2012 The Women

2012 The Women

The Provincetown Cares presentation of Clare Booth Luce’s social satire, The Women promises to bring a fresh look at the high society high jinks of these original Housewives of New York as they navigate marriage and divorce, friendship, gossip and revenge over cocktails and cigarettes.

Clare Booth Luce’s social satire, The Women is a witty look at the high society high jinks of these original Housewives of New York as they navigate marriage and divorce, friendship, gossip and revenge over cocktails and cigarettes. The Women is set in New York City in 1939. Mary Haines, the protagonist, learns from a gossipy manicurist that her husband, Stephen, is having an affair with a shop-girl named Crystal. After the news of Stephen’s affair is published in a gossip column, Mary decides to divorce him. She travels to Reno, Nevada, to obtain a quickie divorce and downplay any potential for scandal. While in Reno, Mary is joined by several of her friends in the same predicament and learns that Stephen has married Crystal. Two years later, Mary, now living back in New York with her children, learns that Crystal has been unfaithful to Stephen. With the help of her friends, Mary sets out to expose Crystal’s infidelity in order to win Stephen back.

2013 5 Lesbians Eating Quiche

5 Lesbians Eating Quiche
by Evan Linder & Andrew Hobgood  directed by Lynn d'Angona

Set in the thick of 1956 McCarthyism, the play opens at the local community center where five women preside over their members gathered for their annual quiche breakfast in honor of the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein. Innuendos, suppressed sexual feelings, shocking revelations and political humor abound as the women compete for best quiche, and cope with an unexpected agenda item: the dropping of an atom bomb on