Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Great Expectations at the PAC

In celebration of Charles Dickens's 200th birthday, the UAlbany Performing Arts Center will host the world premiere of a new theatrical adaptation of Great Expectations.

Opening Thursday, February 23 at 8pm February 24, 25, 29 March 1, 2 at 8pmFebruary 25, 26*, March 3 at 2pm

New adaptation by Chad LarabeeBased on the novel by Charles DickensDirected by Chad LarabeeThis world premiere production celebrates the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth. Orphaned as an infant and thrust into a childhood of cruel poverty, Pip clings to the hope of a brighter life. A chance meeting with a prisoner and an eccentric old woman sets into motion a life's journey beyond his wildest imaginings as he struggles to realize the American Dream.