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Address: 200 Pennsylvania Ave, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-6020
Phone Number: +1 717-964-3627
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Lots of fun for kids, parents and seniors

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 July 2016
Edward B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and theater in the middle of a lovely and tranquil mountain forest. The playhouse provides... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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!

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 from most seats. However, the seats themselves leave much to be desired. Picture the middle... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

This is a nice outdoor theater in a private lake community. It does have protective plastic curtains if the weather is bad. The acoustics are very nice, seats relatively comfortable. The show I saw was very nice. They have a small refreshment stand with basics. Restroom for the ladies is tiny so you are in for a long wait at... More 

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Woodbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

Always a great show at the Gretna Theatre. Saw the Motown Review this year - excellent! It's a small outdoor theatre and with some shows being one night only, I recommend getting your tickets early!

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Leola, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

The seats at this theatre are too small if you are more than a few pounds overweight. At 225 I couldn't get my backside into them. My back was killing me by the end of the first act, I choose to stand through the end of the show. Several ushers urged me to go sit, but nobody offered a folding... More 

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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

The theatre is great, not a bad seat in the house, the people who run it are friendly and warm. We recently saw the Wizard of Oz and the production was terrific.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

What an interesting place. Loved the indoor/outdoor theater experience. Production was good, acoustics were great, our seats were wonderful. Will definitely return.

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2013

I have attended shows here for the past several summers, and have always been impressed by the quality of the performances, from set design and staging to singing and acting. All have been top-notch shows. The theatre itself is nestled in the woods in an open pavilion, surrounded by benches and beautifully gardened grounds. A charming gift shop and an... More 

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