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Appell Center for the Performing Arts

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Newly Reno'd and Ready for Shows

Love the newly renovated space, the homage to the theater's history, and the wide array of shows... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alexis M
Great place

I have been here for several events and it is wonderful. Wish the lobby and rest rooms were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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50 N George St, York, PA 17401-1214
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All reviews box office around the corner beautiful inside attending events quality entertainment no bad seats plenty of parking rest rooms downtown york concert strand acoustics performance venue capital comedy seating
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love the newly renovated space, the homage to the theater's history, and the wide array of shows these spaces have coming through! I definitely recommend you check out this downtown gem!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexis M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here for several events and it is wonderful. Wish the lobby and rest rooms were larger, and that they had more rest rooms, but the venue is great.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ChrisPA70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Outstanding Wynton Marsalis Jazz Concert, which started at 4:00 PM. During intermission, drinks are available and served in adult "sippy cups" allowing patrons to take with back to your seats. Nice logo souvenir that can be reused. Excellent time with finish around 6:30, which allowed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank David Y
Reviewed 11 December 2018

We love attending events at the Appell Center. We've seen musicians, dueling pianos, the Nutcracker, and movies here. I love the old architecture, coupled with the modern technology of the movie projector and sound. It's the best of both worlds! We just attended a classic...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LivNLifeNTandem
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Lindsay Buckingham was magnetic- entertaining- humble- & more than I expected- His voice was timeless- His opening act was Great too! We thoroughly Enjoy The Old Strand / Capital Complex- Great Childhood Memories -- The Volunteers are Always Very helpful- Restrooms clean- Nice Bar---- Enjoy!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Betme1527
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The YSO and choir did a fabulous job at the Holiday pops concert. We were thoroughly entertained. It ended with a sing along which was fun singing songs I haven't sang since childhood. The seats are very tight and the rows are long. The acoustics...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kim E
Reviewed 31 October 2018

NIcely remodeled with much needed improved restrooms. Front row seats on right and left are no good though. Front row in center are great. Much less standing room in the theater since concessions were relocated in the center upon entering. Also not crazy about assigned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DarylM206
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We have seen several great concerts and orchestras here, it is a great venue. Beautiful old building with modern conveniences. They have several bars inside the Center where you can get a cocktail and some snacks. They also have a theatre next door with an...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank manmoon1
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I go regularly to hear the YSO or the YSO choir, but honestly, the seating is so tight (and I'm not a large person) and the acoustics are so awful, it's a travesty to use this facility for the arts. If the orchestra is playing,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Song4Ten
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great stage and not a bad seat in the house. The sound was great and not deafening loud. Beautiful cathedral ceiling.

Date of experience: August 2018
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