Ray Fletcher will portray Andy during the upcoming Community Little Theatre performances of “Love Letters.” Contributed photo

Through the time-honored tradition of letter writing, audiences meet Andy and Melissa and follow their love affair from second grade through college, as they grow apart and marry others, and all while maintaining a relationship across the miles. Spanning the years 1937-84, this story will resonate with those who remember the Great Depression, WWII, the Cold War Years and the crazy ’60s and ’70s. Gurney’s performance piece is considered a rite of passage for most acting couples and was nominated in 1990 for a Pulitzer Prize in Drama.

The production will feature five different casts over two weekends, with Pat Phillips and Mark Hazard performing at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 and 25; Jackie Oliveri and Chip Morrison at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 and 23; Kay Warren and Jason Pelletier at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18; Lucy Poland and Ray Fletcher at 2 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26; and Emily Flynn and Sean Wallace at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and at 2 p .m. Sept. 25.

All performances will be held at the Great Falls Performing Arts Center at 30 Academy St. in Auburn at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 18, 19, 25 and 26.

Director Jackie McDonald’s crew includes Danny Gay, assistant director; Dane Kane, stage manager; Josie French, publicity; Dan Burgess and Brandon Chaloux, set; Nicole Frydrych, producer; Matt Conklin, lighting design; and Noah Keneborus, sound design.

Tickets cost $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and $12 for students. For tickets, or more information, visit laclt.com, or call 207-783-0958. Tickets will be available at the door.

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