"The star of the TV dramas ‘Revolution’ and
‘Breaking Bad’ will speak at the
College on Thursday evening, November 13
November 10, 2014, Jersey City, NJ – The
acclaimed actor, producer and director, Giancarlo Esposito will speak at Hudson
County Community College this Thursday evening, November 13. The event will be
held at 6 p.m. in the Scott Ring Room of the College’s Culinary Conference
Center, 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City – just two blocks from the Journal
Square PATH Transportation Center.
The event is open to the entire Hudson County
community and there is no charge for admission.
Mr. Esposito is currently starring in the NBC
hit drama, “Revolution,” where he plays Major Tom Neville. He is perhaps best
known for his portrayal of Gus Fring on “Breaking Bad.” His portrayal of that
character won him a 2012 Critics Choice Award as well as a 2012 Emmy
nomination. Mr. Esposito also appeared on “Community,” “Once Upon a Time,”
“Homicide: Life on the Streets,” Law and Order,” to name a just a few of the television
programs on his resume.
Mr. Esposito’s film role credits include
parts in “Rabbit Hole,” “The Usual Suspects,” “Alex Cross,” “Sherry Baby,” “Waiting
to Exhale,” and “Fresh,” which earned him a nomination for an Independent
He also has significant theater experience
and won Obie awards for his work in “Zooman and the Sign,” and “Distant Fires.”
Broadway theatergoers will also remember him being in Debbie Allen’s rendition
of “Cat on a Hot Tim Roof,” which also featured James Earl Jones, Terrence
Howard and Phylicia Rashad. Among his other Broadway credits are “Sacrilege,”
“Seesaw,” “Merrily We Roll Along,” and “Lost in the Stars.”
Quiet Hand Productions, Mr. Esposito’s
production company, aspires to make “conscious content” films that focus on the
inspirational. He made his directorial debut with the company’s film, “Gospel
Hill,” and has several projects currently in development.
Mr. Esposito is a member of the board of the
arts and advocacy group Creative Coalition, and he lends his support to the
Waterkeeper Alliance, and to Kids for Peace & World Merit USA.
Tickets to attend the event are a must and are
available at the Hudson County Community College’s Center for Academic and
Student Success, 70 Sip Avenue, Second Floor. Additional information may be
obtained by phoning 201-360-4020.
Notice to the
Media: The College has scheduled a
private, pre-event reception with
Ms. Esposito at 5:00 p.m
. in the room directly across from the Scott Ring Room of
Culinary Arts Institute/Conference Center. Members of the media are welcome –and
encouraged – to attend this reception (which is not open to the general public),
as it will allow time to speak
one-on-one with Mr. Esposito. Please confirm your attendance with the
HCCC Communications Office by phoning 201-360-4060.