2019 Apprenticeships & Internships

The Cape Playhouse is now accepting resumes for Apprenticeships and Internship positions for our 2019 Summer Season. We are proud to offer a variety of highly competitive apprenticeship and internship opportunities in areas of production, arts administration, stage management, production management, lighting, sound, wardrobe, props, painting, and carpentry. All positions empower aspiring professional theater artists […]

2019 Season Announced

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Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2019 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse’s 93rd season. The six-play schedule will feature three plays and three musicals—including three Playhouse premieres—in a season that highlights the recent growth and development at The Playhouse. Learn More about 2019 season.

Jen Cody returns to the Playhouse

Jen Cody Will Bump It With a Trumpet in Cape Cod Gypsy BY ROBERT VIAGAS Jennifer Cody, the Broadway performer who has appeared in Urinetown, Shrek The Musical, and many Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS fundraisers, has a busy 2017 lined up, including a stint in the Cape Playhouse revival of Gypsy, as a trumpet-playing stripper. […]

Director, Playwright, and Producer Eric Rosen Named New Artistic Leader of Historic Cape Playhouse

(DENNIS, MA – August 29, 2023) The Board of Trustees of the Cape Cod Center for the Arts, Inc., announced today that Eric Rosen has been named artistic director of the historic Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts. A producer, director, and playwright, Mr. Rosen is known as a transformative leader and artistic innovator who creates […]

The Cape Playhouse Wraps Up the Summer Season With Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery August 30 – September 9

DENNIS, MA – Based on Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles, Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery is a fast-paced comedy mystery about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. In this uproarious take on Arthur Conan Doyle’s characters and plot, playwright Ken Ludwig turns Conan Doyle’s classic into a […]

Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot Leaps Onto Cape Playhouse Stage August 16-August 26

DENNIS, MA – After a 43-year absence, Lerner & Loewe’s Tony Award-winning musical Camelot returns to the Cape Playhouse. With original book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and an enchanting musical score by Frederick Loewe, this streamlined adaptation by David Lee, a multiple Emmy- Award winning, multi-hyphenate producer, features an eight-person cast and focuses […]

The Cape Playhouse Presents Winner of Four Tony Awards – An American in Paris – July 26 – August 12

DENNIS, MA – Back by popular demand, An American in Paris returns for a three-week run at the Cape Playhouse. Loosely inspired by the Academy Award® winning film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron (a Cape Playhouse alum), this thrilling ballet-driven musical has it all – song and dance, love and romance, all set to […]

The Cape Playhouse Presents Tony and Grammy Award Winning Smash Hit Musical Jersey Boys

DENNIS, MA – Based on the life story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Jersey Boys is the international music phenomenon that follows the fascinating evolution of four blue-collar kids who became one of the biggest pop music sensations of all times. Winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical, and the Olivier Award® […]

Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility Springs to Life at the Cape Playhouse June 21-July 1, 2023

DENNIS, MA – The Cape Playhouse is proud to present Sense and Sensibility, Kate Hamill’s farcical and hilarious adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel. Sense and Sensibility opens on June 21st with a ten-day run through July 1st. Set in 18th-century England, this high energy update follows the lives of Elinor and Marianne Dashwood – […]

The Cape Playhouse Launches the 2023 Season with Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Directed by Ken Page

DENNIS, MA – The Cape Playhouse kicks off its 2023 summer season on June 7th with the popular Fats Waller musical and Tony Award® winner, Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical. Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to fame as part of the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920s and ‘30’s with his jumpin’ new beat known as […]

THE FANTASTICKS at The Cape Playhouse

The Fantasticks is set to run from September 7th -17th at the iconic Dennis, MA theater. As the Cape celebrates the final days of its summer season and soaks up the last rays of sunshine before fall descends, it isn’t time to give your bittersweet adieu to Cape Cod theater just yet. The Cape Playhouse, […]


Based on Agatha Christie’s 1934 detective novel and adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig. Summer is still in full swing at the Cape Playhouse, America’s longest-running professional theater located in the heart of Dennis, MA. An historic gem of Cape Cod’s theater scene, the Playhouse continues its 2022 season with Agatha Christie’s classic ‘whodunit’ Murder […]

Get a Sneak Peek at Cape Playhouse’s An American in Paris, Opening August 3

Al Blackstone directs and choreographs the Tony-nominated musical. The Tony-nominated dance-filled Gershwin musical An American in Paris plays Massachusetts’ Cape Playhouse August 3-13. Emmy winner Al Blackstone directs and choreographs the production with musical direction by Garrett Taylor. The Tony-nominated dance-filled Gershwin musical An American in Paris plays Massachusetts’ Cape Playhouse August 3-13. Emmy winner Al Blackstone directs and choreographs the production with musical direction […]