HUDSON STAGE presents the world premiere of a new play, OFF PEAK, commissioned by HSC and written by BRENDA WITHERS, directed by JESS CHAYES, starring KURT RHOADS and NANCE WILLIAMSON. Opens April 22nd and runs weekend through May 7th. Denise Bessette and Olivia Sklar, Executive Producers
WHEN: Friday, April 22, 29th, May 6th at 8pm, Sat April 23, 30th May 7th at 8pm, Sunday, April 24th, 30th and Sat. May 7th at 3pm.
WHERE: Whippoorwill Theatre, North Castle Public Library, Kent Place, Armonk, NY
$40 general admission; $35 seniors/students; Group Rates available call the hotline. STUDENT RUSH $10 at half hour prior to curtain.
HSC HOTLINE for further info: 914-271-2811
When two old flames run into each other on the evening commute, different views of the same past threaten to derail their connection. A delightful new play about forgiving, forgetting, and the healing power of a good delay.
See this remarkable husband-and wife team, with Doug Ballard as the voice of the conductor.
Kurt Rhoads was seen with HSC in A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2, LOVE SONG and he has a long career in regional and Off-Broadway theatre. He and wife, Nance Williamson, are much-beloved veterans of Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival and OFF PEAK will mark their 68th play together. Nance most recently was seen in the movie THE HATING GAME, on TV in THE GOOD WIFE, and the triple crown of LAW AND ORDER.
Ms. Chayes is the winner of a Lucille Lortel Award and most recently directed the Off-Broadway hit, THE ANTELOPE PARTY. She and playwright Brenda Withers collaborated on the world premieres of Brenda’s plays THE LODGER and JORDAN, both at Northern Stage. Ms. Withers appeared with HSC in ALMOST, MAINE and OTHER DESERT CITIES, and wrote the one-act play from the digital 2021 season commissioned by HSC, THE PARROT TRAP.
Masks and proof of covid vaccinations are required. The theatre is in compliance with all covid protocols mandated by the state and the unions participating: Actors Equity Association and the Society of Directors and Choreographers.
This production is made possible with funds from Arts Westchester and the Westchester County Government, George Latimer, County Executive.
About Hudson Stage Company
Founded in 1999, Hudson Stage has become one of Westchester’s premiere professional theatres. Dedicated to discovering, developing, and producing bold and unique plays, the company provides a haven for the pioneering writer, and an oasis for the theatergoer looking for challenging entertainment. Quality writing (both new and rediscovered) exploring diverse themes, and featuring the finest actors from theatre, film, and television provides an artistic outlet to vital to the community. The company’s residency on the Briarcliff Campus of Pace University provides a permanent home for the HSC productions and reading series. This offers a professional theatre experience for the university community, and places the company and its artistic offerings in the heart of Westchester county.