Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory & The Thanksgiving Visitor
The Whale Theatre in Association with Tectonic Theater Project
Directed by Matt Joslyn
Featuring Marceline Hugot & Peter Fréchette
Nov. 30 – Dec. 23
Wednesday – Sunday at 7:30pm
Saturday & Sunday at 3pm
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Park Theater Hudson
723 Warren St
Hudson, NY 12534
Truman Capote was a major American voice of the 20th Century. Perhaps best known for his true crime novel In Cold Blood, as well as Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Other Voices, Other Rooms. Capote was a prolific short story writer, and his deeply personal short story, A Christmas Memory was first published in 1956. It’s a lyrical story narrated by Capote about two outsiders in a big Alabama home in the early 1930s: an eight year old Truman and his best friend and distant cousin, a quirky, sprightly spinster in her 60s. Through their annual tradition of making fruitcakes together, Truman paints a vivid picture of his early life, sharing the profound need of lost souls to make a connection, even across a generational divide.
In 2023, we are proud to present A CHRISTMAS MEMORY alongside THE THANKSGIVING VISITOR, another of Capote’s heart-warming, slice of life short stories.
Starring Marceline Hugot and Peter Frechette, the feature of the show is Capote’s stunningly gorgeous prose. Broadway designer David Lander transforms the tiny Park Theater into a magical setting with seating for just 40 people. A delight for children 9-99, this cozy night out will kick your holiday season off with wonder.