Gretna Theatre


  • Gretna Theatre
  • 200 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Mt. Gretna, PA 17064


  • Primary - (717) 964-3322

After a long, cold winter stuck inside, is there anything better than getting out among the beautiful trees and cool summer breezes of Mt. Gretna? Probably not…unless it’s treating yourself to an amazing show at Gretna Theatre! Prepare to be dazzled by professional actors and be swept away by incredible music and stunning scenery at Gretna Theatre. 

2017 Shows: 

Broadway Bound: June 22 - 25
Follows Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues and is the poignant and funny conclusion of Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical Eugene trilogy.

Civil War Voices: June 29 - July 2
Tells the compelling and passionate true stories of real people who lived through the conflict, using the actual words the characters left behind in diaries, letters, and other writings.

Man of La Mancha: July 13 - 15 & July 20 - 22
Based on Cervantes’ epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote, is a remarkable, poignant, moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature.

The Game's Afoot: August 3 - 6
Takes place in December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette, admired the world over for his leading role in the play Sherlock Holmes, has invited his fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle for a weekend of revelry.

Gathering Blue: August 24 - 26
The story of Kira, an extraordinarily talented young girl who finds herself suddenly orphaned and taken to live in a mysterious government compound near the center of her village.

About this business...

Gretna Theatre is one of South-Central Pennsylvania's only professional theatres nestled snugly under the trees of Mt. Gretna since 1927. Using professional, Equity actors alongside the best local talent, they produce a mix of Broadway musicals and comedies, musical revues, theatre for children and more each summer. Their covered, yet open-air pavilion-style venue seats 708 and lets in the summer breeze. They offer educational outreach programs in several counties throughout the year.

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