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Cape Playhouse

820 Main St., (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638
508-385-3911
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Dennis
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Theaters, Performances
Owner description: Experience the magic of live theatre in the country’s oldest professional summer theatre on beautiful Cape Cod! The Cape Playhouse in Dennis brings... more » Owner description: Experience the magic of live theatre in the country’s oldest professional summer theatre on beautiful Cape Cod! The Cape Playhouse in Dennis brings the Best of Broadway to Cape Cod each summer, featuring critically acclaimed actors of Broadway, television, and film. The Cape Playhouse also offers entertaining and educational Theater for Children. Tickets are available at the Box Office and online. « less
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Pepperell, Massachusetts
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

My husband and I have been season ticket holders for over 20 years now and have enjoyed our cape cod summers, which have always included a lot of great musical productions at the cape cod playhouse. However, this year we are thoroughly disappointed to learn about the upcoming line-up of all plays. The main reason we went to the playhouse,... More

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The best theater here. Great productions! Every seat in the house is OK for viewing. There is a balcony. Go online and see the layout before purchasing tickets. Cozy, old bldg. Everything I've ever seen here, I've thoroughly enjoyed! A little pricier than some of the other local theaters. Productions usually are more elaborate. Nice grounds, refreshments available at intermission.... More

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Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

My family and I loved the historic playhouse. The venue is set amidst beautiful, tall trees; parking is easy and free; the atmosphere is inviting. We sat near the stage and enjoyed a birds-eye view of all of the dancing and singing. The seats are wooden benches...and a pad would add a lot of comfort! Overall, a very nice evening!

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Naples, Florida
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10 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

We have spent at least a month every summer on Cape Cod and it would not be complete without getting tickets to the historic Cape Playhouse. "Hello Dolly" was fabulous this summer but "Radio Gals" was not (we left at intermission). There is plenty of free parking, tickets are reasonable and seating is good (bring a cushion for your back... More

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Boston
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

My family and I saw Hello Dolly at the Cape Playhouse – it was a great experience. Professional acting, with great acoustics. This is an old-time playhouse (and it looks it in a nice rustic sort of way), it is not huge so all the seating is reasonably close to the stage. My only small negative is we were seated... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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28 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

So good, what talent. Love this place as it has such histoty. Matinee on Sat. not crowded, one more week. This was a great show, highly recommend it.

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Gainesville,Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Cape Playhouse is where Broadway summers, they say. We saw "Broadway with a Twist" which showcases great singers and dancers from So you think you can Dance, Dancing with the Stars, and American Idol. Met some of these talented kids after and they were so gracious and happy to be performing here. We saw Hello Dolly opening night that... More

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Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

I have been to every other part of the complex that makes up the Cape Cod Center for the Arts except here. On August 3, I went to see "Ballroom With A Twist" with Tristan MacManus and Anna Trebunskaya from Dancing with the Stars. We were up on the balcony and my only issue was the whole floor up there... More

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Norwich, Connecticut
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25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This was our first visit to the Dennis Play house. It is in a nice area and although, it is an older playhouse, it is sufficient and well maintained. I was surprised there were actual balcony seats. We took my 9 year old son to see the "GIZMO GUYS". It as a great show and very reasonable at around $10... More

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

My mother and I go every summer to the entire series of 6 plays for the season. We've seen 4 so far this summer and each one has been fun, entertaining, and engaging. The Cape Playhouse opened in 1924. Betty Davis was an usher when she was a young girl. Many famous stars got their beginning here. It is called... More

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