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The Strand is a Nice Historic Theater located in downtown Rockland. The Theater has had a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
T4349TOinfo
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Dover, New Hampshire
Best shows in town!

Have attended many shows at this theater, both movies and live. NEVER have been disappointed. Lots... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
L S
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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

The Strand is a Nice Historic Theater located in downtown Rockland. The Theater has had a beautiful renovation done and is a first class place to see a show. Plenty of parking nearby.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review & thank you for visiting us!

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Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Have attended many shows at this theater, both movies and live. NEVER have been disappointed. Lots of diversity in their programs. All seats are good. Staff is friendly & professional. It's an exceptional place.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review and rating. We have such a supportive community and like to have something for everyone!

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

We love The Strand! It may not be a multiplex, but it is a community treasure that offers first run films, independent films, Live in HD shows from the Metropolitan Opera in NYC and elsewhere, and live performances and lectures. Seating is comfortable, and there is an upstairs balcony with a small bar (yes!). MidCoast Maine is a great area to visit and to live, and The Strand contributes to this comfortable way of life. Municipal parking lots are conveniently nearby.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review, your kind words are appreciated as the staff takes every opportunity to make your experience great!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful asset and a joy to visit every time. Incredible movies
yes but outrageous live music and events. Imagination is rampant at this theatre and it's a great place to watch. I like to watch. Seats. Sound. Snacks. People. Intelligence. Great value.
It is a great place to watch and experience. I am thankful for this
theatre.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 21 November 2017

This almost 100-year-old theatre opened a few years after World War I ended! Today, it is refurbished, and shows films, as well as featuring singers and comedy acts—all at very reasonable prices. 

The renovated bathrooms are welcome and the concessions are very good. And the people that work there are friendly, too.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for the review, I grew up in this town and remember those old bathrooms. Stephen King would have loved them!

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is a little cal treasure. We were visiting Rockland for a couple of days and bought tickets to a folk music performance. It was really amazing. Beautiful place, excellent acoustics, and a really wonderful line-up of performances. All at reasonable prices. Can’t wait until the next visit!

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review and thank you for coming to see a show. We have worked hard on live sound since our re-opening in 2005.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We love going to the Strand in Rockland. This renovated theater is a classic that has been updated to today's standards. It is extremely clean. They show a great selection of current independent movies and air Bolshoi Ballet and the Met Opera. While there, be sure to downstairs to the bathroom. They have a wonderful array of old photos and papers depicting the history of the theater. They need to improve their popcorn, but that's the only drawback from our most recent visit.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we appreciate you spending some time with us!

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

While spending a short time in Rockland, Maine, on a Sunday we decided to check out the local movie theaters. The multiplex cinema had the typical Hollywood movies that don't appeal to those of us who require excellent acting, great scripts and no special effects to be entertained. The Strand Theater offers more independent movies including live ballet and arts programs. Perfect for those of us still enjoy going to see a movie in the theater and don't want to see the boring, ho-hum current Hollywood offerings.

1  Thank Margaret B
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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we feel the same way about the movie offerings these days. Glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Beautifully restored venue that gives you the "old movie" experience with new movies, technology and comfort. It also doubles a live stage featuring some great performers.

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dave d, Digital Media Manager at Strand Theater, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thank you for your review!

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great downtown location, the Strand feels like a classic. It offers movies as well as performances. Butter machine wasn't working, but the popcorn was good enough as is.

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