Girls Kill Nazis
Nov
9
to Dec 2

Girls Kill Nazis

by James Kopp

Directed by John Morrison

In the not so distant future, the Nazi party has been elected and is in control of the United States of America. In the small town of Bisbee, Arizona, a book club is doing more than reading and talking about books. This group of strong women are done waiting for things to get better and are taking fate into their own hands. Concept by John Morrison.

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A Conversation with Edith Head
Dec
7
to Dec 16

A Conversation with Edith Head

by Paddy Calistro and Susan Claassen

Based on Edith Head's Hollywood. Behind the scenes stories about Hollywood's greatest stars and provides an intimate portrait of Hollywood's legendary costume designer.  In her 6 decades of costume design, Edith Head worked on over 1100 films; dressed the greatest stars of Hollywood, and won an unprecedented eight Oscars. Edith Head's story is as fascinating as the history of the film industry itself, filled with humor, frustration, and, above all, glamour.  Guest Artist Susan Claassen brings this Regional Premier to the Bay Area. 

*** LIMITED TWO WEEK ENGAGEMENT ***

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Spending the End of the World on OkCupid
Jan
25
to Feb 17

Spending the End of the World on OkCupid

by Jeffrey Lo

Directed by Michael Champlain

This wonderfully quirky play portrays a modern day prophet predicting the disappearance of half the world's population and warns those remaining that when the clock strikes midnight, they are the next to go. With 12 hours to live, some spend time with their friends, most spend time with their family, others spend the end of the world on OkCupid.

Disclaimer: Spending the End of the World on OK Cupid has not been authorized or approved in any manner by OkCupid, which has no responsibility for its content.

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Sojourn
Mar
15
to Apr 7

Sojourn

by Evan Kokkila-Schumacher

Directed by Caroline Clark

Nick and Deanna left Earth 5 years ago on a one-way mission into the cosmos aboard their vessel, Sojourn. As they get further from home, their ship provides the means for survival, but the mission itself and the isolation of space threaten to divide them. This futuristic, yet timely play from the Pear Playwrights Guild explores the fate of humanity in an ever-expanding universe.

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Pear Slices 2019
May
3
to May 19

Pear Slices 2019

by Pear Playwrights Guild

Spring means Slices- a collection of original, short plays from the members of the Pear Playwrights Guild. An eclectic variety of stories and settings, rich characters and surprising plot twists will occupy the Pear stage, brought to life with a single cast of versatile actors. This annual short play showcase is a Pear audience favorite: amusing, intriguing, and inspiring.

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Present Laughter
Jun
7
to Jun 30

Present Laughter

by Noël Coward

Directed by Walter Mayes

By Noël Coward. This richly comedic play follows Gary Essedine, a self-obsessed actor in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Juggling his considerable talent, ego, and libido, the theater's favorite leading man suddenly finds himself caught between fawning ingénues, crazed playwrights, secret trysts, and unexpected twists.

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Hedda Gabler
Oct
12
to Oct 28

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece, Hedda Gabler, features Pear Artistic Director Elizabeth Kruse Craig in the title role of Hedda: a woman confined by society, living a hated life because convention tells her to, and because she is too afraid to subvert it. The results are powerful; women identified with Hedda, used her as a voice for their unhappiness, and men were astounded and repulsed, unaware that this radical character could have such an effect. Both recognise her complexities and contradictions, and eventually see her in themselves. Hedda is the exploration of humanity that Ibsen intended; she also embodies his own emotional repression.
Directed by Dale Albright.

Tickets: $32 / $28 Seniors or Students

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Northanger Abbey
Aug
31
to Sep 23

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen (adapted by Diane Tasca)

Pear Theatre is thrilled to perform Northanger Abbey in rep with an adult cast and a youth cast.

Catherine Morland longs to enter the dark and stormy world of Gothic novels. Northanger Abbey exposes the difference between reality and fantasy, and questions who can be trusted as a companion and who might actually be a shallow, false friend.

Tickets for the youth productions are discounted to $20, applied at checkout.

*** Please check your dates when making reservations! ***

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