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Picture this…July 15, 1915…a social gathering of friends in the East End of Provincetown…two plays, one by Neith Boyce and another by husband and wife team Jig Cook and Susan Glaspell…two make-shift sets, one facing the ocean, one facing the living room…the plays were so popular that two more were presented that summer…then returning to Greenwich Village where many of the group lived…enthusiasm abounds…a greater number of artists and writers go to Provincetown the next summer and form the original Provincetown Players…included among these are journalist/poet John Reed, writer Louise Bryant, painter Marsden Hartley, artists William and Marguerite Zorach, the famed “Hobo Poet “ or “Poet of the Dunes” Harry Kemp, editor of The Masses Max Eastman, his wife Ida Rauh, Floyd Dell and Eugene O’Neill… [More...]

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  • Milestones in Provincetown Theater
    A summary of the milestones in Provincetown Theater from 1620 to 2007, researched and written by...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Art, Barnstormers, The, Lipton Cup (trophy), Literature, Pilgrim Monument, Portland Gale, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--17th Century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--18th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--19th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--21st century, Provincetown Players, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters, Critchley, Jay, Vorse, Mary Heaton
  • Early Days of the Provincetown Theater Company
    "Early Days of the Provincetown Theater Company" by Charles Horne.
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Rosencrantz And Guilderstern"
    A Provincetown Advocate article dated November 19,1973 concerning a last minute change of cast...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "The Three Penny Opera"
    Playbill for "The Three Penny Opera" by the Provincetown Theater Company
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Alice in Wonderland"
    An announcement of the opening of "Alice in Wonderland" by the Provincetown Theater...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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