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Theater at Monmouth

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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This Place is a Hidden Gem

I have lived in Maine almost 30 years and only recently visited this theater. The building is... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
April G
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Wilton, Maine
Outstanding performances in a beautiful theater

We visited the Theater at Monmouth for several shows this summer and they were all excellent. In... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
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Theater at Monmouth is a year-round repertory company of professional theatre artists from across Maine and the United States. Founded in 1970, the Theater was named The Shakespearean Theater of Maine by the Maine State Legislature in 1975...more
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796 Main St, Monmouth, ME 04259-7014
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

I have lived in Maine almost 30 years and only recently visited this theater. The building is amazing. Beautiful reconstruction of an old theater. The shows are inspired community theater. This is a "must see" when you are in Maine or have visitors.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank April G
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We visited the Theater at Monmouth for several shows this summer and they were all excellent. In fact, we were so impressed that we bought season tickets for next season. The theater is in beautifully restored, and most excellently air conditioned, Cumston Hall. Theater at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

What happened, TAM? This was my first play this season. The house was nearly empty on a Saturday night. Usually love your shows but this one fell flat. The pace was slow? My girlfriend and I almost left after intermission. Glad we stayed for the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

If you haven’t visited this summer live theater, I highly recommend it! There is a variety of plays all summer long-some Shakespeare and some just good old fun plays! Last nights Dial M for Murder was FABULOUS! Such a talented group of professional actors Simmering...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

So glad we found this delightful theatre. Very good performance of Richard lll. Beautiful architecture with good site lines . And the seats are comfortable.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 7, 2018

Solid acting in big and secondary roles Superb costumes. Liked the music. Laughter. As in roaring with. I could see this a couple times!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Helen W
Reviewed September 26, 2017

A lovely performance space, intimate with comfortable seating and beautifully restored. We saw a holiday show last Christmas and it was terrific!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 5, 2017

The plays are VERY well done! It's worth the trip to see such great theatre! You won't be disappointed! Cumston Hall is a wonderful venue--both for its beauty and history, and its size as a theatre. Every seat is good.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carole C
Reviewed August 4, 2017

The character of Cumston Hall oozes out the windows when one goes there to see a show. It does not matter if it is a professional company or community players - they all are great in their own fashion. A must see theater if anyone...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed December 7, 2016

This beautiful theater cannot disappoint. It doesn't matter if you are watching a grade school choral concert or Shakespeare, this place is magical. Once inside the theater you cannot help but sit in awe of the detailed architecture and paintings. You may suddenly wonder if...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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