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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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  • Provincetown Repertory Theatre - 1998
    Newspaper articles from the 1998 season of the Provincetown Repertory Theatre Inc., which...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • Provincetown Repertory Theatre - 1999
    Press release for the Provincetown Repertory Theatre 1999 Summer Season. Includes a review of the...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Men's Lives", "Queer Studies" and "The Company"
    Press release for the Provincetown Repertory Theatre 2000 Summer Season. Productions included...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Telegraph--History, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--21st century
  • "Zelda, Scott & Ernest"
    Advertisement for the Provincetown Repertory Theatre 2001 production of "Zelda, Scott &...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--21st century
  • "Don Juan in Hell"
    Playbill for the Provincetown Repertory Theatre production of "Don Juan in Hell". The...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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