Gretna Theatre is a 501(c)(3) non-profit professional theatre with a primary focus on a summer season, dedicated to producing and presenting work that reaches out to our diverse community as it entertains, enriches, and educates its audience.
Non-Profit Professional Summer Stock Theatre producing Mainstage plays and musicals as well as Saturday morning Children's Theatre at the 708-seat Mt. Gretna Playhouse in the resort village of Mt. Gretna, PA, June through July each season. We produce an annual fundraising Gala each year in October at which we present the finals of our yearly Gretna Gala Idol Competition for youngsters ages 10-16. We also produce theatre to enrich, educate and entertain young people with our School Outreach Program which tours to schools during the school year. To help train the theatre professionals of the future, we include a Summer Professional Internship program for those beginning their careers as performers and theatre technicians and designers.