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Gary Cole and Edi Gathegi to Headline Geffen Playhouse's Superior Donuts

Gary Cole
Gary Cole and Edi Gathegi lead the cast of the West Coast premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts' play Superior Donuts, to run May 31-July 10 at the Geffen Playhouse. The production, to be directed by Randall Arney, will open officially on June 8. Additional casting will be announced shortly.

The play concerns Arthur Przybyszewski, the proprietor of Superior Donuts, a sweets shop in Chicago that has been a community hub for decades, and Franco Wicks, a young fast-talking dreamer, whom he hires.

The creative team includes John Arnone (sets), Laura Bauer (costumes), Daniel Ionzzi (lighting), and Richard Woodbury (sound).

Cole's many theater credits include August: Osage County, American Buffalo, Flyovers and Balm in Gilead. His many film and television credits inlcude The Gift, A Simple Plan, The Brady Bunch Movie, Midnight Caller, and The Good Wife.

Gathegi's stage credits include Twelfth Night, A Maiden's Prayer, Othello, and A Raisin in the Sun. He is best known for his role as Laurent in the Twilight series of films.

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