100 Essex Rd.
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
Phone: (860) 395-1414
Fax: (860) 388-9578
Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (The Kate)
Mo from 12:00 PM to 08:00 PM,Th from 12:00 PM to 08:00 PM,Tu to We from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Fr from 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Sa from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PMOpened in September 2009, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center (also known as "The Kate") is the Shoreline's premier entertainment venue, hosting stand-up comedy, theatrical performances, live music and lectures throughout the year. The facility is housed in what used to be Old Saybrook's historic City Hall (built in 1910) and is named for the Academy Award-winning local actress, Katharine Hepburn, who resided in the town until her death in 2003. The theater features 250 seats (with unobstructed views) and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of The Kate are available from June to September.