Children's Playhouse Of Maryland presents ALMOST, MAINE

Children's Playhouse Of Maryland presents ALMOST, MAINE The Children's Playhouse of Maryland (CPM), in residence at CCBC Essex, will open its fall season with a performance of Almost, Maine, featuring an ensemble cast of 15 student actors from Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Harford County. Performances will be held at 1 p.m. on Oct. 28 ­ 29 and November

4 ­ 5 at the CCBC Essex Administration Building Lecture Hall, located on campus near parking lot 4. The Nov. 5 show will also be interpreted into American Sign Language.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance by calling the CCBC Box Office,

443-840-ARTS (2787), Tuesday - Friday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., or online at Check with the box office for additional information regarding the American Sign Language interpreted show.

Almost, Maine is described by playwright John Cariani as being about "falling in and out of love." This non-musical romantic comedy is being billed by CPM as PG-13.

"Almost, Maine" is a small town that is almost not in Maine and almost not a town. Eleven short scenes explore interactions about love that all occur on the same evening. Almost, Maine is one of the most produced plays of the last decade. According to Playbill, Almost, Maine is the most-produced high school play for 2015 and 2016.

Fast Company magazine noted that the play is popular with community theaters and international performance groups and has been performed in 20 countries and translated into more than twelve languages.

Tickets for Almost, Maine will also be available at the door, space permitting. Group tickets are also available. Please request any accommodations at the time of ticket purchase. The performance venue is a wheelchair-accessible facility. For directions, go to

Children's Playhouse of Maryland, Inc. is a not for profit community theatre dedicated to youth performers ages 18 and under.

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