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EPHRATA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

320 Cocalico St, Ephrata, PA 17522
Ephrata, 17522

ANGELS IN AMERICA
ANGELS IN AMERICA
5/30 - 6/29/2024


Angels in America , a groundbreaking masterpiece that EPAC will proudly present throughout Pride Month, captivates and challenges audiences in its two gripping parts. Set ...

CABARET
CABARET
7/25 - 8/10/2024


EPAC welcomes you to the dazzling world of  Cabaret , a thrilling and seductive look at nightlife of 1930’s Berlin. Step into the Kit Kat ...

CHICKEN AND BISCUITS
CHICKEN AND BISCUITS
9/5 - 9/14/2024


Get ready for a side-splitting comedy experience when EPAC presents  Chicken and Biscuits ! This hilarious and heartwarming play takes you into the heart of ...

GYPSY
GYPSY
10/10 - 10/26/2024


EPAC is proud to present the captivating world of  Gypsy , the timeless musical that will transport you to the glitz and glamor of show ...

ELF, JR.
ELF, JR.
12/5 - 12/22/2024


Get ready to embark on a holiday adventure when EPAC closes its 2024 season with  Elf, Jr. ! Based on the beloved film, this delightful ...


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Review: CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at EPAC


by Rich Mehrenberg - April 22, 2024

Their robust and exposition-heavy first act scenes reminds me of that classic physics question, “what happens when an unstoppable force meets an unmovable object?”. ...

EPAC Will Stage Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF


by Stephi Wild - April 03, 2024

The Ephrata Performing Art Center will bring one of the greatest plays of all time to its stage when it presents Tennessee Williams' classic, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, later this month. ...

EPAC to Partner With T.H.E.M. The Collective For Third Annual Evolution Of Black Music Event


by Chloe Rabinowitz - January 23, 2024

EPAC partners with T.H.E.M. the Collective for a celebration of Black music....

Winners Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards


by BWW Awards - January 08, 2024

Winners have been announced for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! See who was selected audience favorite in Central Pennsylvania! Winners include Ephrata Performing Arts Center, Fulton Theatre and more....

Last Chance to Vote for the BWW Central Pennsylvania Awards; Voting Ends 12/31


by BWW Awards - December 26, 2023

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW Central Pennsylvania Awards; THE PROM, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, Fulton Theatre & More Lead!


by BWW Awards - December 18, 2023

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards; THE PROM, MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, Fulton Theatre & More Lead!


by BWW Awards - December 11, 2023

It's the final 3 weeks and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 11th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards December 5th Standings; THE PROM Leads Best Musical!


by BWW Awards - December 05, 2023

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center Presents Teen Production Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA


by A.A. Cristi - November 27, 2023

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center (EPAC) will present another one of Andrew Lloyd Webber's widely known and beloved musicals, The Phantom of the Opera, from December 8th through December 30th....

Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards; CLUE Leads Best Play!


by BWW Awards - November 27, 2023

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!...

Past Shows

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
4/18 - 4/27/2024


Experience the sizzling drama and deep-rooted tension when EPAC presents Tennessee William’s iconic masterpiece,  Cat on a Hot Tin Roof . Set in the sultry ...

Rock of Ages
Rock of Ages
3/14 - 3/30/2024


EPAC is proud to kick off its 2024 season with  Rock of Ages ! This electrifying musical takes you back to the outrageous 1980s on ...

A CELEBRATION OF THE EVOLUTION OF BLACK MUSIC


EPAC is proudly partnering with THEM the Collective to bring you this special two-night event! This show will take you on a musical journey, from ...

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Young Performer's Production)


As a follow-up to our wildly popular 2021 production of  Les Miserables: School Edition , EPAC has decided to up the ante and present Andrew ...

Jesus Christ Superstar
Jesus Christ Superstar
10/12 - 10/28/2023


One of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s most iconic and beloved musicals,  Jesus Christ Superstar  follows the last seven days of Jesus Christ through ...

CLYBOURNE PARK
CLYBOURNE PARK
9/7 - 9/16/2023


A spin-off of Lorraine Hansberry’s  A Raisin in the Sun , Bruce Norris’  Clybourne Park  is truly a theatrical treasure. With each act set over ...

THE PROM
THE PROM
7/27 - 8/12/2023


Explosive energy is in store as EPAC brings  The Prom  to its stage. Off the heels of becoming a Broadway and film phenomenon,  The Prom ...

THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED
THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED
6/15 - 6/24/2023


A rip-roaringly funny evening of theatre awaits when EPAC presents  The Little Dog Laughed . Written by critically-acclaimed, Wyomissing, PA-raised playwright Douglas Carter Beane, whose ...

PASSION
PASSION
4/27 - 5/13/2023


One of Stephen Sondheim’s lesser known, yet highly esteemed and polarizing works,  Passion  tells the story of a young soldier stationed at a Milan outpost ...

HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
3/9 - 3/18/2023


Fresh off a tremendously successful Broadway revival, Paula Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece,  How I Learned to Drive , makes its way to the EPAC stage. ...

Sondheim Tribute Revue


EPAC would not be where it is today without the incomparable works of Stephen Sondheim. The Stephen Sondheim Society notes that Sondheim was “widely acknowledged as ...

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr.


There is no better way to celebrate the holiday season than to witness the Christmas classic we all grew up loving, live on stage. In ...

The Color Purple
The Color Purple
10/13 - 10/29/2022


Over the span of 35 years, we follow the journey of Celie, a young African-American woman, through her trials and tribulations in the South. Though ...

Amadeus
Amadeus
9/8 - 9/17/2022


In 1781, Antonio Salieri finds himself in a position of fame and high esteem, composing music in the name of God, until he hears a ...

The SpongeBob Musical
The SpongeBob Musical
7/28 - 8/13/2022


Everyone enjoys a summertime treat! Based on the original television series adored by people across all ages, The SpongeBob Musical is making its way to ...

A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder


After the loss of his mother, Monty Navarro finds out he is actually a member of the aristocratic DYsquith family and is ninth in line ...

Hedda Gabler
9/2 - 9/11/2021


After they return from their honeymoon, Hedda and her new husband George Tesman try to adjust to married life. However, Hedda is a passionate, strong-willed, ...

The Boys In The Band
The Boys In The Band
6/17 - 6/26/2021


A group of queer men gather together for a birthday party in a New York City apartment. Liquid courage abounds, and as the men get ...


We all see the world differently, but Christopher John Francis Boone has an unusual perspective. Living on the autism spectrum, life can be tough at ...

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-time


We all see the world differently, but Christopher John Francis Boone has an unusual perspective. Living on the autism spectrum, life can be tough at ...

Lady Day At Emerson's Bar & Grill


Travel back in time to South Philadelphia in 1959, for one of Billie Holidays last performances, while she shares stories about her life. Featuring local ...

The Motherf**ker With The Hat


Imagine if Neil Simon had written a tart romantic comedy about the denizens of Hells kitchen laced with enough profanity to make a sailor blush, ...

Mary Poppins Jr
Mary Poppins Jr
2/1 - 2/17/2019


Original Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. ShermanBook by Julian FellowesNew Songs and Additional Music and Lyrics by George Stiles and ...

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
10/18 - 11/3/2018


Hedwig and the Angry Inch is a gender-bent musical by John Cameron Mitchell with music and lyrics by Stephen Trask. Hedwig Robinson is a transgender ...

Sweeney Todd
Sweeney Todd
10/19 - 11/4/2017


If you're looking for a close shave, don’t go to the barber on Fleet Street. He’s a nightmare! And don’t go to Mrs. Lovett’s bakery ...

The Cripple Of Inishmaan
The Cripple Of Inishmaan
6/8 - 6/17/2017


"The Cripple of Inishmaan" is a dark yet surprisingly touching comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh. Witness a remote Irish village in the 1930s in which everyone ...

Hair
Hair
4/27 - 5/13/2017


Fight the power! What better way to fight the man than with long hair and rock and roll? Claude, Berger, Sheila and the hippies of ...

King Lear
King Lear
3/16 - 3/25/2017


Join EPAC’s talented actors in a night filled with betrayal, subterfuge, and redemption. Travel the harrowing heath of England and survive the treacherous storm to ...

King Lear
King Lear
3/16 - 2/25/2017


Join EPAC’s talented actors in a night filled with betrayal, subterfuge, and redemption. Travel the harrowing heath of England and survive the treacherous storm to ...

Disney's Lion King Jr
Disney's Lion King Jr
2/3 - 2/19/2017


Based on the Academy Award-winning film, Disney's Lion King Jr. is the story of a young lion prince learning what it means to become king ...

Heathers: The Musical
Heathers: The Musical
10/20 - 11/5/2016


At Westerburg High, a trio of popular girls named Heather invite newcomer Veronica into their it-girl clique, but the group is quickly brought down from ...

American Idiot
American Idiot
7/21 - 8/6/2016


American Idiot opened in 2009 at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre and in 2010 moved to Broadway, where it went on to win two Tony awards ...

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike


Described at its premiere by The New York Times as a “sunny new play about gloomy people,” Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike comes ...

August: Osage County
August: Osage County
3/19 - 4/4/2015


Set in the Oklahoma county of the title, the play centers on the Weston family. The parents, Beverly and Violet, are in their sixties. When ...

Agnes of God
Agnes of God
6/12 - 6/28/2014


This gripping psychological thriller is set in a convent, where an angelic young nun has given birth in secret and is accused of having killed ...

Sunday in the Park with George


Reinvention has always been a necessity for those with endless creative passion. When artist George Seurat painted A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La ...

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