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REVIEW: Sex With Strangers

May 31, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Ernest Hemingway said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” It should be amended to say “good writing.”  The passion for writing is central to the story told in Sex With Strangers the Laura Epson play now onstage [...]

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Going to Extremes

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by Rebecca M. Alvin When actress Dana Delany first came to public consciousness it was on the ABC show China Beach back in 1988. It wasn’t how it is now, when television was a highly regarded medium full of exciting innovations in storytelling, great acting, and all the glamour of [...]

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Rock Me Amadeus

May 17, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Billy Hough was born to play the role of Amadeus. Upon the news that Hough had been cast as Mozart in the upcoming production of Amadeus at the Provincetown Theater, faces around town lit up with a smile of recognition that this was indeed the perfect part [...]

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REVIEW: Salome

May 10, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches The Provincetown Theater is off to an impressive start this season with their lush and decadent production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome. Channeling the energy of the salaciousness Wilde so reveled in in his 1891 play, this production of Salome surprises with its design, direction, and casting in [...]

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Meanwhile, Back at the Castle

October 5, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

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 [...]

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Williams On The Edge

September 21, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

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 [...]

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