Pearl's Vieux Carré Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 12

News   Pearl's Vieux Carré Begins Previews Off-Broadway May 12 The Pearl Theatre Company production of Tennessee Williams' Vieux Carré, under the direction of veteran stage actor and director Austin Pendleton, begins performances Off-Broadway May 12.

The limited engagement will officially open May 27 and continue through June 14 at the Pearl.

The cast features Rachel Botchan as Jane, Sean McNall as The Writer, Carol Schultz as Mrs. Wire, Beth Dixon as Mary, Joseph Collins as Tye, George Morfogen as Nightingale, Pamela Payton-Wright as Carrie, Christian Pedersen as Sky and Claudia Robinson as Nursie.

Vieux Carré, according to the Pearl, "thrusts the audience into the deep shadows of a dilapidated New Orleans boarding house. The play is a raw and vulnerable look into a world of outcasts and their mechanisms for survival."

The Pearl production includes scenic design by Harry Feiner, costume design by Barbara A. Bell, lighting design by Stephen Petrilli and sound design by Jane Shaw.

For tickets phone (212) 598-9802. The Pearl Theatre Company is located at 80 St. Marks Place (at First Avenue) in the East Village. For more information visit www.pearltheatre.org.

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