As New York’s only classical resident company, The Pearl is a theatre where past becomes present. As the advocate for significant plays across history, The Pearl protects and honors the spirit of every play, while also guiding its artistic evolution for future generations. Striking the balance between heritage and innovation, The Pearl explores acknowledged masterpieces, lost treasures, and contemporary adaptations, serving as a nexus of theatrical past, present, and future.
About Pearl Theatre
Founded in 1984 by Shepard Sobel and 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. 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.” In October 2012, The Pearl celebrated the opening of its first permanent home, located at 555 West 42nd Street. In 2014, Hal Brooks became Artistic Director of the Company.
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Transportation & Parking
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