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Coming in July!

Children of Eden

  • July 20 - July 22 at 7:30 PM
  • July 23 at 2:00 PM
  • July 27 - July 29 at 7:30 PM
  • July 30 at 2:00 PM
We are excited to announce next year's summer musical, "Children of Eden," July July 20-23, 27-30, 2017. "Children of Eden" is written by John Caird and lyrics with music by Stephen Schwartz ("Pippin," "Godspell," "Wicked.") This two act musical gives the audience an unique look at the first book of the Bible, Genesis. The show presents beautiful storytelling with Schwartz’s gorgeous songs supporting and furthering the stories. "Children of Eden" cast includes Adam, Eve, Cain, Abel, Noah and his family and many more familiar Biblical people. Go back thousands of years with us to visit these legendary characters and watch them firsthand.


Auditions for our Weekend of One Acts will be held on June 10 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM at Hershey Area Playhouse. Each auditioneer will be asked to read both a dramatic and a comedic monologue. Actors may bring their own 1-2 min dialogue or we will have monologues available to those auditioners who need one or both. Actors will be considered for all six shows unless they indicate otherwise.

Upcoming Events

  • Children of Eden

    July 20 to July 30

  • Weekend of One Acts

    August 18 to August 19

  • The Curious Savage

    October 5 to October 15

  • A Christmas Carol

    November 30 to December 10

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

    December 14 to December 17


Hershey Area Playhouse is a true Community Theater.  Our directors, producers, actors, and people behind the scenes are local residents.  

We are always seeking ways to provide high quality entertainment for a very affordable price.  However our ticket prices do not cover all of our operating expenses and we depend on additional support from our friends and neighbors who understand the value of having a local community theater and the opportunities it brings.