Seniors Cap Theatre Season with “Almost, Maine”

CONWAY, Ark. (April 10, 2013) - The Hendrix College Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present Almost, Maine by John Cariani Thursday, April 18 and Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20 in Cabe Theatre.

The production is free and open to the public. For more information, call 501-450-1343 or email hendrixplayers@hendrix.edu.

Six senior theatre arts majors have designed and will direct and produce the play as part of the capstone experience for their major:

  • Jordan Breckenridge '13 from Conway, Ark.
  • Abby Christophel '14 from Morristown, Tenn.
  • Francis Cruz '13 from Yona,Guam
  • Ben Fish '13 from Mabelvale, Ark.
  • Jessica Hodges'13 from Huntington, Ark.
  • Elizabeth Williams '13 from Conway, Ark.
  • Vicki Wood '13 from Houston, Texas

About the Production

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. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, 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 delightful midwinter night's dream. The production does include adult language and situations.

Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the fifth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the country's "Up and Coming" liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the 2012 edition of the Princeton Review as one of the country's best 377 colleges, the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges, Forbes magazine's annual list of America's Top 650 Colleges, and the 2013 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.