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Address: 2357 State Hwy Rte 6, Wellfleet, MA 02667-9800
Phone Number: 508-349-9428

Founded in 1985, WHAT is the award-winning non-profit theater on Cape Cod...

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

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We enjoyed seeing the play "Alabama Story". The acting was very well done and the story was easy to follow and interesting. The theater itself is well built and we could see the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 17, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

We enjoyed seeing the play "Alabama Story". The acting was very well done and the story was easy to follow and interesting. The theater itself is well built and we could see the stage perfectly from our seats. I had been here 2 years ago and saw "The Fabulous Lipitones" which was hilarious. I was eager to return and I... More 

Thank SandraD1984
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed The River and all of us enjoyed it very much. The theater does not have a bad seat in the house, and its close to a couple great restaurants to add to the event.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

High-quality, professional performances and a very attractive theater space make this a gem of Cape Cod. Theater-lovers, don't miss this very special theater!

Thank BrooklynGuy13
Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We went to see the new musical, "An Unexpected Joy" at WHAT and were delighted with the modest size of the theater, the great seats, and the Broadway-quality performance. A wonderful asset in the outer Cape.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We were in Wellfleet visiting my darling sister and she suggested we go see a new musical play called Unexpected Joy.Well, the show was fabulous, fantastic performances alll around.We live in NY so many Broadway shows have been seen This was equally good.The venue The Julie Harris Theater/ WHAT, was beautiful.Every seat excellent with clear views to stage.Probably 250 seats.Prices... More 

Thank Islandcoupljimandsue
Central Portugal, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

the play's the thing! especially at W.H.A.T. ~~ spring and summer have a wonderful line up. some plays are most definitely for adults. All have value, most are witty and creatively constructed. plus the theater shows the MET opera, HD simulcast. and other specialty movies. I go often.

Thank Julie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We just love the WHAT! They put on a wide variety of shows including a WHAT for kids series that will make the little ones very happy while exposing them to the live theater. On the main stage they put forward some cutting edge theater as well as some of the classics. The actors are first rate and the overall... More 

Thank NYMike120
Wellfleet, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

WHAT is Always a great place to enjoy live theater of high quality in a comfortable, intimate venue. Well worth the time and ticket price.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2016

Went to see Moby Dick here last summer. Despite the high prices of the tickets, I was looking forward to seeing this performance. I was impressed with the new building and interior. It was a very hot and humid day, and I asked the girl at the ticket desk if they had A/C inside at the performance, and she assured... More 

Thank bmk1459
South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

My wife and I enjoy collecting the caterpillars of the Monarch butterflies and releasing the Monarch's when they emerge from their chrysalis. So we were very excited to see that there would be a movie presented at the WHAT about the professor and his team who discovered where the Monarch's winter over in Mexico. The movie was great and the... More 

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