Provincetown Players

Connections

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Employer Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM now cast around for work, possibly on stage. She sent out poems to magazines, often fruitlessly. She earned a little by acting with the Provincetown Players from December 1917, building on her long experience...
Leisure and Society Mina Loy
ML acted the lead female role in the Provincetown Players ' production of Alfred Kreymborg 's Lima Beans.
Burke, Carolyn. Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.
220
Occupation Djuna Barnes
In the late 1910s DB became involved with the Provincetown Players , writing plays and also acting in their productions. In Provincetown, Massachusetts she came into contact with Eugene O'Neill and Edna St Vincent Millay
Occupation Mina Loy
ML acted in the Provincetown Players ' production of Laurence Vail 's play What D'You Want?
Burke, Carolyn. Becoming Modern: The Life of Mina Loy. Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1996.
296-7
Performance of text Djuna Barnes
Three of DB 's plays, Three from the Earth, An Irish Triangle, and Kurzy of the Sea, were staged by the Provincetown Players during their sixth season.
Broe, Mary Lynn. “Introduction”. Silence and Power: A Reevaluation of Djuna Barnes, Southern Illinois University Press, 1991, pp. 3 - 23.
11
Performance of text Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM 's anti-war play in one act, Aria Da Capo (which she had written and directed for the Provincetown Players the previous year), appeared in Reedy's Mirror.
Yost, Karl, and Harold Lewis Cook. A Bibliography of the Works of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Harper, 1965.
82
American National Biography.
Performance of text Edna St Vincent Millay
ESVM published her play The Princess Marries the Page (in which she had played the lead both at Vassar as an undergraduate and as a professional with the Provincetown Players ).
Yost, Karl, and Harold Lewis Cook. A Bibliography of the Works of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Harper, 1965.
133-134
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
137, 175
Performance of text Edna St Vincent Millay
The Provincetown Players , who had some of the most distinguished authors in the USA writing for them, chose this play to open their third season in New York in late 1918.
Milford, Nancy. Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay. Random House, 2001.
175-6

Timeline

1 November 1920
US playwright Eugene O'Neill had his first big success when Emperor Jones, the earliest serious drama by an American with a Black protagonist, had its debut in New York in a production by the...