Lancaster County Christmas Holiday Shows

This holiday season, celebrate with one of the greatest family traditions - theater!

Some of the nation’s most acclaimed theaters call Lancaster County home, and at this time of year their stages come alive with holiday celebration. Music, dance, comedy, and drama can be found celebrating the season on stages large and small around the county. Make plans to take in a show or two as part of your holiday plans in Lancaster County!

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Magic Lantern Christmas Show: A Christmas Journey | Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm
The surprises and joys of the season are brought to visual delight with this collaboration between the Amish Experience and the American Magic Lantern Theater. Classic Christmas stories, poems, and much more will fill you with the Christmas spirit. You’ll sing along with some of your favorite carols and laugh out loud at the “Parade of Toys” and the story of an out-of-control giant snowball! Your Showman will take you on this wonderful trip through the joys and heartfelt emotions of the Holiday Season as he presents iconic stories and poems like “The Night Before Christmas,” with stunning visual images, heartfelt music and legendary storytelling.
amishexperience.com/magic-lantern-shows/christmas-show

Guess Who's Coming to Christmas | Rainbow Comedy Playhouse
All Nancy wants is for her two families to come together and get to know each other over Christmas dinner. Her grown children and her new boyfriend’s grown children are invited. Will anyone show up for the turkey dinner? And if they do show up, will there be “peace on earth good will,” or will the police arrive to cart them off to lock-up? It’s Christmas at Rainbow… what could go wrong?
rainbowcomedy.com

2017 Christmas Show: Home for the Holidays | American Music Theatre
Inspired by warm memories of family Christmases together, Home for the Holidays celebrates the joys and merriment of spending the holidays with the ones we love. The show’s setting takes place on a festive Christmas Eve and features many of the beloved traditions we look forward to each year. This live, musical experience will feature some of your favorite sacred and secular holiday songs, superb musical arrangements, outstanding singing and dancing, and the incredible sounds of the AMT Orchestra.
amtshows.com

Irving Berlin's White Christmas | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
Based on the beloved movie, veterans Bob and Phil are a successful song and dance team when they meet a sister duo and follow them to an inn in Vermont. They discover it’s owned by their old General who fell on hard times, so they decide to put on a show to save the inn and their General’s future. The Irving Berlin score features Blue Skies, Sisters, Count Your Blessings and the favorite White Christmas.
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A Christmas Story: The Musical | Fulton Theatre
A Christmas extravaganza, with plenty of dance to energize your holiday season! Bundled with all of your favorite film moments, A Christmas Story hits the bullseye for holiday family fun!
thefulton.org

Our Christmas Dinner | Bird-in-Hand Stage
You are cordially invited to attend Our Christmas Dinner. This new musical is a hilarious look at family tradition, holiday expectations, unexpected guests, and the real meaning of Christmas. A heaping scoop of humor, a slice of family memories, and some unexpected surprises all serve up the most wonderful meal of the year! 
bird-in-hand.com/stage

The Magic and Wonder of Christmas | Bird-in-Hand Stage
Experience a new, unique show specifically for the Christmas season. Brett and his cast combine amazing illusions and heartwarming comedy with the best of the holiday spirit to take you on a journey of joy, hope and celebration. Create lifelong memories as you rediscover the wonder and the true magic of Christmas.
bird-in-hand.com/stage

Miracle of Christmas | Sight & Sound Theatres
After decades of crushing Roman rule, the Hebrew people are losing hope. When will the promised Messiah come? Into the midst of this turmoil, young Mary is told she will miraculously bear God’s son. Who can even believe such a thing? Celebrate the season with your whole family as the Christmas story unfolds right before your eyes.
sight-sound.com

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