What to Expect At Our Outdoor Theatre at Bartlett’s Farm This Summer

Please be prepared with warm clothes as the temperature may drop considerably between the beginning of the performance and the end. 

What if it rains? It depends on the situation. In case of a rain shower that is expected to be quick, we'll pause the show and continue on once the rain stops. Please be prepared with umbrellas or a to plan to wait out a hold in your vehicle. In the case of more serious rain, we will cancel the evening's performance and make every attempt to move your tickets to another night. We have built in rain dates in our calendar in the hopes that we can accommodate everyone. If we don't reach intermission in a performance, tickets will be refundable if no other date works for you.

Where exactly is the Outdoor Theatre? Where do I park? Our outdoor theatre will be located in the field directly to the left of the Bartlett Farm Store. Theatre Workshop of Nantucket will have designated parking spaces in the existing parking lot. There will be signs and parking attendants to direct you to the designated spots. There will be handicapped parking spots available. 

What does the Outdoor Theatre look like?  We are in the process of constructing a temporary elevated stage structure complete with theatrical lighting and sound. There is no tent, it is entirely an open air venue. 

What is the seating arrangement?Audience members will sit with their party. Seating can now accommodate groups of any size.  Seating is not distanced.

What time are the shows? Performances will begin at 7:30 and run to 9 or 9:30 depending on the performance. In July the sun sets around 8pm, in August it sets around 7:30. We suggest planning accordingly with extra clothing as it may be cooler at the end of the show that it will be on arrival. 

Will the Bartlett’s Farm Store be open? The Bartlett’s Farm Store typically closes at 7pm in July and August. 

Are there restrooms available?  Yes. There are portable restrooms, including an accessible restroom available for patrons.

What about heat, cold, rain etc.? Part of embracing the beautiful location and the magic of outdoor theatre will include being prepared with extra clothing for occasionally unpredictable weather. The evening’s performance will be canceled in the event of rain. 

Is the Outdoor Theatre accessible for patrons with wheelchairs and walkers? Yes. There are handicapped parking spaces available with easy flat access across the field to accessible tables and accessible portable toilets. There is no flooring, but the grassy field is relatively flat. 

Can we bring our own chairs? No, except for seated walkers and wheelchairs.

Will there be concessions? Can I bring food and beverages?  In accordance with MA guidelines for this type of venue, we are sorry that no food or drink is allowed. 

When is your Box Office open so I can buy tickets? Tickets can be purchased online 24/7 or by phone 508-228-4305 Tuesday through Friday from 10:00a to 2:00p. (Please leave a message with your name and phone number and we will return your call promptly) There may be a handful of tickets available at the door, but we strongly suggest purchasing in advance. Our website is the best and easiest way to purchase.


Where are my tickets? There are no physical tickets this year, your seats are reserved under your name. Just come to the show, give your name and we will seat you in your assigned seats.

Our 2021 Flex Pass is available for purchase from May 1 to June 30. This is our season subscription for 2021 and includes four discounted tickets to be used however you desire. You may use one ticket at each of our four productions this season or all four at production or any other combination. 

Seat selection for Flex Pass holders is available beginning May 14. Flex Pass holders should call to select their seats and purchase tickets for other members of their party at the same time.

Tickets will open to the public May 28.


Will patrons be required to wear masks? No.

Will I have to show proof of vaccination to attend a show? No. 

Will Patrons be socially distanced? No.