Residents of Hancock County are in luck, because both Ellsworth and MDI High Schools will be hosting the 2022 Maine Drama Festival aka One-Act Plays on Friday March 25th and Saturday, March 26th. Note - The performances at MDI High School are just on Saturday, March 26th.

There are 3 sessions Ellsworth High School with a Friday evening session on March 25th, a Saturday afternoon session on March 26th and a Saturday evening session. Admission is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for students, with tickets being sold at the door.

Here's the order of performance

Ellsworth High School

Friday March 25th

  • 6 p.m. - Brewer High School "Adaption" by Elaine May
  • 7 p.m. - MCI - "The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane" by Dwayne Hartford
  • 8 p.m. - Waterville - Werewolf? by William K. Gleason

Saturday March 26th

  • 1 p.m. - Belfast High School - "4 a.m." by Jonathan Dorf
  • 2 p.m. - Erskine Academy - "And" by Alan Haehnel
  • 3 p.m. - Searsport High School - "Paper or Plastic" by Werner Trieschmann
  • 7 p.m. - Mount View High School - "Complaint Department and Lemonade" by Kamron Klitgaard
  • 8 p.m. - Ellsworth High School - "Slipping" by Madeline Henry

MDI High School

Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students/seniors. There is a Saturday afternoon session with 3 performances and a Saturday evening session with 2 performances.

Saturday March 26th

  • 1:30 p.m - Calais High School - "Selfie" by Bradely Hayward
  • 2:30 p.m. - GSA - "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare
  • 3:30 p.m. - Deer Isle-Stonington - "Elektra" by Elizabeth Brendel Horn
  • 6:30 p.m. - Bucksport - "Conflict" by Wade Bradford
  • 7:30 p.m. - MDI - "Kafka's Metamorphosis" by Steve Moulds

Anyone who would like to see the local premier of the MDI One Act Play is invited to a performance on Saturday night, March 12th at 7 p.m. Admission on Saturday March 12th is by donation and will benefit the Black Rose Fund.

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