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The comedy ‘Oh, Promise Me!’ on stage at Wells High School in November

posted Oct 22, 2015, 9:17 AM by Michael Richards
The Wells Players will present the Pete Williams' farce  "Oh, Promise Me!," in the Olenn Auditorium at Wells High School beginning Tuesday, November 10th at 3:30 p.m. Seats for this matinee are $5 with free admission offered to students and senior citizens.  

The show resumes after Veterans’ Day with evening performances beginning November 12th through November 14th at 7:00 p.m.  Ticket prices for these performances are $8 for the general public and $5 for students and senior citizens.

This production is directed by Andrew Lopez and features a cast of seasoned Wells High School performers.  “Oh, Promise Me!” is produced with special arrangement with Samuel French Inc., 235 Park Avenue South, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10003.  

The play revolves around Princeton graduate Barry Hollis who inherited a fortune from his father.  Already having an ‘old flame’ in Patsie Linden, Hollis meets and falls in love with another woman, Gladys Vance.  He persuades his aunt to send a note to Vance requesting a visit while another note is sent to Linden informing her “it’s all over” between them.  Somehow these notes are switched leading to hilarious situations and a surprise ending. (Source: Samuelfrench.com).

For more information please call Wells High School at 207-646-7011.

A drawing inspired by the comedy, “Oh Promise Me” by WHS senior Elise McCormack-Kuhman.  It represents how Barry Hollis gets himself in a humorous dilemma with characters Patsie Linden and Gladys Vance

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