An Ideal Husband
Aug
23
to Sep 15

An Ideal Husband

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by Oscar Wilde

The season opens in August with An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde, a classic whose themes still ring true. Sir Robert is facing potential blackmail from Mrs. Cheveley, who holds a letter proving that years ago, Robert sold Cabinet secrets to gain funds to build his current fortune. Not only would a revelation ruin his political career, it would likely end his marriage to the morally inflexible Lady Chiltern – an enemy of Mrs. Cheveley!

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Sweat
Oct
18
to Nov 10

Sweat

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by Lynn Nottage

Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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As layoffs, promotions and picket lines begin to chip trust away between a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets and laughs while working together on the factory floor, they find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

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You/Emma
Dec
6
to Dec 15

You/Emma

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by Paz Pardo

Madame Bovary collides with a future that's female. In this witty, award-winning solo show, Emma Bovary's voracious desires war with domestic boredom, cracking her life apart. "Redd’s performance is a delight...a perfect fit for Pardo’s razor-sharp humor" (Theater is Easy). The Pear brings actress Valerie Redd to the Bay to reprise the show that won Best Solo Performance at the New York Innovative Theater Awards 2018.

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Taking Steps
Jan
17
to Feb 9

Taking Steps

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by Alan Ayckbourn

Set on three floors of an old and reputedly haunted Victorian house, the stage is arranged so that the “stairs” are flat and all three floors are on a single level. Inside are assembled a hard drinking tycoon considering buying the property, his wife who is always considering leaving him, his lawyer, the builder selling the house, the tycoon's brother-in-law, and his in-law's fiancee who is possibly running away from the impending marriage...

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Mar
13
to Apr 5

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time

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by Mark Haddon

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Play, and seven Olivier Awards.

Christopher Boon, a mathematically gifted boy of fifteen, sees his neighbor's dog lying dead with a garden fork sticking out of it. When he falls under suspicion for killing the dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever. This stunning play is both a mystery story and a fascinating glimpse into being exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life.

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Pear Slices 2020
May
24
2:00 PM14:00

Pear Slices 2020

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by Members of the Pear Playwright's 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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Side By Side By Sondheim
Jun
12
to Jul 12

Side By Side By Sondheim

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by Stephen Sondheim

Nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical, a Drama Desk Award, and five Tony Awards including Best Musical. Containing original narration by Ned Sherrin, the show features music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, with music also by Leonard Bernstein, Mary Rodgers, Richard Rodgers, and Jule Styne.

This lively musical revue contains songs from musicals such as A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Gypsy, A Little Night Music, Company, Evening Primrose, Follies, The Seven Per Cent Solution, Anyone Can Whistle, Do I Hear A Waltz?, West Side Story, The Mad Show, Pacific Overtures, and Gypsy.

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