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Entertainment Venues
(Ranked by capacity)

RankCompany
Address
Total capacity
Top local executive
Website
Phone
Year established
Types of performances
1.
Hershey Theatre
15 E. Caracas Ave.
Hershey, PA 17033
1,904
Vikki Hultquist
www.hersheyentertainment.com
717-534-3405
1933
Touring Broadway shows, classical music and dance attractions, and world-renowned entertainers
2.
The Forum Auditorium
500 Walnut St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
1,763
Lori Sherlock
www.portal.state.pa.us
717-783-9100
1930
Concerts, graduations, dance shows, plays, church programs, political events
3.
American Music Theatre
2425 Lincoln Highway East
Lancaster, PA 17602
1,600
Dwight H. Brubaker
www.amtshows.com
800-648-4102
1996
Live music venue
4.
H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
475 Lancaster Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
1,500
Robin Dolbin
www.luhrscenter.com
717-477-7469
2005
Off-Broadway shows, jazz, country, pop/rock, big band, theater, comedy, dance, orchestras and speakers
5.
Majestic Theater
25 Carlisle St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325
1,200
Jeffrey Gabel
www.gettysburgmajestic.org
717-337-8200
1925
Live performances of theater, music, dance, plus two cinemas for independent and art films
6.
The Ware Center - Millersville University
42 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
1,170
Robin Zaremski
www.artsmu.com
717-871-7018
2008
Performing arts center
7.
Pullo Family Performing Arts Center
1031 Edgecomb Ave.
York, PA 17403
1,016
Tina Rohrbach
www.pullocenter.york.psu.edu
717-505-8900
2005
Broadway plays, comedy shows and concerts
8.
Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center Inc. dba Carlisle Theatre
40 W. High St.
Carlisle, PA 17013
960
Jeffrey Esch McCombie
www.carlisletheatre.org
717-258-0666
1993
Live shows, concerts and theater productions; foreign, first-run and independent films; children's programming, theater rentals
9.
Capitol Theatre
159 S. Main St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
850
Kelly Kozlowski
www.thecapitoltheatre.org
717-263-0202
1927
Live performances and concerts
10.
Eichelberger Performing Arts Center
195 Stock St., Suite 200
Hanover, PA 17331
801
David Adler
www.theeich.org
717-632-9356
1999
Concerts, musical theater, nostalgia, big band, country, blue grass, children's productions, community theater, comedy, classical, concert bands, free concerts
11.
Harrisburg Midtown Arts Center
1110 N. Third St.
Harrisburg, PA 17102
800
Chris Werner
www.harrisburgarts.com
717-412-4342
2009
Music, arts, culture
12.
Fulton Theatre
12 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
775
Marc Robin
www.thefulton.org
717-394-7133
1963
Historic theater for current and classic musicals, plays and family-oriented shows
13.
Gretna Productions Inc. dba Gretna Theatre
451 State Route 117, Second Floor, P.O. Box 578
Mount Gretna, PA 17064
708
Larry Frenock
www.gretnatheatre.com
717-964-3627
1927
Broadway musicals, comedies, plays, concerts, children's shows
14.
Whitaker Center - Sunoco Performance Theatre
222 Market St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
700
Ted Black
www.whitakercenter.org
717-214-2787
1999
Live music, theater, dance
15.
Barshinger Center
620 College Ave.
Lancaster, PA 17603
500
Travis Berkoski
www.fandm.edu
717-358-3881
2000
Franklin & Marshall's concert facility
16.
Rose Lehrman Theatre
1 HACC Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17110
500
Lisa A. Campbell
www.liveatroselehrman.org
717-780-2545
1975
Six performances with a guest artist series in theater, music and dance; four HACC theater department performances annually
17.
The Belmont Theatre
27 S. Belmont St.
York, PA 17403
344
Lyn Bergdoll
www.thebelmont.org
717-854-3894
1933
Community theater
18.
Ephrata Performing Arts Center
320 Cocalico St., P.O. Box 173
Ephrata, PA 17522
300
Andi Hill
www.ephrataperformingartscenter.com
717-733-7966
1979
Live performances, musicals
19.
Gamut Theatre Group
15 N. Fourth St.
Harrisburg, PA 17101
230
Melissa H. Nicholson
www.gamuttheatre.org
717-238-4111
1992
Shakespeare, classic literature, children's theater, Greek theater, experimental theater, staged readings
20.
DreamWrights
100 Carlisle Ave.
York, PA 17401
170
Ann L. Davis
www.dreamwrights.org
717-848-8623
1997
Community theater offering family-friendly plays
21.
Bird-in-Hand Stage
2760 Old Philadelphia Pike, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike
Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505
168
John E. Smucker II
www.bird-in-hand.com/stage
717-768-1568
800-790-4069
2011
Live performances
22.
Tellus 360
24 E. King St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
NA
Bill Speakman, John Keane
www.tellus360.com
717-393-1660
2010
Multiple live music venues
23.
River City
819 S. Cameron St.
Harrisburg , PA 17104
NA
Phil Dobson
www.rivercityhbg.com
717-525-8926
NA
Local and regional musical performances
24.
Phantom Power
121 W. Frederick St.
Millersville, PA 17551
NA
Gregg Barley
www.phantompower.net
717-719-3428
2020
Music and event space, microbrewery
25.
Prima Theatre - Culliton Stage
941 Wheatland Avenue, Suite A
Lancaster, PA 17603
NA
Mitch Nugent
www.primatheatre.org
717-327-5124
2010
Concerts and contemporary theatre
26.
XL Live
801 S 10th St
Harrisburg, PA 17104
NA
Phil Dobson
www.xlhbg.com
717-409-8975
2018
Live music venue
27.
The Trust Performing Arts Center
37 N. Market St.
Lancaster, PA 17603
NA
Robert Bigley
www.lancastertrust.com
717-208-7835
1912
Performing arts space showcasing theater, music and dance