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A MILE IN MY SHOES at the Hudson Backstage Theatre

Rich Clark

Rich Clark

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

In A Mile in My Shoes, writer and solo performer Kathryn Taylor Smith dramatizes the crisis in homelessness by portraying various homeless people and some of the community figures who interact with them. The production has heart and a message that needs to be heard, but its staging requires some finessing for it to play to its potential.
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Now running through December 9

UNBOUND at the Hudson Backstage Theatre

Photo by Dean Cechvala

Photo by Dean Cechvala

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

Unbound, by D.G. Watson, takes place in 2012. A man and a woman awaken in a hotel room in the same bed, neither having a clue who the other person might be. A common enough scenario in this day and age, the situation evolves into one much more unusual. Read more…

Paul Birchall – Stage and Cinema

It takes talent to juggle political activism, sexual tension, and a highly suspenseful thriller plot, but playwright D.G. Watson has done it. His compelling drama hits an almost astonishing number of dynamic points with a deceptive ease that belies nuances of philosophy and morality. Read more…

Now running through November 27

I LOVE YOU BECAUSE at the Hudson Backstage Theatre

Photo by Bryan Carpender

Photo by Bryan Carpender

Lovell Estell III – Stage Raw

With book and lyrics by Ryan Cunningham and music by Joshua Saltzman, this schmaltzy romantic musical treads familiar predictable terrain in a pleasantly unfamiliar manner. Loosely based on Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice, it’s an opposites-attract tale of four young New Yorkers who find true love after tripping over a few bumps on the road. Read more…

Now running through August 7