After a day at the beach, you might want to check out Cape Cod's rich entertainment scene, including concerts, cultural events and plays. Theaters on the Cape are cozy and intimate, allowing excellent views from every seat.
The following is a list of regional theaters and music venues:
The Cape Cod Melody Tent in Hyannis brings well-known entertainers to the Cape every summer. In this covered outdoor bowl, no one sits more than 50 feet from the stage. Call 1-800-347-0808 for more information.
The Cape Playhouse in Dennis is America's oldest and most famous summer theater with alumni like Henry Fonda, Betty Davis and Clark Gable. The vintage theatre (est. 1927) runs nostalgic musicals, comedies, dramas and children's programs. Call (508) 385-3911 for more information.
Harwich Junior Theater offers professionally taught classes for children in acting, set construction, sound and dance. Their performances draw audiences of all ages. Call (508) 432-2002 for more information.
The Monomoy Theatre in Chatham is open in the summertime and features graduate students from Ohio University performing big stage and musical hits. Call (508) 945-1589 for reservations.
Summer Town Band concerts are a Cape Cod tradition and can be found anywhere from gazebos to ballparks in almost every village. These outdoor performances sometimes include sing-a-longs. They draw a loyal annual local and tourist following.