Hightown Exclusive First Look | ELLE

A dark new crime series is set in a less than typical locale. Hightown creator Rebecca Cutter chose to forego a gritty urban setting for the Starz series, looking instead to Provincetown, the gay-friendly Cape Cod artist enclave. “What I’ll say to people who aren’t aware of Provincetown is it’s the very, very, very outermost tip of Cape Cod. It’s very isolated,” she explains. “I always say, ‘it’s like this very special unicorn of a place. It’s this haven for LGBTQ tourists, it’s an artist colony, it has this very specific flavor.’”