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Niles North Presents "Almost, Maine"
Travel to the out-of-the-way town of Almost, Maine, where the icy cold of the northern region illuminates the crucial moments in relationships. Several characters face a moment of choice, and the audience is treated to moments of magic underneath the Northern Lights. Performances are at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, December 7 and 8 in the Drama Performance Center at 9800 N. Lawler, Skokie. Reserve tickets by calling the Box Office at (847) 626-2122. Tickets are $10. A free community performance will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 6.
The cast of “Almost, Maine” includes:
Prologue: David Gilbert as Pete and Camille Paskind as Ginette.
Her Heart: Noah Zeidman as Man and Athanasia Giannetos as Woman.
Sad and Glad: Glenn Weissman as Jimmy, Nina Roy as Sandrine and Sarah Alkyer as Waitress.
This Hurts: Christopher Khoshaba as Steve and Robin Wallace as Mervalyn
Getting It Back: Ryan Loach as Lendall and Erin Rourke as Gayle
They Fell: Sebastijan Torgus as Randy and Evan Sturt as Chad
Where It Went: Martin Wiviott as Phil and Emma Decker as Marci
Story of Hope: Alex Hammond as Man and Carissa Yau as Hope
Seeing the Thing: Justin Shannon as Dave and Danielle Kropveld as Rhonda
The technical staff/crew: Timothy Ortmann, Director; Annaliisa Ahlman, Tech Director; Teresa Ripley, Costume Designer; Barbara Reeder, Lighting Designer; Anita Scanlon and Linda Room, Costume Assistants; Lauryn Schmelzer, Stage Manager; Amy Hagedorn, Assistant Director; Eugene Hyun, Assistant Stage Manager; Camille Paskind, Dramaturg; Jaquelyn Shannon, Shop Manager; Sabina Dzelilovic, Assistant Technical Director; Allegra Rosenberg, Properties Manager; Erin Rourke, Sound Engineer; Nathan Selinger, Assistant Lighting Designer; Anne Zavell and Stephanie Persaud, Production Assistants; Natalie Aleman, Master Electrician; Maddie Martin, Costume Mistress and Julia Melnick, House Manager.
More About Niles North High School
A public four-year high school and part of District 219, Niles North High School is the future home for students from McCracken Middle School, Old Orchard Junior High, East Prairie and Golf Middle School.
Located across the street from Old Orchard Mall and east of the Edens Expressway, Niles North High School opened its doors in 1964. In 2008, the school received an award for having the "#1 Fine Arts Program in the United States."
Known as the "Vikings," the school has a variety of interscholastic athletic programs that include basketball, cross country, gymnastics, soccer, swimming, cheerleading and softball. Some notable graduates include Erin Heatherton, a Victora Secret's fashion model, Brent Novoselsky, who played tight end for the Chicago Bears and Minnesota Vikings and Mike Krasny, founder of CDW.