Live professional theater under the trees
of Mt. Gretna... since 1927!

Directions

DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

Gretna Theatre performs its summer season May, June and July at the Mt. Gretna Playhouse, located at Pennsylvania and Carnegie Avenues in Mt. Gretna, PA, 17064.  Free parking!  Individual addresses do not appear in most GPS systems.  The Mt. Gretna Playhouse is also home to Music at Gretna and the Cicada Festival, both of which occur in August of each year.   Off-season events occur at various locales in the south central Pennsylvania area.  Directions for these events will be posted as events occur near the bottom of this page.

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Directions from Lebanon and Vicinity: Take 10th Street / Rt. 72 / Quentin Road southbound.  Take the Exit for Rt. 117 and Mt. Gretna.  At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Rt. 117 North.  Go two miles into Mt. Gretna and look for the Mt. Gretna Playhouse sign on the left.  The sign sits at the entrance to the playhouse parking lot on the left.  The playhouse is one block up from the parking lot on Pennsylvania Avenue.  Parking is free.  Please follow the directions of the parking attendants.

Directions from the west and northwest:  Take Rt. 322 Eastbound.  Turn right at the light at Butler Road.  Continue over the hills for approximately three miles to come to a stop sign at a “T” intersection.  Turn right onto Rt. 117 North.  Follow directions above.

Directions from the southeast:  Take Rt. 322 Westbound.  Just after the merge with Rt. 72 North, take the Exit for Rt. 117 and Mt. Gretna.  At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Rt. 117 North.  Follow directions above.

Directions from the Lancaster area and from the south:  Take Rt. 72 Northbound.  Pass the exit for Rt. 322 East.  Just after that, take the Exit for Rt. 117 and Mt. Gretna.  At the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Rt. 117 North.  Follow directions above.

Directions from PA Turnpike (Philadelphia or Pittsburgh):
Take PA Turnpike to Exit 266 Lancaster/Lebanon (old Exit 20). Turn left onto Rt. 72 North. Go 2 miles to Mt. Gretna exit.  At stop sign at bottom of hill turn left onto Rt. 117 North. Go 2 miles into Mt. Gretna and look for the Mt. Gretna Playhouse sign on the left. The sign sits in front of the playhouse parking lot on your left. The playhouse is 1 block up from the parking lot on Pennsylvania Ave.  Parking is free.  Please follow the directions of the parking attendants.

Directions from Washington & Baltimore:
Route 83 North to Pennsylvania Turnpike East and follow directions above.

Directions from NYC and North Jersey:
I-78 West to I-81 South. Take first exit Route 934 South (Ft. Indiantown Gap/Annville). Follow 934 South to Route 322 East. Approximately O.8 miles to Butler Road and make a right. Stay on Butler Road to “T” at Route 117 and turn right.  You are now in Mt. Gretna.  Look for the Mt. Gretna Playhouse sign on the left. The sign sits on front of the playhouse parking lot on your left.  The playhouse is 1 block up from the parking lot on Pennsylvania Ave.  Parking is free.

If you are using internet or GPS mapping, the town of Mt. Gretna, PA has the zip code of 17064. Individual addresses will NOT come up.  Please look for the intersection of Pennsylvania and Carnegie Avenues in Mt. Gretna – the Playhouse is located at that intersection.