Movies at Cape May Stage

Movie Night at Cape May Stage is a community “Film-Raiser” series to benefit a local non-profit. Join us for a variety of fun, family-friendly flicks at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse.

Movies are best experienced together! Be a part of this community movie event and help out some great causes this spring. 

Special thanks to the following donors for making the spring Movie Night series possible:

Tiffany Maguire, Annie Mullock, and Sturdy Savings Bank.

9 to 5

Tuesday, March 28, at 6 pm

Supports Soroptimist International of Cape May County

9 to 5, the 1980 comedy starring Lily TomlinJane Fonda, and Dolly Parton, is a great film about women in business taking charge in a male-dominated world by joining forces.

March is Women’s History Month so come out and support the Soroptimist International of Cape May County, a global volunteer organization that provides women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment.

Rating: PG

Runtime: 110 Minutes

Production Year: 1980


Saturday, April 1, at 5 pm

Supports the Cape May Negro League Historical Society

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled. 

42 tells the inspirational true story of Jackie Robinson and how he became the first African American baseball player allowed to play in the Major League.

This movie is being shown as part of a special event celebrating the magic of the number 42 in sports. Every ticket includes a reception with light refreshments, an art show by Sidney SmithJordan, a silent auction, and a pre-show lecture by noted baseball historian Gaylon White. The event starts at 5 pm with the movie beginning at 7 pm.

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 120 Minutes

Production Year: 2013

The Finest Hours

Saturday, April 15, at 3 pm and 7 pm

Supports the Float the Boat Project of the Cape May Maritime Museum

The Finest Hours tells the remarkable true story of the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history.

Make plans to attend either the matinee (3 pm) or evening (7 pm) showing of this movie to support the efforts to fully restore the USCG-36538. Learn about the many Cape May connections in this historic rescue and meet the crew working to restore a boat identical to the one seen in the movie! Gusto Brewery will be on site with some beverages to buy and fresh-popped popcorn will be available before the show. 

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 120 Minutes

Production Year: 2016

The Prom

Saturday, May 6, at 6 pm

Supports the Lower Township Regional After-Prom Committee

A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up a small Indiana town as they rally behind a teen who just wants to attend prom with her girlfriend. Starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Nicole Kidman, this musical comedy is a fun way to help support the local after-prom committee in their efforts to provide alcohol-free and drug-free post-prom activities.

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 120 Minutes

Production Year: 2020

Want to host your own Film-Raiser at Cape May Stage?

We’d love to host a movie event for your non-profit group or local organization! Just send an email to  to let us know you’re interested and we will work together to make it happen. Our theater can hold up to 130 people and we will donate 50% of the proceeds to your non-profit organization. 

To see the complete 2023 season schedule for all Cape May Stage events, just click on the “Season Schedule” button below. 

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