GEORGETOWN, KY – Georgetown College Maskrafters, Kentuckyâs oldest collegiate theatre troupe, presents playwright John Carianiâs âAlmost, Maine,â a romantic comedy, November 15-19, in Ruth Pearce Wilson Lab Theatre, College Street. Curtain 7:30 p.m. Theatre professor George McGee directs.
It is a hilarious and heartbreaking fable that chronicles the amorous misadventures of the residents of the remote, northern almost-town of Almost, Maine.
Tickets go on sale November 10 at the college bookstore or they may be purchased at the door on performance days. Prices are $3 for students; $5 for non-students/adults.
The cast includes 17 current students and recent graduates; the crew is comprised of seven current students.
Alex Courtenay, a senior communications/media studies major from Louisville with a minor in theatre/performance studies, is co-director. Sam Adams, a junior theatre/performance studies major from Shelbyville is assistant director; Hannah Kennedy, a junior English major from Lawrenceburg with a minor in theatre/performance studies, is stage manager.
Developed at the Cape Cod Theatre Project, ALMOST, MAINE premiered at Portland Stage Company in 2004, where it broke box office records and garnered critical acclaim. In 2006, the play enjoyed a successful off-Broadway run and is now featured in Smith and Krausâ New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2006.
It has since become one of the most frequently produced plays in the United States, with nearly 2,000 productions to date. For more information, please visit almostmaine.com.