Car, White Cargo, Liliom, The Whole Town's Talking, Smilin' Through, Some Girl, The Old Homestead, The Girl from Child's, Meet the Wife, The Nervous Wreck, Whispering Wires, New Toys, High Stakes, Laff That Off, Rip Van Winkle, The Gorilla, The Patsy, The Enemy, Easy Come, Easy Go, Sherlock Holmes, Saintly Hippocrates and Honest Sinners, The Bridal Suite, Irene, The Poor Nut, Salomy Jane, What Price Glory?, Steve.
1927-28: The Little Spitfire, Potash and Perlmutter, Detectives, Treat 'Em Rough, Pigs, Hell's Belles, The Ghost Train, Square Crooks, Thank You, What Ann Brought Home, The Unseen Way, My Woman, The Cradle Snatchers, Way Down East, Alias the Deacon, The Servant in the House, The Virginian, Romance Road or The Girl Next Door, Rain, Up in Mabel's Room, Naughty Cinderella, The Barker, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Spooks, The Donovan Affair, Mary's Other Husband, If I Was Rich, The Sea Monster, Go Easy, Mabel, The Wasp's Nest, an unnamed comedy by Julian MacDonald (art director), Take My Advice, Applesauce.
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PROVINCETOWN PLAYERS. The theatrical group commonly called the Provincetown Players ( New York, New York) was actually an organization that spanned three distinct periods and organizations during the years from 1915 through 1929. Because of the wide diversity in mode of organization, purpose, types of plays chosen, and the production methods employed, the Provincetown Players should be discussed under distinct subtitles: The Provincetown Players ( The Playwrights' Theatre) 1915-22; The Experimental Theatre, Inc. (Triumvirate Control) 1923-25; The Experimental Theatre, Inc., 1925-29.
Although the organization called the Provincetown Players was not officially organized until September 5, 1916, the history of this group really began in the summer of 1915 on Cape Cod in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Each summer, groups of artists and writers migrated from their winter homes in Greenwich
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Publication information: Book title: American Theatre Companies, 1888-1930. Contributors: Weldon B. Durham - Editor. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1987. Page number: 377.