A Poem in Images

August 16, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

Bringing Bergman’s Persona to the Harbor Stage by Rebecca M. Alvin In recent times, it has become increasingly common for films to find their way from the big screen to the stage. Usually, they are made into musicals, with most of the original qualities of the movie disappearing into the [...]

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The Clock Strikes Twelve

August 9, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches The idea came out of New York. Actor and singer Sam Bolen thought of a story about a romance between two men, one a singer and the other a songwriter. Though they only existed in a fog of imagination, the characters knocked on the edges of his [...]

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REVIEW: 5 to 9

August 2, 2017 5:00 am0 comments

by Steve Desroches Provincetown is often put in a unique position. As a beautiful beach side town with a booming nightlife, tourists come by the thousands to relax, have fun, and forget about the real world for a little while. As Henry David Thoreau said about a visit to the [...]

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REVIEW: Glengarry Glen Ross

July 26, 2017 2:21 pm0 comments

by Rebecca M. Alvin Just before the lights went down at the Harbor Stage, a member of the audience remarked, “well, you can’t really mess this up; it’s Mamet.” True enough, Mamet’s writing is genius and Glengarry Glen Ross is a perfect example of his ability to make authentic dialogue [...]

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REVIEW: Anna Christie

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by Rebecca M. Alvin If the prospect of seeing a Eugene O’Neill drama in Provincetown in July seems a bit intense for a summer activity, you may miss out on an incredibly authentic experience that is actually very Provincetown. The Provincetown Dramatic Arts production of O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Anna Christie [...]

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REVIEW: The Colony of the Cats

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by Rebecca M. Alvin Every year, Stephen L. Russell creates theater for children that doesn’t talk down to them, that entertains them as well as their parents, and that often combines traditional folk tales with modern references, mildly political undercurrents, and a bit of a Marx Brothers sensibility. This year [...]

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