Pennsylvania Theaters
Lancaster & Dauphin Counties PA

Enjoy a visit to one of the Pennsylvania theaters located in the Lancaster and Harrisburg regions of PA on a visit to this area.

Enjoy dinner and a play, watch a performance with the kids, and laugh along with a comedy production.

Some theaters also have concerts in their buildings. Others offer musical performances and artists to provide an evening of lively music.

Make time to see at least one show when you come to PA for your vacation.

Gary Puckett was at the AMT in Lancaster when we were visiting that area.

Lancaster County

American Music Theater
2425 Lincoln Hwy East
Lancaster PA 17605
800-648-4102 or 717-397-7700
Lancaster PA Hotels


Various musical performances including concerts and shows

Dutch Apple Dinner Theater


510 Centerville Rd
Lancaster PA 17601

  • Children’s theatre

Ephrata Performing Arts Center
320 Cocalico Street
Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata PA 17522
Ephrata PA Hotels

  • Special events
  • Family theatre
  • Summer camp
  • Classes

Fulton Theatre
12 North Prince Street
Lancaster PA 17608

Regional professional theatre

Has plays for youth and children

  • Classes
  • Events

Rainbow Dinner Theatre
3065 Lincoln Highway East
Paradise PA 17562
Paradise PA Hotels

Professional theatre offering original and Broadway comedies

Sight & Sound Theatres

3 locations:
Millennium Theatre

300 Hartman Bridge Rd
Ronks PA 17572

  • 2000 seats

Living Waters Theatre
202 Hartman Bridge Rd
Ronks PA 17572
Ronks PA Hotels

  • 643 seats

Noah’s Landing
35 S WillowDale Dr
Lancaster PA 17602

Mon-Sat 9:30 AM-9 PM, Sunday 11 AM-5 PM

  • 120+ outlet stores
  • Store interior looks like the ark complete with sets of animals
  • Performances are based on dramatizations of the scriptures, through the teachings of Jesus and inspirational performances

Theater of the Seventh Sister
438 N Queen St
Lancaster PA 17603

Professional theater offering classics, new, contemporary plays

  • Educational programs
  • Camps

Enjoy the Dutch County region’s plays on a fun vacation getaway!

Dauphin County

Visit one of the PA Theaters located in the Harrisburg or Hershey regions of the state if you’re going to be in this area.

From children’s theatre to Broadway plays to dance performances and concerts, there’s culture for every taste!

You’ll find a lot of nice performances for kids, adults and families throughout the year at one of these theaters.

Dates and times vary for the shows. Some put on performances frequently while others have shows four times a year.

Try and see a holiday performance of the Nutcracker if you can.

There’s something magical about seeing that classic show performed live each year.

It definitely puts you in the mood for the start of the holiday season!

Gamut Classic Theatre
605 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg PA 17101
Harrisburg PA Hotels

New interpretations of classic plays for children and adults

Try and visit one of these performances. It’s a very interesting twist on classics.

  • Workshops
  • Classes
  • Educational programs

Hershey Playhouse
830 Cherry Drive
Hershey PA
Hershey PA Hotels

Hershey Theatre
15 E Caracas Avenue

Offers classic films, concerts, dance performances and Broadway plays

You’ll find a nice variety of shows to suit every family member’s taste here.

Check one out if you plan to visit the park, and will be here for a few days.

  • Educational programs
  • Workshops

Open Stage of Harrisburg
223 Walnut Street

Professional regional theatre offering dramatical plays

  • Classes

Popcorn Hat Players
605 Strawberry Square
Harrisburg 17101

Kids will enjoy taking a day to see one of these shows.

Children’s performances

Theatre Harrisburg
513 Hurlock Street

It’s nice to take a break if you’re visiting the state for outdoor activities and spend some time with the family in an indoor (or outdoor) theater.

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