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We are located at 6539 Santa Monica Blvd in Hollywood, CA.  We are four blocks East of Highland Ave and five blocks West of Vine.  We are on the North side of Santa Monica Blvd at the corner of Hudson Ave. at the gateway to Theatre Row Hollywood.

2) Where do I Park?

If you are attending a show, there is valet parking available on Hudson Ave. During non-performance times, there is street parking only.

3) Where are my seats?

The Hudson stages are all intimate spaces, so seating is general seating only with no assigned seats.

4) Can I change my reservation?

Usually, yes. You can contact the ticket agency through which you made your reservation, and they will typically be able to reschedule you if seats are available on a different performance date. If you made reservations through Plays411, you should email your request to info@plays411.com.

5) Can I get a refund for my reservation?

Unfortunately, no. Ticket agencies have no refund policies, but if you are able to attend a performance on a different date, you can contact the ticket agency through which you made your reservation, and they will typically be able to reschedule you if seats are available on a different performance date. If you made reservations through Plays411, you should email your request to info@plays411.com.

6) How do I get on the mailing list?

Just click on “sign up for email updates” at the bottom left of the home page. Also, at the theatre there are mailing list forms located in the lobby that you can fill out.

7) When is the theatre office open and theatre staff available?

The theatre office opens at 2pm every day. The office number is 323-856-4252. The best time to reach theatre staff and/or set up an appointment to see the theatres is between 2-6pm Monday-Saturday. After 6pm and during the day on Sundays, the staff is at the theatre but less available for appointments because they are needed to help manage the performances. Performances are typically at 8pm Monday-Saturdays and at 3pm and 7pm on Sundays.

8) How do I rent a theatre?

You can call and set up an appointment to tour the theatres. There is staff in the office every day after 2pm. Typically tours are scheduled between 2-6pm. Call the rental line anytime (323-856-4249) or call the office after 2pm (323-856-4252). In either case, a representative will return your call as soon as possible. You can also email us at info@hudsontheatre.com

Click here to download our > RATE SHEET  for our varied usage and rental rates.

9) How much does it cost to rent a theatre?

For film shoots, please contact us at 323-856-4249 or info@hudsontheatre.com. For all other uses: Click here to download our > RATE SHEET

10) What is included when producing a play at the Hudson?

On site management staff, fully equipped theatres in all technical aspects (lights, sound, etc.), valet/secured parking, and our espresso bar/art gallery for before and after your show. Additionally, many of the services that Plays411 offers are either included or discounted for Hudson Theatre shows.

11) Do I need to carry insurance when producing a play?

Yes. The venue requires a general liability insurance policy. Affordable production insurance can be purchased through Plays411. You can get a quote on their web site at www.plays411.com.

12) Are there any mandatory requirements when producing a play at the Hudson?

Hudson front of house staff is mandatory for every production. The Hudson will provide and schedule the staff for your show. For some productions Hudson tech staff may be required. Additionally, all shows are required to use Plays411 as their primary ticket agency.

13) Are there any display cases or marquees to use when producing a play at the Hudson?

We have a beautiful lit marquee on the front of the building. Additionally, we have poster display cases on the exterior and interior of the building.

14) Does the Hudson co-produce plays?

Once in a while, the Hudson will co-produce depending on the material, its perceived potential and the theatre’s schedule. A co-production arrangement will usually involve a reduction in the rental cost of a theatre in exchange for a percentage of the box office revenue.

15) How do I audition?

Most of the shows at the Hudson are independently produced. Casting notices are typically posted 10-12 weeks before a show opens on the usual casting sites such as LA Casting, Now Casting and Breakdown Services. We do not have an in-house casting department. Please do not submit audition materials directly to the theatre.

16) What classes can I take at the Hudson?

We have classes that have been with us for years and some that are just starting out. Call (323-856-4252) or email (hudsontheatre@gmail.com) for an up-to-date list of classes offered at the Hudson.

17) How do I make a reservation to see a show on the Comedy Central Stage at the Hudson?

18) Who works at the Hudson?

Founder/Artistic Director – Elizabeth Reilly
Managing Director – Zeke Rettman
Theatre Manager – Tiffany Baxter
Theatre Manager Harry Karp
Café Manager – Tiffany Parker
Technical Director – Steve Pope
Assistant Technical Director – Valerie Salas