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.
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.