November 2-10: Fall 2012 Theatre Production, "Almost, Maine"

November 2-10: Fall 2012 Theatre Production, "Almost, Maine"

This fall (2012), Penn State Behrend's theatre program will be producing the worldwide phenomenon "Almost, Maine" written by John Cariani at the Studio Theatre. One of the most widely produced plays of the last few years, productions of this magical, off-beat romantic comedy (which premiered in 2006) have broken attendance and box-office records at numerous theatres across the globe.

Something strange is in the air on a cold winter night when the northern lights visit the mythical town of Almost, Maine. The various residents of this rustic community find themselves falling in and out of love in surprising and often hilarious ways. Born and raised in Presque Isle, Maine, Cariani explores themes of love and loss through a series of nine short vignettes that fluctuate between the whimsical, deeply poignant and occasionally surreal. Like the inhabitants of another theatrical New England small town, Grove’s Corners (in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town), the good-natured characters of Almost, Maine seek companionship and human connection as they try to unravel the most deceptively simple of life’s mysteries.

Dates and Times

Friday, November 2, 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 3, 8 p.m.

Sunday, November 4, 2 p.m.

Thursday, November 8, 8 p.m.

Friday, November 9, 8 p.m.

Saturday November 10, 8 p.m.

Ticket Prices

$3.00 Penn State Behrend Students (with student ID)

$5.00 General Admission – Adults

Advance tickets will be available for purchase at the RUB desk. Day-of-show tickets may be purchased at the Studio Theatre one half hour prior to performance, subject to availability.

Please contact David Vegh ( for group rates or any additional information.


Auditions for ALMOST MAINE will be held Wednesday September 5th and Thursday September 6th from 6-9 p.m. in the Studio Theatre. No experience necessary to audition! See Audition Information for more info.