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Carlisle Theatre

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Historic art deco theater, renovated to show films & host stage acts such as concerts & musicals.

The Carlisle Theatre was purchased and renovated to its early glory by the Carlisle Regional... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Great old theatre !

The seats are a bit narrow, but the shows are always good- we live nearby and go frequently- always... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elliottsburg, Pennsylvania
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“movie house”(4 reviews)
“free popcorn”(3 reviews)
The historic downtown Carlisle Theatre features live concerts, films, children's programs and community theatre.
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44 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2922
+1 717-258-0666
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The seats are a bit narrow, but the shows are always good- we live nearby and go frequently- always enjoy it.

Thank jatogr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were at this venue Friday evening for Kashmir—The Live LED Zeppelin show. We parked in the city lot located behind the theater near Gingerbread Man and since it was after 5 pm it costs $1.50 prepaid for the night! That’s a steal if you...More

Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Being old enough to have gone to movies when the Carlisle Theater was a regular commercial venue, I have seen the changes and experienced events at this theater over the years. Likewise, I have visited a number of similarly "restored" theaters throughout PA and beyond....More

Thank Darthdaddy
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Nicely restored 1939 Art Deco movie house now shows films that are worth seeing: independent, foreign and some mainstream. $60 pass of ten tickets include free popcorn. Theater also includes local and traveling theatrical and musical talent.

Thank Joebob2014
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We have attended many events in the Theater and we are so happy that Carlisle has done the hard work to save this classic old movie theater. It is now a performing arts theater with a stage for live presentations such as bands along with...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a grand old movie theatre just off the main square in Carlisle. Balcony, old comfortable seats, and very often first run movies. Buttered popcorn, soda, and candy at the entrance stand. A public parking lot is in the back but you must work...More

Thank HabuSR71
Reviewed 30 March 2017

One of my favorite spots for a concert. Have gone to multiple country concerts there, they have great staff, no overly crowded.

Thank MariaH1012
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This theatre in downtown Carlisle is a wonderfully restored old theatre. It sat empty for many years before finally being restored to its old glory. It is a terrific venue for live music and other live performances, but also for good films. The interior is...More

Thank LastMangoInPA
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Carlisle Theatre was purchased and renovated to its early glory by the Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center, a nonprofit group formed by local citizens. It is a stylish and imposing old theatre and the film offerings and live performances are interesting and electic. I...More

Thank conodoguinetmm
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Visited theater through film program hosted by Synergy. Was surprised how large theater vestibule and seating was for a downtown venue.

Thank Scott H
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