The Hudson Exploited Theater Co. Inc.

Todays Date: 10/20/19
Last Update: 11/04/05 06:30:05 PM
 
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Hudson Exploited Theater Company (HExTC): Is a NJ based theater company that produces on both sides of the Hudson River. HExTC is in residency at the historic Park Theater in Union City and perform at various venues in NYC. HExTC is committed to expanding the notion of what is "American" and to presenting the works of artists that reflect the variety of experiences, backgrounds, races, and cultures that make up the American landscape. HExTC seeks to produce new plays as well as inspired productions of modern classics. HExTC has received numerous awards over the years including a Best of the Fest and OOBR Award for its presentation of Tom Sleigh’s RUBBER. Dismiss All the Poets by Adrian Rodriguez received a NYC Fringe Festival Excellence Award for Direction. Most recently, HExTC’s production of Martinez by Leopoldo Hernandez received an HOLA award for outstanding male performer. For more information about HExTC and its members visit their website at www.hextc.org.

Schedule of Upcoming Productions

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Production History

Jane Ho  | Open: 11/04/05 Close: 11/19/05
"Cutting edge, riveting." ~The Hudson Reporter

"Pallotta delivers a powerful heartfelt story. A must see." ~Empowerment Source, Inc.

In its continued mission to produce quality theatre on both sides of the Hudson River, The Hudson Exploited Theater Company (HExTC) once again crosses the Hudson to The Lion at Theatre Row Studios with the New York première of Jane Ho written by John Pallotta and directed by Arian Blanco.

Jane Ho is a psychologically penetrating play about the world of a prostitute. Sexy, disturbing, and emotionally moving, it explores the inner workings of the "life." What are they really like behind the mystery of their occupation? To find out, spend an evening with four ladies of the night as they "reveal" the things they tell their pillow, nobody should. This original play was selected by HExTC in 2003 where it was developed and then produced at its residency space, the Park Performing Arts Center's 32nd Street Playhouse. The strong audience response along with a generous matching gift grant from the Ford Foundation spurred HExTC to now produce this NYC premiere. "This process of nurturing, developing, and polishing new plays at our residency space in NJ and then bringing them to such a prestigious venue like Theatre Row signals an important step in legitimizing HExTC's profile as a leading producer of new works," states Artistic Director Adrian Rodriguez, "Jane Ho marks an exciting time for HExTC."

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