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Address: 830 Cherry Drive, Hershey, PA
Phone Number: 717.533.8525
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Local theatre at it's finest!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 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 show to greet everyone and thank them for supporting the theatre. I am from the... More 

Thank Cync7
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 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
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

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 the first row so I did have to maneuver the folks in front of me... More 

1 Thank Lori E
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 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
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 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 volunteer. The only qualm I had was the parking, which there is no designated parking... More 

Thank BradHPhantom
Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Every seat is a great seat in this very comfy air conditioned theatre. You are so near the action you feel like you are in it at times.

Thank B K
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

The Playhouse is very clean and has a thrust stage for the shows it runs. If you have a chance to see a play here you should buy your tickets early to ensure good seats. I am confused by a review on Trip Advisor that complains about food. It has no restaurant only small snacks during intermission.

Thank bistromomma
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

The actors and directors involved in shows here are generally very good, and a number of them have professional experience in theatre and music. The costumes and sets are also nicely done. Spending an afternoon or evening here at a show is a great break from the usual of everyday life.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

they do a variety of shows throughout the year, and most are sold out. terrific new building. shows are always fun for the family.

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