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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Pearl Theatre Company's NO EXIT
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 10, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with a new production of No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, adapted from the French by Paul Bowles. Linda Ames Key, making her Pearl debut, directs this touchstone of French existentialism in its first Off-Broadway production in over 15 years. The cast includes Pearl Resident Acting Company(RAC) member Jolly Abraham as Inez and Pearl RAC member Branford Cover as Cradeau along with Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Estelle and Pete McGilligot as Valet. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

The Pearl Stages NO EXIT, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with a new production of No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, adapted from the French by Paul Bowles. Linda Ames Key, making her Pearl debut, directs this touchstone of French existentialism in its first Off-Broadway production in over 15 years. The cast includes Pearl Resident Acting Company (RAC) member Jolly Abraham as Inez and Pearl RAC member Branford Cover as Cradeau along with Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Estelle and Pete McGilligot as Valet. (more...)

The Pearl to Stage NO EXIT, 2/25-3/30
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with a new production of No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, adapted from the French by Paul Bowles. Linda Ames Key, making her Pearl debut, directs this touchstone of French existentialism in its first Off-Broadway production in over 15 years. The cast includes Pearl Resident Acting Company (RAC) member Jolly Abraham as Inez and Pearl RAC member Branford Cover as Cradeau along with Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Estelle and Pete McGilligot as Valet. (more...)

NO EXIT to Open 2/25 at The Pearl
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with a new production of No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre, adapted from the French by Paul Bowles. Linda Ames Key, making her Pearl debut, directs this touchstone of French existentialism in its first Off-Broadway production in over 15 years. The cast includes Pearl Resident Acting Company (RAC) member Jolly Abraham as Inez and Pearl RAC member Branford Cover as Cradeau along with Sameerah Luqmaan-Harris as Estelle and Pete McGilligot as Valet. (more...)

World Premiere of Terrence McNally's AND AWAY WE GO Extends thru Dec 21 at The Pearl
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the world premiere of And Away We Go by four-time Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally. In his first play written for an ensemble of actors, McNally celebrates the classics, acting companies and The Pearl itself. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Pearl Theatre Company's AND AWAY WE GO
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 25, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company presents Away We Go, by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, who has crafted a play in celebration of classics, acting companies, and The Pearl. The world premiere will play through December 15, and you can check out photos from last night's opening below! (more...)

Pearl Theatre Hosts 'Curtain Up Classics' for AND AWAY WE GO Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company presents CURTAIN UP CLASSICS for Terrence McNally's And Away We Go, with Kate Farrington, Interim Artistic Director and Dramaturg, and Carol Schultz ('97), Resident Acting Company Member today, November 23rd, 11am at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). Free. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Host 'Curtain Up Classics' for AND AWAY WE GO, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company presents CURTAIN UP CLASSICS for Terrence McNally's And Away We Go, with Kate Farrington, Interim Artistic Director and Dramaturg, and CAROL SCHULTZ ('97), Resident Acting Company Member on Saturday, November 23rd, 11am at The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street). Free. (more...)

World Premiere of Terrence McNally's AND AWAY WE GO Set for The Pearl, 11/12-12/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the world premiere of And Away We Go by four-time Tony Award-winner Terrence McNally. In his first play written for an ensemble of actors, McNally celebrates the classics, acting companies and The Pearl itself. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gingold Theatrical Group's Shaw Symposium
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 12, 2013

Gingold Theatrical Group's SHAW NEW YORK 2013 festival concludes on Sunday October 13th. It has been highlighted by GTG's co-production of Shaw's You Never Can Tell with and at The Pearl Theatre Company. This production, which was filmed for the New York Library for the Performing Arts and Lincoln Center archives, is ending its limited run on Sunday October 13th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Pearl Theatre Company's YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 17, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company kicks off its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the first New York revival in 15 years of George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell in a co-production with the Gingold Theatrical Group that is directed by David Staller. Running September 3-October 13, the show's sumptuous costumes, elegant settings and Shavian wit will raise a champagne toast to a year of celebration at The Pearl, where Shaw, following Shakespeare, has been the second most produced playwright in The Pearl's history. The production is also the centerpiece of the Shaw New York 2013 festival. Below, check out photos from opening night! (more...)

The Pearl Stages George Bernard Shaw's YOU NEVER CAN TELL, Now thru 10/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company kicks off its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the first New York revival in 15 years of George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell in a co-production with the Gingold Theatrical Group that is directed by David Staller. Running today, September 3-October 13, the show's sumptuous costumes, elegant settings and Shavian wit will raise a champagne toast to a year of celebration at The Pearl, where Shaw, following Shakespeare, has been the second most produced playwright in The Pearl's history. The production is also the centerpiece of the Shaw New York 2013 festival. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Pearl Theatre Company's YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 07, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company kicks off its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the first New York revival in 15 years of George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell in a co-production with the Gingold Theatrical Group that is directed by David Staller. RunningSeptember 3-October 13, the show's sumptuous costumes, elegant settings and Shavian wit will raise a champagne toast to a year of celebration at The Pearl, where Shaw, following Shakespeare, has been the second most produced playwright in The Pearl's history. The production is also the centerpiece of the Shaw New York 2013 festival. The cast and creative team just met the press and you can check out photos below! (more...)

The Pearl to Stage George Bernard Shaw's YOU NEVER CAN TELL, 9/3-10/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company kicks off its 30th anniversary season-the second season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with the first New York revival in 15 years of George Bernard Shaw's You Never Can Tell in a co-production with the Gingold Theatrical Group that is directed by David Staller. RunningSeptember 3-October 13, the show's sumptuous costumes, elegant settings and Shavian wit will raise a champagne toast to a year of celebration at The Pearl, where Shaw, following Shakespeare, has been the second most produced playwright in The Pearl's history. The production is also the centerpiece of the Shaw New York 2013 festival. (more...)

J.R. Sullivan to Step Down as Artistic Director of The Pearl Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2013

Following four successful years as The Pearl Theatre Company's Artistic Director, J.R. Sullivan has decided to step down on July 19th. Sullivan will relocate his career base to Chicago, where he will be getting married this fall, and will return to freelance directing, as well as writing and teaching. The Pearl's Board of Trustees has accepted Sullivan's decision with regret and has launched a search for a new Artistic Director to lead the Company into its fourth decade. Longtime Pearl staff member and dramaturg Kate Farrington has been appointed Interim Artistic Director. (more...)

The Pearl Extends THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND Through Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

Due to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends This Side of Neverland, a duo of one-act plays by J. M. Barrie, to May 26. This Side of Neverland features J. M. Barrie's Rosalind and The Twelve Pound Look with direction by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan.The New York Times says, "How refreshing it is to be reminded of this feminist battle cry not by a straight-out-of-central-casting cliche but by an early-20th-century nobleman whom we usually associate with boyish fantasies." while Time Out New York says, "Barrie's still-fresh 1914 twosome...makes heroes of self-willed, single, middle-aged women. That's better than pirates any day.' And Michael Giltz inThe Huffington Post says, "The Pearl Theatre Company proves again with this diverting entertainment why all theater buffs and casual fans should take a trip to their ideal new home." (more...)

The Pearl Extends THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND Through 5/26
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Due to popular demand, The Pearl Theatre Company extends This Side of Neverland, a duo of one-act plays by J. M. Barrie, to May 26. This Side of Neverland features J. M. Barrie's Rosalind and The Twelve Pound Look with direction by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan.The New York Times says, "How refreshing it is to be reminded of this feminist battle cry not by a straight-out-of-central-casting cliche but by an early-20th-century nobleman whom we usually associate with boyish fantasies." while Time Out New York says, "Barrie's still-fresh 1914 twosome...makes heroes of self-willed, single, middle-aged women. That's better than pirates any day.' And Michael Giltz inThe Huffington Post says, "The Pearl Theatre Company proves again with this diverting entertainment why all theater buffs and casual fans should take a trip to their ideal new home." (more...)

The Pearl's THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND Begins 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company completes its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with This Side of Neverland, a duo of one-act plays by J. M. Barrie. Running April 19-May 19, This Side of Neverland will feature J. M. Barrie's Rosalind and The Twelve Pound Look with direction by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. (more...)

The Pearl Presents THIS SIDE OF NEVERLAND, Beginning 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company completes its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with This Side of Neverland, a duo of one-act plays by J. M. Barrie. Running April 19-May 19, This Side of Neverland will feature J. M. Barrie's Rosalindand The Twelve Pound Look with direction by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. (more...)

Pearl Theatre to Present HENRY IV, PART 1, 2/15-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

The Pearl Theatre Company continues its 29th season-the first season in its new home on West 42nd Street-with Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1. On the heels of acclaim for its current Bard-centric production, In Acting Shakespeare, The Pearl picks up where the company left off after last year's staging of Richard II, directed by Artistic Director J. R. Sullivan. Henry IV, Part 1 is directed by Davis McCallum and features Resident Acting Company members Bradford Cover as King Henry and Dan Daily as Falstaff. (more...)

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