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Carlisle Theatre

44 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2922
+1 717-258-0666
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loved this place

good choice of movies, quiet when it was supossed to be. clean bathrooms. consessions a little high... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2013
Tabitha B
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Callicoon, New York
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We attended a special Save the Carlisle Theatre activity. This event was very well organized with... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2013
50Lizzy50
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Hershey
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The historic downtown Carlisle Theatre features live concerts, films, children's programs and community theatre.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“art deco” (6 reviews)
“films” (6 reviews)
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44 W High St, Carlisle, PA 17013-2922
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Reviewed 16 July 2013

good choice of movies, quiet when it was supossed to be. clean bathrooms. consessions a little high but then aren't they at every movie house. nice seats plenty of choice

Thank Tabitha B
Reviewed 1 July 2013

We attended a special Save the Carlisle Theatre activity. This event was very well organized with a "meet and greet" with good snacks, a movie, and a question and answer period at the end. The new speaker system does need some adjustments. It could have...More

Thank 50Lizzy50
Reviewed 8 April 2013

The theater is both a movie theater and a performing arts theater. Situated smack dab in the heart of Carlisle, this little gem is as pretty inside as the outside old art deco style marquee is handsome. The theater hosts not only performers like George...More

Thank enternamehere
Reviewed 23 January 2013

miss some of the original equipment and design, but a fun way to view classic films, and attend plays, ect.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 23 January 2013

love seeing movies in this theatre! it just feels like a special place - comfy seats, great concession stand, lovely decor - it feels like stepping back in time; and the movie offerings are usually artsy, which aren't always offered in the mainstream theatres

Thank elizabethEB
Reviewed 9 December 2012

Been there while visiting a friend's friend. Had something bite to eat nearby. There are quite number eateries around. The theatre building is also good and renovated nicely. We watched an independent film which we heard is very typical for here. However as many say...More

1  Thank Bilge S
Reviewed 28 October 2012

We are regular customers to this theater which we love and happens to be three blocks from where we live. We also appreciate and enjoy the selection of movies. But as others have mentioned, the sound is a huge problem. And they know it. But...More

Thank ciscogirl20
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Nice older theater in town. Usually plays foreign films and limited times. In downtown with cute places to eat nearby. Not a Cineplex venue but nice for a change on a rainy day in Carlisle.

Thank pat b
Reviewed 28 September 2012

It's great to have a small town movie house showing independent films in the neighborhood. We go, though, mostly to see foreign films where we can read the subtitles because the acoustics are flat out bad. This summer we went to a live performance of...More

Thank happytrails91
Reviewed 19 September 2012

We attended the free Sousa Concert and thoroughly enjoyed it. Love old theaters and we definitely plan on going back for a future performance. The acoustics are excellent.

Thank Judith W
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