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"...Along with just a story of a husband and wife, it’s also a story of the war from a personal perspective."

Town of Wales Playwright Takes Show to Scottish Festival

Those dusty boxes of letters, yellowed with age, that sit neglected in so many of our attics can, as Wales Center playwright Diane Almeter Jones discovered, contain not only treasures, but inspirations.

East Aurora Advertiser | By Rick Ohler | September 17 2019

New York – Upstate 2018/2019 Season In Review by Donna Hoke

There’s been a full slate of world premieres across the state this season, beginning last June with Diane Almeter Jones’ historical Forget Me Not, based on family wartime letters. The weekend of shows was such a rush for Jones and the cast that they’re taking the show to Edinburgh in August!

dramatistsguild.com | By donna hoke | August 15  2019

Forget Me Not

The tenderness with which this company brings a series of wartime letters to life is simply beautiful. Forget Me Not is a heartwarmingly honest reflection of human connection and its legacy after death.

Edfringereview.com | By Ellie Harrington  & Sally Christmas| August 6  2019

'Forget Me Not': WWII letters turn family history into memorable theater adventure

Diana Almeter Jones is in the midst of a once-in-a-lifetime experience and is pretty darn happy about it. Having a play in an international arts gathering in Scotland next month is only part of it.

Buffalo News Gusto | By Melinda Miller | July 18 2019

Theatre Review: ‘Forget Me Not’ at Andrew’s Theatre

If you groan when you hear the phrase “memory play,” you were probably forced to read The Glass Menagerie in school and are biased against them on principle. Even if this is you, Forget Me Not, playing at the Andrews Theatre July 25th and 26th as part of the Buffalo Infringement Festival, might change your mind.

Buffalo Theatre Guide | By Nathan Miller | July 28 2019

State & Union: ‘Forget Me Not’ remembers Limestone soldier, widow

A play about a grieving World War II widow from Limestone got its debut performance last Friday, as “Forget Me Not” took to the stage at the Kavinoky Theater in Buffalo.

Olean Times Herald | By Bob Clark | June 14 2018

Theatre Review: ‘Forget Me Not (Or Minding June’s Story, A Family Tale)’ at Kavinoky Theatre

Family memories, World War II history, and the troubled recesses in the human psyche converge in “Forget Me Not,(Or Minding June’s Story, A Family Tale)” a new play written by Buffalo’s own Diane Almeter Jones. The play is making its regional premiere this weekend at the Kavinoky Theatre.

Buffalo Theatre Guide | By Cherie Messore | June 8 2018

In a city that is known for performing the tried and true classics, it is rare that a unique original work makes its way to a Buffalo area stage. Tom Dudzick, A.R Gurney, and Neil Simon are household names in the area, but the name Diane Jones is one that may not be as familiar, unless of course you have read a playbill from the Kavinoky Theatre. The interesting thing, is that Jones will be sharing the title of playwright with these well known names this June when her original one act play, “Forget Me Not” is performed at the Kavinoky Theatre.

Buffalo Theatre Guide | By John Szablewski | May 10 2018
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