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Address: 15 E. Caracas Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033
Phone Number: (717) 534-3412
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Historic Theater in Chocolate Town

The Hershey Theatre is a historical landmark and icon in Chocolate town. Amazing place, historic feel and sounds, can't wait for the 'sound cloud' to be installed! That will... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

The Hershey Theatre is a historical landmark and icon in Chocolate town. Amazing place, historic feel and sounds, can't wait for the 'sound cloud' to be installed! That will dramatically improve the sound and acoustics in the theater. Come check out the volunteer based Hershey Symphony Orchestra - they can really put on a heck of a show! Despite their... More 

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Mifflintown, PA
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60 reviews 60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I had heard great things about this venue and was very excited to see Brit Floyd there. I donated to WITF and got great seats from them. The seats were confortable, the sound was right, the parking was good for in/out. I wouldn't hesitate to return to this venue for another show of any sort.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a beautiful theatre in a breathtaking historic building down to the detail. Went to see the Hershey Symphony Orchestra and the place was almost sold out - it got very hot very quick and they did not have the AC on. Everybody was using their program as a fan. This makes it hard to enjoy the show and... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
4 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had the chance to hear the PA Music Educators Association All-State Wind Ensemble and Choir at the conclusion of this year's conference. The Hershey Theatre helped to make the occasion memorable. It is a beautiful older design that takes you back to the early 20th Century. The detailing around the proscenium and all around the hall is quite elegant... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

The PA music educators sponsor the best music students in the state at an annual concert and it was held this year at the Hershey Theatre. The venue is beautiful and spacious. The acoustics are great and seats comfortable.

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Allen, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This is a beautiful theater built during the great depression and one of the reasons Milton Hershey kept his town from feeling the depression. He commissioned it to be built, along with several other buildings in Hershey, keeping citizens employed despite the tough times. It has been kept up really well. It's beautiful and parking is easy. It's a great... More 

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Harrisburg, PA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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103 reviews 103 reviews
26 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 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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