Stupid, Dream, Chairs and Ding Dong Lined Up for Pearl Season

News   Stupid, Dream, Chairs and Ding Dong Lined Up for Pearl Season
The New York premiere of Stupid Fu**ing Bird, Aaron Posners's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, which moves the action moved to the here and now, will be one of the highlights of the 2015-2016 season just announced at Off-Broadway's Pearl Theatre Company.

The Pearl announced the lineup for its 32nd season, which ranges from the 16th century to the present. It will begin with Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream and conclude with Georges Feydeau's The Ding Dong.

The season-at-a-glance follows.

A Midsummer Night's Dream
By William Shakespeare
Co-produced with the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Directed by Eric Tucker
Sept. 8-Oct. 31, 2015
Opening Night: Sept. 11

The Chairs
By Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Pearl artistic director Hal Brooks
Sept. 21–Nov. 1
Opening Night: Oct. 3

Stupid Fu**ing Bird
By Aaron Posner "sort of" adapted from Chekhov's The Seagull
Co-Produced with Gingold Theatrical Group
Directed by Davis McCallum
March 15–May 8, 2016
Opening Night: March 26 The Ding Dong
By Georges Feydeau, adapted by Mark Shanahan
Directed by Pearl artistic director Hal Brooks
April 5–May 15
Opening Night: April 16

Founded in 1984, The Pearl, which is New York's only classical resident company, "has produced a body of work encompassing the full breadth of theatre history, from ancient Greek tragedy to contemporary works rooted in the classics."

The Pearl Theatre is located at 555 West 42nd Street. More information can be found by visiting

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