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“Get close to the band”

South Shore Music Circus
Ranked #1 of 4 things to do in Cohasset
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Owner description: For nearly 60 years, the South Shore Music Circus and it’s sister venue, the Cape Cod Melody Tent, have been presenting world-class entertainment in the scenic Massachusetts coastal communities of Cohasset and Hyannis. The only two continuously-operated tent theatres in the round in the United States, the Music Circus and Melody Tent are owned and operated by the South Shore Playhouse Associates, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to encouraging and supporting the arts, cultural and educational organizations throughout the communities of the South Shore and Cape Cod. With a colorful history dating back to its humble beginning in 1932 in Cohasset, Massachusetts, one interwoven with the fabric of summer theatre history on the east coast, our theatres have emerged as popular destinations for patrons and performers alike, providing a relaxed ambiance and intimate theatre experience where every seat is within 50 feet of the stage.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase, Wheelchair access
Reviewed August 23, 2012

There are about 10 rows of seating around a revolving stage. We are talking about a really intimate concert. I was blown away here by a band I have seen perhaps 20 times over 400 years. I could literally touch them.

Thank Larry L
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Reviewed August 18, 2012

The Music Circus is a great way to see some wonderful shows & performers at a reasonable price. The locations is good, easily accessible, parking is free and well organized. There isn't a bad seat in the house, and the rotating stage makes it easy for everyone to see the Stage. Bathrooms are located conveniently and clean. More of an adult crowd for the Rock & Blues Show that I just attended. Great evening out!

Thank Jeri R
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

We've seen 2-4 shows here a year for the last half dozen or so years. I really enjoy the rotating stage as then there are "no bad seats". It's a comfortable, cozy and fun venue. Somewhat of a throwback and very enjoyable. You won't find any "gouging" with parking fees. They run a lean, efficient operation and get name acts, year after year.

1  Thank ShanesDriver
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Reviewed July 12, 2012

It's a nice place to catch a show. A little warm inside the tent, but not too bad on the night that we attended. A few bugs, but we didn't need repellant. I don't think there's a bad seat in the house as it's in the round and the stage rotates throughout the show. Sound was great, pleasant staff and there were places to get drinks and there were plenty of rest rooms. The parking is a little strange. It's like "church parking" where you are completely blocked-in. It was better than I thought it would be to get out as we were only a few cars back from the front. We got lost getting out as you couldn't leave the way you came, so after yelling at the GPS for a while for sending us down remote side-streets, we finally figured it out. Some nice acts there this summer.

Thank thatgrl88
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Not a bad seat in the tent. We saw a comedy show there and since it is in the round, the wise thing would have been to buy the cheap seats "behind" the stage for much less than the "premiere" seats.

2  Thank Frank B
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