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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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  • Playwright's Festival (Part 1)
    An article from the Provincetown Banner in February 2000 announcing the Provincetown Theater...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Playwrights' Festival (Part 2)
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company "Playwrights' Festival" in the fall of...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Theater Programs Spanning from 1982 to 1993
    Programs and newspaper articles for the Provincetown Theater Company productions and schedules...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "The Last Work of Saint Peter the Great"
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company script-in-hand reading of "The Last Work of...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • PTC Playwrights Festival - March 2001
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company - Playwrights Festival - March 2001.
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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