Nostalgic for Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival

Longtime Boston publicist Charles Cohen dropped us an e-mail Friday to say he’s headed this weekend to the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival. Cohen was the flack for the Provincetown Playhouse in the 1960s, and roomed for a while with actor Richard Gere, who was then an unknown member of the resident acting company. In 1969, Gere starred in Williams’s “Camino Real’’ at the playhouse, and Williams was sitting in the front row along with Norman Mailer and Edward Albee.

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