RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is presenting the world premiere play “Self-Storage: The Contents of Our Lives,” at 7 p.m. Aug. 17-20, at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. 

“Self-Storage” is a dark comedy about human quirks and the life choices that lead people to collect and store too much stuff. 

The play was written by the “Lakeside Playwrights,” a volunteer group of writers working on the project, which includes Janice Adler, Elyse Andrews, Mary Ellen Simon, Carolyn Smith, Tim Straub and Valerie Zapolsky.

The cast includes Carolyn Smith, Les Hoekstra, Dennis O’Neil, Tim Straub, Marie Hyfield, Amanda Brochu, Anna Mather, Fletcher DellaValle, Noah Bonnell and Adrian Heatley. The play is directed by Anne Crump and produced by Valerie Zapolsky.

Crump said, “Bringing a new play to the Rangeley stage is exciting and challenging. This locally written play will definitely entertain all who come. We are also excited that it was made possible by a grant from the King Foundation.”

Reserved seats are on sale now at rangeleyarts.org. Adults, $18; First-Night Aug. 17, $15; youth 18 and under, $10. Tickets will also be available at the door.

“Self-Storage: The Contents of Our Lives” is an original play sponsored by the Stephen and Tabitha King Foundation that will be premiered in Rangeley at the RFA Lakeside Theater Aug. 17-20 at 7 p.m. Pictured from left are cast members Tim Straub, Adrian Heatley, Anna Mather, Carolyn Smith, Fletcher DellaValle, Marie Hyfield, Amanda Brochu and Noah Bonnell. Not shown: Les Hoekstra and Dennis O’Neil. FMI: www.rangeleyarts.org.

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