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Address: 345 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
Phone Number: (207) 594-6641; (207) 594-0070; (207) 594-6105
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Restored 35 mm of 1957 Peyton Place

This is a wonderful old theater on Main Street where we viewed The Wizard of Oz on The Strand's big screen a couple of years ago, and this year-Peyton Place. Several members of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
SusanSarasota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful old theater on Main Street where we viewed The Wizard of Oz on The Strand's big screen a couple of years ago, and this year-Peyton Place. Several members of the audience had been extras in the 1957 film. Following the showing and brief discussion, present day photos of some key sites in the film were projected,... More 

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

What a wonderful venue run by local people who care about their town. We saw an excellent live performance that you would not normally expect could be booked in a small town such as Rockland. The people who attended the show really showed their support for the performers and the theater management. The theater is located right on the main... More 

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Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

My family have all been to the theater many times for movies and live performances. We have to drive an hour to get there, which should tell you that we like the place. Nice seats, wine and beer in the balcony at many performances, good popcorn and treats. Its a well renovated period movie theater. Lots to see and do... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The Strand is a historic, beautifully restored theatre in the heart of downtown Rockland. It is worth a visit even if you don't like the movie being offered that night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The Strand is where anyone can find a high quality film, a live performance of music, an HD live presentation of the Metropolitan Opera or National Theatre of London or Bolshoi Ballet, visual work of local artists, or an event involving an artistic and educational organization in the midcoast region. It's as congenial an ambiance as one can find anywhere... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

What a terrific theater this is! We were in town for a quick getaway and happened upon a screening of a new Indie film that was attended by both the director and screen writer, who took questions at the end. We also loved the short clip the theater produced imploring people not to talk, text etc. - smart, sassy and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Go to the Strand for movies, for lectures and for the Metropolitan Opera in HD. Wonderful things happening at the Strand throughout the year.

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South Thomaston, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

The Strand is a must for anyone visiting the Rockland area. The movies are often little known (by big screen standards) but always excellent and thought provoking. Also live shows as well. Even if you can't see a show, try to pop in just to see the restoration of this old theater

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Lowell, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This theatre has been beautifully and lovingly restored (right down to the 40's costume clad staff!), by folks who obviously really cared about the project. We sat in the balcony to see a film (Amy) here but would be back in a heartbeat for any live show they offered. We're told that beer and wine is served in the balcony,... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Here for 2nd time and enjoyed lots of films at this theater..luckily we visited during the Camden International Film Festival and saw movies at both the Strand in Rockland and the Camden Opera House. Staff always friendly and gracious Theatre near lots of great restaurants too.

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