Central Penn College - Capital BlueCross Theatre

Central Penn College

 

Capital BlueCross Theatre

at Central Penn College

The Capital BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College enriches the lives of Central Penn students and members of the local community by providing opportunities for cultural enrichment. The 250-seat black box theatre features concerts, performances and gallery shows designed to enhance the programming of Central Penn College.

Featuring free on-campus parking, the easily accessible theatre is open to community members for select events. A full event listing can be found on the News, Events & Community page. Event tickets are available for purchase online, or at the Box Office, prior to the performance. Since tickets are limited, we encourage you to purchase your tickets online, before the performance.

The Capital BlueCross Theatre is located in The Underground, the lower level of the West Wing on Central Penn College’s Summerdale campus.

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Audition Information

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Box Office Information

The Box Office will typically open one hour before ticketed performances. For your convenience, event tickets can be purchased online by visiting the News, Events & Community page. Questions regarding the Capital BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College can be directed to the Box Office by calling (717) 728-2240 or emailing BoxOffice@centralpenn.edu.

Event Schedule

For a full listing of all campus events, including events at the Capital BlueCross Theatre, please visit our News, Events & Community page.

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Location & Directions

The Capital BlueCross Theatre is located on the campus of Central Penn College in Summerdale, PA., just minutes from I-81. For directions to campus, please click here. The theatre is located in the lower level of the West Wing, building number 12 on our campus map.

Parking

Central Penn College provides ample parking for theatre events. Theatre patrons are encouraged to view the Central Penn College campus map or parking webpage and park in lot F. After parking, proceed across B Street toward the West Wing. The entrance to the Capital BlueCross Theatre is on the pathway to the left of the door to the West Wing. Handicapped parking is located in lot J. Theatre patrons do not need to display a parking permit while attending an event at the Capital BlueCross Theatre.

Booking

If you would like to book the Capital BlueCross Theatre at Central Penn College for your upcoming event, please contact Janet Bixler, theatre director at 717-728-2227.

Reclaiming My Time

March 8, 9, 10 and 11

7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday

Premier of new work by Prof. Maria James-Thiaw

A theatrical production in the style of a choreo-poem where an ensemble of actors physically bring to life the struggles and victories of warriors and nurturers who lived during the Civil Rights Movement.

$3 students • $5 CPC Alumni • $7 general admission 

Her-story: A Jazz Journey

December 5 at 7 p.m.

FREE event and light refreshments will be served

Mark Hunsberger, director of education for the Harrisburg Symphony and a jazz musician. Maria Thiaw, currently writing her 4th book of poetry, Reclaiming My Time, which chronicles the stories of real women who lived during the Civil Rights Movement.

About the Production: ...an experiential production where jazz musicians will improv with Maria Thiaw's poetry, Mark Hunsberger will offer historical and musical insights and the audience will have the opportunity to participate in the dialogue.

Upcoming Events

Her-story: A Jazz Journey

December 5 -7 p.m.
FREE event and light refreshments will be served