Over the years the Bacchus Inn has had thousands on guest. Many of those vacationers have enjoyed a night at the theater. Cape May offers the East Lynne Theater, Cape May Stage, and Elaine’s dinner theater. All of these places are within walking distance and some offer dinner packages.
Elaine’s dinner theater is located on Lafayette between Ocean and Bank Sts. This theater can be all inclusive because they offer a bar and dinner as well as the show. Patrons can opt to skip dinner and just see the show. Tickets are available in advance at 609.884.4358.
Cape May’s First Presbyterian Church is the home of the East Lynne Theater Company(ELTC). The church is situated just minutes from the Bacchus Inn straight down Columbia Ave at Decatur St. The East Lynne Theater is associated with The Mid-Atlantic Center for The Arts(MAC). This year there are several shows throughout the summer like: Hans Brinker, The Ransom of Red Chief, and Helpful Hints. Reservations can be made by dialing 866.280.9211.
Cape May Stage has been newly renovated after a grant from the state and some contribution from generous residents. There is now comfortable theater seating to enjoy the stage entertainment. Cape May Stage offers several new shows throughout the season. Say Goodnight Gracie is now playing and has been well received by several guest. This stage does not offer dinner at the stage but has a wonderful alternative. Several Cape May restaurants offer a package along with discounted stage passes. Some of these restaurants include: 410 Bank,Oyester Bay, and Washington Inn. These are not the only choices rather a sample. A complete list can be found in the brochure provided in the foyer of the Bacchus Inn. One can also find out more info by dialing 609.884.1341.
On the next trip to Cape May try a night at the theater because many guest believe it is something you should not miss.