HUDSON STAGE presents: The World Premiere of THE OCTOBER STORM


Friday, October 8, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


HUDSON STAGE returns this October with the world premiere of the riveting and provocative new play by Joshua Allen, THE OCTOBER STORM. Directed by Cezar Williams. Denise Bessette and Olivia Sklar, Executive Producers.

Alan C. Edwards Set and Lighting Designer; Leslie Bernstein, Costume Designer; Caroline Eng, Sound Designer; Anna Kendall, Props Designer. Cast TBA soon!

In 1960’s Southside Chicago, a troubled war veteran moves into an apartment building and the residents become caught in an emotional whirlwind that threatens to change their lives forever. Caught in the center of the conflict are and the building’s landlady, Mrs. Elkins and her 16-year-old granddaughter, Gloria.

Playwright, Joshua Allen

From the writer of last season’s staged reading, THE LAST PAIR OF EARLIES: Joshua Allen, a native of Chicago, was a co-executive producer on the Emmy-winning Fox TV series Empire and is developing new programming under a deal with 20th Century Fox Television. His other plays include Boy in a Blue Tweed Suit, and Chrysalis. His work has been developed at the Cape Cod Theater Project, Primary Stages, the Lark Play Development Center, and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. He is also an alum of New Dramatists, and the Ars Nova Play Group.Joshua is a graduate of the USC and The Juilliard School.

Cezar Williams is a Yonkers resident and an award winning director, whose recent Off-Broadway production of DANCING ON EGGSHELLS won critical acclaim. He has worked at Williamstown Theater Festival, 59e59th Street Theatre, La Mama, the Cherry Lane and was the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship.

Whippoorwill Theatre, North Castle Public Library, Kent Place, Armonk, NY 10504

For tickets and further info:

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Please inquire about our Group rates for 10 or more people. Student Rush $10.00 any performance 30 minutes prior to curtain.

HSC hotline: 914-271-2811

At this time please note that all audience members will be asked to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative Covid test at the door prior to the performance. COVID Safety guidelines will be updated as time goes on.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Whippoorwill Theatre, North Castle Public Library
Kent Place
Armonk, NY 10504
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Times: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Ticket pricing:

$40.00 - General Admission
$35.00 - Student/Senior

Presenter: Hudson Stage Company
Presenter Phone: 914-271-2811
Presenter Website:

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