Helsinki Hudson – a real jewel among the region’s several boutique, mid-sized music clubs – has recently begun crossing the line between cabaret (a music form that the club has long favored) and straight-up musical theater. The venue has all the production resources and infrastructure that small-scale theater production could desire, so it is a fitting and realistic development.
Hudson’s own Upstage Productions, Inc. will stage Heathers: The Musical at Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. This musical adaptation of the darkly comic 1988 cult film has been gaining in popularity and visibility since its 2010 premiere. A part of Upstage’s “After Dark” programming (Upstage began originally as a merger between a teachers’ association and a theater group), the Helsinki production of Heathers: The Musical is directed by Alyssa O’Keefe and Ashley France.
Tickets cost $20 and are available at www.helsinkihudson.com. Helsinki Hudson is located at 405 Columbia Street in Hudson. For more information on Upstage Productions, visit https://upstageproductionsinc.org.