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Lyric Arts Main Street Stage
420 East Main Street Anoka, MN 55303
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The Lyric Arts Center has a parking lot, but it fills quickly. Street parking is available in a residential area within one block.
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you can purchase popcorn and other light snacks prior to the show.
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"Almost, Maine"
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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, so it was tough for us when so many different short skits were acted out. ...continued

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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 loves, she loves, he loves not, and she loves not. A very romantic date for...continued

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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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Quotes & Highlights

“Utterly endearing…with a faint dusting of snowbound magical realism. A place as distinct as Lake Woebegon or Cicely, Alaska.” —
“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


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.