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Almost, Maine
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Written by John Cariani
Date of premiere 2002
Place of premiere Portland Stage Company
Portland, Maine
Original language English
Genre Romantic Comedy
Official site: http://www.almostmaine.com/

Almost, Maine is a play by John Cariani, comprising nine short plays that explore love and loss in a remote, mythical almost-town called Almost, Maine. It premiered at the Portland Stage Company in Portland, Maine in 2001 where it broke box office records and garnered critical acclaim. Cariani later adapted the play into a book of the same name.

Praise for Almost, Maine

  • Selected by the American National Theatre as one of the most outstanding regional theatre productions of the 2004-2005 season.
  • Featured in New Playwrights: Best Plays of 2006.
  • Most produced play in North American high schools 2009-2010 and 2011-2012.
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