Almost, Maine presented by Alliance Youth Theatre

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DateNovember 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Time07:30 pm - 09:00 pm

Reoccurs Performances Friday - Sunday
11/19/21 - 11/21/21

Location 10091 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33919 United States

 

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Performances are November 19, 20 and 21 at 7:30 p.m. and November 20 at 2 p.m.

A woman carries her heart, broken into nineteen pieces, in a small paper bag. A man shrinks to half his former size, after losing hope in love. A couple keep the love they have given each other in large red bags, or compress the mass into the size of a diamond. These playful and surreal experiences are commonplace in the world of John Cariani’s Almost, Maine, where on one deeply cold and magical Midwinter Night, the citizens of Almost — not organized enough for a town, too populated for a wilderness — experience the life-altering power of the human heart. Relationships end, begin, or change beyond recognition, as strangers become friends, friends become lovers, and lovers turn into strangers. Propelled by the mystical energy of the aurora borealis and populated with characters who are humorous, plain-spoken, thoughtful, and sincere, Almost, Maine is a series of loosely connected tales about love, each with a compelling couple at its center, each with its own touch of sorcery.

We believe participation in the performing arts unlocks the imagination, builds self-esteem and provides a meaningful opportunity for young people to learn about themselves and the world around them. Come support our talented youth theatre program.

Please note: this production is outdoors on our GreenMarket lawn. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy live entertainment under the gorgeous Florida sky! In the event of inclement weather, we will reach out to you to either refund or reschedule the performance