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Provincetown Players

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History of ProvinceTown Players 


220px-Provincetown_Theatre_-_Van_VechtenThe original Provincetown Theater

The Provincetown Players was a theater company located in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, and famous for producing the plays of Americanplaywright Eugene O’Neill and Susan Glaspell. It was also associated with the work of Edna St. Vincent MillayWilliam Carlos Williamse. e. cummingsEdmund Wilson and Djuna Barnes.

778px-Bound_East_at_139_Macdougal_Setting_UpSetting up the stage for Bound East for Cardiff, Fall 1916. Photo shows O’Neill to the far left.

In 1916, the company produced O’Neill’s Bound East for Cardiff. It disbanded in 1929.

466px-All_God's_Chillun_Got_WingsScene in All God’s Chillun Got Wings in which Paul Robeson kissed Mary Blair‘s hand and created a national uproar.

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