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  • A Sign of the Times: Glengarry Glen Ross at the Harbor Stage Company

    The play that won David Mamet a Pulitzer when it debuted in 1984, Glengarry Glen Ross concerns a group of middle-aged Chicago salesmen—definitely men—hustling tracts of worthless Florida real estate dressed up as real investments with Scottish-sounding names like Glengarry …

    Posted: July 21st 2017 @7:34 AM
     
  • Arts Week: July 13, 2017

    At the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater you can see The Empaths, a timely, face-paced comedy, mines the complex landscape of shifting societal mores, family roles, and the expectations of relationships. Celine, a 30-something serial entrepreneur playing with her father’s money, …

    Posted: July 13th 2017 @2:16 PM
     
  • Peregrine Does Chicago…

    … and makes it look easy. Chicago is an ambitious production and the Peregrine Theatre Ensemble, presenting the musical as part of its fifth-year anniversary summer, absolutely owns it. Everyone knows the history: Chicago is Broadway’s longest-running musical, the winner …

    Posted: July 9th 2017 @10:01 AM
     
  • Men on Boats is a Fantastic Ride

      Imagine being on a boat facing the rapids of a fast-moving river. Now imagine watching that experience take place on stage. And finally, imagine (if you can) that the latter doesn’t feel all that removed from the former, and …

    Posted: July 1st 2017 @3:54 PM
     
  • Arts Week, 29 June, 2017

    (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 weekly mailing list at ptownie.com. They’ll keep you in the know about all the things you …

    Posted: June 29th 2017 @11:08 AM
     
  • The Domino Effect (for Diana Fabbri)

    The Domino Effect (for Diana Fabbri) I was a teenager when I fell in love with radio. It was the ’70s, and late one night when I couldn’t sleep, I heard a sultry-voiced DJ cooing, “The flutter of wings, the …

    Posted: June 28th 2017 @7:40 AM
     
  • Arts Week Happenings for June 1

      Guests in the studio include Rick Hines & Rebecca Alvin of the Provincetown Magazine, and Nina Schusseler of the Cape Cod Theatre Company   If you’d like to keep up with what’s going on in town between installments of …

    Posted: June 1st 2017 @9:34 AM
     
  • Anything But Strange: Sex With Strangers at WHAT

    The setup is almost too cliché to take seriously: put together a reclusive writer (whose one opus never garnered commercial success) with a younger writer of extremely popular fluff; listen to them spout self-absorbed literary existentialist nonsense; and watch them inevitably …

    Posted: May 26th 2017 @5:52 PM
     
  • Arts Week Happenings for May 18

    This is Arts Week, and I’m Jeannette de Beauvoir. I’m going to give you a taste of what’s going on around the mid and lower Cape in terms of art, literature, theater, cultural events, and other entertainment. If you’d like …

    Posted: May 19th 2017 @6:59 PM
     
  • Arts Week April 20, 2017

      This is Arts Week, and I’m Jeannette de Beauvoir. I’m going to give you a taste of what’s going on around the mid and lower Cape in terms of art, literature, theater, cultural events, and other entertainment. If you’d …

    Posted: April 20th 2017 @10:13 AM