Venue Details

36 Star Starred
Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
420 East Main Street Anoka, MN 55303
763-422-1838
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Member Tips

Deb-Oreo
Dress however you wish -- it's cold out there, dontchaknow!
info Jan 10 2011 star this tip starred
Deb-Oreo
We just had a pop, but the atmosphere is really fun here!
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Deb-Oreo
Arrive early so you can get a parking spot by the theater.
info Jan 10 2011 star this tip starred
Deb-Oreo
I'm looking forward to Footloose coming up later on this year.
info Jan 10 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
My hubby came in sweatpants and didn't feel out of place.
info Jan 17 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
It's an old movie theater, so they sell popcorn you can eat during the show.
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Reviews & Ratings

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attended Jan 08 2011

It took a lot of energy for 4 actors/actresses to play so many different characters! Great job to all of them. We were thinking there would be one story line to follow,... continued

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2 stars
attended Jan 16 2011

This was a great set of vignettes ranging from love at first sight to unrequited love to love lost and love found. In other words, every different combination of he... continued

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9 stars
attended Jan 23 2011

I enjoyed the area debut of this play. Very interesting short stories about love, good acting. Set was basic, but effective.

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More Information

Website

http://www.lyricarts.org/on-stage/almost-maine

Quotes & Highlights

“Utterly endearing…with a faint dusting of snowbound magical realism. A place as distinct as Lake Woebegon or Cicely, Alaska.” —broadway.com
“A snowy charmer. These nine tales of love in the time of frostbite have a winning glow that proves surprisingly contagious.” —The New York Sun
“Catchy and creative. The perfect date show for young and old alike.” —AM New York

Description

Written by John Cariani 

Directed by Robert Neu 

Love is in the air and as palpable as one’s breath on a cold, clear moonless night in Almost, Maine. That love winds its way through several vignettes cloaked sometimes in the breathtaking, whimsical, humorous and even heartbreaking experiences it evokes. Just as the residents of this remote, mythical town discover, the path to love is winding and unpredictable but is almost always worth the journey. 

About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Arts

Lyric Arts Company of Anoka is a non-profit community theater geared toward entertainment and educational opportunities for people of all ages.

The mission of Lyric Arts is building community and nurturing artists and audiences of all ages through the magic of live theater. We accomplish this by providing opportunities for artists and audiences of all ages to experience and celebrate these art forms in their community.