David Drake, Artistic Director
David Drake has been putting on shows since he was a kid. Directorial credits at the Provincetown Theater include It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, Sweeney Todd, August: Osage County, Always…Patsy Cline, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Our Town, and his gender-swapped production of The Importance of Being Earnest.
In New York City, David has directed works at Rattlestick, The Flea, Soho Playhouse, and Joe’s Pub. Collaborating with Taylor Mac, he directed and developed The Lily’s Revenge at the Sundance Theater Lab prior to staging its world premiere at HERE in New York (Obie Award). Also with Taylor, David directed the world tour of The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac.
As an actor, David got his Equity card off-Broadway replacing Charles Busch in Vampire Lesbians of Sodom at the Provincetown Playhouse. He appeared in the original New York casts of A Language of Their Own (Public), End of the World Party (46th Street Theater), Pretty Boy (Performing Garage), and The Boys in the Band (1996 revival at Lucille Lortel). Television: The Good Wife, NY Undercover, HBO’s Vinyl, and as a repeat offender on Law & Order. Film: Longtime Companion, It’s Pat, David Searching, We Pedal Uphill, Philadelphia, and opposite Alan Cumming in After Louie. Regionally, David has appeared at A.R.T., Huntington, Barrington Stage, Arena Stage, San Diego’s Old Globe, and numerous others.
David is the Obie Award-winning playwright and performer of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me, in which he performed a year off-Broadway (Perry Street) before touring worldwide, and then shooting as a feature film. David has taught at New York’s Abrons Art Center, Baltimore’s MICA, and received artist residencies in New York at The BRICLab, DTW, Clemente Soto, Dixon Place.
Dean Stein, Managing Director
Dean Stein joined the Provincetown Theater as Managing Director in 2020. Previously, he served as Executive Director of the American Psychoanalytic Association for fifteen years. Prior to that, his career in the arts included fifteen years as Executive Director of Chamber Music America and management positions at Opera America and the Dyson Foundation. He holds an M.B.A. from New York University. During graduate school, he worked at Manhattan Theater Club in the finance office so considers himself having come full circle.
Thomas Cover, Technical Director
Derek McCormack, Theater Assistant
Sami Williams, Box Office Representative
Linda Ohlson-Graham, Facilities Maintenance