Jason O'Connell On "Cyrano" And "Into The Woods" At Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival
Celebrating its 33rd summer season, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival (HVSF) is a critically acclaimed professional, non-profit theater company based in Garrison, New York. The Festival has established a reputation for engaging and highly inventive productions staged under an iconic, open-air Theater Tent overlooking the Hudson River at historic Boscobel House and Gardens.
Jason O’Connell joined us to fill us in on two of HVSF’s current offerings. Returning to HVSF for a tenth season, the actor and playwright is portraying the title character of "Cyrano" in a new adaptation of the classic Edmond Rostand tale, which O’Connell has co-written with Brenda Withers. O'Connell is also playing The Narrator/Mysterious Man in the James Lapine/Stephen Sondheim musical “Into the Woods.”
“Cyrano,” directed by Meredith McDonough, runs through August 30 and “Into The Woods,” directed by Jenn Thompson, through September 8. "Cyrano is " a Co-Production with Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey with performances there schedule for September 21 - October 13.