The Theatre: Greece in New England

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Solely to amuse themselves, a group of friends at Provincetown, Mass., 16 summers ago, went over to Hutchins Hapgood's verandah and put on a couple of plays. Susan Glaspell was there; so were George Cram ("Jig") Cook, rebel John Reed, Mary Heaton Vorse. Robert Edmond Jones, a young man of talent and resource, fashioned scenery out of porch furniture, odds-&-ends. The Almighty supplied the backdrop, a tumbling ocean. Next year the play-acting fad persisted. Mary Vorse turned over a shack on her wharf to the enterprise and someone named...

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