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Lakewood Theater

76 Theater Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976
+1 207-474-7176
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Rare Historic Experience

You must experience this historical cultural experience. We regret that we don't make it as often... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
Tylene B
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Classic Maine theatre - sit in balcony for dessert served in seats!

One of our favorite summer spots. The restaurant has been hit and miss over the years but we have... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
mojoman818
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Portland, Maine
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76 Theater Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

You must experience this historical cultural experience. We regret that we don't make it as often as we would like. The restaurant across the street from the theater is 5 star as well. I believe they are closed for the winter, so call ahead, I...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite summer spots. The restaurant has been hit and miss over the years but we have never come to a play here and not loved it. We always choose to buy reserved seating and purchase a dessert in our seats. All other...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have been many times over the years, but this summer went to "Young Frankenstein". It was a funny, adult-themed play, done very well by the troupe! The building is historic, charming, and comfortable thanks to the years of upgrades made to the seats and...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lakewood has charm a good place to have dinner then walk a few feet for a play Awesome a place where the theater spirit has lived for 150 yrs with humphrey bogart, travolta,jessica tandy, hugh cronin I recommend it

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The place is historic and quaint. Food in dining room is excellent but slow and waiter was new, so he made a lot of mistakes and dropped a whole tray of food...luckily for us it was for another table. Theater is local talent and amateurish...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2016

I have been to many theaters in many places. Lakewood is by far my favorite. Sitting on the shore of a beautiful lake. this 1800+- colonial theater has so much history and character. You almost feel like you have stepped back 200 years. I have...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

Lakewood Theater's setting on the beautiful lake is superb!! The players always are in good form and are as good as most professionals. Whether it be a comedy, a mystery or a musical, you will not be disappointed. The Lakewood Inn also serves up good...More

Thank jackjohnd
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

We've gone to several of the shows at Lakewood. The theater itself is comfortable, the actors are usually locals. They put a lot of work into these shows, the costumes, the stage props. I think it's a great way to spend a nice warm summer...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2013

10 productions in the Summer. Each production is 2 weeks. Dinner across the way is excellent, and reservations are a must. The theater itself is "tired" and I hope the beautiful building will be kept up. Acting is by local adults, students, and semi-professional actors....More

Thank K L
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Reviewed 10 October 2013

This is the oldest, continuously running summer theater in the U.S., based on publicity, & it was in its prime back when actors like Cary Grant performed in plays here before they went on Broadway. Now, it's a simple, amateur theater with lots of heart,...More

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Leonard D
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Response from damatano | Reviewed this property |
I believe its $20.00 in advance $22.00 at the door
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