Welcome to the Shawnee Playhouse! Established in 1904, our historic theater in Shawnee on Delaware, Pennsylvania has a rich history of entertainment and education. From local actors to famous radio programs, we've been a cultural hub in the Pocono's for over 100 years! Join us for affordable, high-quality productions year-round and see the up and coming talent in the area.
Current & Upcoming Shows
A Good Day - S.O.P.S. Musical Winner
Sept 9, 2:00 PM – Sept 24, 2:00 PM
Music, memory, an old flame and Alzheimer's - You just hope for a good day. An original uplifting musical about a widowed artist who is thrust back into the life of his childhood girlfriend, his first love, his muse, a musician who spurned him over 50 years ago, and who now suffers from Alzheimer’s.
C&K Dance Theater's NUTCRACKER (Children's Ballet)
Nov 3, 7:00 PM –Nov 5, 2:00 PM
A classic Christmas tale for the whole family. C&K Dance Theater has been performing dance stories at Shawnee Playhouse since 2013. Their stories are a combination of storytelling, dance and music and are fun for all ages.
Jekyll & Hyde
Oct 27, 2:00 PM – Oct 29 2:00 PM
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this musical phenomenon. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling Academy Award winning score of pop rock hits that will be sure not to disappoint.
A Christmas Story, The Musical
Nov 24, 8:00 PM – Dec 23, 8:00 PM
A Christmas Story, The Musical. brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! This musical, which received rave reviews on its Broadway run, is based on the movie classic that runs round-the-clock on television every Christmas.