Posted: 06/13/2022 | by Olivia

Upcoming Shows in Lancaster, PA

Countless fun theatres with shows for everyone.

Lights, curtain, action! Did you know that Lancaster is home to one of the oldest working theatres in the United States, The Fulton Theatre, and the largest faith-based theatre in the United States, Sight & Sound Theatres, as well as dinner theatres, comedy shows, and family productions? Theatre lovers, you are in the right place! Lancaster hosts a number of Broadway caliber productions and high-profile performers throughout the year. Here is a look at what is coming up this season.

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Fulton Theatre:

Five Guys Named Moe | May 31 - June 26
Nomax’s world has been turned upside down; he is broke, heartbroken, after his lovely Lorraine left him, and he is listening to the radio, alone, at 5:00 in the morning, when out of nowhere five guys named Moe appear from the radio. Set to Jordan’s iconic rhythm and blues/jazz score, the Moes encourage Nomax to turn his life around and tell Lorraine that he loves her.

Jersey Boys | June 28 - August 7
How did four kids from Jersey become one of the greatest successes in pop music history? Jersey Boys takes you up the charts, across the USA and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Experience electrifying performances of the golden greats that took these guys all the way to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You,” “Dawn,” “My Eyes Adored You,” and more. Previous ticketholders will be contacted by the theatre.

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre:

Great Balls of Fire | June 3 - 25
Jerry Lee Lewis was the original bad boy of Rock & Roll. Jason Cohen, who played Lewis in over 80 cities across North America in the national tour of the Million Dollar Quartet, brings the ivory-smashing superstar to life in this theatrical concert. He found a connection with ‘The Killer’ through his music, and with a multi- talented, multi-instrumental band, they perform all the hits you love.

The Little Mermaid
| July 1 - August 6
Ariel, King Triton’s youngest daughter, wishes to pursue the human Prince Eric in the world above, bargaining with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs. But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends, Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull and Sebastian the crab to restore order under the sea.

Chicago: The Musical | August 12 - September 17
In the 1920s, Chicago is roaring with hot jazz and cold-blooded women killers. Among them is Roxie Hart, an aspiring vaudevillian who murders her lover and goes to jail; there she meets her hero, the double murderess and nightclub entertainer Velma Kelly. The two vie for the spotlight and the attention of Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform their malicious crimes into sensational headlines.

Prima:

The Music of Queen & Journey | June 17 - 25
Back by popular demand comes Prima’s thrilling rock-n-roll tribute concert! All the songs you know and love from QUEEN and JOURNEY come to life, including “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” and “We Are The Champions.” Experience the comeback of Prima Theatre’s most highly attended show ever in what one reviewer called “the most energetic, high-caliber, and theatrical concert experience of the year!”

Bird-in-Hand Stage:

A Simple Sanctuary | April 8 - August 10
When her past catches up to her, Melissa James does what she always does – she runs – from her happy life in Connecticut and her beloved husband, Ryan, a successful investment manager, leaving a note begging him to trust her. While his life is upended, she finds a quaint hiding spot – June Bug’s B&B, run by a Mennonite woman who is happy to have her first customer. Melissa feels safe in her simple sanctuary in Amish Country until Ivanov, a shadowy figure from her past, tracks her down, dragging the whole community into her mystery life. Will she share her secrets? Who can she trust?

Ryan & Friends: Hilarity Happens! | April 9 - October 15
Laugh out loud and get a look at Lancaster County like you’ve never seen it before when Ryan and his colorful cast of friends present a hilarious multimedia tour of the region. Randy the Rooster joins crowd-pleasing characters Jeffrey, Tiffany, Harold and Irene to offer a free-range—and spectacularly funny—perspective on the farm, food and feathered friends. Ryan & Friends will have you rolling in the aisles with new songs, more snappy comebacks and—as always—a whole lot of wisdom from an entertaining bunch of dummies.

Photo credit for the image above to Prima Theatre

Sight & Sound Theatres:

David | March 12 - December 31, 2022
Master Poet. Fearless Warrior. Anointed King. From still waters to shadowed valleys, David’s ascent to the throne is filled with towering giants, wild animals, and Philistine soldiers .After unprecedented victories lead to devastating failures, this passionate warrior will face the biggest battle of all: the one within himself. Come alongside this young shepherd on his journey to become a man after God’s own heart.

Magic & Wonder:

Mystery | March 16 - October 29
In this all new variety magic show, illusionist Brett Myers and his cast explore mysterious worlds such as the lost empire of “Atlantis,” the magic of never growing old in “Neverland,” and the excitement of the “Roaring 1920’s.” You’ll also dive into other worlds that keep you guessing such as the mysteries behind a “Masquerade Ball” and the daring escapades of a “Secret Agent.” Join Brett and his cast as they captivate with more large illusions and more dynamic circus arts than ever before, while reminding audiences of the true magic that exists all around us.

Jukebox Jive | May 23 - October 29
Jukebox Jive
is a music variety show that celebrates the biggest hits of the 50s, 60s, and 70s. Travel back in time to experience your favorite hits from the era when the Jukebox was the center of the fun!

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