Posted: 01/20/2022 | by Olivia

Upcoming Shows in Lancaster, PA

Countless fun theatres with shows for everyone.

As part of your planning during this time, please call or check the website & social media of these properties for their most current operational information.

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.

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.

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?

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre:

Beehive: The 60s Musical | January 21 - February 19, 2022
A colorful salute to the powerful female voices of the 1960s; the Chiffons, the Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Connie Francis and more! Told from the perspective of six young women who are coming of age, Beehive takes us through the music and challenges that changed a generation. You’ll be transformed through the look, sound, and feel of the 1960s with your favorite hits such as “My Boyfriend’s Back,” “Son of a Preacher Man,” “Me and Bobby McGee", and many others!

Singin' in the Rain | February 25 - April 16
From the golden age of movie musicals, Singin in the Rain brings up the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives … and make or break careers. The story focuses on Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont who are a hot items on screen but, behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they seem! Meanwhile, Lina’s less than pleasant vocal tones make her an improbable contender for stardom in the new talking pictures.

Fulton Theatre:

The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee | Mainstage | January 18 - February 6, 2022
How do you spell F-U-N?! This heartfelt musical comedy will have you in stitches as a group of six ragtag adolescents (all played by adults) competes in a high-spirited Spelling Bee. Pandemonium ensues as each vies for the top spot, and spell their way all the way to nationals. This high stake competition puts each of the contestants at the mic (including volunteers from the audience), and in the spotlight as we learn about their hilarious and touching stories from the heart. A Tony Award-winning U-N-F-O-R-G-E-T-T-A-B-L-E experience The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee proves that winning (and losing) isn’t everything.

The Sound of Music | February 22 - March 20
The theatre is alive, once again, with The Sound of Music! What better way to return to the theatre, than with the beloved musical that celebrates family, love, and perseverance?! The inspirational story follows an ebullient postulate who serves as governess to the seven children of the imperious Captain Von Trapp, bringing music and joy to the household. But as the forces of Nazism take hold of Austria, Maria and the entire Von Trapp family must make a moral decision.


Murder Ballad | March 25 - April 9
Murder Ballad explores the complications of lust, love, and betrayal. Sara struggles with choosing between a stable life with her young family and that of a passionate affair. But unleashed passions have consequences, and the costs can prove deadly. Don’t miss this slick musical by Jonathan Larson Award winner Julia Jordan and indie rock singer-songwriter Juliana Nash.

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