Central Pennsylvania Theatre Newsroom

The latest news on live theatre in Central Pennsylvania.

Review: ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - September 23, 2023

Escape to Margaritaville celebrates one last gasp of summer vibes.  It will be especially appreciated by Jimmy Buffet fans and Hawaiian shirt owners.  While you are at it, order a glass (or two) of the jalapeno-infused “Margarita Our Parents Warned Us About” to add some extra heat to your special evening. our critic think of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater?

Gamut Theatre Group to Present I DON'T SPEAK SPANISH Beginning Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - September 23, 2023

Gamut Theatre will present its Season Opener: I Don't Speak Spanish by David Ramón Zayas. The show will perform the first three weekends in October. Check out all the ticket and event information here!

Shop GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! Merch and Souvenirs in Our Theatre Shop!
by HaleyJane Rose - September 22, 2023

Shop merchandise and souvenirs from Gutenberg! The Musical! in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop! Take home items like the Gutenberg Hat, the 7th Ave Tote, the Cannot Read Mug, and more.

Review: DARK NIGHTS 2 at Hersheypark
by Jessica Crowe - September 21, 2023

2023 has just flown by, and we find ourselves immersed in spooky season once again. I was both honored and thrilled to be asked to revisit Hersheypark's Dark Nights and share my thoughts on the second round of this now annual event.

Cast Set For the 2023-24 National Tour of ANNIE
by Stephi Wild - September 21, 2023

Casting has been announced for the 2023-24 North American Tour of ANNIE that launches in Paducah, KY before a two-week engagement in Ft. Lauderdale, FL Tuesday, October 10th. Find out who is starring in the show here!

PCS Theater Presents The Spooky Tale Of WILEY AND THE HAIRY MAN Full Of Laughs, Scares, And Stellar Performances
by A.A. Cristi - September 20, 2023

Prepare to be spellbound as PCS Theater presents “Wiley and the Hairy Man,” a raucous fairytale adapted for the stage by Suzan Zeder. Performing for three weekends on Second Stage from October 6 to 21, 2023.

Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at Fulton
by Rich Mehrenberg - September 18, 2023

While the plot and jokes of Something Rotten will be appreciated by most audience members, if will be especially welcomed by musical theater nerds who will recognize the beginnings riffs of Pippin’s Magic to Do and brief homages to a certain Technicolor Dreamcoat.  The more you know, the more you will laugh.

Shop MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG On Broadway Merch in Our Theatre Shop!
by HaleyJane Rose - September 18, 2023

Shop merch and souvenirs from Merrily We Roll Along in BroadwayWorld's Theatre Shop! Take a look at items including the Photo Strip Magnet, the Old Friend Pullover, and more below.

Student Blog: What I'm Listening To
by Student Blogger: Ellie Weaver - September 18, 2023

I have been challenging myself to expand my horizons and listen to new genres and styles of music. I have come to love styles of music I never thought I’d listen to. Listening to a wider variety of music has helped me come to appreciate music as an art form. “Good music” can come in all shapes and sizes.

Interview: Dale Obermark And Caitlin Sams of ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
by Andrea Stephenson - September 17, 2023

This show, which features songs by the tropical rock legend Jimmy Buffett, is pure and simple fun, and audiences can catch at Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre September 22nd through November 11th. Dale Obermark, who plays Tully, and Caitlin Sams, who portrays Rachel, share their experience with Escape to Margaritaville.


The Curious Savage in Central Pennsylvania The Curious Savage
The Hershey Area Playhouse (9/29 - 10/1) Tracker
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella in Central Pennsylvania Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
Act 1 DeSales University (11/29 - 12/10)
Nunsense in Central Pennsylvania Nunsense
Oyster Mill Playhouse (9/8 - 9/24)
York Symphony's Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto in Central Pennsylvania York Symphony's Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto
Appell Center for the Performing Arts (10/7 - 10/7)
Run For Your Wife in Central Pennsylvania Run For Your Wife
Oyster Mill Playhouse (11/3 - 11/19)
Finding Nemo Jr. in Central Pennsylvania Finding Nemo Jr.
The Belmont Theatre (9/15 - 9/24)
York Symphony Orchestra's Mozart’s A Little Night Music in Central Pennsylvania York Symphony Orchestra's Mozart’s A Little Night Music
Appell Center for the Performing Arts (1/20 - 1/20)
Rock of Ages in Central Pennsylvania Rock of Ages
The Belmont Theatre (2/16 - 2/25)

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