Player’s Pen Archive


Players Pen – September 20

John Cariani wrote his offbeat romantic-comedy “Almost, Maine” to feature four actors portraying 19 characters; a tour de force for the performers to showcase their aptitude in developing and portraying several different characters.  In 2016, “Almost, Maine” became the most-produced … Learn more


Players Pen – September 13

Patrick New was thrilled to return to Peninsula Players this season to direct our autumn offering, the charming offbeat comedy “Almost, Maine” by John Cariani. As an actor, Patrick last performed at with Joe Foust in the Players’ production of … Learn more


Players Pen – September 6

As we approach the opening week of our final show of the 82nd season, I want to take a moment to thank the 2017 production team for their hard work, dedication and creative craftsmanship in bringing the vision of each … Learn more


Players Pen – August 30

As we approach Labor Day weekend, the creative teams have been busy preparing for the final show of our 2017 season, “Almost, Maine.” While the scenery, properties and costume shops are busy crafting the world of this fictional small northern … Learn more


Players Pen – August 23

Oscar Wilde was a poet, novelist, journalist, playwright and creator of epigrams: short, witty and often paradoxical sayings such as “a stitch in time saves nine.” In using epigrams, Wilde demonstrates being a literary virtuoso in his extensive knowledge of … Learn more