For the first time in more than a year, Kennebunk High School Visual and Performing Arts will present performances in front of a live audience outside, under a big top tent. Courtesy Photo

KENNEBUNK – For the first time in more than a year, the Kennebunk High School Visual and Performing Arts Department will present performances in front of an audience outside under a big-top tent. Attendees should bring a chair or a blanket, organizers say, since seating is not available.

They’ll perform the musical comedy “Triumph of Love” at 7 p.m. May 27 and 28 with performances at 2 and 7 p.m. on May 29. The show will also livestream on YouTube.

The production combines modern musical theater, Commedia d’italien, and French farce, filled with mayhem and misidentity along with the pain, hardship, joy and passion of love, organizers say. The production is directed by Dennis St. Pierre and assisted by senior student Maeve Sheehan.

The cast features Sophia Hines as Leonide, Eliza Mason as Corine, Virginia Crimp as Hesione, Aiden Berg Macleod as Hermocrates, Curtis Morgan as Agis, Elaina Hammond as Dimas and Ava Hackley as Harlequin.

Choreography is by Sarah Durham. The crew features Lauren Poulin as stage manager; Brady Lemieux as technical director; Nicco Valentino as sound designer; and Erin McNeilly as assistant stage manager.

The big-top tent will be located behind the school near the Performing Arts Center. Space is limited and will be marked out on the ground to meet the CDC requirements. Masks must be worn by all audience members at all times under the tent per RSU 21, Maine Department of Education and Maine CDC safety requirements.

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