Year-round happenings taking place along the whole length and breadth of the town
Please join us
September 10th at 6:30 pm
At the Red Dot Restaurant
for a one-night only performance of
Written by A. R. Gurney in 1989, Love Letters was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama-- it is a bittersweet story told through a lifetime of correspondence between prominent socialites, Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III. Read by Burnell Shively and Marty Wilde, the play runs an hour and 20 minutes with a 10 minute intermission. We invite you to join us for this moving production in our intimate 3rd Floor Gallery.
Martin Wilde began directing at The Barn (Montville, NJ) in 1978. His major productions include ‘A View from The Bridge’, ‘The Rose Tattoo’, ‘The Shadow Box’, ‘The Elephant Man’, “Da’, ‘Orphans’, ‘Amadeus’, ‘The Boys Next Door’, ‘Juno and The Paycock’, ‘The Baby Dance’. At The Nutley Little Theatre he directed ‘Glen Garry’ and ‘Glen Ross’; and appeared onstage as Mr. Foot and as Bert Healy in Annie at The Barn.
Burnell Shively is an international voice talent and actress with commercial and instructional experience on and off camera for clients such as Canal +, WMHT, Hong Kong Telecom, Sony, GE Energy, ENN News. Burnell appeared as Ida in ‘See How They Run’ at the Ghent Playhouse in 2009.
BASILICA HUDSON + SHAWN NIGHTINGALE PRODUCTIONS PRESENT:
JOHN WATERS LIVE IN HUDSON FOR HIS ONE-MAN-SHOW "THIS FILTHY WORLD, VOLUME 2"
Saturday, October 18 8888 8
John Waters, "This Filthy World, Volume 2" Show
TICKETS HERE | $125 General admission | $175 Preferred Seating including Cocktails | $50 Students (with valid ID)
Visionary filmmaker and one-of-a-kind personality JOHN WATERS (Cry Baby, Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Female Trouble, and Hairspray) will make his EXCLUSIVE and ONLY PERFORMANCE in the region at Basilica Hudson on . Waters takes on taboo topics as only he can do in his hilarious and completely uncensored one-man show “This Filthy World, Volume 2”. Waters, who has been dubbed "the Pope of Trash" and branded "O for Offensive" by the Catholic Church, earned his bad reputation by turning bad taste into high art. Part confession, part Vaudeville act, he’ll share with a live theater audience in Hudson his origins in the trash genre and his subsequent adventures navigating everything from fashion to true crime.
Waters will be arriving in Hudson on the heels of his Lincoln Center Retrospective this September, celebrating his 50 years in film and his recent best-selling book release Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes across America. At , a book signing for Carsick will be hosted by Andrew Arrick and Michael Hofemann of FINCH: life curated, located at 613 Warren Street in Hudson.
About John Waters:
Born in Baltimore to an upper-middle-class Catholic family, many of Waters’ films satirize suburban America, social conventions and attitudes. Waters began working in film on his 17th birthday, when we was given at 8 mm camera and formed a group called the Dreamlanders, which included Harris Glenn Milstead who was created by John to become international drag superstar Divine. He started out making short underground films in the 1960s. Waters has worked with such pop-culture icons as Johnny Depp, Deborah Harry, Ricki Lake, Kathleen Turner, Traci Lords, Patricia Hearst, Iggy Pop, and Troy Donahue.