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H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
+1 717-477-7469
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Ballroom dancing

One night a week we took lessons for six weeks . that was so fun but the courses fill up fast and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Lewis B
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Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Great venue

We have been to several concerts there and really enjoy the seating! I highly recommend it! It is... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Judy B
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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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1,500 seat premier performing arts center for both Central PA & Northern MD, various performances throughout the season. Tours available.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great seats” (5 reviews)
“dog night” (3 reviews)
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1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
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+1 717-477-7469
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One night a week we took lessons for six weeks . that was so fun but the courses fill up fast and the new yearly listing comes out in July so make sure you sign up within the first week or you'll miss out

Thank Lewis B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We have been to several concerts there and really enjoy the seating! I highly recommend it! It is also easy to get in and out of, and park!

Thank Judy B
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here for concerts, for comedians and for traveling Broadway shows! Parking is convenient, plenty of seating, good acoustics.

Thank randomadventurer13
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We stumbled onto the Luhrs when looking for some of our favorite bands and decided to give it a shot, we have now been there to see over 10 different shows. The seating is great, but the acoustics are amazing. We have not had a...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Enjoyed the venue. Only issues we had was very small lobby and it gets crowded before doors open and intermission. Great seats and accousticsMore

Thank kbogonz
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for providing us with feedback regarding your experience at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. The sold-out ZZ Top performance was a memorable evening for many of our patrons. We're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your seats and the acoustics. We pride ourselves...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The seating view and audio were fantastic. Was in row W and had clear view and could hear well. The staff was professional and accommodating in a cheerful manner. A very pleasant experience. There were snacks, wine and beer available on the second level. Very...More

Thank Jeppy405
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for providing this positive feedback regarding your experience at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. You highlighted several of the items that we often hear about, beginning with the staff. We have a team of volunteers who truly enjoys volunteering at the Luhrs Center...More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

We recently had a family trip to see the live version of the game show "The Price is Right". Ages ranged from 20 to 80 and all enjoyed. Superb venue for any type of show. Acoustics outstanding. Small enough that any seat is a good...More

Thank nshawk
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for the feedback on your visit to the Luhrs Performing Arts Center and the positive experience that you had at our venue. We pride ourselves on the sloped and staggered seating available in the theatre, and are also known for the spot-on acoustics...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

WHAT A FANTASTIC VENUE at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center... great seats anywhere! Some of the best groups when I was younger. SUCH AS Olivia-Newton John, Three Dog Night, Huey Lewis and the News, Jackson Browne, Bill Engvall, and also an illusionist. ALL...More

Thank RonStegall17006
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thank you for your enthusiastic review of both our venue and the past performances that you've attended. We are pleased that you have had such positive experiences at the Luhrs Center. We often say that "there's not a bad seat in the house" due to...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

They have a nice selection of shows each year, the acoustics are great, and the layout is unique and well-thought-out. Special note: the Campus Security folks could not have been friendlier or more helpful. For the number of people coming through for any one show,...More

Thank Reviewer6SJ7
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thank you for your positive review of the Luhrs Center and your appreciation for our programming, building acoustics & design and staff. A great deal of emphasis is placed on providing a top-notch experience for our patrons and certainly, hospitality training with our staff and...More

Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Luhrs is a super place to see a show or a concert. The acoustics are outstanding and every seat is a good seat. It is wonderful to sit in the balcony for a concert there. There is plenty of parking very close to the...More

Thank Dylan3961
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2016

Thank you for your enthusiastic review of the Luhrs Center and your positive feedback regarding our acoustics, seating options, nearby dining and convenient & ample free parking. We take pride in providing a top-notch experience for our patrons, from the time that they are first...More

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kbogonz
Do they serve cocktails before a show?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Property representative |
Yes, an assortment of beer, wine, and mixed drinks are served preceding most performances and during intermission (if there is an intermission; not all shows have an intermission).
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