#GivingTueday !

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    Holiday shopping on Amazon?
    Please help the theater by purchasing through
    smile.amazon.com
    designate Provincetown Theatre Foundation Inc.
    We receive a little $ each time you spend $$$. 
    This week we have raised $ 6550. !
    Thank you thank you thank you!
    Or find the Amazon link to the right ->

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    Annual Gratitude Drive to Raise

    $100,000

    From Thanksgiving to Valentines Day (2/14/17)

    Share your LOVE for the Arts and the

    Provincetown Theater!

    GIVE a starting donation of $14.00 today

    spread the LOVE by inviting your Friends and Family to do the same!

    7,000 small donations of $14.00

    will get us to our Goal and

    keeps Theater ALIVE!

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    NEW YEARS EVE GALA !

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    THE RAT PACK IS BACK

    Tickets on sale for
    The Provincetown Theater Gala
    3 Incredible nights of Performance
    Dec 29 – Jan 1

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    ROCK THE VOTE PARTY and EIREBRUSHED by Brian Merriman

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    ROCK THE VOTE 
    Join us at the Provincetown Theater for Election Night !
    NOV 8th, 6:00PM – ?
    LIVE feed of election results on the BIG SCREEN
    Music
    Complementary light refreshments and snacks provided by
    Scott Cakes and other awesome local eateries
    Door Prizes and Raffle
    Top Shelf Cash Bar
    Suggested donation of $10 or more at the door

     

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    “Eirebrushed” by Brian Merriman

     The untold story of Ireland’s 1916 gay and lesbian heroes emigrates to Provincetown.

    Presented by The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, “Eirebrushed” by Brian Merriman, comes to Provincetown Theater, the theatrical home of Tennessee Williams and Eugene O Neill hosted by Provincetown Dramatic Arts on Thursday Nov 10-12th. In the week that the US will elect a new President, “Eirebrushed” is a timely reflection on the principles of democratic inclusiveness, equal opportunity, and the reality of republican ideals, by those inspired to combat oppression and exclusion in 1916 Ireland.

    “Eirebrushed” is sponsored by Culture Ireland, which creates and supports opportunities for Irish artists and companies to present and promote their work at strategic international festivals and venues. “Eirebrushed” is part of an international culture programme to celebrate the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme globally.

    “Eirebrushed” stars Maria Blaney as nurse Elizabeth O’Farrell, who was famously airbrushed out of the 1916 surrender photograph, Flo McSweeney as author, trade unionist and activist sister of Countess Markievicz, Eva Gore Booth, John Kelly as poet-turned-revolutionary Padraig Pearse, and Stephen Gorman as human rights activist Roger Casement. The four revolutionaries return 100 years after the 1916 rising to tell the hidden stories of the lives of some of the heroes who would not ‘fit’ the vision of the new ‘Republic of equals’ that was promised in the Irish revolution.

    Full of humour, pathos and actual testimony, “Eirebrushed” seeks to challenge the conventional Irish Republican stereotype and to set out the contribution of lesbian and gay people at a time of struggle to overcome oppression in Ireland.

    Playwright and Director Brian Merriman is the Founder and Artistic Director of the International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, where many Provincetown playwrights and artists have performed. The International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival is a unique annual event, celebrating positive LGBT identity through theatre and the contribution of gay people, past and present, to the arts. Founded in 2004 with the aim to create new opportunities for visibility and affirmation of emerging LGBT artists and theatrical works with an LGBT theme or relevance, the festival has grown to become the largest event of its type in the world.

    http://provinctowntheater.org

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