A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Pearl Theatre, New York

The Pearl Theatre Company begins its 2015-2016 season with Bedlam Theater Artistic Director Eric Tucker's fresh take on William Shakespeare's classic A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, following a highly successful engagement of the production at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival this summer.
The cast of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM features Pearl Resident Acting Company (RAC) members Sean McNall and Joey Parsons joined by guest artists Mark Bedard, Jason O'Connell, and Nance Williamson.
The creative team includes John McDermott (Sets), Eric Southern (Lighting), Jessica Wegener Shay (Costumes) and Mikail Fiskel (Sound), Birgitta Victorson (Choreography) and Maggie Davis (Production Stage Manager).
Performances of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM will take place tonight, September 8, through November 1 (see schedule above) at The Pearl Theatre. Critics are welcome as of Tuesday, September 15 for an official opening of Sunday, September 20 at 2pm. The Pearl Theatre is located at 555 West 42nd Street in New York City. Tickets are $65 ($50 previews, $20 student rush, $20 Thursday rush) and can be purchased by visiting pearltheatre.org or calling 212.563.9261.
About Eric Tucker (Director) - Wall Street Journal Director of the Year, 2014. For HVSF: The Two gentlemen of Verona. Off- Broadway: Bedlam's Saint Joan (NYTimes Top 10 of 2014). Tina Packer's Woman of Will (The Judson), The Belle of Belfast (Cherry Lane). The Seagull and Sense and Sensibility (NYTimes Top 10 of 2014). Other: The Libertine (IRNE nomination, Best Director), Hamlet (with William Hurt, L.A.), Mate (The Actors' Gang),Macbeth (nominated Best Production and Best Director by LA Weekly), Uranium and Peaches (with Ed Asner), Pinter's Mirror, Bad Dates (Shakespeare & Company), Twelfth Night, Romeo and Juliet (Trinity Rep). MFA/Trinity Rep. Eric resides in New York City, where he is Artistic Director of Bedlam.

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