The Fundamentals of Fun at the Cape Rep

The Fundamentals of Fun at the Cape Rep

“My father and I grew up in the same Pennsylvania town,” says Alison Bechtel (Amanda Collins) as the musical Fun Home opens. “He was gay, and I was gay. He killed himself, and I became a lesbian cartoonist.” The entire play, currently at the Cape Rep in Brewster, is...
The ptownie 1st Annual Boo Boo Awards

The ptownie 1st Annual Boo Boo Awards

ptownie’s new “Boo-Boo” award winners have been announced! The awards are the result of a recent poll on Facebook to promote local Provincetown favorites. Meant to reward the people and organizations that serve others throughout both the tourist season and the entire...
“Diznee” As You’ve Never Seen It

“Diznee” As You’ve Never Seen It

Despite the fact that my stepdaughter once worked for Disney, I’ve always been pretty much anti-Team Rodent, so you can imagine how delighted I was when Miss Conception arrived in Ptown with “Forbidden Diznee,” her own brand of tongue-in-cheek (and frequently...
A Grande Dame Returns to Provincetown

A Grande Dame Returns to Provincetown

She does jazz. She does cabaret. She does musical theatre. And for a few precious evenings, Marilyn Maye did Provincetown. There are a lot of singers about whom one says, “oh, yeah, right, them, they’re okay.” That doesn’t happen with her. The world is clearly divided...
The Raging Skillet is Ragingly Funny

The Raging Skillet is Ragingly Funny

It’s a little unclear what The Raging Skillet wants to be—a bio-play, a cooking demonstration, a therapy session, or an infomercial—and the truth is, that lack of clarity simply doesn’t matter. This play about Chef Rossi (of WOMR’s Bite This) might have an identity...
ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Restaurant Poll!

ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Restaurant Poll!

ptownie is back with an all new summer poll to determine Provincetown’s best restaurants. We asked ptownie followers their must visit dining spots when in town and received plenty of great feedback. We got over 2,700 votes, so one thing is clear: food matters! Who...
An Act of God is a Tour de Force for WHAT

An Act of God is a Tour de Force for WHAT

Let’s just say it right away: Lynnette R. Freeman is spectacular. Even if she weren’t playing an incarnation of God, this woman would own the stage; being the Divinity Herself is just the frosting on the cake. And that’s what we get in An Act of God, David Javerbaum’s...
Enjoy “A Night at the Movies” With Well-Strung!

Enjoy “A Night at the Movies” With Well-Strung!

Audiences are given the pitch from the start of the show: “No one knows this, but the Art House is really located on an ancient drag queen burial ground,” and with that, Well-Strung is off and running… to the movies, this time. And there’s no one else who would dare...
Peregrine Theatre’s Production of Hair is Timeless

Peregrine Theatre’s Production of Hair is Timeless

From the Summer of Love to the Summer of Trump: Peregrine Theatre’s Production of Hair is Timeless Unlike several other recent revivals, the Peregrine Theatre Ensemble’s production of Hair doesn’t open the show by ostentatiously underlining similarities between the...
Totally Cape Cod: The Tuna Goddess at Cape Rep

Totally Cape Cod: The Tuna Goddess at Cape Rep

“I’m the only Lady Luck you need!” says young Alex (Jade Schuyler) to her father (Paul Schuyler) near the beginning of the Tuna Goddess, and indeed the play centers around Alex’s presence—as a child, as a slightly bitter adult, and finally as a member of the fishing...
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