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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 Richest Girl In The Workd Finds Happiness"
    Program of the Provincetown Theater Company production of "The Richest Girl in the World...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Provincetown (Mass.)--History--20th century, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "A Christmas Carol"
    Newspaper articles concerning the Provincetown Theater Company production of "A Christmas...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Beyond the Revolt of Mamie Stover"
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company production of "Beyoned the Revolt of Mamie...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Enter a Free Man"
    Newapapter articles concerning the Provincetown Theater Company production of "Enter a Free...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Newsprint
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
  • "Of Mice and Men"
    Program for the Provincetown Theater Company production "Of Mice and Men" in December,...
    Collection: Theater
    Format: Text
    Subjects: Advertising, Theater--Massachusetts--Provincetown--History--20th Century, Theaters
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