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. […]

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 […]

GOD OF CARNAGE at The Cape Playhouse

Playhouse, the longest-running professional summer theater in the country, continues its exciting 2022 season with its current production of the international comedy sensation, God of Carnage. Founded in 1927, the Cape Playhouse was reputed by the New York Times as “the place where Broadway goes to Summer.” It has seen the likes of such legends as Julie […]

The Cape Playhouse Presents ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Starting July 6th

For those of you looking for another year of quality New England theater, The Cape Playhouse in Dennis is undoubtedly the place to be. The Playhouse is set to continue its 2022 summer season with an upcoming production of Always…Patsy Cline, which begins its run on July 6th. Proceeding Noel Coward’s Private Lives, this musical hit will further set […]

The Cape Playhouse Presents ‘Private Lives’

The Cape Playhouse in Dennis continues with its second show of the season, “Private Lives,” which runs June 22 through July 2. A comedy of romance and manners, “Private Lives” was written by writer, actor, singer, composer, and director Noël Coward. Mr. Coward wrote the play with the intention of directing the comedy, casting himself […]

The Cape Playhouse Is Back And Opens The 2022 Season With GREASE!

The Cape Playhouse welcomes the return of Director Joyce Chittick to usher in the first show, which celebrates Grease’s 50th anniversary. The Cape Playhouse is back – and better than ever – with a full season of fabulous theatre for 2022. New Artistic Director David Elliott gets things off to a rip-roaring start with a three-week run […]

2020 Local Auditions

EPA  – Saturday, January 11, 2020 – 10-6pmOPEN – Sunday, January 12, 2020 – 10-4pm TIER 1 Contract ($733/week min) Carleton Hall1006 Old Bass River RdDennis, MA Those wishing to audition should email auditions@capeplayhouse.com to schedule an appointment. In the room: Producing Artistic Director: Michael RaderResident Music Director: Garrett Taylor Please prepare a short comedic monologue, no […]