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Address: 76 Theater Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976
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Interesting place to eat and attend theater

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... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2016
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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Skowhegan, Maine
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Reviewed 13 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 cooling system. I have not been to the restaurant for 5+ years except for the... More 

Thank N9525ZBjulie
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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

Thank damatano
Kiawah Island, South Carolina
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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 , but fun. Sets are basic. The buildings are worth a trip. Date to late... More 

Thank sadler8613
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

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 never been disappointed with the plays I have seen there. They are always of high... More 

Thank David S
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Reviewed 8 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 vittles and refreshments!! Jack & Sue Davis, Skowhegan, Maine

Thank jackjohnd
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Reviewed 3 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 night in Maine. The "Roustabout" was my favorite of all times.

Thank bamatrvler
Skowhegan, Maine
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Reviewed 15 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. A B&B nearby is nice, as is a small beach.

Thank K L
South Florida, Florida
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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, with ticket prices at $19 for non-box seats and $21 for musicals (non-box). Box seats... More 

Thank willypickle
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Reviewed 8 October 2013 via mobile

No A/C. The place gets too hot in the summer to be enjoyable. The seats lean to the side. Prices for tickets are to high considering this is amateur theater in an uncomfortable and hot venue.

Thank outofbutter
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Reviewed 26 August 2013

What do you expect to find in a small town in Maine where it is clearly a volunteer cast and very low prices? Of course it will be less professional than the Maine State Theater and sometimes there will be some overacting, but it is fun to see these people pour their hearts out as they perform to the best... More 

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