Announcing our 2023 Season!

So excited to announce our 60th anniversary season! Click below to see what we've got coming up!

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The Provincetown Theater

A performance and educational space for theatrical artists within the Outer Cape Cod community and beyond.

The Provincetown Theater

A landing place for experimentation, collaboration, and community.

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Stream the 24 Hour Plays!
March 4th at the Provincetown...
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Auditions for The Fantasticks
Provincetown Theater holds Auditions for  East Coast Premiere of Tom Jones’ Re-Imagined, Re-Gendered The Fantasticks While the beloved score and...
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The 24 Hour Plays Return to The Provincetown Theater
Produced in partnership with the Provincetown Playwrights'...
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Season Subscriptions Now Available!

Season Subscriptions Now Available!

Get your 2023 Season subscription today! This package deal offers you one ticket for all five of our Mainstage productions.


Formed in 2001 in Provincetown, in the birthplace of American theater, the primary purpose of The Provincetown Theater Foundation (“PTF”) is to encourage, promote, and sustain the performing arts on Outer Cape Cod through a year-round schedule of programming at the Provincetown Theater. The PTF provides performance and educational space for theatrical artists within the Outer Cape Cod community and beyond.
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While the Theater would like to claim lineage going all the way back to 1916, in fact, we can only go that far in spirit and admiration. The humble company that would eventually come to inaugurate our space at 238 Bradford Street first convened in March 1963.
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Production Archive

View a record of productions dating back to 1963 from the Provincetown Theatre Workshop, Provincetown Theatre Company, Provincetown Repertory Theater, and The Provincetown Theater.
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PAPA Award

In 2018, the Provincetown Theater Artistic Director David Drake and the board of directors of the Provincetown Theater Foundation created the Provincetown American Playwright Award (PAPA).
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Stephen Mindich Literary Project

In 2020, thanks to a generous donation from The Honorable Maria Lopez, we created the Stephen Mindich Literary Project in honor of her late husband, the trail-blazing newspaper publisher and founder of The Boston Phoenix.
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Previous Performances

Previous Performances

View information, photos, and video from past productions at The Provincetown Theater!
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Ways to Give

As we reopen for indoor productions, the Provincetown Theater Foundation is especially thankful for all who donate in support of our organization. In the best of times, our ticket sales to live productions would only cover roughly half of our ongoing expenses, so your generous contributions have and will continue to be crucial to the success of our theater.


A sincere thank you to all of our generous sponsors!