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Allen Theatre & Backstage Cafe

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Don’t blink or you’ll miss it

Wonderful theatre on main street that you’ll miss if you blink. It may only be a small single... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2018
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
via mobile
This Theater is a Regular TIme Machine!

Okay, if you're used to going to the multiplex theater with ten different movies from which to... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
Jack K
Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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Great small town movie theater showing 1st run and modern classic movies. Live performances in both the theater and cafe. Relaxing and friendly environment. Great food.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
36 E Main St, (Exit 85A, I-81), Annville, PA 17003-1444
+1 717-867-4766
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Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Wonderful theatre on main street that you’ll miss if you blink. It may only be a small single showing room, but it is Dolby 7.1, clean and super friendly. Go early on Saturday for lunch in the attached cafe and enjoy the matinee. This theatre...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kcopcdoc
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Okay, if you're used to going to the multiplex theater with ten different movies from which to choose your entertainment, then don't come here, but if you're in the mood for one great movie you want to see, definitely come here. There are too many...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jack K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Shows up to date movies, older movies and has a very nice snack area where you can sit & enjoy something before the movie

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Beautiful period theater. We love it and especially on Saturday morning in February. This is our favorite place to see movies period. But, the Cowboy movies on Saturday mornings in Feb. are really special. My sister and I would go to the movies on Saturday...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 99cooks111
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Great old school theatre, and we got sandwiches for the movie...panninis! Saw a good, current movie as well.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pamela F
Reviewed 21 March 2017

4 of us drove to the Allen theater to see Beauty and the Beast. We love the Allen theater and drive an hour to get there, even though we have Frank's theaters right in our back yard. The surround sound stereo system is the most...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Valerie S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Can not say enough positive things about the Allen Theater. Great huge screen and the sound since the restoration is incredible. It is what going to the movies was when I grew up a long time ago. We go for movies but, also you should...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank 99cooks111
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We've been coming here for years and always have a great time. The owner did a amazing job bring back this gem of an early 1900's theater. It's completely up to date in the projection dept (digital). If you want to experience what going to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank davehZ3003QJ
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Huge screen easily double and even triple the size of puny screens in a multi-plex, sound by Clair Brother of Litiz (top shelf of any available sound system) comfortbale seats and large roomy theater to spread out. Low prices on food. Its the BEST for...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank BandwagonPa
Reviewed 14 November 2016

I adore this old-time movie theatre. I went here with my mom for a night out and it was so much fun! Prices are great and very similar to other movie theatres in the area. This is a single movie theatre with one screen and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank theladyisacat
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