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Hershey Theatre

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Address: 15 E. Caracas Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: (717) 534-3412
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cramped airline seating and Steps Everywhere

The Hershey Theatre is a restored historic building in downtown Hershey Pennsylvania and should have been updated for the expectations of a 21st century theater-going crowd. For... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Harrisburg, PA
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Harrisburg, PA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Hershey Theatre is a restored historic building in downtown Hershey Pennsylvania and should have been updated for the expectations of a 21st century theater-going crowd. For $82, the seats were cramped just like an economy airline flight, and I was unfortunately seated next to someone who literally spilled out of a very narrow seat into my own. There is... More 

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Keedysville, Maryland, United States
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92 reviews 92 reviews
24 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Hershey Theatre last night to see I Love Lucy the Musical. It was an outstanding show with wonderful performers. However, the theatre was the star of the night. What a gorgeous theatre. The architecture elements were truly beautiful. This is a gem of a theatre and the folks in Hershey should be very proud. One suggestion,... More 

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This is a terrific local theatre. The ushers know the venue like the back of their hand and can seat you in minutes. Concessions and adult beverages are available on both floors, and drinks are allowed in the theatre if you purchase the 'dippy cup' for $4, which you can bring back over and over.

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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is a gorgeous theater that is well worth a trip to see not only a show but the lovely venue. That said, it is a historic building, so do expect to be seated close together and to have someone's head in front of you.

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Unorganized entrance. Mass group of people left standing in lobby Seating was very tight. otherwise beautiful theater, great show

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York, Pennsylvania, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Hershey Theater always has great shows. I even had wine in a sippy cup. It was better than no drinks in the theater.

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Montreal, Canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The architecture is amazing. An historic building. Saw the musical Elf. All the seats, enen high up, had great acoustics and god views.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I have watched several shows here and have always had a good experience. The best part is the free parking and you don't have to walk a lot to get into the theatre.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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111 reviews 111 reviews
77 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I love historical structures and architecture, so I really wanted to see this building. But when I got there, I was able to see the lobby/reception area, which was amazing. But the lady in the ticket booth told me to leave in a very mean tone. The reason I dont give it a really bad review is because later on... More 

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Northumberland, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews 54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We went to see Sesame Street live, it was so fun and such a great show. Building and bathrooms were clean, just wish the bathroom had a changing table in it. Would absolutely see another show here again!!

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