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Gretna Theatre

200 Pennsylvania Ave, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6020
+1 717-964-3627
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This is a semi-outdoors theater!!

We did not realize that this theater was semi-outdoors. It is covered by a roof and half wall all... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Summer drama

On a Saturday night the theatre was full. Although "open air" the lighting and sound were... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Ross K
Melbourne, Australia
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200 Pennsylvania Ave, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6020
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We did not realize that this theater was semi-outdoors. It is covered by a roof and half wall all around. On a cool September night it got a bit chilly by 9:00PM. They have a snack bar serving lots of different items - including hot...More

Thank ghark
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On a Saturday night the theatre was full. Although "open air" the lighting and sound were excellent. The actors wore subtle microphones so it was easy to hear anywhere in the theatre. TIP: Go to the bathroom beforehand as facilities are limited

Thank Ross K
Reviewed 16 July 2017

It was the perfect weather to see a play at the open theatre! The play, Man of la Mancha, was great. The actors were so talented for such a small playhouse! Seating was good from any angle. It wasnt a sellout, so if you wanted,...More

Thank Lauraine B
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went to hear apollos fire Vivaldi concert which was the best performance I have ever heard of four seasons ! Then river city brass band next night for a wonderful selection of brass favorites and marches, both concerts sold out! Wow! This open air theater...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We had never been to the Gretna Theater before attending this event. We had great seats in the 3rd row on the left side of the stage and were very impressed with the performance. In fact, when we got home we ordered tickets to see...More

Thank Ellsfamily
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The town of Mt. Gretna is so beautiful and such a great backdrop for the fabulous productions that are held there. Went to see Tarzan this past summer and the cast was top-notch and the show was enjoyed by everyone in our group (young children,...More

Thank amyroundtheworld120
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Always wonderful programming all summer at this wonder outdoor theater in the woods. We try to get there several times during the summer or music, plays, concerts or kids productions.

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 5 September 2015

The Mt Gretna Playhouse is an open air theater in one of the most beautiful and unique settings imaginable--a real 'Bridagoon' here for well over a century. Joining the Chautauqua movement in the 1890's, Mt Gretna is a haven of charming cottages, art, culture, music...More

Thank Fred O
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We went to the Sunday 2pm showing of The Little Mermaid, it was great!! The show was so well done for a small theatre. The theatre itself is great, the staff was great, overall a great time at the Gretna Theatre we will be back!

2  Thank HersheyBrian
Reviewed 24 June 2015

My sister and I went Sunday to see The Pianomen, A Tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John. All I can say is it was great. Now for the theatre itself, praise to the venues it brings, the setting in a beautiful area, great viewing...More

Thank LIGirl846
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