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Category Archives: Theater Reviews

Hilarious ‘Baskerville,’ a comic take on Sherlock Holmes, is on Cape through Sept. 9

Cape Cod Times A giant hound baying in the moonlight as it roams the desolate moorland of Dartmoor; a lurking escaped convict, and a master detective looking for explanations of what seems a fantastical family curse. But wait! That’s Arthur Conan Doyle’s famed story, “The Hound of the Baskervilles.” What we have at Cape Playhouse, is a clever, hilarious […]

Lissa deGuzman leads Cape Playhouse’s perfect ‘Camelot’

“Camelot.” For more than six decades, since the Lerner and Loewe show first appeared on the Great White Way, that one word has been magic.  It has come to mean paradise, perfection, chivalry and true love, all wrapped up in Merlin’s mysticism.  The Cape Playhouse’s current production captures all that magic in a show that […]

Directed by ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ choreographer Al Blackstone, ‘An American in Paris’ at Cape Playhouse is superb theater that celebrates dance

In 2022, Cape Playhouse patrons were mega-disappointed when the anticipated run of “An American in Paris” was cut short after only five performances due to COVID-19 among the cast. Fast-forward to this summer, when the Tony-winning musical has returned to the Playhouse stage for a complete re-run, including many of the original leads. Audiences can now luxuriate […]

Cape theaters: ‘Jersey Boys,’ ‘9 to 5,’ condensed Shakespeare, ‘Lightning Thief’ and more

Cape Cod Times Taking a little theater vacation on Cape Cod? Check out these reviews of local shows, along with show times and how to get tickets. This list is updated all week as shows hit the stages. They were just what they said – four boys from Jersey, who took the pop music world by […]

Review: ‘Sense and Sensibility’ still relevant for today’s audiences

THEATER   June 22 2023 CAPE COD TIMES REVIEW It’s not just marrying, but marrying well that’s the subject of detailed and scrupulous planning in this fresh adaptation of Jane Austen’s witty, fast-moving comedy “Sense and Sensibility,” onstage at Cape Playhouse through July 1. Don’t mistake this for an orderly drama – Austen’s clever plot […]