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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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  • "The Man Who Came to Dinner"
    Provincetown Advocate article from February, 1974 of the Provincetown Theater Company production...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Theatre Workshop"
    An announcement by the Provincetown Theater Company concerning a "workshop" to be...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Promenade"
    A Provincetown Advocate article in March, 1976 reviewing a new musical "Promenade" by...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Eva Braun"
    A playbill for "Eva Braun", a "musical fantasy" by the Provincetown Theater...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Happy Birthday, Wanda June"
    A program for the Provincetown Theatre Company production of "Happy Birthday, Wanda June"
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Advertising fliers, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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