Hudson Stage's FAMILY REUNION: A KIND OF ALASKA and A NUMBER Begin Tonight

Hudson Stage's FAMILY REUNION: A KIND OF ALASKA and A NUMBER Begin Tonight

Hudson Stage Company announces the cast for its spring mainstage production, FAMILY REUNION: A KIND OF ALASKA by Harold Pinter with A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill.

MICHAEL BRYAN FRENCH, will be featured as the father in Churchill's magnificent thriller, A NUMBER. He will double as the doctor in A KIND OF ALASKA. Michael is new to HSC and recently returned to the East Coast after several years in LA where he had recurring roles on "24", C.S.I. and guest starred on THE GOOD WIFE, BREAKING BAD, BOSTON LEGAL, NUMBERS, among many others. His theatre credits include Broadway's BILOXI BLUES and productions at NY Shakespeare Festival, Playwrights' Horizons and the Vineyard Theatre.

He is joined by ERIC SHEFFER STEVENS, who is welcomed back to HSC after appearing in one of their first productions, 37 POSTCARDS. He has been seen on Broadway in THE COAST OF UTOPIA and KING LEAR (Lincoln Center), the films JULIE & JULIA, LIFE ITSELF (to be released) and was a regular on the CBS daytime drama AS THE WORLD TURNS, as well as guest appearances on NURSE JACKIE, ELEMENTARY, LAW & ORDER, among others.

JANE BELLER, a stage, film and noted voiceover actress seen in LA, Paris, San Francisco and NY, is a resident of Croton and longtime collaborator with Hudson Stage, and will be playing the role of Pauline in Pinter's dazzling and poignant one-act, A KIND OF ALASKA.

Pauline is the sister of Deborah who has been awakened from a 29 year sleeping sickness, and is played by Hudson Stage producer, DENISE BESSETTE, most recently seen in GOD OF CARNAGE with HSC, and in NYC in JACKSON HEIGHTS TRILOGY.

Directed by Dan Foster, and produced by Olivia Sklar. Design team: David Arsenault, set (4000 Miles), Andrew Gmoser, lights (resident designer), Charlotte Palmer Lane, costumes (HVSF) Anthony Mattana, sound (4000 Miles). Jason Weixelman is the Production Stage Manager and Stephanie Marie O'Brien is the ASM. Doug Ballard is Production Manager.

Preview tonight, May 2nd, open Saturday, May 3rd and run weekends only through Saturday, May 17th. Evenings at 8pm, Matinees Sunday May 4, and 11th at 3pm (Q&A following the May 11th performance) and matinee Saturday, May 17th at 3pm. Click: BUY TICKETS HERE. Tickets through SMARTTIX: 877-238-5596 or visit www.hudsonstage.com. Call 914-271-2811 HSC hotline for group rates. General admission $35.00, Students/Seniors $30.00 Pace discount offered.

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