The Holidays on the Outer Cape by Steve Desroches One of the hallmarks of living in New England is how much the rhythms of life change depending on the season, both those that occur with a solstice or equinox, and those that are culturally created. And true to form, Provincetown [...]
Photo: David Goldner by Steve Desroches In the summer of 1977 Cassandra Peterson starred in a disco comedy revue called...
by Steve Desroches One day when Scout Durwood was a teenager a flyer advertising a beauty pageant arrived at her home...
Mae Whitman and Martin Starr as Emily and Joe in Operator. Courtesy of Welltrix, LLC by Rebecca M. Alvin For eternity,...
Maria Giese Crashes Hollywood’s Glass Ceiling by Rebecca M. Alvin Maria Giese came into this world surrounded by people who knew the challenges of a creative life, who understood the benefits of community, and had the courage to make change in their respective fields. Her mother is Rachel Brown, a [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches It was a dark and stormy night. It might be a horror movie cliché, but it really was a dark and stormy night as a group of actors and musicians assembled to rehearse Dracula For Dummys, the Halloween offering at the Provincetown Theater this month. While rain [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches The dust and glitter still haven’t settled since Cher came to Provincetown to stump for Hillary Clinton this past August. Even come October, stories of Cher sightings are told around town with the same glee and wonder as a glimpse at a UFO full of aliens dressed [...]Read more ›
by Jeannette de Beauvoir She’s never been to Cape Cod before, but Joan Osborne can’t wait to play Payomet. “I’ve always done major cities in the northeast,” she says. “Boston, Providence, places like that. Never Cape Cod. I can’t wait! I’m bringing my daughter with me. Where should we go, [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches Writing, good writing, requires vulnerability. Throughout Tennessee Williams’ career, he repeatedly bared his soul via his characters and narratives, some more obvious than others. And each of his works presented a different aspect of the man, his life, and his emotions, depending on his circumstances. It’s his [...]Read more ›
September 12, 2016 @ The Atlantic House It was big news last week when RuPaul won an Emmy Award for hosting his smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race. But just several days later in Provincetown many drag queens received golden honors themselves at the 17, 895th Annual Showgirl Awards where Ryan [...]Read more ›