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ALMOST, MAINE at the Torrance Theatre Company

Miguel Elliot

Miguel Elliot

Dany Margolies – The Daily Breeze

It can be done. A director can take relatively ordinary material and, with the help of adept designers and a committed cast, turn it into extraordinary theater.
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Now running through April 15


ALMOST, MAINE at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre


Photo by Dan Warner

Neal Weaver  – Stage Raw

John Cariani’s play is, in fact, a collection of nine short sketches, mostly duologues, and mostly comic with some serious overtones. Much of Cariani’s comedy is rooted in the notion of taking figures of speech literally. In “Her Heart,” a woman (Natalie Avital) had her heart broken by her recently deceased husband, and carries its shattered fragments in a brown paper bag, till she meets a repairman (director Martin Papazian) who thinks he can fix it. Read more…

Margaret Gray – LA Times

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas — an unusually frosty, Northeastern Christmas for these climes — at the Hudson Mainstage, where a twinkly new production of John Cariani’s “Almost, Maine” has opened. em>Read more…

Now running through December 21.