See schedule of star-studded acts in America’s First Destination


Provincetown, Mass. – An all-star lineup of award-winning performers and productions will debut for the 2016 entertainment season in Provincetown at The Art House, Crown & Anchor, Hawthorne Barn, Post Office Café and Cabaret, The Provincetown Theater, Provincetown Town Hall, and Sage Inn & Lounge. Headliners include Patti Lupone, Marilyn Maye, Rita Moreno, and Lily Tomlin, alongside a production of Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest,” among other mainstream and offbeat hits.
“Diversity and star power describe the 2016 Season,” explained town manager, David Panagore. “Intimate venues to experience top entertainers is the name of the game in Ptown, where on any given night you might see Alan Cumming or Linda Eder walking down Commercial Street.”
This year’s performers include Tony, Emmy, Grammy and Golden Globe award winners, among other high-profile Broadway entertainers and stage acts for unrivaled performances. The 2016 entertainment calendar adds glamour to the Town’s annual schedule of events that have made Provincetown an international magnet for those looking for a memorable destination getaway year-round.
Named by the travel website Trivago as number one on its list of “2016 US Best Ranked Cities to Stay” and recently designated one of the “18 most interesting U.S. destinations” by Expedia, Provincetown earns its reputation as America’s oldest continuous arts colony featuring entertainment, art galleries, and productions by celebrated and local talent. Along with star power, Cabarets featuring topflight LGBTQ entertainers nightly add to Ptown’s top ranking as one of the best gay resort towns by, PlanetOut, and OutTraveler.

Make your reservation today for a memorable Provincetown vacation! Experience the endless entertainment and vibrant nightlife that make Ptown one of the best vacation destinations in the world. Eclectic and upscale shopping, award-winning beaches, renowned art galleries and world-class restaurants are waiting for you in America’s First Destination.

Provincetown 2016 Entertainment Lineup:
The Art House Performance Schedule
May 28 & 29: Melissa Ferrick 
Art House
May 29: Indigo Girls
Provincetown Town Hall
June 3 – September 3: Brown is the New Pink starring Varla Jean & Ryan Landry
Art House
June 22 – September 3: Varla Jean Merman, A Little White Music
Art House
June 30 – September 10: Well Strung, All New Show, Directed by Jeffery Roberson
Art House
July 2 & 5: Tori Scott
Art House
July 3: Cheyenne Jackson
Provincetown Town Hall
July 6-8: Steve Grand, An All American Boy
Art House
July 9 – September 17: Jinkx Monsoon with Major Scales at Piano, All New Show
Art House
July 12 – August 25: Courtney Act, The Girl from Oz
Art House
July 17-19: Megan Hilty
Art House
August 3-6: Marilyn Maye with Billy Stritch at the Piano
Art House
August 15: Bianca Del Rio, Not Today Satan
Provincetown Town Hall
August 16: Kristin Chenoweth
Provincetown Town Hall
September 4: Patti Lupone, Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda
Provincetown Town Hall
The Crown & Anchor 2016 Broadway Series
July 16: Alan Cumming
Provincetown Town Hall
July 24-25: Lucie Arnaz
Paramount Cabaret
July 31 – August 1: Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway
Paramount Cabaret
August 6: Lypsinka
Provincetown Town Hall
August 15-16: Levi Kreis
Paramount Cabaret
August 22-23: Linda Eder
Paramount Cabaret
August 28-29: Randy Graff
Paramount Cabaret
September 5-6: Charles Busch
Paramount Cabaret
October 9-10: Lily Tomlin
Paramount Cabaret
TBA: Rita Moreno
Paramount Cabaret
Post Office Café and Cabaret Performance Schedule (All shows at Post Office Café and Cabaret)
Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-30):
Poppy Champlin
Suzanne Westenhoefer
Summer Season (June-August):
Electra!, Living the Legends
Ptown Malespot, All Male Revue
Thirsty Burlington, The Farewell Tour
The Provincetown Theater 2016 Season (All shows at The Provincetown Theater)
April 6-24: “The Dresser” by Ronald Harwood
Presented by PTCP
April 27 – May 14: “Doctor Faustus Lights The Lights” by Gertrude Stein
Presented by PTCP
May 18 – June 5: “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde
Presented by PTCP
June 10 – July 10: “The Maids” by Jean Genet
June 20 – July 7: “The Little Dog Laughed” by Douglas Carter Beane
Presented by Peregrine Theatre Ensemble
July 16 – 30: “Red, Hot and Blue Cabaret (100 Years of Cole Porter Remixed)
Presented by PTCP
July 18 – August 18: “The Full Monty” by Terrence McNally and David Yazbek
Presented by Peregrine Theatre Ensemble
August 5-14: “Souvenir – A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins
Co-Produced by PTCP and Cotuit Center for the Arts
August 19-21: Joan Rivers Tribute Show – “The Bitch Is Back”
Presented by Celebrity Management
August 22 – September 8: “Buyer and Cellar” by Jonathan Tolins
Presented by Peregrine Theatre Ensemble
September 9-18: “Desire Under the Elms” by Eugene O’Neill
Presented by The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival
October 6 – November 6: “The Rocky Horror Show” musical by Richard O’Brien
Presented by Peregrine Theatre Ensemble
November 30 – December 23: “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens
Presented by PTCP
December 30 – January 1 (2017): “2nd Annual New Year’s Gala
Presented by PTCP
Sage Inn & Lounge (All shows at Sage Inn & Lounge)
Sage Series:
July 3-4: Cat Faulkner, Favorite Songs from the American Songbook
July 5 – September 4: The Calamari Sisters
July 9: Marcus Simeone & Tracy Stark, Songs of Janis Ian
August 5-6: Karen Oberlin with Tedd Firth, Secret Love: A Tribute to Doris Day
October 13-14: Kate Ferber, One Child Born: The Songs of Laura Nyro
Summer Comedy Series:
July 19-23: Jennie McNulty & Poppy Champlin
July 26-28: Jennie McNulty
Shawn Nightingale Productions
August 20-22: Melissa Manchester
Sage Inn & Lounge
July 30: David Sedaris
Provincetown Town Hall
Twenty Summers (all events will be at the Hawthorne Barn atop Miller Hill)
May 13: Marshall Crenshaw
May 14: Edith Windsor, Historic plaintiff whose case led to legalization of gay marriage.
May 20: Naomi Wolf, Author, feminist.
May 27: Bill James, Baseball guru who inspired Moneyball.
May 28: Jim True-Frost & James Waterston
June 3: Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer-winning novelist.
June 4: Classical Concert
June 10: Garance Doré, Influential fashion writer and photographer.
June 11: John Boutte, New Orleans jazz singer.
For more information, visit:
The Art House at
The Crown & Anchor at
Peregrine Theater Ensemble at
Post Office Café and Cabaret at and
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival at
The Provincetown Theater at
Sage Inn & Lounge at
Shawn Nightingale Productions at
Twenty Summers at