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Yosemite High Theater Arts: "Almost, Maine"

Submitted by Lars Thorson –

OAKHURST – The Yosemite High School (YHS) Theater Arts Department is proud to present the romantic comedy play “Almost, Maine” November 21, 22 and 23 at 7 p.m. in the YHS Theater.

John Cariani’s charming “Almost, Maine” explores the mysteries of the human heart with real people who are truthfully dealing with the toughest thing there is in life: love.

During a mid-winter’s night, residents of a mythical town in far northern Maine are falling in and out of love at an alarming rate. The show features nine different couples during a cold Friday night; as they struggle to come together or fall apart, the northern lights shine to create a magical, other worldly feeling.

Dillon Masai and Hannah McMechan kiss in Almost Maine at Yosemite High School 2013 - photo by Chandler ClarkeThe play explores the joy and pain and fears of falling in love, and as fast as hearts are broken, they are mended – almost – in this delightful and very funny play.

YHS Senior Chance McGee said, “It’s a challenge to work on characters who are so real and experience the scary parts of love.”

The production features 24 students from the Advanced Theater Arts class and a live pianist.

Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or reservations please call (559) 683-4667 ext. 256.

Visit the YHS page on the Yosemite District website.

Photo credit Chandler Clarke, Yosemite High School

Lars Thorson is the drama teacher and play director at Yosemite High School.

Dillon Masai and Hannah McMechan in Almost Maine at Yosemite High School 2013 - photo by Chandler ClarkeJacob Caldwell and Shelby Pisel in Almost Maine at Yosemite High School 2013 - photo by Chandler Clarke

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