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H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center

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Address: 1871 Old Main Dr, Shippensburg, PA 17257-2200
Phone Number: +1 717-477-7469
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1,500 seat premier performing arts center for both Central PA &...

1,500 seat premier performing arts center for both Central PA & Northern MD, various performances throughout the season. Tours available.

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Great venue

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeppy405
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 easy to get to seating.

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Galloway, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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 one. Adequate leg room as 3 family members are 6 feet tall or taller! Relatively... More 

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Blain, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 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 GREAT SHOWS ! Also, they now serve wine and beer before the performance ...check their... More 

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Thank RonStegall17006
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

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 our staggered and sloped seating with unobstructed views. We've received a great response regarding our... More 

Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles 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, and (of late) the amount of construction on-campus, they have their hands full, but above-and-beyond... More 

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Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

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 volunteers plays a large role. We agree that our campus police officers do an excellent... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 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 venue and it is quick to get out of the lots after a show. The... More 

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Thank Dylan3961
Mark B, Public Relations Manager at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

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 considering a seat selection with our box office staff, through to the time that they... More 

Orrstown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Luhrs Performing Arts Center is a great performing arts theatre located on the campus of Shippensburg University. They have many events here including Jack Hannahs. The seats are very comfortable and the facility itself is well kept too. My high school commencement ceremony was even held here. There were lots of people in the theatre, but it was definitely... More 

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Thank Skyler S
Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great concert venue. Seats are comfortable. Plenty of convenient parking. Host staff was warm and welcoming. Limited snack service, no bar service.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

This is an awesome place nestled into the middle of Shippensburg University. They get all types of shows/activities here. They've had things like Jack Hannah, something similar to circus Soleil, The Beach boys, etc.

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Thank Stephanie S
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The LPAC brings in some very good acts, most of them way past their prime and a little more expensive than they should be. But there isn't a bad seat in the house and the sound and lighting are professional quality.

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Thank Speechdr7
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

This is the second time I attended I have attended the Luhr Center to see YAMATO drummers preform! The show keeps getting better and better! The audience participation was amazing. and we had excellent seats (rows from the stage), but we have attended many other shows and sat in various other seating sections and there isn't a bad seat in... More 

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