Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17

Mr. McCallum's New York credits include Quiara Hudes' Water By The Spoonful (Second Stage, 2012 Pulitzer Prize), Sam Hunter's The Whale (Playwrights Horizons), Gabe Kahane and Seth Bockley's February House (Public Theater), Sarah Ruhl and Todd Almond's Melancholy Play (13P), Hunter's A Bright New Boise (Partial Comfort; Drama Desk Nomination) and Five Gencoides (Clubbed Thumb), Greg Moss's punkplay (Clubbed Thumb), Chuck Mee's Queens Boulevard (Signature Theater), Quiara Hudes' Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue (P73; Pulitzer Prize Finalist), Henry V (New Victory), Jane Eyre, The Tempest, The Turn Of The Screw (The Acting Company). Regional credits include the Guthrie, The Old Globe, Humana, Hartford Stage, Long Wharf, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Williamstown, Alliance, Chautauqua, the O'Neill, Playmakers Rep, Two River, New York Stage & Film, others. Mr. McCallum is also a Drama League Alum; NEA/TCG Career Development Program; Boris Sagal Fellowship; Princess Grace Honoree.

Founded in 1984 by a small troupe of artists in Chelsea, The Pearl has grown into a renowned Off-Broadway company. The Pearl connects audiences to timeless classic plays, while providing an artistic home to theatre professionals, especially its core company of resident actors. As New York's only classical resident company, The Pearl has produced a body of work encompassing the full breadth of theatre history, from ancient Greek tragedy to contemporary works rooted in the classics.

The Pearl has garnered numerous awards, including most recently, a special 2011 Drama Desk Award for "notable productions of classic plays and nurturing a stalwart resident company of actors."

This past October, The Pearl celebrated the opening its first permanent home, located at 555 West 42nd Street.

Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare, directed by Davis McCallum, will play the following schedule:

Feb. 15, 16, 21-23, 27, 28, March 1, 2, 6-9, 13-16 at 8pm
Feb. 16, 17, 20, 23, 24, 27, March 2, 6, 9, 10, 13, 16, 17 at 2pm
Feb. 19, 26, March 3, 5, 12 at 7pm

Curtain-Up Classics Informal Lecture: Saturday March 2, 11am, Free
Tuesday Talkbacks with Cast & Crew: Post-Show March 5 & 12, Free

The Pearl Theatre is located at 555 West 42nd Street, NYC. Tickets are $65 ($50 previews, $35 seniors, $20 student rush, $20 Thursday rush). Visit pearltheatre.org or call 212.563.9261.

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