PA Theatres

Enjoy Pennsylvania arts and culture by visiting one or more of the PA theatres located throughout the state on a PA vacation.

Pennsylvania theatre offers visitors musicals, drama plays, concerts, dance performances, medieval theatre and more.

Seeing a show makes a nice break from being in our great outdoors.

Take the kids, see a show, grab some lunch or dinner, then relax back at your hotel before you go out to do some more sightseeing.

From historical theaters to modern playhouses, PA offers arts lovers opportunities to indulge their cultural senses.

Most of the theatres offer performances year round; some offer monthly shows while others offer quarterly shows.

You’ll find a very good mixture of children’s shows, adult musical shows and family shows to see on your PA vacation.

You’ll find shows that have appeared on Broadway, dramatic performances and lots of comedies!

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The South central/Dutch Country area offers theaters in Adams County PA, Berks County, Cumberland County, Dauphin County PA, Franklin County, Lancaster County, Lebanon County PA and York County. You can find the Laurel Highlands region theaters in Bedford County, Blair County, Cambria County PA, Huntingdon County PA and Somerset County.

The Pittsburgh area theatres are in Allegheny County, Armstrong County PA, Indiana County PA, Washington County PA, and Westmoreland County PA.

Philadelphia area theaters are in Philadelphia County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, Lehigh County, Montgomery County, and Northampton County PA.

The central Pennsylvania region offers theatres in Centre County, Clinton County, Columbia County PA and Northumberland County PA.

Visit the northwest, northeast, and north central theatres in Clearfield County PA, Erie County PA and Warren County PA. The Poconos and northeastern area theaters can be found in Lackawanna County, Luzerne County PA and Pike County.

Have fun enjoying the cultural arts on a fun Pennsylvania getaway!

Central Region

The theaters in Pennsylvania located in the central area of the state offer football, fun and performances.

Enjoy classics, summer theater, community theater and musicals at one of the playhouses.

These theatres are located in the State College region of Pennsylvania.

You’ll recognize the Pennsylvania State University as being located here.

The area offers lots of cultural events and recreational activities for couples on vacation and for families visiting Pennsylvania.

Stop by one of the theatres for an evening out with your spouse or for a family matinee with the kids.

If you live in the area, you can sign the kids up for summer classes in theater and acting.

Maybe you’re visiting for a weekend of Penn State football.

Plan to see one of the shows after the football game.

Centre County PA

State College Community Theatre
1250 University Drive
State College PA 16801
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This is a nice local theatre that offers some nice performance venues.

Musicals and plays

The three-dimensional models of theatrical masks showing human emotions

Pennsylvania Centre Stage
116 Arts Building
University Park PA 16802

A performance center through PSU.

Professional theatre

Clinton County PA

Mill Brook Playhouse
258 Country Club Lane
Mill Hall PA 17751
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If you’re visiting with your kids, make a stop here on your way through the area.

Professional summer theatre including new plays, musicals

  • Barn theatre
  • Summer camp and activities for kids

Columbia County PA


The Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble
226 Center Street
Bloomsburg PA 17815
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Performances include new, classic and contemporary works.

  • Educational classes in the Theatre School
  • Student matinees
  • Classroom outreach
  • Educational workshops

Northumberland County PA

Anthracite Citizens Theatre
Mount Carmel PA 17851

Community theatre

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