THE

PROVINCETOWN

THEATER

 2017 SEASON

SALOME by Oscar Wilde
AMADEUS by Peter Shaffer
METAMORPHOSES by Mary Zimmerman
Mary Shelly’s FRANKENSTEIN
Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL 

STUDIO 54 NEW YEARS GALA

The Provincetown Theater is proud to host a full slate of collaborative and independent productions featuring five major productions:


Salome

by Oscar Wilde 1891

May 3- 20

Oscar Wilde’s scandalous play takes place at King Herod’s birthday party. “The Man Who Has It All” only wants one thing- for his step daughter Salome to dance for him. He promises to give her absolutely anything in return. What she asks for is unbelievable.

 

Amadeus

by Peter Shaffer 1979

May 24- June 11

This Tony Award winning play tells the highly fictionalized biography of the lives of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his rival composer Antonio Salieri.

 

Metamorphoses 

by the American playwright Mary Zimmerman 1996

July 12- Aug 20

Mary Zimmerman’s Tony Award- winning mythic performance piece Metamorphoses is based on David R. Slavitt’s free-verse translation of the classic Metamorphoses of Ovid. Provincetown Theater’s multi-sensory summer production features – live music, video projection, dance and an indoor swimming pool.

 

Frankenstein 1818

by Mary Shelley 1818

Oct. 5- 30

Doctor Victor Frankenstein risks his life to conquer death. Frankenstein tells the tale of on the the most famous monsters of all time. Join the adventure this Halloween season through arctic seas, medieval universities, and the notorious Genevan Chateau of Lord Byron. The cast of Dracula for Dummies returns with more surprises as they reenact the journal of the infamous scientist as he is pursued by the abomination and the horrors it leaves in its wake.

 

A Christmas Carol 1843

By Charles Dickens 1843

Nov 24 – Dec 16

Audiences never lose affection for this Yuletide classic, as they literally follow the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, and Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of redemption.  Scrooge’s transformation from miserable miser to generous soul speaks to all ages of all times.

 

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The 3rd Annual New Year’s Gala

Dec 29 – Jan 1
The Provincetown Theater Community wraps up its 2017 season with a New Year’s Gala to remember. This year pull out your bell bottoms and head down to Studio 54 to dance the night away!

 

 


The Provincetown Theater is a year-round community-driven center for the performing arts.  In 2017, the Provincetown Theater will present several new “shoulder season” events, designed to continue developing community relationships and to partner with core cultural and civic institutions.  During the fall, winter and spring there will be offerings of free classes, readings, performances, demonstrations and lectures on Wednesday and Saturday evenings.


PROMOTIONAL CONTACTS:


Tristan DiVincenzo, Executive Artistic Director

tristan@provincetowntheater.org

508-487-9793

 

Alice Gong, Theater Manager

alice@provincetowntheater.org

508-487-9793


All productions and events take place in the 130-seat theater located at 238 Bradford Street.  The Provincetown Theater is a 501c3 nonprofit organization and all donations are tax exempt.  Thank you for your support!