Posted: 09/02/2020 | 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 holiday season.

Million Dollar Quartet | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre | Now - November 7
Million Dollar Quartet is the smash-hit musical inspired by the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. It brings to light the extraordinary story of broken promises, secrets, and the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of four friends that is both poignant and heartwarming. Don’t miss your chance to be a fly on the wall of fame… at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET! Recommended Ages: 10 and up. Running Time: 2 hours

Queen Esther | Sight & Sound Theatres | Now - December 31
Set in the opulent yet perilous Persian Empire, QUEEN ESTHER is a captivating tale of beauty and bravery. Esther’s ordinary life changed forever when she was taken through the palace doors, entering a new world of royalty and risk. With a crown on her head and a secret in her heart, can she find the courage to trust in God’s plan and believe that she was made for such a time as this? Experience one of the most riveting Bible stories of the Old Testament as it comes to life with magnificent sets, special effects, and live animals in this brand-new, original stage production!

Brave & Beautiful Drive-In | Prima | September 12 & 19
Amplifying extraordinary stories from the past few months, Prima invites you to a freshly-focused experience: The New BRAVE & BEAUTIFUL. These stories will be celebrated in tandem with the empowering music of Carol King, Beyoncé, Adele, Sara Bareilles, and Aretha Franklin. Put the top down, bring lawn chairs, or do some classy tailgating. Experience a live drive-in performance with jaw-dropping singers, a full band, and food trucks. Join us behind Clipper Stadium in the Liberty Place parking lot for this unique outdoor experience of Brave & Beautiful. For patrons opting to stay in their cars or tailgate, FM radio transmission of the performance will be available.

Elf the Musical | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre | November 12 – January 3, 2021
Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. Recommended for ages 8 and up. Running Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes

Queen Esther LIVE Stream | Sight & Sound Theatres | September 4 - 5
QUEEN ESTHER will come to life like never before in a historic live broadcast event. Join us inside the palace gates as Esther navigates her new world of royalty and risk. With a crown on her head and secret in her heart, will she find the courage to trust in God’s plan and believe she was made for such a time as this? Don’t miss your chance to see this captivating tale unfold — this weekend only on Sight & Sound TV.

World of Wonder
| Magic & Wonder | Now - October 31
In this all new variety magic show, illusionist Brett Myers and his cast explore both real and imagined worlds that spark wonder in all of us. Visit a masquerade ball in Wonderland, sail away to jolly Pirate adventures on the high seas, and run away to join the circus! Join Brett and his cast as they captivate with ​more large illusions, more circus arts, and more dynamic variety than ever before while reminding audiences of the true magic that exists all around us.

Ryan and Friends l
| Bird-in-Hand Stage | August 8 - October 17
Your whole family will be rolling in the aisles when Ryan takes the stage with a colorful cast of friends that includes Jeffrey, a witty 8-year-old kid and self-proclaimed star of the show; teenager Tiffany, who’s taken with worldly goods; Harold and Irene, who have way more opinions than your average grandparents; and, of course, Ardy the Skunk, who has lots of common “scents” and is always a hit with young and old alike. Expect songs, snappy comebacks and a whole lot of wisdom from an entertaining bunch of dummies.

The GÜT Life – with the Yoders | Bird-in-Hand Stage | August 27 - October 23
Join Simon and Eliza Yoder for a conversation about their plain life – which isn’t always so simple. You’ll laugh as they talk about growing up Amish, working the family farm, learning to drive a buggy… You’ll be captivated by tales of rumspringa, living among the “English” and making choices. You’ll be moved by their touching love story and universal insights into their 20-year marriage and raising a family together. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll join them in an occasional song.

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