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One Act Play season has begun


January 18, 2019

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The cast of the Cloquet Senior High One Act Play heads to competition later this month; they'll present four performances this weekend in the Encore Performing Arts Center. Director Kevin Hamre wrote this year's play, so you're guaranteed to not have seen it already.

Sometimes you just have to do it yourself.

Longtime Cloquet Senior High School theater director Kevin Hamre was so frustrated with the selection of one-act plays - which he called "ridiculous junk ... with no meaning, purpose or expression" - that he decided to take matters into his own hands, and simply wrote his own, naming it "The Beat Goes On." According to Hamre, three different families with different backgrounds and professions come together in this story - and they have one thing in common: They all end up at the same place at the same time, looking for hope, peace and forgiveness....

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