- Your Visit
True to its Irish nature, The Cripple of Inishmaan is a dark yet surprisingly touching comedy-drama by Martin McDonagh. Set in a remote Irish village in 1930s, things get a little crazy when a Hollywood film crew shows up to make a documentary of the island.
In the midst of all the hype, "Cripple" Billy Claven is eager to make a name for himself. He hopes to escape poverty, boredom, and the cripple stereotype. And what better way than to become a star? Is this "Cripple" Billy's big break? Or is it all a bunch of Blarney?
EPAC would like to thank our wonderful sponsors who made this show possible.
EPAC's Opening Night Party Sponsor is American Legion, Post 429
EPAC's show sponsor is Tellus360.
EPAC's 2017 season sponsor is 12:34 MicroTechnologies.
EPAC's 2017 season sponsor is Commonwealth Charter Academy -- CCA.
EPAC's 2017 season media sponsor is Blue Ridge Communications.
EPAC's Center Stage Summer Theater Camp returns for its twelfth year, giving campers entering grades 1-7 in the fall a chance to experience the theatrical process with a newly designed hands-on approach.
EPAC's Center Stage Summer Theater Camp is designed to inspire creativity, exercise the imagination, promote artistic confidence, and explore unique and exciting ways to tell enriching stories through the theater arts. Our professional staff will nurture individual talents in an environment rich with creative collaboration and team-building concepts. This program is designed to help the young creative mind both onstage and in the classroom environment.
Due to the popular demand and overwhelming request, EPAC’s Center Stage Summer Theater Camp will now open camp registration to students entering grades 8 and 9. We will also extend the 10 percent discounted rate for anyone who registers by April 30*.
*please note this only applies to new registries. We cannot pro-rate to those registries already registered.
The Ephrata Performing Arts Center will be holding auditions for the musical comedy Hairspray. The auditions will take place on Sunday May 21st from 1 PM till 8:00 PM and Monday evening from 6:30 - 9:00 PM at
The Ephrata Performing Arts Center.
We are especially looking for African - American performers and a young actress to play the character of Tracy Turnblad.
Read more on our auditions page.
The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs.
It's 1962 in Baltimore, and lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show." Will her dream come true? Reserve your tickets today!
We are preparing another season of great theater for you. In each of next year's shows, the leading character goes on a life-changing journey. Some of the journeys lead to love and joy. Some lead to a greater appreciation for our common humanity. As in real life, some do not end happily. Each of these plays and musicals tells a compelling story about how the choices we make in life help us discover who we really are. Let's explore all that we can.
As a nonprofit community based theater organization EPAC is committed to remain a vital part of both the Lancaster County Arts and Business communities. The Ephrata Performing Arts Center is a prime opportunity for artistic expression and community conscious business enterprise to form a meaningful partnership. Allow our passion to partner with your financial support and together we will achieve a lasting artistic legacy for future generations to cherish! Check out all of our sponsorship and advertising opportunities.