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Hal Brooks has been Artistic Director of The Pearl Theatre Company since April 2014. At The Pearl, he has directed Molière's Don Juan, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, Sheridan's The Rivals, Ionesco's Bald Soprano, and Figaro (an adaptation of Beaumarchais' The Marriage of Figaro). Other credits include ... (read complete bio)

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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Off-Broadway, 2011]
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[Broadway, 2010]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2008]
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[Off-Broadway, 2006]
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Hal Brooks Biography

Hal Brooks has been Artistic Director of The Pearl Theatre Company since April 2014. At The Pearl, he has directed Molière's Don Juan, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, Sheridan's The Rivals, Ionesco's Bald Soprano, and Figaro (an adaptation of Beaumarchais' The Marriage of Figaro). Other credits include Residence (Humana Festival 2016); By The Water (Manhattan Theatre Club, Ars Nova); Nilaja Sun's No Child, Will Eno's Pulitzer Finalist Thom Pain (based on nothing), Urge for Going (Public Theater), The Bad Guys (Second Stage), The Whale (Denver Center), Six Years (Humana), Tigers Be Still (Dallas Theater Center), Picasso at the Lapin Agile (Two River). Mr. Brooks is also Artistic Director of The Cape Cod Theatre Project, Associate Artistic Director of the Ojai Playwrights Conference, a member of LCT Directors Lab, a Drama League Fellow, and a recipient of the NEA/TCG Program for Directors.





Hal Brooks News

Conflict Photographer Pieces Together Her Past In UNSEEN At Mosaic Theater, Opening M Photo Conflict Photographer Pieces Together Her Past In UNSEEN At Mosaic Theater, Opening March 30
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2023

What happens to us when we look? What happens when we don't? Those questions underpin the DC premiere of Unseen, Mona Mansour's suspenseful new work about the trauma experienced‚ÄĒand documented by‚ÄĒAmerican conflict photographer Mia.

Kuhn, Lozano and Mickiewicz Open Cape Cod Theatre Project Alumna Anna Ziegler's Play, Photo Kuhn, Lozano and Mickiewicz Open Cape Cod Theatre Project Alumna Anna Ziegler's Play, THE JANEIAD This Summer
by Grace Cutler - Jul 7, 2022

The Cape Cod Theatre Project’s (CCTP) all-female playwright and director season continues with Anna Ziegler’s The Janeiad which will be directed by two-time, Obie Award-winning writer and director, Lisa Peterson (An Iliad).

Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Featuring  Female Playwrights & Return Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces 2022 Season Featuring Female Playwrights & Return to In-Person Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

The Cape Cod Theatre Project is back in-person for the 2022 Season, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, June 30th - July 23rd, with a CCTP first, a celebration of female voices and their plays. New and in-progress works by Gina Femia, Anna Ziegler, Brittany K. Allen and Lameece Issaq will be featured.  

Listen: Mona Monsour Talks THE VAGRANT TRILOGY and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS Photo Listen: Mona Monsour Talks THE VAGRANT TRILOGY and More on LITTLE KNOWN FACTS
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 13, 2022

Little Known Facts is a weekly podcast hosted by stage and film actress Ilana Levine. Today's episode features Mona Monsour! Mona Monsour's THE VAGRANT TRILOGY made its New York City debut in April 2022 at the Public Theater, directed by Mark Wing-Davey.

THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater Photo THE VAGRANT TRILOGY Extends at The Public Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

The Public Theater will begin performances for the New York premiere of THE VAGRANT TRILOGY on Friday, April 8 with a Joseph Papp Free Performance, after the cancellation of the 2020 production just five days before the first performance and a two-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE Photo Michael Urie, Mallory Portnoy & More Join Fault Line Theatre's IRONS IN THE FIRE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

 Fault Line Theatre will continue the 2022 Season of Irons in the  Fire, the organization’s reading series of new plays in development, with God Save the Queer by Zackary Grady, directed by Portia Krieger and featuring Michael Urie (George), Mallory Portnoy (Charlotte), Keshav Moodliar (Tariq), Seth Clayton (Louis), and Mary McCann (Kate).

Matthew Morrison, Noah Galvin, and More Set For THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala Photo Matthew Morrison, Noah Galvin, and More Set For THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Broadway Gala
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays have announced additional performers who will be joining the incredible line-up for the 21st Annual The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Extraordinary artists from Broadway, TV and film will come together to create brand-new plays and musicals written, rehearsed and performed in 24 hours.  

Virtual Theatre This Week: July 19-25, 2021- with First Date, Next on Stage: Dance Ed Photo Virtual Theatre This Week: July 19-25, 2021- with First Date, Next on Stage: Dance Edition, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 19, 2021

This week (July 19-25) in live streaming: First Date airs on Stellar, Next on Stage: Dance Edition Season 2 continues with the Top 15, Laura Bell Bundy teaches a master class, and so much more!

Patrick J. Adams and Troian Belissario Will Lead GOD'S SPIES at the Cape Cod Theatre  Photo Patrick J. Adams and Troian Belissario Will Lead GOD'S SPIES at the Cape Cod Theatre Project
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021

Tickets for individual performances are offered for a donation of $25 per person. Audience members can also select an All Access Pass, which provides access to every performance with a donation of $100 or more.  Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!

Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces Cast For ROADKILL Photo Cape Cod Theatre Project Announces Cast For ROADKILL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2021

CCTP will present two livestreamed readings of Roadkill, Thursday, July 15 and Saturday, July 17, both at 7:00pm ET. Learn more about the production and how to view it!

Hal Brooks Videos

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Old Globe's GOOD PEOPLE
by Stage Tube - Oct 1, 2012

The Old Globe presents the San Diego Premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, the award-winning play about class divisions in modern-day Boston. Directed by Paul Mullins, Good People runs now through Oct. 28, 2012 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Opening night is Thursday, Oct. 4 at 8:00 p.m. Click on the video below and meet the cast!

STAGE TUBE: Preview James Braly's LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION, Headed to NY Comedy Festival
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2012

'Meredith Vieira Productions presents James Braly's LIFE IN A MARITAL INSTITUTION' has been announced as one of the closing night shows of the upcoming New York Comedy Festival. Check out a preview video, featuring footage from the show and an interview with Meredith Vieira, below!

STAGE TUBE: Denver Center Theatre Company Selects 3 Plays from Colorado New Play Summit
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2012

The annual Colorado New Play Summit is a rich source for the Denver Center Theatre Company. This year the company selected three world premieres from the Summit. In this week's episode, host Eden Lane takes a behind-the-scenes look at two productions.