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The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center

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Address: 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone Number: 860 510 0473
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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The Jewel in Old Saybrook's Crown

Drove three hours to see one of my favorite musician's performance. Volunteers are patrons are very friendly and proud of The Kate, lovely theater inside and out. I'd be a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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New Jersey
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Drove three hours to see one of my favorite musician's performance. Volunteers are patrons are very friendly and proud of The Kate, lovely theater inside and out. I'd be a frequent visitor if it wasn't so far away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

My friends and I have viewed many HD Simulcasts of NY Met Operas at the Kate. The price is certainly much more reasonable than the Met and the ability to see expressions on the faces of the stars as well as the details of the costumes and sets is a huge plus. The seating is comfortable and the sound is... More 

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The Cultural Art Center presents various artists on week end and week day nights. Seating is pleasant..(it's a former school auditorium). The staff are local volunteers. The Center in located in town.Shops and restaurants are within walking distance.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Extra special venue - charming theater with amazing acoustics!!! The shows are unique and you almost feel as though you are on stage. The front row balcony seating is a favorite.

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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Best theater on the Connecticut Coastline in a nice small town with shops and restaurants. The theater is small which makes the experience unique with comfortable seats. You can take your drinks into the theater and enjoy the show. The volunteer staff are friendly and the shows include musicians, simulcast from the MET and of course Katherine's movies. Don't miss... More 

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Essex, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Great small venue to be up and close to the show - not a bad seat in the house! You can order wine etc before the show and during - nice evening out while supporting a great venue. People are friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is such a lovely theater and I wish I had more time to attend functions there. The classic movie showings, the simulcast of the Met, and live stage as well as musicians. I'm not a follower of popular groups, singers, etc. I did go see Michael Buble at Mohegan Sun Casino in CT and hated the venue. It's too... More 

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Comfortable seats and good views of the Stage and a very Friendly Staff. There is plenty of free parking on the streets. There are place near by for a meal or a quick bit...

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Old Lyme, Connecticut
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

National stars come to this playhouse and give us a taste of the big city! Wonderful place for friends to meet and enjoy a relaxing evening out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Having attended this venue on multiple occasions, I find it to be small and intimate when seeing a show. From Ed Asner in a one man show on FDR, or a tribute to John Lennon to children's theatre Cinderella we have no complaints. It's worth the trip to see something at The Kate!

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