Frequently Asked Questions

Box Office Hours
During Non-Show Weeks:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Noon - 3 PM

During Show Weeks:
Monday thru Wednesday, Noon - 4 PM
Thursday and Friday, Noon - 8 PM
Matinee days, Noon - 2 PM

The Box Office will open two hours prior to curtain on Wednesday and Saturday nights.

Performance Times
Main Stage:
Wednesday and Thursday shows begin at 7:30 PM;
Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 PM;
Saturday Matinees shows begin at 2:00 PM.

Family Series: All evening performances begin at 7:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday Matinees begin at 2 PM.

Purchasing Tickets
Tickets may be purchased over the phone with a credit card, in person during Box Office hours, or online .

Exchange Policy
All sales are final. Exchanges may be made no later than 24 hours before a performance. Non-subscribers may be charged a fee to exchange tickets. No exchanges will be made after the performance has taken place.

Please Arrive On Time
Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the House Manager. Seating is not guaranteed after curtain time.

Children under the age of 5 are not permitted to attend Main Stage or Fringe Series productions. Children of all ages are welcome to attend Family Series productions.

Ticket prices

Center Section:
  • Adults$32
  • Seniors & Students$28.80
Left and Right Section Bargain Seating:
  • All Seats$25
  • All Seats$22
Kids 4 Kids Shows:
  • Adults, All Sections$15
  • Children 12 and under$10

Group Rates
Groups of 10-19 people will receive a discount of $3 per ticket. Groups of 20 or more will receive a discount of $5 per ticket. Group rates are not available for the Kids4Kids show (Willy Wonka Jr.), or Bargain Seating. Groups must make advance reservations and make one payment for the whole group at the time of reservation. For more information, please contact the business office by e-mail, at, or by phone, at (717) 733-7966, ext. 1.

Handicapped seating and listening assistance devices are available.

Student Rush
All seats remaining unsold 30 minutes prior to the start of the show will be sold to high school and college students with current ID for $15. Seating is subject to availability and is not guaranteed. Student Rush tickets may not be reserved in advance and are not available for Kids4Kids shows nor special events.

A free parking lot is located directly in front of the theater. Additional parking is located to the left of the building, by the Ephrata Public Pool. Please park in the spaces closest to the theater. The upper portion of the lot is reserved for the American Legion.

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Address (Physical)
320 Cocalico Street, Ephrata Community Park
Ephrata, PA 17522

Address (Mailing)
PO Box 173
Ephrata, PA 17522
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