Princess and the Pauper

Behind the Theater Curtain Club 

Friday, June 28, 3pm
Saturday, June 29, 7pm

Free; reservations recommended

Written, directed, and produced by the talented young creatives of Behind the Curtain Theater Club and performed by a cast of over 20 local actors of all ages, Princess and the Pauper is a family-friendly, fantastical retelling of the classic tale, The Prince and the Pauper. 

Hudson Hall
327 Warren St
Hudson, NY

Behind the Curtain Theatre Club was created to be a place for previously unheard youth to tell their own stories. They began as a kind of “spin-off” of the Diata-Diata International Folkloric Theatre. When Pamela Badila retired from over 20 years of writing, producing, and directing her own stories she “passed the torch” to two local young women (ages 15 & 13) who were looking to tell stories of their own and Behind the Curtain Theatre Club was born. A place to tell their own stories, and a place where teens could write stories that matter to them. Stories containing life lessons, morals, and principles that are relatable to them, and told in a way their peers can grasp. The club’s mission is to create an environment where everyone involved is encouraged to come “Behind the Curtain” — to be a part of the entire process. The club is led by Hudson’s youth, with all adult staff and volunteers being “silent partners”. They invent the story, write the scripts, direct the cast, and design the scenery and costumes.


Jun 29 2024


7:00 pm
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