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Fulton Theatre

Closed Now: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Broadway comes to Lancaster

This may not be New York, but the talent on the stage is every bit as good. If you like live... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Fantastic Fulton

The Fulton always offers top quality shows, with both great local talent and cast members from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Central Pennsylvania’s nationally regarded premier regional theatre, producing Broadway caliber musicals, comedies and dramas, employing professionals from New York City, the local community, and nationwide, experienced within a beautifully restored...more
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12 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603-3808
+1 717-397-7425
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This may not be New York, but the talent on the stage is every bit as good. If you like live theater, this is the place to be

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fulton always offers top quality shows, with both great local talent and cast members from Broadway. The building is a beautiful 19th century theater, complete with cherubs and gold leaf finishes. But the productions are definitely to today's highest standards, and include a live...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Fulton theater is the oldest still in operation theater in the country. Their shows are very professional and put on very nicely. You can’t have a bad seat!!! I’ve been numerous times - and have never been disappointed!!!

Thank 865junec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the last few years, this wonderful theater has expanded their showcase in a variety of ways. The studio series, the children/s theater, everything seems to be getting better at the Fulton ! The variety of shows that cater to all ages has increased and...More

Thank gntlman46
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The voices, orchestra, and scenery/sets were fantastic. It was clear that an enormous amount of work went into creating the show. The main character in the play is a 12 year old boy whose sailor father died and was given a treasure map by his...More

Thank DaveLancasterPA
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful historic theatre conviently located in downtown Lancaster. My husband and I saw their performances of Newsie, and Footloose and loved them both!

Thank gracemisner
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I attended the recent performance of Treasure Island, at the Fulton Theatre. As usual the artistic director did an excellent job of providing first rate talent to a local venue. The Fulton has been steadily improving the variety shows and bringing in talented actors to...More

1  Thank alzagain47
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I've seen several seasons of shows here at the Fulton (main-stage and Groff). The theater is small enough that most seats (orchestra, mezzanine and gallery) are decent. The music and performers have been impressively good. Some exceptional. The Groff series offers a variety of performances...More

Thank raybee76
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I went to the 2pm 9/22 show. We loved it! The actors were so talented and the set design was incredible. We didn’t find that the orchestra was too loud as another reviewer wrote about. Perhaps they realized and adjusted. I would...More

2  Thank Kellyinthewoods
Reviewed September 22, 2018

All the reviews are correct, the acting is superb and the music inspiring. However, this play had a problem that we have not seen at the Fulton before. The orchestra was overly loud and they drown out most of the singers. Not sure why they...More

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August 18, 2018|
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Response from Kim W | Reviewed this property |
The 2018/2019 season does not start until September. Check the website to see if there are other offerings in the summer.
July 22, 2018|
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Response from jharriger | Reviewed this property |
Treasure Island starts Sept. 18
July 6, 2018|
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Response from Timothy W | Reviewed this property |
Nothing on main stage. Last show of season ends July 21st.