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    Outside: Terrifying and Wonderful
    July 31, 2022
    It seems mystery readers can’t get enough of Scandi noir, and for good reason. There’s something inherently creepy about areas that are isolated and dark—which can apply to much of the region. But it also takes a talented author to make that creepiness...
    A Sequel That Couldn’t Be More Timely
    July 29, 2022
    History may always be written by the winners, but often it’s the observations of the common people that are more interesting—and understandable. And that’s what playwright Taylor Mac gives us in Gary: A Sequel to Titus Andronicus, now at the Wellfleet...
    Review: The Ice Coven by Max Seeck
    July 24, 2022
    The Ice Coven Book
    The Ice Coven is the the second installment in the Detective Inspector Jessica Niemi series that takes place in Finland, though it was the first I’d read and it works well as a standalone. I am loving Scandinavian noir and this example doesn’t disappoint....
    The Ballad of Bobby Botswain is brilliant
    July 18, 2022
    Ballad of Bobby Botswain
    Two men meet in a bar. It’s the opening to many a story that at least one of the participants is going to later regret. That’s fortunately not the case in The Ballad of Bobby Botswain, the Harbor Stage Company’s current world première and the sort of...
    Marry Me A Little Packs A Lot
    July 2, 2022
    Marry Me a Little WHAT
    In bringing Craig Lucas and Norman René’s stylish Marry Me A Little Stephen Sondheim revue to the stage at the Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, artistic director Christopher Ostrom is taking a chance. Perhaps that’s what he’s known for; his most...
    The Provincetown Theater
    June 12, 2022
    Theater Article Provincetown
    By Byron Crawford The artists washed up on the shores of Provincetown in waves. First came the painters following their prophet Charles Hawthorn. Close on their heels came actors, writers, and colorful personalities that would form the foundations of a...