Hudson Theatre Works’ Virtual Festival continues

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Virtual Festival - Hudson Theatre Works' YouTube Channel
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New work will appear every Wednesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. on Hudson Theatre Works
YouTube Channel and Instagram account respectively. Donations to various organizations will be listed including Hudson Theatre Works.

There is nothing more important to the long-term vitality of American theatre as an art form than the nurturing of new voices, says Frank Licata, HTW artistic director. During these extraordinary times, Hudson Theatre Works is engaged in keeping theatre alive. The Virtual Festival will present readings of new short plays by contemporary playwrights, giving them and the actors involved, an opportunity to share their work.

These are new works written especially for the Virtual Festival. The festival continues with work that includes, “Flight Feathers” by John Patrick Shanley, academy award winner for Doubt, performed by Daniel Oreskes, Neil Labute’s “Mono,” performed by Elizabeth Masucci, also Gino Diiorio, Mark SaFranko, Joanne Hoersch, Todd Hilsee, Debbie Bernstein, Valerie Stack Dodge, Dorian DeMichele, Kevin Cristaldi, Robert Clem and Michael Puzzo.

For more information go to www.hudsontheatreworks.com, or YouTube Channel,  the HTW Instagram Account https://www.instagram.com/hudsontheatreworks/, or write to the company at hudsontheatreworks@gmail.com. Hudson Theatre Works is located at 80 Hauxhurst Avenue in Weehawken.

A story about this season’s preparations can be seen here on channel 12 New Jersey.

Also starting this week on Friday at 6 p.m., Hudson Theatre Works will be releasing Archival Footage of past productions on it’s YouTube channel as well. Starting with ‘Haunted Lives’ by John Pielmeier.

Hudson Theatre Works is committed to low ticket prices, so everyone can enjoy live theatre. It celebrates ensemble collaboration as well as artistic risk through its permanent company, guest artists, partner institutions and the surrounding community. It is dedicated to a rugged aesthetic which seeks to tell stories, both new and old, classic and contemporary, that reflect our lives, relationships and the world today. Hudson Theatre Works’ primary focus is on bringing a living theatre community to Hudson County, and the wider metropolitan area through performance, affordable pricing, outreach and theatre arts instruction. Hudson Theatre works is a professional Equity company and a proud member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

Hudson Theatre Works is a member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance and is supported in part through gifts from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Hudson County Cultural and Heritage Affairs, UBS Financial and Mayor Richard Turner and the City Council of Weehawken, New Jersey.

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