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Address: 820 Main St, (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638-1904
Phone Number: 508-385-3911
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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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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We attended Cabaret, while visiting the Cape recently. We found the operation first rate, and the talent abundant. It is one of the finest community theatres that we've been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended Cabaret, while visiting the Cape recently. We found the operation first rate, and the talent abundant. It is one of the finest community theatres that we've been fortunate to experience. One issue we had was the comfort level of the seats. They are hard wood, and uncomfortable benches. They need to either add cushions or individual seats

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We saw The Music Man. I did not think I would enjoy it that much because I loved the movie which had superb casting. I could not imagine that they would be able to do justice to it. The costumes were great. The actors were perfect. We absolutely loved it. It was as professional as a Broadway production. Worth every... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to a show at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis is like a step back in time. A good one. America's oldest summer stock theater. Offers an eclectic variety of shows all summer long. Don't pass up an opportunity to see a show here. Reasonable ticket prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw Cabaret here last week and it was amazing. Top notch performers, sound, stage, and music.The playhouse itself is part of the Cape history, being a church first before becoming what it is today. It is fun to look around and see all the famous people who have been on that stage over the years. I have seen musicals... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy the Playhouse for performances when visiting the Dennis area. This year their performance of Cabaret was like other performances we've seen there just superb. The show was excellent due to a wonderful and professional cast. The venue is a great place to enjoy a performance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see the first night of Cabaret. The performance started late but then they had built the entire stage from scratch in three days. Also waiting in the lovely grounds with a glass of wine was no hardship. The performance was good if not exactly broadway. The theatre however has a great character and ambiance. Following another review... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The building was celebrating 90 years as being a theater, an amazing accomplishment. The show was good and the stage and effects, though basic were executed very well creating a solid show. My one complaint was that they made me sit one seat behind my wife because those were the seat s we had purchased. Even though no one sat... More 

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Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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Lagrange, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

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 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My family and I love theater; however, l was a bit hesitant about attending a production after reading a few reviews about the comfort level of the playhouse. All of the negative reviews were completely unfounded. I could not have been more pleased with our experience. I would first like to address the temperature inside of the Playhouse. It was... More 

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