Robert Hock News

 
Date of Birth: May 20, 1931 (87)

Birth Place: Phoenixville, PA, USA
Photo Coverage: Inside Project Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE Reading
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 14, 2014

Heartbreak House, one of Shaw most admired of curious comedies, is packed full of extraordinary roles. Each member of the cast gets to take a bite out of this rarely produced and provocative piece. Set just before WWI, the action of the play takes place in and around the Shotover home, built like a ship on top of a hill on the English countryside. In the course of the play, everyone learns to face the future, however tumultuous it may be. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE RIVALS at The Pearl
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 5, 2014

Richard Brinsley Sheridan's classic romantic romp, The Rivals, returns to The Pearl for the hilarious story of Lydia Languish who is... languishing. She can imagine nothing more romantic than eloping with the impoverished Captain Beverly. Little does she know that 'Beverly' is really Jack Absolute, a wealthy aristocrat who fears the truth of his identity isn't nearly romantic enough for Miss Languish's taste. How will he win her-from himself? (more...)

Fritz Weaver, Veanne Cox, Jeff McCarthy & More Set for Project Shaw's HEARTBREAK HOUSE, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents George Bernard Shaw's masterwork, Heartbreak House, on Monday, May 12 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Pearl Theatre Company's YOU NEVER CAN TELL
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Aug 7, 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...)

Pearl Theatre Company Announces New Resident Acting Company Members
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2012

The Pearl Theatre Company today announced that actors Joey Parsons and Wayne T. Carr have joined the Pearl's Resident Acting Company. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery Present Visual Voices, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2012

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery present the eighth annual Visual Voices art exhibit returning to the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, February 1 - 29, as part of the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival. (more...)

Pearl Theatre Company Closes Out 2011-12 Season With A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2012

The Pearl Theatre Company (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) has announced its final production of the 2011-12 season, Eugene O'Neill's A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN. It begins performances on March 6, 2012 at New York City Center Stage II. The production will be directed by J.R. Sullivan. Tickets are currently on sale through CityTix® and at NYCityCenter.org. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery Present Visual Voices, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery present the eighth annual Visual Voices art exhibit returning to the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, February 1 - 29, as part of the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival. (more...)

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery Present Visual Voices, 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

Victoria Theatre Association and EbonNia Gallery present the eighth annual Visual Voices art exhibit returning to the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, February 1 - 29, as part of the KeyBank African-American Arts Festival. (more...)

The Pearl Theater Co Presents THE BALD SOPRANO, Begins 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) presents a new production of Eugène Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO. (more...)

Pearl Theatre Company Announces 2011-2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) announces its 2011-2012 season at New York City Center Stage II with a four-play set spanning from the 1590s to the 1950s. With works by Eugène Ionesco, William Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw, and Eugene O'Neill, the 28th Season for The Pearl begins September 13, 2011 and concludes April 15, 2012. Subscriptions for the season are now on sale, while single tickets will become available beginning in August through CityTix® at New York City Center. (more...)

The Pearl Theater Co Presents THE BALD SOPRANO, Begins 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) presents a new production of Eugène Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO. (more...)

The Pearl Theater Co Presents THE BALD SOPRANO, Begins 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director) presents a new production of Eugène Ionesco's THE BALD SOPRANO. (more...)

Chris Mixon Joins The Pearl Theater Co
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) has announced that actor Chris Mixon will join the company's Resident Acting Company. (more...)

Pearl Theatre Company Announces 2011-2012 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) announces its 2011-2012 season at New York City Center Stage II with a four-play set spanning from the 1590s to the 1950s. With works by Eugène Ionesco, William Shakespeare, Bernard Shaw, and Eugene O'Neill, the 28th Season for The Pearl begins September 13, 2011 and concludes April 15, 2012. Subscriptions for the season are now on sale, while single tickets will become available beginning in August through CityTix® at New York City Center. (more...)

Pearl Theater Presents WITTENBERG, Begins 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) presents the New York premiere of WITTENBERG by David Davalos. (more...)

Pearl Theater Co Presents WITTENBERG, Begins 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) presents the New York premiere of WITTENBERG by David Davalos. (more...)

Pearl Theater Presents WITTENBERG, Begins 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) presents the New York premiere of WITTENBERG by David Davalos. (more...)

Pearl Theater Co Presents WITTENBERG, Begins 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) presents the New York premiere of WITTENBERG by David Davalos. (more...)

THE MISANTHROPE Begins Previews at the Pearl Theatre Company, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011

THE PEARL THEATRE COMPANY (J.R. Sullivan, Artistic Director; Shira Beckerman, Managing Director) proudly presents Moliere's wryly personal comedy, The Misanthrope, translated into English verse by the renowned and prolific Richard Wilbur. The production begins performances on January 14 at New York City Center Stage II and is directed by the former Artistic Director of Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Joseph Hanreddy. (more...)

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