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Very good community theater

Performances here are very good with volunteer actors on a range of productions ranging from... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Orleans, Massachusetts
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Academy of Performing Arts provides stage plays of a high caliber almost on a year round basis... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
Paramus, New Jersey
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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

Performances here are very good with volunteer actors on a range of productions ranging from musicals to drama to children shows in the summer.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Academy of Performing Arts provides stage plays of a high caliber almost on a year round basis. While not theater in the round there is seating on three sides of the floor level stage. We saw Prisoner of Second Avenue which is being followed by...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We went to see Legally Blonde last night, the next to last performance of this show this season. It's a very small theater (162 seats) so you're right on top of the action. Although these are amateur performers, they do a great job playing multiple...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bubbartzky
Reviewed August 11, 2017

This is one of the reasons why we drive seven hours to spend three weeks at Cape Cod! Such a fun evening out at an intimate theatre. We saw Spamalot and enjoyed it very much. Look forward to next summer!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 7continentsdone
Reviewed July 17, 2017

The amateur actors are fantastic and the Director, Peter Earle, makes every play a winner. The venue mainly does Broadway and Off Broadway shows from the past, but they are always well=performed and delightful to watch.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Caroltod
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We attended last night for the first time and saw Spamalot, the outrageous Monty Python show that had won an Emmy years ago on Broadway. I had to advise my "innocent" husband about how silly and irreverent it would be not even knowing that this...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank elainec552
Reviewed July 12, 2017

The Academy of Performing Arts is an intimate theatre setting with the seats on three sides of the main stage/floor, and while its actors are all amateur actors, they always present top class productions. It definitely is a theatre that needs to be experienced to...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank TheAkumalian
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Local players perform to musicals and other mainstream productions in small quarters and limited staging. The enthusiasm of the players make up for any shortcomings in the equipment. Always a fun venue at a reasonable or lower price. Great children shows in the summer.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank capec0dtraveler
Reviewed July 9, 2017

SPAMOLOT was the show we saw, and it was great. The theater is sort of in-the-round - the seats surround the floor and small stage on three sides. Very good for viewing - close and intimate environment. Comfortable seats. Seats 160+ people. The cast was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank davidrH1314VW
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

I come to the Cape every summer, and I go to see the Academy players every summer. I have enjoyed every performance. They do an amazing job for an amateur group. The theater is comfortable although it is not handicap accessible because it is on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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