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

Past Shows

2017 Season:

Auditions Announced! -

2017 STAR Event -

Gathering Blue Special Event -

Keeping Mr. Lincoln -

2016 Season:

32nd Annual Gretna Theatre Gala -

8 Track: Sounds of the 70's -

Dinosaur: The Musical -

It Shoulda Been You -

The Princess & the Paparazzi -

Disney's Tarzan -

Once Upon A...Whoops -

Breaking Legs -

Jack and the Bad Mood Giant -

Bruce in the USA: A Tribute to Bruce Springsteen -

Freckleface Strawberry -

Keeping Mr. Lincoln -

Annual Appeal -

2015 Season:

Outreach: Life on the Mississippi -


2015 Subscription Season -

Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash -

It's Good to Be an Ant -

Gretna Theatre for Young Audiences Subscription -

Murder on the Nile -

Shirley Holmes and A Scandal in Fantasia -

Girls Night: The Musical -

The Little Mermaid -

Alice's Underground Adventure -

Cinderella and the Lone Prince -

Flipside: The Patti Page Story -

Piano Men: A Tribute to Elton John & Billy Joel -

Pinkalicous, The Musical -

2016 TYA Subscription -

2015 Gala Lite -

2014 Season:

2014 30th Annual Gretna Theatre Gala -

Unexpected SURFER Boys -


Always...Patsy Cline -

Rockin' in the Rain Forest -

Little Shop of Horrors -

Aesop's Fabulous Fable Factory -

Sleeping Beauty & the Bachelors -

Moon over Buffalo -

The Lost Rhyme of Mother Goose -

Phoebe Sue & Her Mystery Crew -

Pinocchio -

Camelot -

The Perks of Being A Princess -

A Tribute to the Four Seasons -

Niko's Event 2014 -

HoneyBaked Ham Event -

Isaac's Event -

2013 Season:

Leitzel's Jewelry Shopping Event -

Iron Hill Brewery Event -

Me Too Boutique Fashion Show & Shopping Event -

2013 Gretna Theatre Annua Gala -

The Bikinis, a new musical beach party -

Talk, The Musical -

The Wizard of Oz -

Rapunzel -

Beauty Can't Sleep -

Cole Porter's KISS ME KATE -

Cinderella -

Meet the Charmings -

The Three Little Pigs -

Watson, the Last Great Tale of the Legendary Sherlock Holmes -

The Phantom Mouse of the Opera -

2013 Subscriptions - Choose your seats Now! -

MY WAY, A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra -

Pam Tillis -

Faith Prince in Concert -

Gretna Theatre Broadway Bus Trip: "Hands on a Hard Body" or "Newsies" or "Cinderella" -

Love 'Round the Piano 2013 -

2012 Season:

Gretna Theatre Annual Gala 2012 -

Gretna Theatre Broadway Bus Trip: "EVITA" -


Goldilocks and the Fair Bears -

Meet Me Where, Doroth-ella? -


Phoebe Sue & Her Mystery Crew -


Rock Around the Castle -

Shirley Holmes & the Sign of Three -

Agatha Christie's A MURDER IS ANNOUNCED -

LITTLE WOMEN, The Musical -

Tommy Tune Steps in Time -

Gretna Theatre Broadway Bus Trip "GHOST" -

Love 'Round the Piano 2012 -

2011 Season:

Gretna Gala 2011 - Gretna Theatre's Annual Gala 2011 at the Hotel Hershey on Oct. 8 at 6:30 PM!

Amelia Earhart: Lost Hero -

Funny Girl - Book by Isobel Lennart from an original story by Miss Lennart

Rumpelstiltskin and the Funny Kid -

Hansel & Gretel in the Big Apple -

The Unexpected Guest - Agatha Christie's THE UNEXPECTED GUEST

Phoebe Sue and Her Mystery Crew Solve the Haunting of Hoodwink House -

A Little Night Music - The musical includes the popular song "Send in the Clowns". Full of romance, intrigue, love lost and love found, it is a summertime romantic interlude - with glorious music!

GLEE-ful Rapunzel - While Rapunzel, Cinderella, and a cast of characters compete for lead singer in the school's glee club, an enchantress vows to put Rapunzel back in the tower from which she has escaped. This high-octane musical even has the audience placing their votes in this Glee vs. American Idol showdown!

The Saga of Princess Ugly - Princess Ugly dislikes the traditional. A husband? Kids? A modest castle with a white- picket fence? They're not for her. Her parents think they should be. When all their dreams collide, the saga begins.

Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters - They sold over 90 million records, nine of them gold. They had more Top Ten hits than the Beatles or Elvis. And they are still one of the best-selling female vocal groups of all time. Audiences understand why when they see Sisters of Swing: The Story of the Andrews Sisters.

Gretna Gala Idol Scholarship Competition - Come cheer on the best of the best - and judge for yourself as well! Our panel of judges plus the audience applause vote for the finalists who will perform at the Annual Gretna Gala at the Hotel Hershey on October 8!

My Fair Lady - One of the most acclaimed musicals of all time!

Nunset Boulevard - The newest and final NUNSENSE show! PA Premiere!

Shirley Jones - An Evening of Stories and Songs - Join us as superstar Shirley Jones recounts marvelous stories and sings memorable songs from her amazing career. From her auditions for Rodgers and Hammerstein, to her starring roles in the classic film musicals "Oklahoma!," "Carousel" and "The Music Man..."

2011 Love... 'Round the Piano - A Valentine's Weekend Dinner-Concert

2010 Season:

Mame - Some of Mame's wild adventurous spirit bubbles in every person who truly believes that "Life is a banquet!"

The Princesses' Tea Party -

Cinderella and The Lone Prince -

2010 Gretna Gala Idol Scholarship Competition -

Mr. Hobbs' Vacation - From the moment their vacation plans are first discussed, Roger Hobbs evinces misgivings about trekking off to an unfamiliar island off the New England coast, but the combined enthusiasm of his wife Peggy and daughter Kate soon overwhelm his feeble opposition.

The Trial of Goldilocks -

Peter Pan - You've gotta believe in PETER PAN, a tale that never ages! Fall again under the spell of Never Land, where children fly and exciting adventures happen every single day.

A Pirate's Life for Me -

Chicken Little - and The Day The Sky Didn't Fall -

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee - This hilarious tale of overacheivers' angst chronicles the experience of six adolescent outsiders vying for the championship of a lifetime.

The Will Rogers Follies - The life and career of America's "favorite son," in this all-singing, all-dancing, Broadway extravaganza.

The Marvelous Wonderettes - THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES is a cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical blast from the past!

Nunsense - Gretna Theatre is celebrating 25 years of making people laugh with Nunsense! Joining the originalNunsense team is two-time Emmy Award winning star of television and Broadway, Sally Struthers.

2009 Season:

Almost Heaven - Twenty-nine of John Denver's songs - Rocky Mountain High, Sunshine on My Shoulders, Annie's Song, Leaving on a Jet Plane, Calypso and many more - are rediscovered and reinvented, performed against a backdrop of stunning visual images of America in the late '60s and early '70s.

Hello, Dolly! - Hello, Dolly! is one of the most popular Broadway musicals ever written. You've been singing the tune for years; now see the incorrigible Dolly Gallagher Levi in person in this 1964 Tony® Award winner for Best Musical!

The Waking Prince - The story of how the Prince overcame his challenges and obstacles and earned the power and the courage to awaken the sleeping Princess!

Hansel & Gretel, A Modern Tale - A modern version of Hansel and Gretel lost in the woods!

Cheaper By The Dozen - The founded-on-fact comedy with genuine and delightful humor, a story of meaning and importance. The best-selling true-to-life book turned into an outstanding film in 1950 with Clifton Webb and Myrna Loy, and then into a classic American stage play.

George M! - Yankee Doodle Dandy, You're a Grand Old Flag, Give My Regards to Broadway, So Long Mary, Over There....just a very few of the marvelous melodies by "The Man Who Owned Broadway" himself, George M. Cohan. This is the musical story of a storied life - and one that only a live musical comedy could do justice to!

1959 Dance Party - THE 1959 DANCE PARTY! is the rollicking Official Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper! 2009 is the 50th anniversary of "the day the music died" in the plane crash that took the lives of these three men who's names would be enshrined in the history of rock 'n' roll.

The Wolf Who Cried Boy - A musical spin on the traditional fairy tale from the poor, misunderstood Wolf's perspective. Nursery rhyme characters join the Wolf to tell his story!

Juanito and the Giant - You know the original tale - well now we've spiced up "Jack and the Beanstalk" with songs and ethnic inspirations!

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers - When she recited her marriage vows, Milly never realized she would find herself in the wilds of 1850’s Oregon, with six rowdy brothers-in-law as roommates. It doesn’t take long for her to whip this rough and tumble group of boys into shape, and soon, all the brothers can think about is finding wives of their own.

2009 Gretna Gala Idol Scholarship Competition - Special Event! Join in the fun to vote for your favorite ten to sixteen year old superstars! Come cheer on the best of the best!!

Cinderella -


Life on the Mississippi at Lebanon Historical Society -