2013 Play Selection: “5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche” – 6th Annual Benefit for Women’s Health Services

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…

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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…

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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…

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2011 Pulp

Time: Late July 1956
Setting: The Well – a tasteful, cocktail lounge, circa 1956, for “people of a certain ilk.”  A small stage is visible, as is a bar. Cocktail tables fill out the rest of the space.

“people of a certain ilk.”  A small stage is visible, as is a bar. Cocktail tables fill out the rest of the space.

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2010 Memorial

Set in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina at Memorial Hospital this searing drama is imspired by true events.
At the heart: a young lesbian couple whose baby is at risk and the doctor who shocked a nation.

About the Playwrite: Anna Renée Pattison is pursuing her MFA in Playwriting at Boston University under Kate Snodgrass and Melinda Lopez. She is the recipient of the Robert Pinsky Global Fellowship, and the DeLuise Family Scholarship given by the California Alliance for Arts Education in recognition of being an “emerging artist.”

Some of her plays include Mirabai (Self-Realization Fellowship), Ogunquit, Absence of Light, Break the Horse’s Back, Family Home Evening, Treading on Sacred Ground and Goddesses (Loyola Marymount University). She is currently developing a new play on California’s Proposition 8, and this winter she will travel to Varanasi, India to write a play on the AIDS crisis.

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2008 – LAST SUMMER AT BLUEFISH COVE

LAST SUMMER AT BLUEFISH COVE evolves around a woman spending her last summer with her family of friends, at the same time having unexpectedly fallen in love. Chambers wrote LAST SUMMER AT BLUEFISH COVE in 1980 for The Glines First Gay American Arts Festival, audiences and critical raves soon moved this ground breaking play to Off-Broadway. The choice of play and playwright has significant meaning as Provincetown Cares inaugural performance because of Jane Chambers personal…

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Outside Provincetown

FENWAY COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER For more than thirty-five years, Fenway Community Health has been working to improve the physical and mental health of our community, especially those who are traditionally underserved like lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, women, those living with HIV/AIDS, and people from communities of color. The Fenway Institute works to increase the health of the larger community through research, education, outreach and health policy advocacy.…

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Whoopi Goldberg 2012 Care Award Recipient

Provincetown Cares is dedicated to raising awareness and funds for breast cancer and other critical women's health issues through entertainment. Each year we stage a play and silent auction during women's week and national breast cancer awareness month.   The proceeds are distributed to local and national organizations committed to research, education and treatment services for women in our communities. Whoopi Goldberg, Provincetown Cares 2012 Care Award recipient for her commitment to harnessing the power…

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Provincetown Cares is pleased to announce our commitment to helping create a mammography suite at Outer Cape Health

Currently, anyone seeking a mammogram has to travel to 1.5 – 2hours to  Hyannis or in some cases  2-3 hours to Boston. This situation creates a hardship for many and makes early detection for breast cancer in our community virtually non existent. With your support it is our pledge over the next three years to help Outer Cape Health in its' mission to create a full service mammography suite in Provincetown serving the outer Cape…

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