The most preformed play in American high schools, Almost Maine, a comedy by John Cariani, will open in University High School’s Stroud Auditorium this Friday, October 23, with repeat performances at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Open to the public, tickets can be purchased in advance at or at the door for $5 for students and seniors and $10 for adults.

Illuminated by the magic of the Northern Lights, Almost Maine is a collection of nine vignettes revealing significant moments in the relationships of the off-beat citizens of Almost, Maine, as they fall in and out of love. The ensemble cast features performances by a talented, young cast under the direction of Benjamin Webb.