"Susan Poulin to present 'Franco Fry' at UMFK's Fox Auditorium October 5"

Fort Kent - On Sunday, October 5, 2003, actress-playwright Susan Poulin will present her critically acclaimed one-woman play 'Franco Fry (Or, Pardon My French!)' in a 1:00 p.m. matinee performance at UMFK's Fox Auditorium.

In 'Franco Fry,' native Mainer and Franco-American Poulin recounts her sometimes humorous, sometimes treacherous journey to reconnect with her Franco-American heritage and the French language. The play is presented in English, with occasional journeys into French.

Poulin, born in Jackman, spoke French until she was 3 years old. But after the family moved to southern Maine, they melted into the mainstream American culture of the 1950s and 60s.

When Poulin became an adult, she felt an 'ache' inside...