HRC Showcase Theatre is pleased to announce the five original plays that will be presented as staged readings during the upcoming 29th anniversary season. These plays were carefully selected by a panel of five well-qualified judges from over 200 submissions.

All five readings, directed by HRC Showcase Theatre’s Artistic Director, Barbara Waldinger, will take place at 7:30 pm at the First Reformed Church, 52 Green Street, Hudson, NY. A reception and talkback with the actors, playwright, and director follows each staged reading. Included is a list of this season’s plays, playwrights, performance dates, and a brief description of each play. 

October 19, 2019: Life Still Is by Tony Pasqualini. After a tragic mistake, a pediatrician Elizabeth Baker leaves her practice to join a controversial government program charged with stemming a national catastrophe. 

November 23, 2019: The Liberation by Cate Wiley. How do you know when you’re sleeping with the enemy? 

March 21, 2020: For The People by Carol Mullen. An idealistic politician must choose between her ambition and her values. 

April 25, 2020: How We Survived by Pauline David Sax. A daughter’s questions about her mother’s past leads to a reckoning about the stories we need to tell ourselves. 

May 30, 2020: The Springvale Armadillo by Donald Loftus. After nearly seventy years, a wrongly institutionalized woman’s shocking secrets are unlocked. Winner of the W Keith Hedrick Playwriting Award. 

Funding is provided and gratefully appreciated by the Hudson River Bank and Trust Foundation. 

For additional information, please contact Sandra Gill at 518-851-2061. 

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