Fiasco Theater's
PERICLES

February 8, 2024- March 24, 2024

Fiasco Theater’s PERICLES

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
directed by BEN STEINFELD
February 8, 2024- March 24, 2024

Run time: 2 hours, including one 10-minute intermission

Masks are required for the following performances:
Friday, February 16, 2024 at 7 pm
Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 2 pm 

Pericles takes the Prince of Tyre on a Mediterranean adventure full of riddles, betrayals…and pirates! From confident leader to yearning lover to seeker of meaning, our hero in this Shakespearean tragicomedy will be brought to life on the CSC stage by the inventive Fiasco Theater, who have previously delighted New York audiences with inspired interpretations of Cymbeline and Into the Woods. The Fiasco Theater ensemble brings music, poetry, and a completely new way of seeing one of the Bard’s most complex characters.

Starring

JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Fiasco’s Cymbeline & Into the Woods), NOAH BRODY (Fiasco’s Merrily We Roll Along, CSC’s As You Like It), PAUL L. COFFEY (“Blue Bloods,” Fiasco’s Cymbeline), Tony Award nominee ANDY GROTELUESCHEN (Tootsie, CSC’s Assassins), DEVIN E. HAQQ (Fiasco’s Measure for Measure & Knight of the Burning Pestle), BEN STEINFELD (Fiasco’s Into the WoodsBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), PACO TOLSON  (Vietgone, Fiasco and CSC’s Twelfth Night), TATIANA WECHSLER (Mr. Saturday NightPenelope), and EMILY YOUNG (Fiasco’s CymbelineBloody Bloody Andrew Jackson).

Costume design by ASHLEY ROSE HORTON
Lighting design by MEXTLY COUZIN
Production Stage Manager:  CHANDALAE NYSWONGER
Assistant Stage Manager:  MADISON LANE
Production manager: LUNER ECLIPSE PRODUCTIONS 

 

 

PERICLES CAST

 

PERICLES PHOTO GALLERY

Photos by Austin Ruffer

CLASSIC PERSPECTIVES

Go backstage with our exclusive post-show discussions. Purchase tickets to show times with scheduled classic perspective discussions, and stick around for a post-show discussion with leading artists and scholars. Tickets for the performance are required to attend the talkback.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Theater Reinvented! Process Over Product / March 9 at 2 pm
    • Join us for a post-show Classic Perspectives talkback with artistic leaders Steve Cosson (The Civilians) and Estefania Fadul (Ensemble Studio Theater) who, like Fiasco Theater, employ innovative, ensemble-driven processes to create exciting theater experiences.
  • Breaking the Binary of Classical Text / March 14 at 7 pm
  • Behind the Scenes of Fiasco Theater’s PERICLES / March 20 at 7 pm
    • Learn more about the production process with an exciting conversation featuring members of the company of Fiasco Theater’s Pericles.

ACCESS INITIATIVES

Classic Stage Company and Fiasco Theater are working to make Pericles accessible to all. The following performances of Pericles feature various access initiatives to help make theater accessible and welcome to all.

ASL-INTERPRETATION

  • Saturday, March 9, 2024 at 2 pm
    For tickets, contact the Box Office directly by calling 212.677.4210 x 10 or emailing [email protected]

CHILDCARE MATINEES

  • Sunday, February 25, 2024 at 2 pm
  • Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 2 pm

In order to support caregivers and parents who may wish to attend, audience members for Pericles can sign up for free childcare during select performances. Advance sign-up is required, as space is limited. People interested in requesting care should go to this form

Once your childcare spot is confirmed, you will be sent a link to buy tickets and will be sent a special discount code in Fiasco and CSC’s ongoing efforts to help make theater more affordable for caregivers. 

In partnership with Broadway Babysitters and PAAL 

SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE

  • Sunday, March 10, 2024 at 2pm
  • To request seats for our sensory-friendly performance, please email us at [email protected]. We will follow up with next steps!

What is a sensory-friendly performance? 

  • A welcoming and supportive environment for neurodiverse individuals and anyone wishing to attend with them.
  • Modifications may be made to sound and lights, and staging elements to help make the performance more sensory-friendly.
  • Sensory support tools are available for those who need them.
  • The aim of a sensory-friendly performance is to be respectful of all individual comfort levels and welcome anyone who enjoys a more relaxed approach to attending live theatre.

OPEN & CLOSED CAPTIONING

Open Captioning Performances

  • Monday, March 18 ay 7 pm
  • Tuesday, March 19 at 7 pm 

Closed Captioning is available at all performances.

All performances of Fiasco Theater’s Pericles will have closed captioning available on any personal smart device, made possible by GlobeTitles. Patrons will be given a URL and access to free WiFi in order to follow along on their own devices. 

Additionally, the production will have two open captioned performances. Closed captions can be turned on or off by the viewer, at their discretion. Open captions are always visible and cannot be turned on or off. The two performances with open captions will have video screens near the stage that will display the text alongside the performance.seat

Classic Stage Company is a mask-optional space, and proof of vaccination is no longer required. All patrons attending performances and events are encourages but not required to wear masks. There will designated mask-required performances during each show run this season. 

We ask all audience members to please stay home if they have a sore throat, are feeling sick in any other way, or have been recently exposed to COVID-19. Please contact our box office for refunds or exchanges by calling 212.677.4210 x 10 or emailing [email protected]

CSC reserves the right to revise protocols as the rate of transmission changes and in light of new scientific data that may present itself.

Photos by Austin Ruffer

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