One of south-central Pennsylvania’s only professional theatres, and one of the oldest summer theatres in the United States, Gretna Theatre is located in the arts/resort community of Mt. Gretna, PA. Summer seasons of theatre have been produced at this same location since 1927! Featuring a mix of Broadway musicals and comedies as well as musical revues and theatre for children, Gretna Theatre currently operates at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse during the months of June and July each summer, and presents special events and educational outreach programming at other venues during the balance of the year.

Gretna Theatre

Gretna Theatre produces at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse in Mt. Gretna, PA. The pavilion-style venue has 708 seats and is open to summer breezes.

All summer performances are at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse, 200 Pennsylvania Avenue at Carnegie Avenue, Mt. Gretna, PA. Free Parking! Tickets may be purchased on line (online fees will apply), by phone at 717-964-3627717-964-3627 ( between 10am and 6pm or until show time on show days), or in person at the Box Office daily from the first week of June through the end of the summer season.

The physical box office is located at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse, 200 Pennsylvania Avenues in Mt. Gretna, PA during June, July and August.

Main Stage Summer Season Performances are Thursdays at 2pm and 7:30pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 2pm. Occasional Saturday matinees are offered. Special times for shows or events are as noted.

Theatre for Young Audiences Series – Select Saturday mornings at 11:00 am June through August, occasional mid-week performances. Reserved Seating – get your tickets early for the best seats in the house!

Ticket Prices include all Gretna Theatre handling charges – No surprises at the Box Office!

ONLINE ticket sales will incur further handling charges by our online ticketing agent. These additional per ticket fees do not come to Gretna Theatre.

2017 Summer Season:
Premium Tickets $39 Standard Tickets $36

*Higher Price is Premium Seating within the first nine rows closest to the stage!
Discounts include $2 off for seniors (62+).

STUDENTS: Tickets for children and students with college ID are just $15 for each Main Stage regular season production. It is up to the parents/guardians to determine how appropriate any show is for their young children. This discount does not apply to special events such as concert events.

GROUP DISCOUNTS are available for all shows for parties of ten or more.

There are certain discounts and coupons that may be used at the Box Office only on the day of the show including KidStuff Coupon, Patriot-News Coupon, and others may be offered. Call the box office for further information on these discounts at 717-964-3627717-964-3627.

Gretna Theatre is a 501(c)(3) Non Profit Arts Organization registered with the State of Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Charitable Organizations. Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law.

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Gretna Theatre Gretna Theatre

P.O. Box 578, Mount Gretna, PA 17064-0578

Box Office: 717-964-3627717-964-3627   |  Admin Office: 717-964-3322717-964-3322

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Business Hours: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM A registered 501(c)3 Nonprofit Organization


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