Lancaster County has a number of venues where you can see a show, ranging from professional theaters to community players, with plenty of variety mixed in.
American Music Theater
Brings in a variety of nationally known musical acts and features several original musical revues each year.
2425 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602
Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
Dinner and a show, mostly large-scale musicals and some comedies.
510 Centerville Rd, Lancaster, PA 17601
Ephrata Performing Arts Center
Community theater, performing drama, comedies and musicals, often cutting-edge shows.
320 Cocalico St, Ephrata, PA 17522
The oldest continually operating theater in the United States, it is the county’s main professional theater featuring big, splashy musicals.
12 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Hole in the Wall Puppet Theater
Favorite children’s stories brought to life by hand-made marionette puppets, also shows for adults in the evening.
126 N Water St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse
Dinner theater that specializes in comedy.
3065 Lincoln Hwy E, Paradise, PA 17562
Sight & Sound Theater
State-of-the-art technology helps tell lavish Bible stories with music.
300 Hartman Bridge Rd, Strasburg, PA 17579
Stitches Comedy Club
Offers standup comedy shows on the weekends
2300 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster, PA 17602 (in Lancaster Host Resort)
The Ware Center
Part of Millersville University, this theater offers a wide variety of concerts, drama, art and lectures.
42 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603
— Jane Holahan