Author Archives: Jeannette de Beauvoir

The Harbor Stage Company Excels with The Ballad of Bobby Botswain

Two men meet in a bar. It’s the opening to many a story that at least one of the participants is going to later regret. That’s fortunately not the case in The Ballad of Bobby Botswain, the Harbor Stage Company’s …

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Buried Child a Revelation at Harbor Stage Company

It’s telling that as the audience files in to see Sam Shepard’s Pulitzer-prizewinning play, Buried Child, at the Harbor Stage Company, they must put on masks and have their vaccination credentials examined: our time is not so very different from …

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Pranks and Pressure: “Straight White Men” at WHAT

The contrast couldn’t be more stark: as the audience enters, it’s greeted by loud rap music (performed by women and people of color) and taken on a tour of the play’s premises by two people who are clearly not straight …

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It’s Back! Live Theatre Returns with THE CAKE

It’s been sixteen months since we experienced live theatre here in Provincetown…. And, frankly, THE CAKE at the Provincetown Theater was worth waiting for. First, the venue. David Drake and Ellen Rousseau have come up with the most remarkable set …

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Help save the Provincetown Theater!

Due to ongoing Covid restrictions, the theater is still not allowed to produce any shows indoors; this may (or may not) change on (or about) June 1. Regardless of this potential pivot, they need to plan, prepare and employ their …

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Tennessee Williams Birthday Celebrates Provincetown

Want to support local businesses *and* help this year’s TW Festival? Here’s how! Tennessee Williams Birthday Bash Raffle: Nine baskets filled with Provincetown’s best experiences! What could possibly improve a gorgeous September weekend in Provincetown, seeing glorious plays by Tennessee …

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There’s Nothing Rotten About the Cape Rep’s Current Production!

It’s fun. It’s bawdy, breathless, and brilliant. It’s Cape Rep’s regional première of Something Rotten! and you really do need to go see it. At a time when the days are getting shorter and the cold is starting to set …

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Arts Week for 7 February 2019

  guests: Stephanie Weaver from Cape Symphony David Drake from Provincetown Theater   Greetings! This is Arts Week, and I’m Jeannette de Beauvoir. If you’d like to keep up with what’s going on in town between installments of Arts Week, …

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Arts Week for January 24, 2019

This is Arts Week, and I’m Jeannette de Beauvoir. If you’d like to keep up with what’s going on in town between installments of Arts Week, you can always sign up for the Ptownie Dispatch at ptownie.com. Want to find out about local music going …

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January 10, 2019: Jay Critchley!

If you’d like to keep up with what’s going on in town between installments of Arts Week, you can always sign up for the Ptownie Dispatch at ptownie.com. Want to find out about local music going on all over the …

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