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Coaster Theatre

108 North Hemlock Street, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
+1 503-436-1242
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Ranked #7 of 10 Attractions in Cannon Beach
Owner description: The Coaster Theatre Playhouse has entertained thousands of visitors and locals of Cannon Beach and...
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Owner description: The Coaster Theatre Playhouse has entertained thousands of visitors and locals of Cannon Beach and Oregon's North Coast. Maurie Clark opened the Coaster Theatre in 1972. He supported it with his time, talent and financial resources. Upon his death in 2001, the Coaster Theatre became a not-for-profit theatre. Each year the Coaster Theatre produces 5 plays and 2 musicals as well as inspiring young actors with our Coaster Kidz spring, summer and winter camps. With the support of our wonderful volunteers, sponsors, donors and patrons we will continue to offer quality community theatre in the heart of Cannon Beach.

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is a great little theater company that works hard to bring entertainment to a quaint costal community. They are friendly, their theater is well maintained, and it is definitely worth a stop while visiting the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The theatre is well set up with comfortable seating. The play we saw was 39 Steps and was not to our liking, but that is personal taste. The staff who run it were great. You can call ahead and reserve seating or do it when you are in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I am amazined that Coaster Theatre, under the direction of Patrick, continues to put out such quality performances with a volunteer cast. Don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Cannon Beach is a very small, but spectacular destination both for its natural beauty along with incredible local talent and devotion to both present and past. We always try to attend a show at the coaster theatre whenever we're in town -- and have never been disappointed!

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Farcical take on 39 Steps which was a delightful production. Great little theatre, hard-working talented actors. Great cookies at intermission!

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Cumberland, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's always fun to watch community theater. It wasn't the greatest acting or singing....not broadway, but worth supporting

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vail, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Small intimate theatre. Cannon Beach always creates an entertaining evening.This theatre is always a fun stop for my family

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Greenbank
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

different plays on different nights---- great idea- saw 39 steps and Into the Wood- local humor-- easy to get tickets

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My daughter and I spontaneously got tickets for the theater. Such fun! Good choice of play, great actors. So fun to be able to watch sunset, have a bit to eat, then go to the theater. And right on the beach!

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Glenview
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

This is definitely local theater, a step up from the junior high school play, but the adults involved try hard and recently did a reasonable performance of Into the Woods. Just don't expect too much and you won't be disappointed. It is actually great to have a theater in a beach community like this.

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