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Strand Theater

345 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
(207) 594-0070
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Classic facade with surprises inside

Yes, this renovated/restored theater which enjoys status as a registered historic landmark still... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Denis M
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Camden, Maine
Beautiful Historic Theater

Saw 'The Salesman' here last night and loved watching a movie in this restored 20s-era theater... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Bryant73
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345 Main St, Rockland, ME 04841-3303
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(207) 594-0070
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Yes, this renovated/restored theater which enjoys status as a registered historic landmark still does show movies but has also morphed, like much of Rockland, into a venue for unsuspecting events and varied tastes. For example, I spent nearly 3 hours attending a "world premier" movie,...More

Thank Denis M
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Saw 'The Salesman' here last night and loved watching a movie in this restored 20s-era theater. Its classic neon marque fitting right in on Rockland's quaint, Edward Hopperish Main Street, The Strand sits opposite The Farnsworth art museum, as well as Rock City Cafe and...More

Thank Bryant73
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good views and acoustics for live performances. New audio and video systems are average or better. Center balcony is my favorite spot.

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The Strand Theater is on main street in the wonderful town of Rockland. Walking in you are transported to what a movie theater must have been like in the 40's. We attended a live telecast of an opera being performed at the New York Metropolitan...More

Thank Bill I
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful old theater on Main Street where we viewed The Wizard of Oz on The Strand's big screen a couple of years ago, and this year-Peyton Place. Several members of the audience had been extras in the 1957 film. Following the showing...More

1  Thank SusanSarasota
Reviewed 23 June 2016

What a wonderful venue run by local people who care about their town. We saw an excellent live performance that you would not normally expect could be booked in a small town such as Rockland. The people who attended the show really showed their support...More

1  Thank tesiman
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My family have all been to the theater many times for movies and live performances. We have to drive an hour to get there, which should tell you that we like the place. Nice seats, wine and beer in the balcony at many performances, good...More

1  Thank CHRISe28
Reviewed 1 May 2016

The Strand is a historic, beautifully restored theatre in the heart of downtown Rockland. It is worth a visit even if you don't like the movie being offered that night.

1  Thank janmor2015
Reviewed 14 April 2016

The Strand is where anyone can find a high quality film, a live performance of music, an HD live presentation of the Metropolitan Opera or National Theatre of London or Bolshoi Ballet, visual work of local artists, or an event involving an artistic and educational...More

Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 14 March 2016

What a terrific theater this is! We were in town for a quick getaway and happened upon a screening of a new Indie film that was attended by both the director and screen writer, who took questions at the end. We also loved the short...More

2  Thank wanderingwretch
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