Solo riff has musing, music, poetry

The actor and writer Richard Hoehler will perform the solo riff I of the Storm by RJ Bartholomew, at the Philipstown Depot Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20.

Hoehler, who won recognition from the Off-Off-Broadway Review (OOBR) for a previous solo show, New Jersey/New York, Working Class, performed I of the Storm in a limited run at the Playroom Theater in Times Square this past fall. Hoehler is also a poet, short-story writer and the founder of Acting Out, a class designed for high-risk youth and prisoners.

Richard Hoehler in "I of the Storm" (photo courtesy of the Nantucket Project)
Richard Hoehler in ”I of the Storm” (photo courtesy of the Nantucket Project)

“Ensconced on the street outside a city park our hero holds forth for all comers musing, ranting, singing, dancing, spitting poems with aplomb,” according to a summary at iofthestormoffbroadway.com. “In embracing both the joys and sorrows of life, the message is clear: It’s about not wasting any more time.”

Tickets are $20 at brownpapertickets.com, or call 800-838-3006. The Philipstown Depot Theatre is located on Garrison’s Landing in Garrison.

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