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Theatre on the coast

This is a charming theatre. It's a nice activity while visiting cannon beach. Looking forward to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Thoroughly Enjoyed The Evening

We enjoyed a performance of the Musical of Musicals during our vacation to the Oregon coast... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Michael M
Bloomington, Minnesota
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The Coaster Theatre Playhouse has entertained thousands of visitors and locals of Cannon Beach and Oregon's North Coast. Maurie Clark opened the Coaster Theatre in 1972. He supported it with his time, talent and financial resources. Upon his death...more
108 N Hemlock St, Cannon Beach, OR 97110-3037
+1 503-436-1242
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 August 2007

We met some friends on a wonderful August evening for dinner at the Gower Street Bistro, see review, followed by a delightful night at the Coaster Theater in Cannon Beach. We enjoyed the performance of "See How They Run" a madcap English comedy that takes...More

7  Thank John C
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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I wonder why there aren't any recent reviews. I wish there would have been. It would have saved me a lot of money. The acting is terrible. My kids did MUCH better plays in Jr High School than what I saw at coaster theater. We...More

7  Thank slabrum
Jenni T, Marketing & Operations Director at Coaster Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

I am sorry you did not have an enjoyable experience at the Coaster Theatre Playhouse. All the actors you see on our stage are volunteers of varying theatre and performing experience. These dedicated volunteers spend many nights after work to rehearse and perform we applaud...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a charming theatre. It's a nice activity while visiting cannon beach. Looking forward to next time.

Thank Inspiration703674
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We enjoyed a performance of the Musical of Musicals during our vacation to the Oregon coast. Coaster Theater Playhouse is an intimate theater with local talent that more than pulls its weight to deliver high quality entertainment. The Musical of Musicals was whimsical and very...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We were so, so happy to find out that there was a local theater in Cannon Beach. What a treat! The play was really good. Cost is minimal...don't hesitate...go and support the arts. We loved it.

Thank MariaMag
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We decided to do something different and we saw this cute theatre in the heart of town so got tickets to see the opening of DEATHTRAP. It was better than we thought it would be and the acting was really good. They even served complimentary...More

Thank Olena S
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

This little theater puts on a pretty good show with local talent and lots of passion. Definitely recommended for an evening in Cannon Beach.

Thank Hollyrik
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Love this theatre. Small but well equipped. The cast are very talented. I went with my mom and teenage son. We had a good night. Inexpensive and interesting. I recommend.

Thank Voyage65843
Reviewed 20 February 2018

My daughter and I were visiting Cannon Beach this weekend and saw that "Fit to Kill" was playing that night. It was so easy to purchase tickets, the theater has great seats, and the play was well done. Intermission featured some incredible cookies, the stage...More

1  Thank xerxes2016
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We've been going to Cannon Beach for 20 years and only two years ago decided to attend one of the Coaster Theater productions. What a pleasure. This isn't Broadway but it is GREAT local theater, The facility is very nice not a bad seat in...More

Thank Klamath87
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Was a bit skeptical of the quality of the play being a smaller theatre, in a small town. Was completely wrong.. the show was perfect! A good mixture of actors and comedy mixed in. Definitely recommend this to anyone staying in cannon beach for a...More

Thank Marc F
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We saw a Christmas Carol with friends. Sitting in the top row to accommodate someone who needed no one sitting in front due to height forced us to the top. Very hard to hear some of the singers up there. But the show was great!

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Response from Studio69 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. A Christmas themed play usually is presented then. Must go plus you have all the Christmas decorations along Main Street.