For Five Weeks Only . . .  New York’s Resident Classical Company The Pearl Theatre Company . . .  in association with the Shakespeare Society . . . .  presents Shakespeare’s Rare and Beautiful Tale of Late Romance . . . The Winter’s Tale . . . a wise and winsome fairytale, in which nothing is truly lost—certainly not love—if only we know where to seek it . . . Directed by Shakespeare Society Artistic Director Michael Sexton . . .   You know the story . . .  a moment of jealousy and an act of anger lead to a lifetime of regret for Leontes, the rash king who destroys his family on a whim . . .  But as time glides gently on, fate, love, and a few true friends, are ready to work wonders to restore happiness to his world . . . The cast includes Pearl Resident Acting Company (RAC) members Jolly Abraham (Hermione), Rachel Botchan (Paulina), Bradford Cover (Polixenes) and Dominic Cuskern (Shepherd/Antigonus). Company members are joined by Steve Cuiffo (Autolycus), Adam Green (Clown), Peter Francis James (Leontes), Tom Nelis (Camillo), Imani Jade Powers (Perdita) and James Udom (Florizel) . . . the creative team includes Brett J. Banakis (Sets), Bradley King (Lighting), Tilly Grimes (Costumes), John D. Ivy (Sound), Michael Palmer (Production Stage Manager) and original music composed by Raymond Bokhour . . . Preview Performances: Feb. 10 & 17 at 7pm; Feb. 11, 15, 18 & 21 2pm; Feb. 12-14 & 19-21 at 8pm
Opening Night Benefit Performance: Feb. 22 at 7pm . . . Regular Performances: Tuesday at 7pm; Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm; and Thursday–Saturday at 8pm through March 15 . . . Curtain-Up Classics Informal Lecture: Saturday, Feb. 21, 11am, free . . . Tuesday Talkbacks with Cast & Crew: Tuesday Mar. 3 and Mar. 10, post-performance, free with admission . . . Actors’ Night ($20 Rush Tickets with any valid performance or design Union Card): Friday Feb 13, 8pm . . . School Night ($20 Rush Tickets for educators with a valid educator email address): Friday, Feb. 20, 8pm . . . Buzz Nights ($20 Rush Tickets and Free Beer): Thursdays, Feb. 12; Feb 19; Feb. 25; Mar 5; Mar 12

The Pearl Theatre (555 West 42nd Street)
Tickets are $65 ($50 previews, $39 seniors, $20 student rush, $20 Thursday rush, $100 Opening Night)
pearltheatre.org; 212.563.9261
2 hours, 30 minutes

Press contact: John Wyszniewski at Blake Zidell & Associates

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