Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The Rivals is that rare beast: a perfectly winning play. From Mrs. Malaprop to Sir Lucius O'Trigger, from Lydia Languish to Captain Absolute, the team of comic immortals carries the evening forward with flawless charm and irresistible zest. 18th Century Comedy is a specialty of Pearl Theatre's resident acting company. The opening night performance on Sunday, September 21 starts at 7pm. For further exceptions to the performance schedule, click on the Buy Tickets button above to view the calendar. Appropriate for children 12 and above. For group sales, contact Matthew Coleman at 212-505-3401.