Portland Players

420 Cottage Road,
South Portland, ME 04106

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Functions: Community Center, Movies (Classic), Playhouse

Styles: Rustic

Previous Names: Cape Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 207.799.7337

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Portland Players

The Cape Theatre opened on September 16, 1937 and closed 1965. It’s now a playhouse for the Portland Players and is considered to be Maine’s longest running community theatre.

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Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois
Ret. AKC (NAC) CCC Bob Jensen, Manteno, Illinois on July 15, 2010 at 5:28 am

Open 1940-1950?

Could use more info and photos.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on August 8, 2015 at 11:08 am

The Theatre Historical Society on-line archive has the MGM Theatre Report for the Cape Theatre; it’s Card # 446. Address is Cottage Road. There is an exterior photo dated Feb. 20, 1941. Condition is Good. The report says it opened in 1937, was showing MGM films, and had 456 seats. 1940 population of South Portland was 15,700.

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