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Cape Playhouse

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Address: 820 Main St., (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638
Phone Number: 508-385-3911
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Experience the magic of live theatre in the country’s oldest professional...

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.

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Children Theatre

Enjoyed the children theatre- Cardboard Explosion. Convenient Friday morning times for shows. Great venue for families.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Rosemary B
Dennis, Massachusetts
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Enjoyed the children theatre- Cardboard Explosion. Convenient Friday morning times for shows. Great venue for families.

Thank Rosemary B
Lagrange, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Historic & beautiful playhouse & grounds! We booked The Music Man a few days ahead. TOP NOTCH! High quality! Was pricey but well worth it! Fantastic cast, acting, singing, dancing, directing, sets, costumes, lighting, orchestra, make up, props, etc. Every seat is a great seat! Snack bar/concessions outside- reasonable, bathrooms, parking, wonderful staff too! Put this place on your Bucket... More 

Thank Michael F
Worthington, MA, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend played Harol Hill 40 years ago in a college production. I played Charlie Cowell 10 years ago in Community Theater. Back in the winter, when I heard that "The Music Man" was on the playhouse schedule, we made arrangements to go. We got reservations early and had great seats. It was a Saturday matinee show so that we... More 

Thank Norman S
Keene, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw the performance of "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers" which the Cape Playhouse was starting it's 90th season. We got tickets on line which was a simple click, click and done. The seats we picked (loge front) weren't the best but that was our fault. The atmosphere was great and the crowd was very appreciative of the... More 

Thank 299PFrank
South Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Broadway quality acting. Great sets. Great atmosphere. Different plays to suit everyone's tastes. Only in the summer however.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Attended great murder mystery. Actors were fabulous! Many actors made their debuts there: Gregory Peck, The Gabor Sisters, Shirley Booth (her Oscar is there), Peter Fonda, Betty Davis, and more. Posters of past performanaces from years ago are available for sale in the gift shop. Locally made pastries are for sale during the intermission. Met the director of the Playhouse... More 

Thank Peg N
Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Cape Playhouse has consistently presented fine theater. The new producer/director Mark Cuddy has done a fine job adding more musicals and innovative theater (e.g., Second City) to garner more attendance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Great off Broadway environment. Really impressed with real live professional actors up close and personal. Bumped into Joanne Worley in the gift shop and helped her select a scarf. She was simply gracious and funny.

1 Thank Palmer R
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

This is a throwback to a more elegant time in the American Theatre! The gracious building--a huge, shingle-covered barn--is a stunning home for the high-quality work being done. Don't miss the posters of past productions lining the walls of the lobby and balcony: see how many famous faces you recognize who brought great stories to this beautiful stage!

1 Thank MsMac7
Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

From classic song and dance to quality drama and everything in between! The Cape Playhouse brings outstanding actors and awesome productions! Their is a new and charismatic energy infusing this historic landmark summer theater company with fun, intriguing and often thought provoking productions. Even if you don't think musicals are 'your thing' just go anyway! You will be surrounded with... More 

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