The University of Mount Union’s Department of Theatre will present
“Almost, Maine” by John Cariani from October 4-7 at Rodman Playhouse.
Show times are 8 p.m. October 4-6 and 2 p.m. October 7.
“Almost, Maine,” a romantic comedy, takes place in a remote, mythical
town called Almost, Maine during winter. The production showcases how
the residents experience broken hearts and unexpected love on a cold,
starry night. According to almostmaine.com, the play “inventively
explores the mysteries of the human heart, touching audiences with
laughter, heartbreak and hope.”
Under the direction of Rudy Roggenkamp Jr., associate professor of
theatre, the cast and crew includes Savanna Lancaster, a freshman
English major of Beloit; Megan Ostrofsky, a freshman of North Canton;
Tyler Portner, a freshman of Ashland; and Alex Wolfe, a junior
mathematics major of Atwater. The production team includes Roggenkamp,
Deborah Lotsof, professor of theatre; Kelsey Tomlinson, a senior
communication major of Cuyahoga Falls; Ty Gamble, a sophomore Japanese
major of Baltimore, MD; and Alyssa Suffron, a freshman of Cuyahoga
The Rodman Playhouse is located on the corner of Simpson Street and
Union Avenue on Mount Union’s campus. Tickets are $8 for general
admission and $7 for senior citizens. Tickets are complimentary for
Mount Union faculty, staff and students. For more information or to
order tickets, call (330) 821-2565.
The Department of Theatre’s next production is “The Servant of Two
Masters” by Carlo Goldoni and translated and adapted by Tom Cone from
November 15-18 at Rodman Playhouse.