Southeastern Massachusetts entertainment

Top Choice Cinema in Dennis

Cape Cinema

On the grounds of the Cape Playhouse, this vintage movie theater shows foreign and independent films. It's a true art house: the entire ceiling is covered in an art-deco mural of the heavens painted by American real…
Live Music in Truro

Payomet Performing Arts Center

The center's theme – 'national talent on a local stage' – rings true, with performances by everyone from folk icons Arlo Guthrie and Ani DiFranco to African music legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo. The setting, inside…
Theater in Dennis

Cape Playhouse

The Cape Playhouse is the oldest operating professional summer theater (since 1927) in the US. Bette Davis once worked here as an usher, and some of the biggest names in showbiz have appeared on its stage. It hosts …
Cinema in Wellfleet

Wellfleet Drive-In

By night, park your car at the 1950s-era Wellfleet Drive-In, where everything except the feature flick is true to the era. Grab a bite to eat at the old-fashioned snack bar, hook the mono speaker over the car window…
Live Music in Nantucket Town

Chicken Box

This former fried-chicken shack has evolved into a roadhouse for live jazz and blues. Actually, depending on who's on the island, these days it can cover the full spectrum, especially rock and reggae. The college cr…
Arts Center in Barnstable

Cotuit Center For the Arts

Whether you're looking to take in a musical or learn the basics of landscape painting, the overflowing calendar of events at the Cotuit Center For the Arts will keep anyone itching for cultural offerings busy. There…
Cinema in Nantucket Town

Starlight Theatre

Nantucket's 90-seat theater screens indie and other award-winning films. It's also a venue for live entertainment on summer weekends. It's attached to a cool cafe-bar.
Theater in Wellfleet

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

WHAT's happening! The Cape's most celebrated theater always has something going on in its state-of-the-art Julie Harris Stage. The contemporary, experimental plays staged here are always lively, occasionally bawdy a…
Theater in Falmouth

College Light Opera Company

A well-regarded summer stage of college students from across the country who hope to make a career in musical theater. Expect Broadway and light-opera staples, accompanied by a full pit orchestra. It's consistently …
Theater in Falmouth

Cape Cod Theatre Project

The Theatre Project brings professional actors together with playwrights to perform staged readings of four new works during the month of July. Many of the past seasons' plays have gone on to open on and off Broadwa…