Next Up: Overnight Sensations! Musical Theatre Factory, NYC

On Saturday, March 23, MTF will present the inaugural edition of ’Overnight Sensations’, an evening of mini-musicals collaboratively devised by the talented artists of the Musical Theater Factory community.  Four teams of directors, choreographers, writers, and actors will be randomly paired and tasked with creating a short original work overnight.  After only one day in a rehearsal studio, these creations will be shared with an audience in an informal presentation at Playwright’s Downtown.   This experimental lab is designed to incubate new collaborations and celebrate the excellence of the MTF community. 

Pearl joins the MTF as a performer!


Eco Village: Theatre at St Clements, NYC

Pearl originated the role of Ursula, a queer ex-dominatrix-turned-utopian farmer, in this world-premiere off-Broadway comedy.

Written by Phoebe Nir, Directed by Chloe Treat, Produced by Evan Bernardin Productions. Photos by Michael Kushner

AGENT 355: Musical Theatre Factory Residency, NYC

Pearl played the dual roles of Mary Woodhull and Robert Townsend (as well as guitar and fiddle) in this workshop presentation of the up-and-coming punk-rock musical about the mysterious female member of the Culper Spy Ring.

Written by Preston Max Allen and Jessica Kahkoska
General management by Simpson & Longthorne Theatricals
MTF Creative Producing Fellow – Maggie Snyder
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Such Things As Vampires: Peoples' Light and Theatre, Malvern, PA

September - October 2018: Pearl originated the roles of Dietrich, Quincy, and The Beast, and played viola/keys/bass (and served as bandleader!) in the critically-acclaimed SUCH THINGS AS VAMPIRES at People’s Light Theatre in Malvern, PA. Check out the trailer below, and read the rave reviews in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Talkin’ Broadway Blog!

Written by Stuart Carden, Mary Tuomanen, Zak Berkman and Jessie Fisher. Arrangements and music direction by Jamie Mohamdein.

SUCH THINGS AS VAMPIRES: A FOLK-PUNK DRACULA INOCULATION "Imagine Bram Stoker in a blender with Riot Grrrl feminism" - Co-Creator Mary Tuomanen September 20-October 31, 2018

The Lucky Ones: Ars Nova at The Connelly, NYC

April 2018: Pearl joined genius husband-and-wife band The Bengsons (NYTW's astonishing "100 Days") for the critically-acclaimed new rock musical "The Lucky Ones" produced by Ars Nova at the Off-Broadway theatre The Connelly! The show opened March 31 and was extended before closing April 28. Pearl sang backup and played violin, viola, synthesizer, accordion, electric bass, banjo & lap dulcimer in the band!