Live Shows & Events Chambersburg, PA

2020 Shows & Events

Thursday, January 30, 2020 | 7 PM  AND Friday, January 31, 2020 | 7 PM 

THE CHAMBERSBURG BALLET’S ICEFEST DANCE 2020!

Presented by: CHAMBERSBURG BALLET

The Chambersburg Ballet (formerly the ballet ensemble of the Chambersburg Ballet Theatre Company) is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary Performance Season as the resident dance company of the Capitol Theatre.

Works of Ballet & Contemporary Dance at the Capitol Theatre’s Wood Center (2nd Floor of Capitol Theatre Center), with guest choreographers Jacob Taylor of NYC, and Chambersburg Ballet alumna Emaline Cook, plus an encore performance of Lavinia Reid’s “Winter Scene”, set to waltzes by Johann Strauss.

For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices
$10. (Available at the Wood Center door)

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Friday, February 7, 2020 | 8pm   NEW TIME!!

COMEDY CLUB – PHILLY PLOWDEN and another great standup comedian TBA

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

The featured comic will be announced shortly

PHILLY PLOWDEN: When Philly hits stage it’s like a comedic bomb explodes! The dapper Mr. Plowden has headlined a multitude of clubs, colleges, cruise ships and theatres. You might recognize him from regional and national TV commercials. He was featured on season 3 of America’s Got Talent and his super high energy show is reminiscent of vintage Eddie Murphy without all the bad language

Click on the Comedian’s name to view a sample video of their work: Philly Plowden 

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Warning: Mature language and themes – NOT recommended for minors.

Ticket Prices $20  and includes light munchies and a cash bar

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturday, February 8, 2020 | 7:30pm

LOCAL JAM: STABLE SHAKERS & THE HELLO STRANGERS

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Presented by: Capitol Theatre

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Sponsored by Starr Insurance

We’re starting an ongoing spotlight on local talent and we can’t think of a better way to start out than with two very popular music groups, The Stable Shakers and The Hello Strangers! Usually playing at local pubs, here’s your chance to hear them without all of the noise and commotion associated with those venues.  Adults can slake their thirsts with beverages from local craft beer and winemakers and for youth, our concessions stand will be open at this family-friendly night of fabulous, locally-grown music!

Video for Stable Shakers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXli3AO-vZ4&feature=youtu.be

For More Info: Call the Box Off
Ticket Prices
Adults: $20 | *60+: $15 | Youth 3-22: $12

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Tuesdays, February 11, March 3, and April 7, 2020 | 2pm and 7pm

CLASSIC CINEMA SERIES

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

Sponsored by:

The Classic Cinema Series returns with a variety of six great, vintage films from Hollywood’s Golden Age. From musicals to comedies to noir and dramas, there’s a film here for those who want to relive the release of these classic gems to those who relish the chance of seeing these great films on the big screen for the very first time. Each film will be highlighted below as per the schedule. Note: our new, more convenient screening times for this series! 2pm and 7pm.

February 11th: PILLOW TALK

March 3rd: HIS GIRL FRIDAY

April 7th: DUCK SOUP

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Ticket Prices: $5 at the door

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Friday, February 14, 2020 | 7:30pm

THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?

Sponsored by:

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

Sponsored by Patriot Federal Credit Union

We’ve got your Valentine’s celebration covered! If you attended “Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus,” you’ll LOVE, “THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON?”!  Rob Dubac has been performing this show for many years to great acclaim, tons of laughs and, ultimately, reminding couples how much they love each other and why they’re still together. Enjoy a romantic dinner out and then head to the Capitol for this loving look into the not-so-intellectual, but lovable, male mind.

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Ticket Prices
Adults: $32 | *60+: $27 | Youth 3-22: $20

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Sunday, February 16, 2020 | Wood Center Activities 2pm   Movie 3pm

WIZARDING PARTY         NOTE: Advance Purchase of Party & Movie Package Tickets Highly Recommended!

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

Get your wands and magic spells together and transport yourself to the Capitol Theatre’s Wood Center for an hour or Wizarding activities sure to keep you smiling and spellbound! There will be Potter characters attending for photo ops.  Following the fun magical activities is a screening of the first Harry Potter movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Check here for updated information about the event. Costumes encouraged!!

For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices
Movie Only: Adults: $10 | *60+: $10 | Youth 3-22: $8

Party Activities & Movie: Adults: $12 | *60+: $12 | Youth 3-22: $10

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

The Wizarding Party is made possible by a grant from the DONALD B. and the DOROTHY L. STABLER FOUNDATION

Friday, February 21, 2020 | 7:30 PM

PAUL TAYLOR 2 DANCERS

Presented by:  WILSON COLLEGE

As part of the celebrations for Wilson’s 150th anniversary, the College has invited Taylor 2 Dance Company to perform at the Capitol Theatre. Taylor 2 performs the master works of legendary choreographer Paul Taylor, and presents dance concerts, master classes, and lecture/demonstrations worldwide. The evening will include Q&A with Taylor 2’s Director Cathy McCann and Wilson College’s MFA Program Director, Joshua Legg.

For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices
Adults: $30 |  Students $18 | Children (UNDER 12) $12

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 | 8 pm 

Future performances: (2020)  March 14, April 18 and May 16

COMEDY CLUB – THE IMPROVIBLES

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

Join us for the hilarious inaugural season of THE IMPROVIBLES, our newest Capitol Comedy Club offering!  There’s no script, everything is made up and you get to help! Bring your wildest ideas or be ready to jump up on stage and perform with the troupe in this fast-paced, come-what-may, zaniness! Beer and wine will be available for purchase. No one under 16 will be allowed in without an adult guardian. Adult language and themes – not recommended for youngsters or the faint of heart. Performances are in the Wood Center.

For More Info: Call the Box Office

Warning: Mature language and themes – NOT recommended for minors.

Ticket Prices $10 at the door

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Thursday, March 5, 2020| 7:30pm

RHYTHM OF THE DANCE

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Presented by: Capitol Theatre

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Sponsored by Patriot Federal Credit Union

It’s time to rejoice, the National Dance Company of Ireland, RHYTHM OF THE DANCE, returns to the Capitol for another rousing journey to the Emerald Isle! This world-wide dancing sensation will have you clogging and kicking in your seats for more. Live musicians support the dancers and even do a bit of singing of their own. Don’t miss it!

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Ticket Prices
Adults: $40 | *60+: $35 | Youth 3-22: $25

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturdays, March 7 & April 11, 2020| 4pm – 7pm (new time)

PARANORMAL INVESTIGATIONS with the Ghost PIT

Presented by: Capitol Theatre and

The GHOST PIT crew will guide you through safe paranormal investigations full of surprises, regardless of your experience level. Your investigation includes the use of paranormal investigative equipment. We highly recommend bringing a recording device (phone, digital recorder, etc.) to capture your experiences. You never know what, or who, you might find during your investigation.

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Ticket Prices
All: $20

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Friday, March 13, 2020 | 5:30pm – 8pm

IRISH HAPPY HOUR

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

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Get your St. Patrick’s Day celebration on in the O’Wood Center at the O’Capitol Theatre with lively authentic Irish music from returning band, Across the Pond. Our two gifted, local Irish dancers will entertain and teach you a traditional Irish dance! Food from the GARRYOWEN IRISH PUB (for purchase), specialty drinks (cash bar) and awesome raffle items create an evening fit for the Leprechaun in all of us! And surely, the Luck of the Irish will cancel out the effect of it being Friday the 13th. We’re also reconfiguring the room to allow more attendees but we recommend arriving EARLY for single admission tickets at the door. You can reserve your table of 8 now by clicking on the ‘Buy Tickets Now” button below. WARNING this party is going to be a LOT of FUN and will sell out!! NOTE: The date in the Season Brochure, March 15 is INCORRECT. The correct date is March 13. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Ticket Prices
Tables of 8: $120  Individual At-the-Door Tickets: $12

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

March 20 – 29, 2020 | Evenings 7:30pm; Matinees 2pm

NANA’S NAUGHTY KNICKERS

Presented by: Chambersburg Community Theatre

Bridget and her grandmother are about to become roommates. However, what Bridget saw as a unique opportunity to stay with her favorite nana in New York for the summer quickly turns into an experience she’ll never forget. It seems her sweet grandma is running an illegal boutique from her apartment, selling handmade naughty knickers to every senior citizen in the five-borough area! Will Bridget be able to handle all the excitement? Will her nana get arrested – or worse – evicted?

Written By: Katherine DiSavino

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Ticket Prices

Adults: $25 | Students (Age 13 thru College w/ ID): $20 | Children (Age 12 & under): $15

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Sunday, April 19, 2020 | 3pm

DAVID ENGEL’S PIRATE SCHOOL

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

David Engel’s Pirate School! is a madcap, swashbuckling solo variety show created and performed by veteran New York physical comedian and actor David Engel.

This riotous, interactive pirate escapade satisfies children’s universal curiosity for the briny buccaneers of yore, while promoting everyday polite behavior and social-courage.

Ages 4+ please.

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For a complete description of the presentation, click here
For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices
Adults: $13 | *60+: $13 | Youth 3-22: $8

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

David Engel’s Pirate School! is made possible by a grant from the DONALD B. and the DOROTHY L. STABLER FOUNDATION

Friday, April 24, 2020 | Time: TBA

LADIES NIGHT

Presented by: Capitol Theatre  AND

The NEW LADIES NIGHT will include short presentations from some of our local “experts” on your favorite topics: interior decorating tips, fashion, health & wellness etc, as well as, our amazing raffle, $2 glasses of wine & much more.. MORE EXCITING DETAILS STILL TO COME!

For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices: TBA

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturday, May 2, 2020 | 1pm – 7pm

BLUES, BREWS AND BARBECUE

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

The 10th installment of this very popular and very fun parking lot party again brings great Blues bands to Chambersburg. Sit back (on chairs you bring) and slake your thirst with great craft and domestic beers on tap and in bottles. Great barbecue and other yummy food available for purchase from area food trucks are also part of the fun. Don’t forget to purchase your games of chance tickets, you might end up going home a little richer!  BB&B takes place in our back parking lot.

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Ticket Prices: TBA

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

May 8 – 17 2020 | Evenings 7:30pm; Matinees 2pm

SPAMALOT

Presented by: Chambersburg Community Theatre

King Arthur is traveling around England recruiting his Knights of the Round Table. When he and his band of misfit knights finally gather in Camelot, they receive a charge from God to find the Holy Grail. The quest brings King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table to strange places and into the company of strange characters, challenging them to keep their heads on straight or die terribly weird deaths.

By: John DuPrez and Eric Idle           Directed by Matt Henning             Musical Direction by Patrick McNamee

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Ticket Prices

Adults: $25 | Students (Age 13 thru College w/ ID): $20 | Children (Age 12 & under): $15

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Friday, May 29, 2020 | 7:30pm AND Saturday, May 30, 2020 | 7pm

ELVIS CELEBRATION: MUSIC & WORDS: AN INTIMATE VISIT WITH ELVIS – FROM SUN STUDIOS AND MADISON SQUARE GARDEN

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Presented by: Capitol Theatre

Sponsored by Patriot Federal Credit Union

Wow – This year’s ELVIS CELEBRATION has two Elvis’ for the price of one! Award-winning ETA’s – Austin Irby and David King will take turns recreating highlights from two extraordinary moments in The King’s life as well as some of his greatest musical triumphs! Patrons are encouraged to dress in 1950’s clothing and indulge in a fun “Sock Hop” after Friday night’s performance.

Event Details:

Friday, May 29     Wood Center      7:30 PM:

Austin Irby recreates an Elvis recording session at Sun Studios

Intermission

David King recreates Elvis at the press conference for the concert at Madison Square Garden

Sock Hop with recorded music after the two re-creations – patrons encouraged to wear 1950’s outfits

Saturday, May 30    Main Stage     7 PM:

Austin Irby returns as Elvis singing Elvis’ most popular songs from the 1950’s and 1960’s. (:45)

Intermission

David King and the Spin-Outs recreate Elvis’ Madison Square Garden concert. (1:15)

For More Info: Call the Box Office
Ticket Prices
Friday: Adults: $18 | *60+: $13 | Youth 3-22: $10  (in Wood Gen Admission)


Saturday: Adults: $29 | *60+: $25 | Youth 3-22: $15   (In Theatre – Reserved seats)


Package Price for BOTH PERFORMANCES – Friday and Saturday: Adults: $42 | *60+: $33 | Youth 3-22: $20


Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturday, June 13, 2020 | 2 PM & 6:30 PM 

SLEEPING BEAUTY (plus Classical Variations & Jazz)

Presented by: CHAMBERSBURG BALLET

The Chambersburg Ballet (formerly the ballet ensemble of the Chambersburg Ballet Theatre Company) is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary Performance Season as the resident dance company of the Capitol Theatre.

SLEEPING BEAUTY (plus Classical Variations & Jazz) – Sat., June 13th, 2:00 & 6:30 p.m.
A two-act abridged version of the immortal fairy tale about a princess placed under a spell by a jealous fairy. The innocent girl sleeps for 100 years, until a prince follows a vision of her, doing battle with the forces of evil, and awakens her with a kiss. A beautiful, timeless ballet with great family entertainment value.

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Ticket Prices:

Adults $21 | Seniors $18 | Students $15 | Children $8

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

Saturday, August 8, 2020 | Time TBA

21+ BACKLOT BLAST

Presented by: Capitol Theatre

The inaugural event was a wild success and so much fun, we’re doing it again!!!  If you missed the 2019 Backlot Bash, it’s very much like Blues, Brews and Barbecue with different music (we hope to announce the band for the 2020 21+ Backlot Blast very soon!) The event offers great music, great craft and domestic brews, wine, ice cream, games of chance, and more. Celebrate the start of the change of seasons at the Capitol for one last mega summer-party and dance to your heart’s content!

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Ticket Prices: TBA

Call the Box Office @ 717.263.0202 for Group Discount (10+)

When purchasing tickets on-line a minimum $1.00 convenience fee will be added per transaction (not per ticket). All Sales are final. NO Cash or Credit Refunds will be given. If you need to change a performance date, there will be a $2.00 fee for each ticket moved or changed.

No changes in group sales once the sale is finalized. Group sales are only done through the box office with a minimum of 10 or more per group qualifies as a group sale. Only one method of payment will be accepted, and group sales must be done in advance.