• Overview

    EAST LYNNE THEATER COMPANY is an Equity professional theater located in Cape May, New Jersey. Named after a popular melodrama of the 19th Century, East Lynne was founded in 1980 to resurrect plays from America’s theatrical past. Over the years, our mission has expanded to include contemporary work on American themes.

    East Lynne is a bridge:

    Between the past and the present. By presenting stories from the past, East Lynne creates a better understanding of the present.

    Between Cape May’s residents and visitors. East Lynne attracts and welcomes visitors to culturally vibrant, and historic Cape May, New Jersey.

    Between artists and the community. By bringing theater artists of the highest caliber from elsewhere together with local artists and audiences, East Lynne provides a unique, compelling theatrical experience.

    Between diverse audience members, seniors and students. As steward of the former Allen AME Church, East Lynne is committed to honoring the Black History of Cape May. Through programming, collaboration, student workshops, and outreach, East Lynne promotes meaningful connections between all people.
  • Nearby:

    •  Dining

      • Black Duck on Sunset
        0.6 MI
        609-898-0100
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      • Cape May MAC (Museums+Arts+Culture)
        0.7 MI
        609-884-5404
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      • The Old Grange Restaurant
        3.2 MI
        609-884-0114
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      • Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
        5.6 MI
        609-846-7347
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      • Boardwalk Bar & Grill
        7.1 MI
        609-522-2431
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      • Blue Water Grille
        7.1 MI
        609-522-0303
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      • Casey's on Third
        8.5 MI
        609-522-7799
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      • The Princeton Grill & Bar
        16.0 MI
        609-967-3456
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    •  Lodging

      • Captain Mey's Inn
        0.0 MI
        609-884-7793
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      • Carroll Villa Hotel/Mad Batter Restaurant
        0.1 MI
        609-884-9619
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      • The Virginia Cottages
        0.1 MI
        609-884-8421
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      • Leith Hall
        0.1 MI
        609-884-1934
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      • The Virginia Hotel
        0.1 MI
        609-884-5700
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      • Saltwood House
        0.1 MI
        609-884-6754
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      • The Prince Edward Inn
        0.1 MI
        609-884-2131 610-858-3441
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      • Queen Victoria
        0.1 MI
        609-884-8702
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    •  Activities

      • Washington Street Mall
        0.1 MI
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      • Cape May Carriage Company
        0.1 MI
        609-884-4466
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      • Soldiers Monument
        0.1 MI
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      • Cape May Stage
        0.2 MI
        609-770-8311
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      • Cape May
        0.2 MI
        609-884-3058
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      • Elaine's Dinner Theater
        0.2 MI
        609-884-4358
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      • Cape May Convention Hall
        0.2 MI
        609-898-4500
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      • Cape May Miniature Golf
        0.3 MI
        609-884-2222
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    •  Events

      • Exit Zero Jazz Festival
        Apr. 19 - Oct. 27, 2024
        0.2 MI
        609-849-9202
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      • U Pick Flowers and Guided Farm Tour
        May. 1 - Sep. 28, 2024
        2.9 MI
        609-602-6123
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      • Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
        Jul. 12, 2024
        5.9 MI
        609-523-0202
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      • Wildwoods International Kite Festival
        May. 24-27, 2024
        6.4 MI
        609-729-9000
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      • The Cheer Movement Nationals
        Feb. 25, 2024
        6.6 MI
        866-522-4337
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      • Mid-Atlantic Cheer Championships
        Mar. 1-3, 2024
        6.6 MI
        866-397-3034
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      • Special Olympics NJ Spring Basketball Competitions
        Mar. 23-24, 2024
        6.6 MI
        609-896-8000
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      • OVERSAND Expo
        May. 4, 2023 - May. 3, 2024
        6.6 MI
        609-729-9000
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      •   Lodging

        Captain Mey's Inn
        0.0 MI
        609-884-7793
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      •   Lodging

        Carroll Villa Hotel/Mad Batter Restaurant
        0.1 MI
        609-884-9619
        View >
      •   Lodging

        Queen Victoria
        0.1 MI
        609-884-8702
        View >
      •   Lodging

        The Prince Edward Inn
        0.1 MI
        609-884-2131 610-858-3441
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      •   Lodging

        Saltwood House
        0.1 MI
        609-884-6754
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      •   Lodging

        The Virginia Hotel
        0.1 MI
        609-884-5700
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      •   Lodging

        Leith Hall
        0.1 MI
        609-884-1934
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      •   Lodging

        The Virginia Cottages
        0.1 MI
        609-884-8421
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