Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center


Theaters & Theater Companies

About Us

The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (the Kate), which celebrated its 10th year in September 2019, is a non-profit performing arts organization located in an historic theater/town hall on Main Street in Old Saybrook. Originally opened in 1911 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Kate includes a 260-seat theater and a small museum honoring Katharine Hepburn, Old Saybrook’s most celebrated resident. Programming includes a diverse line-up of live music, theater, film, dance, and simulcasts of the Metropolitan Opera in HD. Arts education programs include Kate's Camp for Kids, Missoula Children's Theatre residency, and a Children's Series of live theater.


Delbert McClinton at the Kate!
Sheila E. at the Kate!
Kate's Camp for Kids