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Cape Playhouse

820 Main St, (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638-1904
+1 508-385-3911
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Expensive seats

Expensive seats compared to many other Cape Cod Theaters. I would advise some of the other Cape... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
West Dennis, Massachusetts
Venerable theater venue

"Second city" play was ok, not great, but this venue is special. Avoid the balcony as acoustics... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Henri Pierre S
Dennis, Massachusetts
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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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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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820 Main St, (Rt. 6A), Dennis, MA 02638-1904
+1 508-385-3911
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

Expensive seats compared to many other Cape Cod Theaters. I would advise some of the other Cape Cod theaters for excellent entertainment and they are very affordable.

Thank lmcneaney
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

"Second city" play was ok, not great, but this venue is special. Avoid the balcony as acoustics are marginal.

Thank Henri Pierre S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The Playhouse is an intimate theatre and the experience is as good as the performance. Second City was hilarious and topical. Seemed a fairly good chunk of the audience were not that amused ( but we were!). We try to go once a season, to...More

Thank JeanneN-N
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I bought tickets to see cabaret and was was looking forward to the show and my visit to cape cod.Unfortunately a week before we were to go I fell, broke my leg and needed surgery. I had to cancel the show and our entire 10...More

Thank Delaware_Lisa
Reviewed 25 August 2016

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...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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...More

Thank alizab613
Reviewed 23 August 2016 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...More

Thank scargoboy
Reviewed 22 August 2016

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...More

Thank LauraSpell8259
Reviewed 14 August 2016

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...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

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...More

Thank Lance and Debs B
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A friend and I would like to attend a performance during a visit to Cape Cod this summer, probably the last 2 weeks in June. Are tickets available for single performances? Can you provide contact or reservations info?
5 February 2017|
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Response from alizab613 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can.
Is the Cape Playhouse air conditioned?
13 August 2016|
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Response from Michael F | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I can not accurately answer this- I am not sure- the July night we went, the upstairs windows were open ( I am fairly certain of that) and a quick storm passed through late in act II- I would call them directly... More
In most theaters the Loge is a good section to view a show from. What are your thoughts on the Loge section at the Cape Cod Playhouse? Other than the Orchestra, what section would you recommend?
10 July 2016|
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Response from 299PFrank | Reviewed this property |
We would recommend the balcony or orchestra seats. They are a bit more expensive but the view of the stage is a whole better than the Loge seats. Great place though and you'll enjoy the actors.