Performances

Upcoming Shows & Performances

Make sure to see these excellent theatre performances by area theatre companies! Also, we love to hear your comments about the shows – share on the Kids Theatre News Facebook or Twitter pages!

Parents: We include all offerings by the area theatre companies and some shows may not be appropriate for younger audiences – contact theatre companies for more info.

Wondering what the reviews are? Here are links to some of the area review sites:
Broadway World: Central PA
Lancaster Online
The Sentinel/Cumberlink

NOTE: Disappointingly, The Patriot News is no longer providing regular reviews for area theatre.

Are there other review sites we should include? Send your link to KTN@EMRStrategies.com

 

Make sure to scroll down, the shows & performances are listed by alphabetically by theatre

 

AMERICAN MUSIC THEATRE presents

THE 2018 AMT SHOW: SONGS OF THE SILVER SCREEN

An AMT Original Show

May 1 – Oct 5, 2018

Movie buffs of all ages will delight in this live musical journey through the most beloved cinematic hits from movies past and present. This all-new Original Show reminds us of how magical music can be.

Coming Soon to American Music Theatre

THE 2018 CHRISTMAS SHOW: THE FIRST NOEL – Nov 1 – Dec 30, 2018
 

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit American Music Theatre


THE BELMONT THEATRE presents

The Rat Pack Lounge

Aug 10 – 19, 2018

Coming Soon to The Belmont Theatre

WEST SIDE STORY – Sept 14 – 23, 2018
VERONICA’S ROOM – Oct 19 – 28, 2018
ANNIE – Nov 16 – 25, 2018
LOVE, SEX, AND THE IRS – Jan 11 – 20, 2019
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS – Feb 15 – 24, 2019
MOON OVER BUFFALO – Mar  29 –  Apr 7, 2019
MY FAIR LADY – June 14 – 24, 2019
THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY – Aug 9 – 18, 2019

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit The Belmont Theatre


CARLISLE THEATRE COMPANY presents

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Nov 2 – 4, 2018

Coming Soon to Carlisle Theatre

TBA

For more info, visit Carlisle Theatre Company


CHAMBERSBURG COMMUNITY THEATRE presents

BYE BYE BIRDIE

Sept 21 – 30, 2018

Coming Soon to Chambersburg Community Theatre

LITTLE WOMEN – Nov 9 – 18, 2018
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE – Dec 14 – 16, 2018
IT’S ONLY A PLAY – Mar 22 – 31, 2019
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM – May 10 – 19, 2019

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Chambersburg Community Theatre


DREAMWRIGHTS YOUTH & FAMILY THEATRE presents

 

 

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

October 12 – 28, 2018

Coming Soon to DreamWrights

A Seussified Christmas Carol – December 7 – 23, 2018
The Liar – Feb 1 – 8, 2019
James and the Giant Peach – Feb 15 – 24, 2019
Yours, Anne – Mar 13 – 17, 2019
Honk – Apr 5 – 14, 2019
The Spitfire Grill – May 9 – 12, 2019
RENT, School Edition – June 13 – 23, 2019
Tuesdays with Morrie – May 31 – June 2, 2019
The Two Gentlemen of Verona – Aug 9 – 18, 2019
A Little Princess – Oct 25 – Nov 3, 2019
Brilliant Traces – Oct 3 – 6, 2019
These Shining Lives – Nov 15 – 24, 2019
Prancer – Dec 13 – 22, 2019

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit DreamWrights Youth & Family Theatre


DUTCH APPLE DINNER THEATRE presents

MAINSTAGE:

Swing

Aug 9 – Sept 15, 2018

Coming Soon to Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre – Mainstage

Sister Act – Sept 20 – Nov 10, 2018
A Christmas Carol – Nov 15 – Dec 31, 2018
Stand By Your Man – Jan 10 – Feb 9, 2019
Lucky Stiff – Feb 14 – Mar 16, 2019
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat – Mar 21 – May 4, 2019
Camelot – May 9 – Jun 22, 2019
Annie – Jun 27 – Aug 10, 2019
TBA – Aug 15 – Sept 21, 2019
The Will Rogers Follies – Sept 26 – Nov 9, 2019
Holiday Inn – Nov 14, 2019 – Jan 4, 2020

Children’s Theatre:

Cinderella

Nov 30 – Dec 31, 2018

Upcoming Children’s Theatre Productions:

Knuffle Bunny – Feb 26 – Mar 15, 2019
Mulan, Jr. – May 24 – Jun 21, 2019
Peace and Love Cupcakes – Jul 12 – Aug 9, 2019
Honk, Jr. – Oct 11 – Nov 8, 2019
The Snow Queen – Nov 29 – Dec 29, 2019

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre


EPHRATA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER presents

 

Picnic

Sept 6 – 15, 2018

Coming Soon to Ephrata Performing Arts Center

EPAC’s Young Artist’ Cabaret – Sept 21 & 22, 2018
Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Oct 18 – Nov 3, 2018
EPAC on the Edge Staged Readings – Nov 9, 2018
Disney’s Beauty & the Beast – Dec 6 – 22, 2018

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Ephrata Performing Arts Center


FULTON THEATRE presents

Treasure Island

Sept 18 – Oct 14, 2018

Upcoming Main Stage productions:

42nd Street – Nov 13 – Dec 30, 2018
Chicago – Jan 22 – Feb 17, 2019
Once – Mar 19 – Apr 14, 2019
Sophisticated Ladies – Apr 30 – May 25, 2019
MAMMA MIA! – Jun 4 – Jul 21, 2019

 

EAG Studio Series:

The Mystery of Irma Vep

Oct 16 – Nov 4, 2018

Upcoming EAG Studio Series productions:

The Glass Menagerie – Feb 12 – Mar 3, 2019
I Am My Own Wife – Apr 2 – Apr 28, 2019
Next To Normal – May 14 – Jun 2, 2019

 

Family Theatre:

A Christmas Carol

Dec 1 – 29, 2018

Upcoming Family Theatre productions:

Pinocchio – Mar 30 – Apr 13, 2019
Princess and the Pea – May 11 – 25, 2019
Madagascar – Jun 15 – Jul 6, 2019

 

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Fulton Theatre


GAMUT THEATRE GROUP presents

 

 

William Shakespeare’s Pericles, Prince of Tyre

Nov 3 – 25, 2018

Upcoming Productions:

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some) – Dec 7 – 23, 2018
All The King’s Men – Feb 16 – Mar 3, 2019
Voices of F.E.W. – Mar 8 – 10, 2019
William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar – Mar 15 – 17, 2019
William Shakespeare’s As You Like It – Apr 12 – 14, 2019
26th Annual Free Shakespeare in the Park, Much Ado About Nothing – May 31 – Jun 15, 2019

For more info, visit Gamut Theatre Group website


GAMUT THEATRE GROUP / POPCORN HAT PLAYERS presents

Hansel and Gretel

Jul 12, 2018 – Aug 18, 2018

Coming Soon to Popcorn Hat Players

Aladdin – Sept 12 – 22, 2018
Jack and the Beanstalk – Oct 10 – 27, 2018
The Steadfast Tin Soldier – Nov 28 – Dec 15, 2018
Tales from Ancient Greece – Jan 16 – 26, 2019
Frog Prince – Mar 13 – 30, 2019
Puss in Boots – May 1 – 18, 2019
Beauty & the Beast – Jul 10 – Aug 17, 2019

For more info, visit Popcorn Hat Players



GETTYSBURG COMMUNITY THEATRE
 presents


Gettysburg Community Theatre

A Year with Frog & Toad

Aug 10 – 26, 2018

Coming Soon to Gettysburg Community Theatre

Annie – Sept 7 – 23, 2018
The Diary of Anne Frank – Oct 5 – 21, 2018
The Wizard of Oz – Nov 2 – 18, 2018
Home for the Holidays – Nov 23 – Dec 2, 2018

For more info, show schedules or to purchase tickets, visit Gettysburg Community Theatre


GRETNA THEATRE presents

An Evening With Groucho

Aug 23 – 26, 2018

Coming Soon to Gretna Theatre

TBA

 

Gretna Theatre – Theatre for Young Audiences

TBA

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Gretna Theatre


HANOVER LITTLE THEATRE presents

Getting Sara Married

Sept 14 – 23, 2018

Coming Soon to Hanover Little Theatre

Heaven Help Me – Nov 9 – 18, 2018
The Mousetrap – Mar 29 – Apr 7, 2019
Church Basement Ladies – Jul 12 – 21, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Hanover Little Theatre


HARRISBURG CHRISTIAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER presents

Tarzan (Based on the Disney Film)

Sept 14 – 16, 2018

Coming Soon to HCPAC

Jekyll & Hyde – Oct 19 – 21, 2018
MAGIC TREE HOUSE: Pirates Past Noon Kids – Nov 16 – 18, 2018
A Christmas Story – Dec 14 – 16, 2018
Lerner & Lowe’s Brigadoon – Jan 18 – 20, 2019
All Shook Up – Feb 15 – 17, 2019
Murder Mystery (Title TBA) – Mar 15 – 17, 2019
A Passion Play (Title TBA) – Apr 12 – 14, 2019
Xanadu Jr. – May 17 – 19, 2019

For more info, visit HCPAC website


HARRISBURG MIDTOWN ARTS CENTER/STAGE ON HERR presents

TBA

Coming Soon to HMAC

Stay Tuned

For more info, visit HMAC


HERSHEY AREA PLAYHOUSE presents

Inherit the Wind

Oct 4 – 14, 2018

Coming Soon to Hershey Area Playhouse

A Christmas Story – Dec 6 – 16, 2018
Dearly Departed – Feb 7 – 17, 2019
The Glass Menagerie – Apr 4 – 14, 2019
Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Jul 18 – 28, 2019
The Mystery of Edwin Drood – Oct 3 – 13, 2019
The Homecoming – Dec 5 – 15, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Hershey Area Playhouse



JCC DRAMA DEPT presents

TBA

Coming Soon to Harrisburg JCC

TBA

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit JCC Events


KEYSTONE THEATRICS – THE PLAYHOUSE AT ALLENBERRY presents

MADACASCAR

Aug 11 – 25, 2018

Coming Soon to Keystone Theatrics at Allenberry

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 – Sept 7 – 16, 2018
LEGALLY BLONDE, JR. – Oct 12 – 14, 2018
JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH – Nov 3 – 17, 2018
THE MAN WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS – Nov 23 – Dec 16, 2018
IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU – Feb 15 – Mar 3, 2019
THE EMPEROR’S NEW CLOTHES – Mar 9 – 23, 2019
THE ODD COUPLE (MALE & FEMALE VERSIONS) – April 5 -14, 2019
MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT – May 11 – 26, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Keystone Theatrics – The Playhouse at Allenberry


LEBANON COMMUNITY THEATRE presents

The Lion King, Jr.

Aug 15 – 19, 2018

Coming Soon to Lebanon Community Theatre

Arsenic and Old Lace – Sept 20 – 30, 2018
Little Shop of Horrors – Oct 31 – Nov 11, 2018
Charlotte’s Web – Dec 6 – 16, 2018
Into the Woods – Jan 7 – 17, 2019
Noises Off – Mar 21 – 31, 2019
Mary Poppins Jr – May 8 – 12, 2019
Broadway at the Barn Fundraiser –  Jun 21 – 23, 2019
Beauty and the Beast – Jul 31 – Aug 11, 2019
And Then There Were None – Sept 12 – 22, 2019
Jekyll and Hyde – Oct 24 – Nov 3, 2019
Miracle on 34th Street – Dec 5 – 15, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Lebanon Community Theatre


LITTLE THEATRE OF MECHANICSBURG presents

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Sept 7 – 23, 2018

Coming Soon to Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Oct 19 – Nov 4, 2018
‘Twas the Night Before Christmas – Nov 30 – Dec 16, 2018
Radium Girls – Jan 18 – Feb 3, 2019
Black Comedy – Mar 1 – 17, 2019
The Unexpected Guest – Apr 26 – May 12, 2019
Cannibal! The Musical – June 7 – 23, 2019

 

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Little Theatre of Mechanicsburg


OPEN STAGE OF HARRISBURG presents

CARRIE: THE MUSICAL

Sept 29 – Oct 21, 2018

Coming Soon to Open Stage of Harrisburg

A CHRISTMAS CAROL – Dec 1 – 23, 2018
FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF – Jan 19 – 27, 2019
THE WOLVES – Feb 16 – Mar 3 **Possible Extension through March 9
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK – March 12 – 16, 2019
THE KIDS YOU READ ABOUT IN TEXTBOOKS – Apr 7 – May 5, 2019
RAGTIME – May 25 – June 16, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Open Stage of Harrisburg


OYSTER MILL PLAYHOUSE presents

I Hate Hamlet

Aug 17 – Sep 2, 2018

Coming Soon to Oyster Mill Playhouse

The Haunting of Hill House – Sep 21 – Oct 7, 2018
The Bridges of Madison County – Nov 2 – 18, 2018
Radio Plays – Dec 7 – 9, 2018
The Mousetrap – Jan 25 – Feb 10, 2019
Romance, Romance – Mar 8 – 24, 2019
The Last Night of Ballyhoo – Apr 26 – May 12, 2019
The Fox on the Fairway – May 31 – Jun 16, 2019
Brighton Beach Memoirs – Jul 12 – 28, 2019
Jeeves Takes a Bow – Aug 16 – Sept 1, 2019
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Sept 27 – Oct 13, 2019
Oliver! – Nov 8 – 24, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Oyster Mill Playhouse


PRiMA Theatre presents

Minor Keys

Oct 12 – 27, 2018

Coming Soon to PRiMA Theatre

Piano Men – Dec 7 – 15, 2018

For more info, visit PRiMA Theatre


Servant Stage Company presents

I’ll Fly Away

Thru Aug 2018

Coming Soon to Servant Stage Company

Titanic The Musical – Sept 2018
A Christmas Carol – Nov & Dec 2018

For more info, visit Servant Stage Company


SIGHT AND SOUND THEATRE (Lancaster, PA) presents

Jesus

Mar 10, 2018 – Jan 5, 2019

Coming soon to Sight & Sound

Noah – Mar 9 – Oct 15, 2019
Miracle of Christmas – Nov 9 – Dec 28, 2019

For more info, visit Sight and Sound Theatres


SUSQUEHANNA STAGE COMPANY presents

Clybourne Park

Oct 5 – 14, 2018

Coming Soon to Susquehanna Stage Company

1940’s Radio Hour – Nov 30 – Dec 16, 2018

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Susquehanna Stage Company


THEATRE ARTS FOR EVERYONE presents

TBA

Coming Soon to Theatre Arts For Everyone

TBA

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit TAFE


THEATRE HARRISBURG presents

Baskerville

Sept 7 – 16, 2018

Coming Soon to Theatre Harrisburg

Disney’s Newsies – Nov 2 – 18, 2018
Oh Joy, Oh Rapture! – Jan 18 – 27, 2019
Doubt – Mar 8 – 17, 2019
Avenue Q – Apr 26 – May 12, 2019
Sylvia – Jun 14 – 23, 2019

For more info or to purchase tickets, visit Theatre Harrisburg


TOTEM POLE PLAYHOUSE presents

Mamma Mia!

Jul 27 – Aug 19, 2018

Coming Soon to Totem Pole Playhouse

The Queen of Bingo – Aug 21 – 26, 2018
A Christmas Carol 2018 – Dec 14 – 23, 2018

For more info, visit Totem Pole Playhouse


TWIN VALLEY PLAYERS presents

TBA

 

 

For more info, visit Twin Valley Players


 

Check back often for updates!

[Theatre Companies: Please contact us if you’d like your information included]