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McNeese to present "Almost, Maine" production

McNeese to present "Almost, Maine" production

Almost, Maine
The McNeese State University Theatre Bayou Players will present "Almost, Maine" at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20-23, with a 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 24 in Ralph Squires Recital Hall. 

"Almost, Maine" - by playwright and actor John Cariani - is about a delightful midwinter night's dream. On a cold, clear, moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. It's Friday at 9 p.m. as the northern lights hover in the sky above and Almost's residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Knees are bruised.  Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal and the hearts mend-almost-in this touching play that explores the human heart.

Cast members and their parts include: Hayley Smith, of Kinder, Sandrine, Marci, Suzette; Bianca Augustine, of Leonville, Ginette, Marvalyn, Hope; Stacy Solak, of Emporium, Pa., Glory, Villian, Gayle, Rhonda; Jonathon Richards, of DeRidder, Pete, Lendall, Randy, Dave; Ronald Doyle, of Singer, East, Steve, Phil; Ryan Domingue, of Baytown, Texas, Jimmy, Chad, Daniel. 

Production staff includes: Charles McNeely, Lake Charles, director and set design team; Cameron Scallan, Alexandria, prop coordinator, set design team; Sierra Jones, New Orleans, costume designer; Elyssa Constance, Grand Lake, stage manager; Elise Hamilton, Lake Charles, sound operator; Joseph Comeaux, Lake Charles, light operator; Kevin Delaney, Grand Lake, backstage coordinator; Chelsey Augustine, Fenton, backstage crew; Kyla Standley, Lake Charles, backstage crew, SuzAnne Hieronymus, Welsh, backstage crew; Chris Reeves, DeRidder, backstage crew; Richards, light designer and set design crew; Doyle, set design team.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults, $10 for McNeese faculty/staff, senior citizens and youth, and free for McNeese students with a current ID. For tickets or more information, call 337-475-5040 or visit 

Persons needing accommodations as provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the ADA Coordinator at 337-475-5428, voice; 337-475-5960, fax; 337-562-4227, TDD/TTY, hearing impaired; or by email at