Theater

Cotuit Center for the Arts produces 6 or 7 main stage productions and a dozen or so black box productions each year. We also have a monthly staged reading series held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.  We welcome suggestions for future productions.

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Present your SNAP card or Full-time Student ID at the box office during the hour before curtain and get HALF-PRICE admission! 
Cotuit Center for the Arts -- Making the arts accesssible, thrilling, and nurturing for all.

Turn your evening of theater into an awe-inspiring experience with a Dinner + Show Package.  Cotuit Center for the Arts is pleased to partner with Villagio at the Regatta in Cotuit to offer a delicious pairing of dinner and entertainment that you won't soon forget.  

Dinner + Show package is available for our main stage theater productions.  Click here for details.

 

Visiting Mr. Green

Opens June 1

Visiting Mr Green by Jeff Baron is a warm, witty, and  touching play about two very different men from two very different eras.  Octogenerian Mr. Green and early thirty something Ross Gardner, through circumstances that the play will reveal, are forced to spend time with each other on a regular basis. It is Mr Baron’s wonderfully crafted script makes their journey together a joy to behold.

Professor Milligan’s American Musical Tour


June 2-4

Cape Cod Collaborative Arts Network (CapecodCAN!) presents its fifth annual musical revue entitled Professor Milligan’s American Musical Tour.  When Professor Frederick J. Milligan schemes to use a nation-wide tour for his personal gain, the wonderful performers and diverse offerings from the far reaches of our country challenge his plans. Featuring the wonderful talents of over 75 people living with disabilities on Cape Cod. Come for a night of delightful entertainment, leave with a heart full of inspiration. 

AUDITIONS: Frog

Audition announcement for "FROG: A Modern Fairy Tale"!

2nd Wednesday Theater:  An Evening of New Shorts by Greg Hischak

June 14

An evening of short plays by Gregory Hischak.

Part of the 2nd Wednesday Theater staged reading series, a monthly play-reading of rarely-performed classic, undiscovered gems, old chestnuts, and exciting new works.

Grounded

Opens June 29

From the award-winning playwright of Elephant's Graveyard, George Brant, comes the story of an ace fighter pilot whose career in the sky is ended early due to an unexpected pregnancy. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night... 

Sunday in the Park with George

Opens July 6

This stunning masterpiece by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine centers on enigmatic painter George Seurat and his search for love, inspiration, and “the art of making art.” One of the most acclaimed musicals ever, this Pulitzer Prize winner features a glorious score. Sunday in the Park with George promises to be the theatrical event of the summer.

2nd Wednesday Theater: The Bread of Life

July 12

2nd Wednesday Theater: a monthly play-reading of rarely-performed classics, undiscovered gems, old chestnuts, and exciting new works.

In July, we will read The Bread of Life, by Frank Pagliaro.

The Fat Ass Cancer Bitch: On the Road

August 4 & 5

Christine Ernst returns this summer with an all-new nifty collection of story, monologue, and humor. Now in its seventh year, the FACB franchise is as bitchy and irreverent and thought-provoking as ever. Part stand-up, part storytelling — it’s a funny, searing, honest show you won’t forget!  And there’s wine.

FROG: A Modern Fairy Tale

Opens August 13

Theater Under the Stairs’ original family show has everything you need to make a great fairy tale: talking pigs, magical butlers, evil car mechanics, French kittens, and of course one fantastic frog!  Don’t miss this hilarious play in the beautiful, air conditioned Cotuit Center for the Arts mainstage. Fun for all ages!