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Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

2357 Route 6, Wellfleet, MA
508-349-9428
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Wellfleet
Type: Theaters
Owner description: Founded in 1985, WHAT is the award-winning non-profit theater on Cape Cod that the New York Times says brought "a new vigor for theater on the Cape."... more » Owner description: Founded in 1985, WHAT is the award-winning non-profit theater on Cape Cod that the New York Times says brought "a new vigor for theater on the Cape." and the Boston Globe says "is a jewel in Massachusetts' crown." Boston Magazine named WHAT the Best Theater in 2004 and the Boston Drama Critics Association has twice awarded WHAT it's prestigious Elliot Norton Award « less
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geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

A fantastic show at a lovely theatre. If you get the chance to see this very funny show before it closes, I advise you to do so.

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Maidstone, Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The WHAT is one of those great little theatres that make the Cape so appealing. It's an intimate venue with all the pizazz of a proper big theatre. This show had been recommended to us and we were not disappointed. A great, great, show. Lots of fun.

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albany, ny
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We saw the Fabulous Lipitones which was a well-written, superbly directed and well-acted musical comedy. All of the actors were equity actors.

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Westport, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Incredible performances and directing, I am a Camera. Children's play, Surfside Snoops, fantastically entertaining. Amazing acting and hilarious fun.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We've been to shows here two years in a row. This year we saw the recent production of "I Am a Camera", and last year "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof". We are veterans of New York theater as well as seasonal theater in Massachusetts, and I'm comfortable saying that the shows we saw at the W.H.A.T. were very well... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

"I Am a Camera, for which Julie Harris won a Tony in 1951, is an interesting play about Berlin in 1930. Single set with a small cast of characters. The play is worth seeing because the actress playing the main character of Sally Bowles, Ruby Wolf, is riveting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I've been to the WHAT theater for many productions and I've never been disappointed! Always cutting edge, make you think, make you laugh, type entertainment. Top notch equity actors hook you into the story and take you away. This should certainly be a destination theater now that the new Julie Harris stage on route 6 sets the tone for a... More

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Barry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Been a few times over the years including the current run of Cat on A Hot Tin Roof . Its such a small and intimate venue that you are so close to the actors and that really brings the performances to life. Worth a visit every time and a fantastic way to spend a few hours doing something different.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Be sure to stop at WHAT when you're on the Cape. We had no idea what we were in for and had not expected the caliber of performance that we enjoyed. This is a lovely small theatre where every seat is a good one. We purchased more expensive seats (still a great value) but in retrospect we could have spent... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

we really enjoyed our evening. excellent presentation and a very comfortable venue. not a bad seat in the house.

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