December 16, 2017
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Cape Elizabeth, Yarmouth take top honors at state drama fest

By Judy Harrison, BDN Staff

BANGOR, Maine — Cape Elizabeth High School took top honors Saturday in the Class A division of the Maine Drama Festival held at Bangor High School.

Yarmouth High School won first prize in the Class B division competition at Stearns High School the same day.

Eight one-act plays were presented Friday and Saturday in the Class A division. In the Class B division, 10 schools competed in Millinocket at the same time.

Each school had won at the regional competitions held earlier in the month to advance to the state finals.

Cape Elizabeth performed “The Dishwasher.” Yarmouth presented “Scenes from Epic Proportions.”

In the Class A Division, Bangor High School was awarded second place for its production of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow.” Third prize went to Fryeburg Academy for “The Other Room.”

“The Trojan Women,” presented by Lincoln Academy, won second and “A Doll’s House,” performed by Lisbon High School, won third.

Other schools in the Class A competition were: Falmouth High School, Camden Hills Regional High School, Windham High School, Waterville High School and Skowhegan Area High School.

In the Class B division, Deer Isle/Stonington High School, Stearns High School, Mount Desert Island High School, Maine Central Institute, Central High School, Monmouth Academy and Cheverus High School competed.

 


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