Absurd, funny comedy of teenager with rapidly aging body to be presented by Hudson Stage Company

Westchester’s premiere professional theatre now in residence on Pace University’s Briarcliff campus at Woodward Hall Theatre, is proud to present
the Fall Mainstage production: the Westchester premiere of David Lindsay Abaire’s hilarious, heartrending and haunting play KIMBERLY AKIMBO, directed by Richard Caliban. The absurdly funny story of a teenage girl whose body ages four times faster than those around her.

The following release comes from the theater company in residence on Pace University’s Briarcliff campus:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Contact: Denise Bessette, Producer 914-736-3467; hudsonstage@aol.com

HUDSON STAGE COMPANY, The following release comes from the theater company in residence on Pace University’s Briarcliff campus:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Press Contact: Denise Bessette, Producer 914-736-3467; hudsonstage@aol.com

HUDSON STAGE COMPANY, Westchester’s premiere professional theatre now in residence on Pace University’s Briarcliff campus at Woodward Hall Theatre, is proud to present
the Fall Mainstage production: the Westchester premiere of David Lindsay Abaire’s hilarious, heartrending and haunting play KIMBERLY AKIMBO, directed by Richard Caliban. The absurdly funny story of a teenage girl whose body ages four times faster than those around her.
“There have been many dark comedies about dysfunctional famillies, but this is one of the funniest.” LA Times.

Abaire is the noted writer of FUDDY MEERS, and WONDER OF THE WORLD and Caliban was the founder of NYC’s famed LaCucaracha Theatre, most recently directing DONNA MORELLI at New York Stage and Film, Vassar.
The powerhouse cast includes Anne O’Sullivan as 16-going-on-60 Kimberly, John Wojda and Jillian LaVinka as her parents who have dragged her to Bogota NJ, Denise Bessette as her ex-con aunt and Aaron Wilton as her geeky school friend.
Producers Denise Bessette, Dan Foster and Olivia Sklar are happy to be working with a first-rate team that includes set designer Dustin O’Neill, lighting designer Andrew Gmoser, costume designer Edi Giguere, sound designer Jon Kadela, Misha Siegel-Rivers as Production Stage Manager, and Alex Scheer as her assistant stage manager.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO: Opens Friday, October 28th and runs three consecutive weekends through Saturday, November 12th. Fridays. Saturdays at 8pm, Two Sunday matinees at 3pm, 10/30 and 11/6 with a Q&A following the 11/6 performance.

$25.00 for general admission, $20.00 seniors/students. Pace: $15.00. Group rates available.
TICKETS at 914-271-2811, or at www.hudsonstage.com. Directions on website.
Woodward Hall Theatre, Pace University Briarcliff Campus, 235 Elm Street, Briarcliff Manor, NY.

This production is made possible by the generosity of Westchester Arts Council and Pace University. Producers are solely responsible for content.
“There have been many dark comedies about dysfunctional famillies, but this is one of the funniest.” LA Times.

Abaire is the noted writer of FUDDY MEERS, and WONDER OF THE WORLD and Caliban was the founder of NYC’s famed LaCucaracha Theatre, most recently directing DONNA MORELLI at New York Stage and Film, Vassar.
The powerhouse cast includes Anne O’Sullivan as 16-going-on-60 Kimberly, John Wojda and Jillian LaVinka as her parents who have dragged her to Bogota NJ, Denise Bessette as her ex-con aunt and Aaron Wilton as her geeky school friend.
Producers Denise Bessette, Dan Foster and Olivia Sklar are happy to be working with a first-rate team that includes set designer Dustin O’Neill, lighting designer Andrew Gmoser, costume designer Edi Giguere, sound designer Jon Kadela, Misha Siegel-Rivers as Production Stage Manager, and Alex Scheer as her assistant stage manager.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO: Opens Friday, October 28th and runs three consecutive weekends through Saturday, November 12th. Fridays. Saturdays at 8pm, Two Sunday matinees at 3pm, 10/30 and 11/6 with a Q&A following the 11/6 performance.

$25.00 for general admission, $20.00 seniors/students. Pace: $15.00. Group rates available.
TICKETS at 914-271-2811, or at www.hudsonstage.com. Directions on website.
Woodward Hall Theatre, Pace University Briarcliff Campus, 235 Elm Street, Briarcliff Manor, NY.

This production is made possible by the generosity of Westchester Arts Council and Pace University. Producers are solely responsible for content.

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