Portland Players

420 Cottage Road,
South Portland, ME 04106

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Portland Players

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The Cape Theatre opened 1935 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 7:28 am

Open 1940-1950?

Could use more info and photos.

rsalters (Ron Salters)
rsalters (Ron Salters) on August 8, 2015 at 1:08 pm

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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