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Hershey Area Playhouse

830 Cherry Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2007
+1 717-533-8525
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Wonderful Community Theater

Recently attended "The Cemetery Club"performance at this theater. Easy to purchase tickets online... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Local talent, wonderful performances

I've attended shows here for the last 8 or 9 years. Some years I've been a season subscriber. I... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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830 Cherry Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2007
830 Cherry Dr, Hershey, PA 17033-2007
+1 717-533-8525
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Recently attended "The Cemetery Club"performance at this theater. Easy to purchase tickets online while selecting date and desired seating location. Seatin is on three sides of the floor-type stage. Seating is limited to approx. 350 without a bad seat in the house. Intermission snacks are...More

Thank Jasonseas
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I've attended shows here for the last 8 or 9 years. Some years I've been a season subscriber. I have never been to a show that was less than excellent. Given that the ticket prices are under $20 you can't beat it. For touring shows...More

Thank subianchi
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is a theater with seats on 3 sides and it is open seating so get there early for the best seats. Parking is not easy as this is in a development and there didn't seem to be separate parking for the theater - or...More

Thank Sandi0615
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Each year for the past two years we have looked over the Hershey Area Playhouse schedule and purchased four seats to each of the shows we decide we would like to see. That way we are able to invite a couple of friends to go...More

Thank HoleIn3
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

Was invited by my sister in law, who has been involved with this group for a few years. What a great job they did with "Its a Wonderful life". Small unique theater, made you feel as if you were part of the play itself. I...More

Thank ANovosel
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Was visiting a friend in Hershey back in May and had the good fortune to see "Leading Ladies" at the Hershey Area Playhouse. It was a zany, funny show...well acted and well attended. I love that the actors come out into the lobby after the...More

Thank Cync7
Reviewed 2 June 2014

All the plays we saw there were very good. It is a rather small place, with good shows. Good seating. Can"t say nothing bad about the place. Will return. Very professional.

Thank SamMiddletown
Reviewed 9 December 2013

Attended my first show today, A Christmas Carol, at the Hershey Area theater. Seating is stadium style so I do agree with the other reviews that it is difficult to get a bad seat. That being said, the 2nd rows are the same level as...More

1  Thank Lori E
Reviewed 11 October 2013

All the Plays that are put on are great. Seats are very good no matter where you sit. The theatre is very clean. Enjoyed it very much.

Thank sierraPennsyalvania
Reviewed 14 August 2013

I enjoyed this theatre very much. The stage design is a thrust, meaning you can sit on three sides and still see a great deal of the action. It is small and intimate and all actors and crew members are hired locally and often times...More

Thank BradHPhantom
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