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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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  • "Under Milkwood"
    Program for the Provincetown Theatre Company's production of "Under Milkwood".
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "A Yellow Light"
    Program for the Provincetown Theatre Company's production of "A Yellow Light".
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century
  • PTC - Celebrating Our 35th Year
    35th year celebration of PTC including a history of the company, photos from previous productions...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Barnstable County (Mass.) History, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Provincetown Players, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century
  • "Amal and the Night Visitors" - 2000
    Program for the Provincetown Theatre Company production of "Amal and the Night...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters, Business
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