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Lancaster Marionette Theatre

Performing Arts Theater in Lancaster
Reopening at 4:00 AM on February 2
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After last Saturday's Sold Out performance, I was chatting backstage with a pair of potential Sponsors, which we refer to as "Our Angels". One looked toward the house, through the scrim and said, "Wouldn't that be a cool photo?" And snapped one. I agreed and did the same....
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"Sleeping Beauty" opens Saturday 11/2 - 11/23 @ 11AM
Back-Stage tour 20 min prior to curtain

Love is in the air with this beautifully staged marionette production, written, created and performed one man by Artistic Director, Robert Brock, using the familiar Tchaikovsky bal...

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I love this review from one of our patrons.
“If you've never been to the Lancaster Marionette Theatre, nows the time to hit up ‘Kiss the Heels Goodbye!’ Part drag show, part Marionette show and ALL Robert, you'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll cheer!”
Last Show Oct 12 @ 7.


What do you get when you combine 1 puppeteer/actor, 5 pairs of shoes, 7 costumes, 3 wigs, 2 marionettes, 1 ostrich boa and a red feather headdress? The Lancaster Marionette Theatre’s popular production of “Divas & Dames - Kiss the Heels Good-bye.”

For complete schedule and to purchase Tickets: L...

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People often say to me, "I have never been to a Marionette Show." If this is you....No excuses... head to the Lancaster Marionette Theatre. "Aladdin" plays Saturdays @ 7PM. Guided tour of the Museum and Back-Stage included with TIX lead by me, Robert Brock, the man behind the puppets, 20 minutes ...

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The cast of “The Wizard of OZ” are on stage waiting to perform Tuesdays & Fridays @ 11 AM.... the cast of “Aladdin” are waiting backstage preparing for their performance Saturday night @ 7 PM. Both shows continue through August 24. TIXS & INFO:



3 weeks ago
Our 4 granddaughters first trip to the Theatre! At Cinderellas Christmas conclusion, our oldest (12) stood up and immediately said "I want to come back!" A heartfelt happiness you don't feel much these days. Thank you Robert! See you soon!
- K W
a month ago
This was a really fun family outing
- Jim H
8 months ago
This was a really fun family outing. You want to come early enough for pre-show tour. He is a great performing and really engaging. I didn’t know what to expect, but would come back for future shows.
- Matt E

Art of the Marionette Is Alive & Well

Lancaster's Best Kept Secret... Many European cities have supported puppet theaters, but there are few resident theaters in the United States. It is said that puppetry is a dying art. Not so! The Lancaster Marionette  Theatre,  founded by Robert Brock in 1990, delights audiences of all ages with this ancient and unique art form.

Included FREE with your ticket, the John Durang Puppet Museum and Back Stage Tour 20 minutes prior to cutain.

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  • (717) 394-8398


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126 North Water Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
United States

Business Hours

Sun:4:00 – 4:30 AM
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