Shows & Tickets
Sunday, March 5, 2023
Following the success of our inaugural Black Partners Appreciation Night, we’re hosting one more party to close out the epic run of The First Deep Breath at Geffen Playhouse in appreciation of our Black-owned businesses, organizations, and non-profit partners. 20% of ticket proceeds will benefit one of our community partners when you purchase using their promo code, and you’ll receive one complimentary drink per ticket!
Welcome Party & DJ
Finale Performance of The First Deep Breath
Click below on a partner organization to purchase tickets and 20% of proceeds will go to your chosen organization. (Proceed codes will be honored for all performances, not just Closing Night.)
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DJ Mark from KJLJ 102.3 FM will be spinning during the pre-show welcome party.
Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey honors the world’s first-known African American master distiller, Nearest Green. The brand is the fastest growing American whiskey in US history, and the portfolio is the Most Awarded American Whiskey or Bourbon of 2019, 2020 and 2021.
THE FIRST DEEP BREATHWritten by Lee Edward Colston IIDirected by Steve H. Broadnax IIIFeaturing Opa Adeyemo, Lee Edward Colston II, Brandon Mendez Homer, Ella Joyce, Herb Newsome, Deanna Reed-Foster, Candace Thomas & Keith A. Wallace
Pastor Albert Jones and his family are proud leaders of the Mother Bethel Baptist Church and pillars of their community. Plans are being made for a special memorial service to honor their late daughter Diane on the sixth anniversary of her passing. But when Abdul-Malik, the eldest son whom Albert blames for her death, returns home from prison, the family’s veneer begins to crack as shocking revelations come to light. A ferocious new epic written by Lee Edward Colston II, The First Deep Breath chronicles the depths families will go to hide their skeletons from the outside world and each other.LEARN MORE