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Rita Wilson brings her vocal and songwriting talents to the Audrey Skirball Kenis Theater at the Geffen Playhouse for eight shows only. For each performance, Wilson will be joined by special guests for an evening of songwriters telling the stories behind their songs. The shows will be performed in a cabaret setting, providing an up-close and personal experience.

Wilson is no stranger to the Geffen, having appeared in numerous productions over the theater’s 20-year history, including Dinner with Friends and Love, Loss and What I Wore. In 2009, she was presented the Distinction in Theater Award at the annual Backstage at the Geffen event.

Guest Artists Include:
Jessi Alexander (writer, Miley Cyrus’s “The Climb” & CMA Song of the Year “I Drive Your Truck”)
Kristian Bush (Sugarland)
David Hodges (Evanescence; writer, Kelly Clarkson’s “Because of You”)
Richard Marx (“Satisfied,” “Right Here Waiting”)
Stephan Moccio (2016 Grammy Award nominee and writer, Miley Cyrus's "Wrecking Ball")
Jon Randall (CMA Song of the Year “Whiskey Lullaby”)
Lindy Robbins (writer, Jason DeRulo’s “Want to Want Me”)
Billy Steinberg (writer, Madonna’s “Like a Virgin” & Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors")

VIP cabaret-style seating includes two complimentary drinks served table-side.

Performance Information


No one under the age of 21 will be admitted to this production.

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