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Cape Playhouse

820 Main St., (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638
508-385-3911
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Dennis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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50 reviews 50 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We decided to see Pump Boys at the Cape Playhouse. The show was fun. The cast was great. Since shows change on a regular basis, perhaps more of this review should reflect the theater. This is an old theater. Acoustics In the theater are good. We sat in the balcony and had no trouble hearing actors on stage. The cast... More

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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21 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Good summer theater. Old fashioned setting in a wood building. Plenty of seating. Of course each show stands in its own merits, but we have rarely been disappointed with quality of the productions. Sets are unusually good in my opinion. This time the Pump Boys and Dinettes was an entertaining near 100% upbeat musical. We had fun. Summer theater not... More

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Neenah, WI
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We saw Pump Boys and Dinettes and it was so well done! Better than when we saw it in Chicago! The cast was just amazing and the music was so enjoyable and entertaining! It was a rainy day and I am so glad we went to this show. The only negative thing I can say is that is was quite... More

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Massachusetts
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We went to a matinee and it was 1/2 full......... it might be two tickets in the orchestra was $149.00. I think for this you should have the BEST........this play is something we had seen 20 years ago and it was way better in Amana, Iowa. I just think they need to shift gears and get better, more reasonable and... More

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wanted to take my family to the historic Cape Playhouse as I visited many years ago for an evening play as a teenager. I bought tickets for the magician in July and it was fantastic. My daughters aged 5 and 7 enjoyed it very much and the Playhouse is something special to see. We headed out to the lawn after... More

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We brought our 5 year old and 2 1/2 year old to a summer Cape Playhouse for Kids show. The grassy courtyard next to the Playhouse was setup with chairs and music about 1/2 hour before the show so the kids could stretch their legs before going inside. The show started right on time and it was very cute. My... More

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Aruba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Well, as a past season ticket holder, I was hesitant to join friends for one of this year's production. However, I did. I met them at The Playhouse at 6:30 for a profile by one if the actors. She brought us through the play from idea, to writing the minimal story, to the music and dance numbers. Then we all... More

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Western MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Took my 5-year old to see Alice in Wonderland in July. The actors were fantastic. They did such a great job translating what could be a difficult play into something most kids could understand. They do a few routines that involve kids from the audience is well. Overall, the value is great. We just bought tickets online, found easy parking,... More

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Livermore, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I stopped by the playhouse box office since I was concerned about the accessibility for my elderly parents. The office staff was wonderful and offered to open up the theater so I could see the possible setting arrangements. We were pleased with the choice and had front side seats that offered an intimate view of the pit percussionist. The musical... More

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Marcellus, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We enjoy the plays either musical or comedy. The seats are all great for seeing the stage . The a/c is new and working well.

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