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Lancaster Marionette Theatre

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What a Gem!

This little theater is very entertaining and very affordable. It’s nothing spectacular but you... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Southbury, Connecticut
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Wizard of Oz show

Be prepared for a fun adventure! Set in an adorable theater, you’ll experience an informative back... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
Marisa M
Vernon, NJ
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The Lancaster Marionette Theatre is one of the few marionette theatres in America, located in Historic Downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Robert Brock, the founder and Artistic Director, keeps this unique art form alive and well. He creates all the...more
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126 N Water St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3561
+1 717-394-8398
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This little theater is very entertaining and very affordable. It’s nothing spectacular but you will be amazed at the talent and passion of one man. Mr Brock makes all the puppets and their costumes, does all the dialog, lighting, movements and set changes. It’s an...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for a fun adventure! Set in an adorable theater, you’ll experience an informative back stage tour and witness an impressive performance with marionettes all hand crafted by Robert Brock. This man is passionate about his marionettes and all aspects of theater which is...More

1  Thank Marisa M
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Robert Brock is a jewel and his theatre shows are an absolute “must” if you are in or around Lancaster for a day or more. Amazing talent, thoroughly enjoyable shows for any age group. Give it a try, you will ‘not’ be disappointed.

1  Thank HarryandLynn
Reviewed July 29, 2018

After a couple of years of seeing and enjoying all children's musical productions - we recently saw the grown-up production of "The Death and Life of Sherlock Holmes" which was excellently performed. It appears Mr. Robert Brock can do anything with his amazing marionettes! Looking...More

1  Thank RandyHick
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The sole creator and performer who makes this theater possible is multi-talented and passionate for his craft, The back-stage tour offers perspective into what happens before it is showtime. While this is appropriate for children, adults without children who appreicate the performing arts will consider...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We did the Friday Morning show - Wizard of Oz production - we went early to do the back stage tour which is very interesting - play itself was excellent- would be great for children - had a good time - might repeat again !

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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Great experience. Everything was well done and would recommend this to any one.. adults or family with kids

Thank lmilman
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This is the second time I took my grandkids, ages 7 and 5. They both enjoyed the show and talked about it afterward. The small theater makes for an intimate setting, so it's nice for young kids so they don't feel intimidated. I enjoyed Mr....More

Thank j44eanne2016
Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Loved the show!! Took grandchildren, 2 1/2 and 4 1/2. It was wonderful for their age and they learned so much about marionettes. Robert is very talented and very entertaining for all ages. The show Aladdin was fun, the songs and dialogue were charming ....More

Thank nancy h
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

The show was excellent. Robert Brock is amazingly talented, hilarious, and creative with his writing, singing, and performing. The show was loved by children and adults. We will definitely be going again.

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August 16, 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Property representative |
If you park on the street, you need to plug meters. The take quarters and you get 10 minutes per quarter. There is the Prince Street Garage and the Water Street Garage.
July 5, 2016|
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Response from Robert B | Property representative |
"The Wizard of OZ" at 11 am. Hope to see you! Robert
March 11, 2015|
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Response from Cam H | Reviewed this property |
We purchased our tickets online but you can also purchase them at the theater. You should call to make sure they haven't been sold out before driving there.