Now Playing: the Return of the Strand Theatre
The Strand Theatre on the corner of Circuit avenue in Oak Bluffs is about to experience another rebirth after having been closed since the start of the pandemic.
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Future Uncertain for Capawock, Strand as Nonprofit Pulls Out
Louisa Hufstader
Five years after a community campaign raised more than $1 million to renovate and reopen the Capawock and Strand, the two historic movie houses are without tenants again.
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Capawock, Strand Theatres Go Dark for the Summer

Given the current circumstances surrounding the pandemic, the Capawock and Strand theatres will go dark this summer, owner Mark Snider said Thursday.

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Breaking the Color Barrier in the SEC
Bill Eville
Triumph: the Untold Story of Perry Wallace, tells the story of a the first African American to play basketball in the Southeastern conference.
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Going Frame by Frame With Rebirth of Theatres
The opening photograph in West Tisbury resident Max Skjöldebrand’s book of photography A Tale of Two Theaters, shows the Strand Theatre in drabby disrepair.
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Theatre Comeback, Image by Image
A Tale of Two Theaters tells the story of the renovation of the Capawock and Strand theatres.
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Historic Strand Has Its Grand Reopening
Alex Floyd
Saturday night marks the official public opening of the Strand, the culmination of months of hard work and hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations. On Friday night, an invitation-only event was a chance to celebrate the opening of an old Vineyard institution with supporters.
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Historic Strand Theatre Reopens This Weekend
Alex Floyd

The Strand movie theatre in Oak Bluffs, shuttered since 2011, will have its grand reopening this weekend. On Friday night there will be an invitation-only event; Saturday night the Strand will open to the public with two film showings.

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Screen Time Returns to Vineyard Haven; Capawock Reopens Saturday
Megan Cerullo
The Capawock Theatre in Vineyard Haven and the Strand Theatre in Oak Bluffs are nearly ready for their grand reopenings to the movie-going public.
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Green Light for Movie Theatre Revival

One agreement is signed and a second set to be finished that will allow two historic Vineyard movie theatres to reopen for the summer season, organizers say.

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