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H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

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Address: 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
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1,500 seat premier performing arts center for both Central PA &...

1,500 seat premier performing arts center for both Central PA & Northern MD, various performances throughout the season. Tours available.

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Great venue

We have been to several concerts there and really enjoy the seating! I highly recommend it! It is also easy to get in and out of, and park!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Judy B
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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30 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to several concerts there and really enjoy the seating! I highly recommend it! It is also easy to get in and out of, and park!

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here for concerts, for comedians and for traveling Broadway shows! Parking is convenient, plenty of seating, good acoustics.

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Pasadena, Maryland
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stumbled onto the Luhrs when looking for some of our favorite bands and decided to give it a shot, we have now been there to see over 10 different shows. The seating is great, but the acoustics are amazing. We have not had a bad seat yet. The one thing I will caution on is to get your tickets... More 

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Avella, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Enjoyed the venue. Only issues we had was very small lobby and it gets crowded before doors open and intermission. Great seats and accoustics

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your experience at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. The sold-out ZZ Top performance was a memorable evening for many of our patrons. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your seats and the acoustics. We pride ourselves in providing spot-on acoustics for our shows. The staggered and sloped seating with no obstructed... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The seating view and audio were fantastic. Was in row W and had clear view and could hear well. The staff was professional and accommodating in a cheerful manner. A very pleasant experience. There were snacks, wine and beer available on the second level. Very easy to get to seating.

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Thank Jeppy405
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for providing this positive feedback regarding your experience at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. You highlighted several of the items that we often hear about, beginning with the staff. We have a team of volunteers who truly enjoys volunteering at the Luhrs Center and takes pride in providing patron satisfaction. They are a wonderful group of arts enthusiasts... More 

Galloway, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We recently had a family trip to see the live version of the game show "The Price is Right". Ages ranged from 20 to 80 and all enjoyed. Superb venue for any type of show. Acoustics outstanding. Small enough that any seat is a good one. Adequate leg room as 3 family members are 6 feet tall or taller! Relatively... More 

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback on your visit to the Luhrs Performing Arts Center and the positive experience that you had at our venue. We pride ourselves on the sloped and staggered seating available in the theatre, and are also known for the spot-on acoustics in our Center. Yes, with roomy 1,500 seats and no obstructed views, patrons love the... More 

Blain, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

WHAT A FANTASTIC VENUE at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center... great seats anywhere! Some of the best groups when I was younger. SUCH AS Olivia-Newton John, Three Dog Night, Huey Lewis and the News, Jackson Browne, Bill Engvall, and also an illusionist. ALL GREAT SHOWS ! Also, they now serve wine and beer before the performance ...check their... More 

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiastic review of both our venue and the past performances that you've attended. We are pleased that you have had such positive experiences at the Luhrs Center. We often say that "there's not a bad seat in the house" due to our staggered and sloped seating with unobstructed views. We've received a great response regarding our... More 

Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

They have a nice selection of shows each year, the acoustics are great, and the layout is unique and well-thought-out. Special note: the Campus Security folks could not have been friendlier or more helpful. For the number of people coming through for any one show, and (of late) the amount of construction on-campus, they have their hands full, but above-and-beyond... More 

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review of the Luhrs Center and your appreciation for our programming, building acoustics & design and staff. A great deal of emphasis is placed on providing a top-notch experience for our patrons and certainly, hospitality training with our staff and volunteers plays a large role. We agree that our campus police officers do an excellent... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Luhrs is a super place to see a show or a concert. The acoustics are outstanding and every seat is a good seat. It is wonderful to sit in the balcony for a concert there. There is plenty of parking very close to the venue and it is quick to get out of the lots after a show. The... More 

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your enthusiastic review of the Luhrs Center and your positive feedback regarding our acoustics, seating options, nearby dining and convenient & ample free parking. We take pride in providing a top-notch experience for our patrons, from the time that they are first considering a seat selection with our box office staff, through to the time that they... More 

Orrstown, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Luhrs Performing Arts Center is a great performing arts theatre located on the campus of Shippensburg University. They have many events here including Jack Hannahs. The seats are very comfortable and the facility itself is well kept too. My high school commencement ceremony was even held here. There were lots of people in the theatre, but it was definitely... More 

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