Hudson Valley Entertainment News

Best Selling Author’s New Book Set in Post-Apocalyptic Poughkeepsie
A new book tells the fascinating story of what happens after Poughkeepsie is destroyed in a horrific incident. Author Scott Westerfeld has written thirteen young adult novels. His best known work is the Uglies trilogy of books which tells the story of a government that forces people to get cosmetic …
Mindy Kaling Working on TV Show About Rhinebeck Woman
A Rhinebeck woman’s book has been optioned by actress Mindy Kaling who is planning on making it into a TV series. The book, Who Thought This Was A Good Idea? And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House? was written by Rhinebeck native Alyssa Mastr…
Feature Film Needs More Hudson Valley Residents for May Shoot
Hudson Valley residents with no acting experience have another chance to appear in a major motion picture. Hudson Valley Casting is searching for background actors for a movie that will be filming in Dutchess and Ulster counties. The film is called “Departures” and stars Game of T…
‘Hamilton’ Star Makes Hudson Valley Appearance
A star of the Broadway smash-hit “Hamilton” was in the Hudson Valley this week. Students at the Newburgh Free Academy were treated to a private audience with Elizabeth Schuyler herself. Lexi Lawson, an alumnus of the Hudson Valley high school,, is currently playing the starring ro…
Poughkeepsie Makes Appearance on ‘Portlandia’ Season Finale
The season finale of IFC’s comedy smash, “Portlandia,” featured a familiar Hudson Valley town. The quirky sketch series starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein just wrapped up its seventh season. The show is set in Portland, Oregon and features characters from the city …

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