Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Web, Feb 17, 2010. 7 PM: Conversation with The Pearl Theatre: Charles Dickens' HARD TIMES - FREE at The Drama Book Shop

Conversation with The Pearl Theatre: Charles Dickens' HARD TIMES

A night of performances from Charles Dickens’ HARD TIMES and conversations with Artistic Director and Dramaturg of the Pearl Theatre

In conjunction with The Pearl Theatre Company's stunning adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Hard Times, The Drama Book Shop presents a conversation with Director, J.R. Sullivan, and Dramaturg, Kate Farrington. This whirlwind adaptation of Dickens' saga features 6 actors portraying over 2 dozen characters, where the darkest industrial landscape fills with honesty, loyalty, and joy. This event will feature readings from the play by members of The Pearl's Resident Acting Company.

ABOUT THE PLAY AND BOOK: Adapted by Stephen Jeffreys and first performed in 1982, this dramatization of Charles Dickens' 1854 novel explores and exposes the social and economic hardships of Victorian England through the tumultuous lives of the inhabitants of Coketown. The Pearl produced this adaptation during its 1997-1998 season

FOR MORE INFO: Contact The Pearl at 212-598-9802 or The Drama Book Shop at 212-944-0595

Samuel French, 1987


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