Lancaster PA Theaters – Enjoy Live Theater, Music, Comedy

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Live Theaters in Lancaster, PA: Prepare to be Entertained!

If you love the stage and performing arts, you’ll love the live performance theatres in Lancaster County, PA. You’ll find everything from popular Broadway shows, to original theatrical productions, comedies, musicals, magic shows, Biblical epics, and even children’s theater. You can also enjoy dinner and a show at one of our local dinner theaters.

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You’ll find something for everyone on a Lancaster, PA stage. Plus, we have some of the nicest theatrical venues around, from large 1,600-seat facilities and wrap-around stages to small, intimate community theaters. Lancaster is even home to the oldest continuously operating theater in the nation, the Fulton Theatre.

Learn more about our Lancaster theaters below. Then check the upcoming events section that follows for a list of current and future theatrical performances. Or, check our main Calendar of Events to learn about events, concerts, and all kinds of happenings throughout Lancaster County in the weeks and months ahead. Sign up for our events newsletter and we’ll let you know about future shows so you don’t miss anything.

(See our separate listing for Lancaster movie theaters.)

Our local production companies have pulled out all the stops in order to produce shows you’ll enjoy. So, pull up a seat, make yourself comfortable, and get ready to be entertained.

List of Theaters in Lancaster, PA

Magic & Wonder

NEW ADDRESS:  Magic & Wonder Theater,  3065 Lincoln Hwy. (U.S. Route 30),  Paradise, PA 17562,  717-323-3077

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Brett Myers and his magical cast return in a new show of grand illusion, audience participation, and comedy. Witness a woman impossibly floating in midair and experience true wonder as you unleash your imagination in this 90-minute theatrical production for all ages!   Visit Website

Bird-in-Hand Stage

2760 Old Philadelphia Pike,   Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505,   800-790-4069

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Our Broadway-style musicals have been delighting Amish Country audiences since 2011. We have become a favorite stop for live performances in Lancaster County. In 2021, we are thrilled to present the return of the hit musical “Josiah for President” and also to welcome back the hilarious ventriloquism of “Ryan & Friends”.  Visit Website

The Ware Center – Arts at Millersville University

42 N. Prince Street,   Lancaster, PA 17603,   717-871-7018

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Lancaster County’s "Home for the Cultural Arts”, the Ware Center in downtown Lancaster is one of two performing arts centers at Millersville University. Each academic season showcases regional and global artists performing diverse music, dance concerts and plays, a Family Fun Series and the On Screen/In Person film series.   Visit Website

American Music Theatre

2425 Lincoln Highway East, (Rt. 30 across from Rockvale Outlets), Lancaster, PA 17602, 800-648-4102, 717-397-7700

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American Music Theatre is Central PA’s live entertainment destination. Enjoy an unforgettable show or concert experience in the comfort and convenience of AMT. Call the box office or visit   to see what's going to be on stage when you're in town!

Cavod Theatre

641 West Main Street, New Holland, PA 17557,  717-354-3355

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A non-profit  community theatre  company dedicated to producing family-friendly stage plays and Christian entertainment for all ages. We offer
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performances of Broadway-style musicals, dramas, and comedies for children and adults to enjoy together. Located in New Holland, our theater is a short drive from Lancaster, Reading, Chester, and other towns throughout south-central and southeastern Pennsylvania.    Visit Website