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Ticket Prices
(as of 4.18.09):

  • Wednesday through Saturday Evenings & Sunday Matinees - $48
  • Wednesday & Saturday Matinees - $38

  • Wednesday through Saturday Evenings & Sunday Matinees - $43
  • Wednesday & Saturday Matinees - $33

Gallery Seating - $20 per person per show*

* Personally not-recommended, performance-visibility is not great from this section.

Discounts available for seniors, students, and groups, visit the Fulton website for more information.

Exterior Shot of Fulton Opera House

Fulton Theatre

12 North Prince Street
Lancaster, PA 17608-1865


The Fulton Opera House first opened its doors in 1852 and is still going, currently non-profit organization and education facility. The Fulton is unique because it has been continuously in operation since its first opening and is one of a limited eight theatres in the United States with the status of a National Historic Landmark.

Many well-known people from America and abroad have preformed at this theatre, on this stage. According to the Fulton web site this, includes "most of the Barrymore family, Sarah Bernhardt, W. C. Fields, Alfred Lunt, Al Jolson, and Irene Dunne, Mark Twain, a young actress named Helen Brown (later known as Helen Hayes), Marcel Marceau and hundreds more."

Personal Review

The productions put forth by the Fulton Theatre are simply amazing. The actors, the sets, and the plays vary, but each one is a masterpiece. Generally, most of the plays are PG to PG-13 and suitable for a range of ages and sometimes special school-days are offered, which may censor out material in the more mature plays. Regardless, the Fulton always does an impeccable job and it's well worth the money. These plays surpass Broadway in quality and viewing experience - just avoid sitting in the Gallery or the Boxes. The angles for both the Boxes and Gallery detract from the viewing experience and the seating for the Gallery, in particular, is not very comfortable for long spells. Actors Performing on Stage


Their upcoming Mainstage Shows include:
  • Les Miserables (June 11 & July 5, 2009)
  • Hello, Dolly! (Sept. 3 & 27, 2009)
  • Dial 'M' for Murder (Oct. 22 & Nov. 8, 2009)

Family Theater Series
  • Cinderella (September 12, 19 & 26, 2009)
  • Nutcracker (December 5, 12 & 19, 2009)

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