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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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  • "Murder in the Cathedral"
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company production of "Murder in the Cathedral" in...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "How I Learned to Drive", "The Prince Who Wouldn't Talk" and "Sylvia"
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company productions of "How I Learned to Drive",...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Chamber Music"
    A press release for the Provincetown Theater Company production of Arthur Kopit’s ...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Productions for the 1997 season
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company productions for the 1997 season. Productions...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Theater corespondence (1980 - 1983)
    Various copies of corespondence regarding theatre in Provincetown from 1980 to 1983 icluding one...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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