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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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  • "2001/2002 productions"
    Program and newsclips of the Provincetown Theatre’s 2001/2002 productions. Includes...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Provincetown Repertory Theatre - 1995
    Newspaper articles from 1995 concerning the "rebirth of Provincetown Theater" with the...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "O'Neill-by-the-Sea Festival" - 1996
    Newspaper articles from June 1996 concerning the "O'Neill-by-the-Sea Festival" by the...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Festivals, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Men's Lives" - 1996
    Newspaper articles from July 1996 concerning a revies of the production of "Men's...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Artwork
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Provincetown Repertory Theatre - 1997
    Newspaper articles from the 1997 summer season of the Provincetown Repertory Theatre Inc. ...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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