Mile Square Theatre’s Playwright-in-Residence Debuts new Solo Show
By Sally Deering
A life in the theater can be a wonderful journey if he or she sticks it out long enough and for actor and playwright Joseph Gallo, his long day’s journey in the theater continues to be mined with opportunities. He just had two of his plays published by River City Books; and as playwright-in-residence at Mile Square Theatre (MST) in Hoboken, Gallo is about to debut his newest one-man show, LONG GONE DADDY directed by MST artistic director Chris O’Connor. Performances begin July 20 and run through August 7 in the company’s new theater on the corner of 14th & Clinton.
Prior to this, Gallo workshopped his play Two-Man Kidnapping Rule at MST. It was later produced by the New Ohio Theatre in New York, and published in Smith & Kraus’s anthology 2012 Best Men’s Stage Monologues and Scenes. As a solo writer/performer Gallo appeared in the original production of his one-man show My Italy Story at Penguin Rep in Stony Point, NY, which later had its debut Off-Broadway at the 47th Street Theatre in New York, starring Danny Mastrogiorgio (“…a compelling page turner.”—The New York Times). An avid storyteller, Gallo won a StorySLAM championship at The Moth in NYC. Continue reading LONG GONE DADDY -Actor, Playwright Joe Gallo of Hoboken debuts New Play on Fatherhood→
May 16, 2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) held festivities to mark achieving full campus accreditation for its North Hudson location – 4800 Kennedy Boulevard in Union City – on Wednesday, May 11 at 12 noon. The event also celebrated the graduates of the College’s Class of 2016 with a barbecue lunch.
Open House to be held at the College’s Journal Square Campus
A full roster of activities is planned to help acquaint perspective students with the College; ‘Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Open House & Marketplace’ also scheduled for that day. Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has announced the agenda for the Open House that will take place on Saturday, April 30 at the College’s Library Building – 71 Sip Avenue, just across the street from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. The Open House will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
That same day, the College has scheduled a Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Open House & Market Place from 12 to 3 p.m. at the HCCC Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center.
“Hudson County Community College students can save thousands of dollars on college tuition by earning an Associate degree at HCCC for a fraction of the cost of four-year colleges and universities,” said HCCC President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. Dr. Gabert said that at the HCCC General Open House, there will be a number of activities to help acquaint perspective students with the College, its degree and certificate programs, as well as services and programs, clubs and cultural offerings available to HCCC students.
Saturday, April 30 at the College’s Journal Square Campus
The $25 application fee will be waived for those who attend; ‘Culinary Arts & Hospitality Management Open House & Marketplace’ also scheduled for that day.
The Open House has been designed to acquaint all those interested in earning an Associate degree or a certificate from Hudson County Community College.
March 21, 2016, Jersey City, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will host an Open House on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the College’s Journal Square Campus in Jersey City. The Open House will be held at the College’s Library Building – 71 Sip Avenue, just across the street from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Host Open House→
The dramatic play centers around a fictional 1965 meeting and debate
between Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X;
the performance is open to the public and there is no charge for admission.
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) invites everyone in the community to attend a professional production of the play, The Meeting by Jeff Stetson. The performance is scheduled for Thursday, March 31 at 6:00 p.m. in the College’s Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. There is no charge for admission.
The Meeting centers around a fictional 1965 meeting between Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X in a hotel room located in Harlem. The play was initially televised in 1989 on the PBS Series, American Playhouse.The Meeting presents a spirited debate between Dr. King and Malcolm X – both iconic leaders and legendary figures committed to civil rights and the empowerment of African-Americans – and highlights their differing perspectives on how to effectively advance and improve the lives of African-Americans. Continue reading Hudson County Community College to Host a Live Performance of The Meeting on March 31→
Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Official ribbon-cutting ceremony scheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 13; season offerings include six varied exhibits open for viewing by the College’s students, faculty and staff, as well as members of the community.
The author of “The Other Wes Moore,” a Phi Theta Kappa member and OWN TV host, will speak at the College on Thursday evening, February 19; the event is open to the community.
February 11, 2015, Jersey City, NJ – The Hudson County Community College (HCCC) 2014-2015 Lecture Series will continue this month when Wes Moore, the author of The New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-seller, The Other Wes Moore, will appear at the College. The event will be held Thursday, February 19 at 6 p.m. in the HCCC Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal Square PATH Transportation Center. It is open to the entire Hudson County community, and there is no charge for admission. However, tickets are necessary and must be obtained in advance. Continue reading Wes Moore, Nationally Acclaimed Youth Advocate, Rhodes Scholar and Best-Selling Author to Speak at Hudson County Community College→
Winter has arrived and that means spending more time at home, but if you find yourself burning up with cabin fever, then why not lace up your boots, brave that cold and take a class.
Here in Hudson, several towns offer classes and workshops in painting, photography, tennis, ice skating, even beer-making. Here’s a sampling to stimulate your mind and soul during these next few months of frigid temps. Enjoy!
PAINT & PHOTOGRAPH
Take classes in drawing, oil painting and photography at JC Art School