Cover Art of the Massachusetts Issue: Multiple cartoons - each in separate boxes - showcasing life in Massachusetts.
Can New Plays Find A Home on Cape Cod?
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Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

When I was a sophomore in high school my brother, Alan, got his first job as an actor in summer stock at Theatre By The Sea in Matunuck, Rhode Island. I understood this to mean something coveted and exciting, and also that he’d be working his butt off, pulling out four to five shows in the short five-month season between Memorial Day and Labor Day, a heroic and exhilarating (and sleep-deprived) feat. I remember going to his last show of the season, Godspell, my father driving us all back home to the North Shore of Boston afterward. Alan was flat out for days, like he’d been through a war.

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Myra Slotnick

is an activist and proud member of the Dramatists Guild. Her plays The Weight of Water, The Shadow Child, and The Beachcomber Boys (Book & Lyrics) have enjoyed productions and workshops in Provincetown, NYC, and LA. She is currently at work on a book titled Don’t Make A Scene, a memoir in Two Acts.