Warm Up To Winter In Lancaster County With What’s Hot In Theater

November 4, 2014

If spending time outdoors in the chill of late autumn and winter isn’t your thing, don’t dismay. The
Lancaster County theater scene stays hot year round!

Check out these Lancaster County winter theater season highlights:

Ephrata Performing Arts Center / Sharadin Bigler Theatre – Don’t let winter go by without seeing one or more of EPAC’s exceptional productions. You’ll find the theater just down the street from the Historic Smithton Inn. Convenient, right? Known for its critically acclaimed community theater, you’ll find productions that range from classics to avant garde.

One of the most loved musicals of all time!
December 4 – 20

Fulton Theatre – Located in downtown Lancaster, The Fulton is just a half hour drive from our inn. You’ll love its breathtaking architecture and the unforgettable theater experience. The Fulton has something for everyone with its variety of shows including favorite Broadway productions to fun musicals for the whole family.

White Christmas
Bringing the beloved Bing Crosby holiday movie to life on stage.
November 18, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Sight & Sound Theatre  Get ready for inspiring productions that share the favorite stories of the Bible in grand form. The theater is just 20 miles from our bed and breakfast. Sight & Sound has become a must-experience destination for people of all ages and religious backgrounds. Nearly all of their shows feature live animals – always a big hit with the kiddos! And check out the “Behind the Scenes Tour” for a glimpse of how the Sight & Sound crews create the majesty and magic on stage.

The greatest epic tale from the Old Testament on stage.
March 8, 2014 – February 7, 2015

Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre – Fun, food, and theater are what Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre serves up. What could be better than entertaining musicals accompanied by a delightful meal?

A Wonderful Life
The on-stage version of the holiday classic movie celebrating life and its blessings.
November 13 – December 23

Rainbow Dinner Theatre – If a few laughs are right up your alley, then this is the place for you. Rainbow Dinner Theater is known for “all comedy…all the time.”

Burglar’s Holiday (a Christmas comedy)
Crime pays and Christmas wins in this cleverly loony show.
November 1 – December 28

Hershey Theatre – This gorgeous venue is an easy 40-miles west on Rte. 322. Hershey Theatre offers a wide variety of entertainment including Broadway performances, concerts, and even classic films.

To see their full list of events, visit their website.

American Music Theatre – Amazing live musical performances await you here! AMT is only 20 minutes from the Historic Smithton Inn. Rock, Country, Classical, Big Band, plus comedy and specialty performances, too. I think you’ll find their lineup of shows and featured stars on tour impressive. Their own original shows have gained acclaim as well.

An AMT original! The sounds of the season abound in this critically acclaimed holiday extravaganza.

And there’s a lot more going on at AMT—see their website for more shows.

As you can see, the Lancaster County winter theater season won’t leave you out in the cold. Which shows will you see in the coming months?

By Rebecca Gallagher

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