geffen
MusicalRevival
Social Security (Apr 17, 1986 - Mar 22, 1987)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayComedyOriginal
Good (Oct 13, 1982 - Jan 30, 1983)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayPlay with musicOriginal
Cats (Oct 07, 1982 - Sep 10, 2000)
  • Produced by David Geffen
  • Original Cast Album on Geffen Records and Tapes
MusicalOriginal
"MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys (May 04, 1982 - Feb 26, 1983)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayDramaOriginal
Dreamgirls (Dec 20, 1981 - Aug 11, 1985)
  • Produced by Geffen Records
MusicalOriginal
Little Shop of Horrors (Aug 03, 2004 - Apr 16, 2006)
  • With the WPA Theatre, Originally Produced at the Orpheum Theatre, NYC by David Geffen
MusicalComedyPuppetsRevival
M. Butterfly (Sep 22, 1990 - Jan 05, 1992)
  • Produced by David Geffen
PlayDramaOriginal
Cats - Fourth National (Mar 31, 1987 - Dec 19, 1999)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalOriginal
Cats - Third National (Sep 16, 1986 - Sep 04, 1988)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalOriginal
Dreamgirls (Oct 08, 1985 - Jun 14, 1987)
  • Originally Produced on Broadway by David Geffen
MusicalRevival
Cats - Second National (Jan 11, 1985 - Nov 30, 1986)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalOriginal
Little Shop of Horrors (Apr 16, 1984 - Oct 21, 1984)
  • Produced in association with David Geffen
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginal
Cats - First National (Dec 17, 1983 - Nov 07, 1987)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalOriginal
Dreamgirls (Mar 17, 1983 - Jul 15, 1984)
  • Produced by David Geffen
MusicalOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Play

1988 | Winner  | M. Butterfly
Produced by David Geffen

Best Musical

1983 | Winner  | Cats
Produced by David Geffen
 

Best Musical

1982 | Nominee  | Dreamgirls
Produced by Geffen Records
 

Best Play

1982 | Nominee  | "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
Produced by David Geffen

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Revival of a Musical

2020 | Nominee  | West Side Story
Produced by David Geffen

Outstanding New Play

1988 | Winner  | M. Butterfly
Produced by David Geffen

Outstanding Musical

1983 | Winner
David Geffen (for "Little Shop of Horrors")
 

Outstanding Musical

1982 | Nominee  | Dreamgirls
Produced by Geffen Records

Outstanding New Play

1982 | Winner  | "MASTER HAROLD"…and the boys
Produced by David Geffen

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