Current Season

Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill

Provincetown Dance Festival

Oct 24 - Oct 25 at 7:30 pm
Oct 26 at 1:00 pm

Co-Produced by the Adam Miller Dance Project, Sara Sweet & Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill 3 Performances Only Friday & Saturday Night - different performances each night! Plus a Sunday Matinee!  

This year the festival is proud to present:

Malini Srinivasan (Indian Dance- New York) Ali Kenner Brodsky & Co. (Modern Dance/Providence) Marta Renzi (Dance FILM--Nyack, NY) Seán Curran Company (New York, contemporary) Boston Tap Company (Boston) Ego Art (contemporary -Somerville) Sokeo Ros of Everett Company (Providence) Carolina Santos Reed (Flamenco Artist - New York) Full Force Dance Theater (Contemporary - Hartford) DanceEnlight-(contemporary and traditional chinese -- Hartford) Portland Ballet (Portland Maine - Sunday only) Dance_Boston_Tap   Schedule subject to change. OCTOBER 24th Malini Srinivasan Ali Brodsky Sokeo Ros Carolina Santos Reed Marta Renzi (video) Sean Curran Co. Boston Tap   OCTOBER 25th: Malini Srinivasan Full Force Dance Theatre danceEnlight Carolina Santos Reed Ali Brodsky EgoARt Marta Renzi (video) Curran/Coker Sokeo Boston Tap   OCTOBER 26th danceEnlight Full Force Dance Theatre Carolina Santos Reed Sokeo/Everett Marta Renzi Sean Curran Co. Portland Ballet Boston Tap   Please visit http://www.castlehill.org/dance-festival.html for more information. Student & Senior Citizen discounts are available. ($5.00 off)  

The Provincetown Theater

Halloween Special

Oct 30 - Oct 31 at 7:00 pm

WELCOME TO OUR SPOOKY HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!  2 NIGHTS ONLY!

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Thursday, October 30

7pm THEATER: The Water-Ghost of Harrowby Hall

8pm FILM: Nosferatu

 
Friday, October 31

7pm THEATER: The Water-Ghost of Harrowby Hall

8pm FILM: Phantom of the Opera

2014 Halloween Special  

The Water-Ghost of Harrowby Hall

When a decadent British aristocrat comes face-to-face with his family ghost, he must find a way to bring an ancient curse to a permanent end.  
Based on the classic 1889 short story by Victorian author John Kendrick Bangs, and newly adapted for the stage by Bragan Thomas.

Written by Bragan Thomas

Directed by Frank Vasello

Starring Sunie Pope, Bragan Thomas & Bob Junker

Come in COSTUME on 10/31 and the Winner will take home 2 tickets to our Winter Show of "Alice in Wonderland" and 2 drink tickets to keep you warm through the winter show. All proceeds benefit the Provincetown Theater Foundation MCC & Schoolman matching grants.

Jack-o'-Lantern     One Night: $15 pre-pay/$20 at the door Both Nights: $25 pre-pay only Come and go as you like.

A Collaborative Theater Project

Four Squared: A Collaborative Theater Project

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May 05, Sep 08, Nov 03 at 7:30 pm

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With generous support from the Kaplan Foundation, Cotuit Center for the Arts announces a new collaboration designed to workshop four original plays by four local playwrights over the course of one year.  Theater partners include Cotuit Center for the Arts, Harwich Junior Theatre, Provincetown Theater, and Woods Hole Theater Company.

Each work will be presented in staged readings four times, once each season over the course of a year, in four venues from the upper Cape to the lower Cape, reaching four different audiences.  The partners each invited a local playwright and asked that they pen a new full length play for up to six actors. Readings will take place in the four theaters simultaneously, the first with each playwright in the “home” of their presenter, then rotating between the four venues.

Dates of the performances are scheduled for May 5, August 4, November 3, 2014; and February 2, 2015 (Dates subject to change).  A festival of all four plays will be scheduled at the completion of the cycle.

Featured playwrights are Bronwen Prosser (Cotuit Center for the Arts), Susan Kosoff (Harwich Junior Theatre),  Candace Perry (Provincetown Theater) and Joe Richards (Woods Hole Theater Company).  The program is funded by generous support from the Kaplan Foundation.

About the playwrights:

Susan Kosoff got her start in theatre at the Harwich Junior Theatre, mentored by Betty Bobp.  She is the founder and long-time producer of Wheelock Family Theatre; professor emerita of theatre and education at Wheelock College, where she continues to teach for the Center for International Programs and Partnerships; and a member of the board of StageSource, New England’s alliance for theatre artists and producers.  She has written many plays, which have been produced at theatres around the country.  Among her recent ten-minute plays, Waiting for Gretchen appears in the Boston Theater Marathon XI 2009 Anthology.  Other writing for the theatre includes The Young Actor’s Book of Improvisation, A Little Princess, Let There Be Light, O Happy Day, and The Beanstalk, the Giant, and Jack. Susan has directed numerous plays.  Among her favorites are Lord of the Flies, Inherit the Wind, The Crucible, Holes, and A Tale of Two Cities.

Candace Perry is a writer, activist, and social worker who holds the audacious hope that her plays might change the world.  She’s written three full length plays and thirty short plays.  Her full length play, Meridian Summer, received the 2007 Cape Cod Playwrights/Kaplan Prize.   Her short plays have been developed with the Provincetown Theater and many have also been produced by other companies/competitions, including the Boston Theater Marathon, New Orleans Tennessee Williams Festival, Women’s International Theater Festival (Provincetown), Double Take Fringe Festival (Greenfield, MA), Theatre Southwest (Houston, TX), and Heartland Theatre Company (Normal, IL).  For several years she’s taught a community education class on writing the short play.  She’s a member of the Provincetown Theater’s Playwrights’ Lab and the Dramatists Guild. More information is available on her website, www.candaceperryplaywright.com.

Bronwen Prosser  is a  Cape Cod native, actor and playwright who graduated from New York’s Atlantic Acting School. Her hit one woman show The Make-Out Queen was raucously applauded by New York and Cape Cod critics alike. She is currently co-writing a new play in tandem with Edward Albee fellow Danny Mitarotondo. Bronwen has been awarded best actress for her role in Lisa Robinson’s filmBreaker, and was a founding member of the New York Theatre Company The Common Tongue as well as the Cape Cod Burlesque Troupe The Brazen Belles. She has been an active participant at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, recently directing Boston Marriage, and is thrilled and honored to create work with her Cape community in this new playwright’s series. www.bronwenprosser.com

Joe Richards has been involved with theater for over thirty years as an actor, puppeteer, and director. He has worked primarily with Theatre on the Bay, Woods Hole Theater Co., and Cotuit Center for the Arts. Much of his work has been with the late Edward Gorey as one of a core group of actors, puppeteers, and collaborators.

September 8, 2014 at 7:30pm

Hounded by Joe Richards

November 3, 2014 at 7:30pm Face East by Bronwen Prosser February 2, 2015 at 7:30pm Conversations: Six by Six by Susan Kosoff

Provincetown Theater

2014 Fall Playwrights' Festival

Nov 06 - Nov 08, Nov 13 - Nov 15 at 7:30 pm
Nov 09, Nov 16 at 3:00 pm

Orpheus, by Jeff Donaldson-Forbes
Fragments to Shore Against My Ruins, by Jim Marlow
Sunrise on Peaked Hill Bars, by Gregory Ramos
The Hurricane, by Lee Roscoe
An Elegy for the Glorious Bird, by Donald Yonker
The Divide, by Bob Cohen
Channeling Gene, by Lucy Blood

 Photo Credit: The Dune Tramp
The Festival will run for 2 weeks this fall.  Each play will be performed on each night.
November 6-9, 2014 & November 13-16, 2014.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm &
Sunday at 3pm followed by a TalkBack with Playwrights & Directors
Tickets will be available shortly.  Thank you!