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Address: 153 N 10th St, Reading, PA 19601-3704
Phone Number: +1 610-371-8151
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Wed - Fri 18:30 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 14:00 - 22:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Genesius Theatre is a Performance Venue that specializes in Musical...

Genesius Theatre is a Performance Venue that specializes in Musical Theatre. The theatre doubles as a learning center for kids by providing 2-3 kids / teen performances and 4-6 week kids summer theatre camp every year. The "Genesius Difference" is the up-close atmosphere of the performances. We trust in the power of this inspiring & dynamic medium to transform the artists who create it, the audiences who enjoy it, and the patrons who support it.

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Nice small community theater with local actors and staff. Air conditioned and snacks/soda sold in lobby. Lighting could have been brighter in the theater itself.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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Reading, Pennsylvania
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nice small community theater with local actors and staff. Air conditioned and snacks/soda sold in lobby. Lighting could have been brighter in the theater itself.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Sure it's quaint with only 100 seats but you'll never get that kind of in-the-moment feeling at any other venue. It's one of the best community theatre experiences for any adult or child. You should see the different types of shows they produce for all ages.

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Villanova, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Been here a few times. Performances are always great. Great small seating area (100? seats) next to theatre parking.

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Jordan B, Marketing Director at Genesius Theatre, responded to this review

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

I watched as they used people - children and adults - in horrible working conditions. The put out great productions, but at too high a cost

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Jordan B, Marketing Director at Genesius Theatre, responded to this review

Hi! Can you please reach out to our theatre as soon as possible regarding this negative review? We would like some clarification on what you feel you experienced. It is in no way reflective of reality. Thank you in advance! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

I just love the Genesius theater! It is a small community theater which seats 100 people. During showtime, one is right there! I have seen "Rent" - excellent; "Hairspray" even better with fantastic hair and wigs done by local salons. Great acoustics. After the shows, you may interact with the performers, have a glass of wine....

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Jordan B, Marketing Director at Genesius Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your genuine review! We hope you come back soon! More 

Reading, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

Fun place to go with young children. My parents used to take me here all the time when I was younger to see the shows. Terrific shows and a good place for an afternoon out with family.

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