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The Community Arts Center, Williamsport

From musical buffs to Shakespeare aficionados, Pennsylvania's performing arts scene offers its audiences the leading role. Broaden your horizons with the hottest tickets around.

O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh
The O'Reilly is the only downtown performance venue that features a thrust stage, or platform that extends into the audience on three sides, providing traditional theater with a unique twist. Follow the rosy glow of romance in the Shakespearian comedy As You Like It through February 19, or sit for some psychoanalysis in Freud's Last Session March 1-April 1. pgharts.org

Eisenhower Auditorium, University Park
There's an American Idiot on stage February 28-29 at Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State's premier venue presents an eclectic mix to please both veteran and novice show-goers. Based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, this smash hit musical is among Eisenhower's well-loved theatrical productions, renowned musical acts and eye-opening performance art. cpa.psu.edu

Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, York
The Strand-Capitol offers a packed performance schedule in its multi-million dollar dual facility, including soul legends The Spinners February 25, comedian Lewis Black March 8 and the Flying Karamzov Brothers March 11. Plus both theaters are supported exclusively through ticket sales and donations, so its professional lineup is brought to you by...you! strandcapitol.org

Fulton Theatre, Lancaster
A National Historic Landmark, the Fulton Theatre boasts a well-rounded theatrical experience. With family friendly offerings, cabaret performances and main stage showstoppers such as the "knockabout farce" Tony Award-winning God of Carnage through February 19 and Sunset Boulevard March 14-April 1 - all the ingredients for a night out are ripe for the picking. thefulton.org

Community Arts Center, Williamsport
The building that houses the Community Arts Center has been a Williamsport institution since the 1920s. CAC's magnificent space will fill with the angelic and haunting voice of the Women of Ireland February 24 and carnival funhouse musical Pop Goes the Rock March 2. pct.edu/commart

Sherman Theater, Stroudsburg
Its superb acoustics and intimate setting make the Sherman Theater a favorite for fans and artists alike. Recapture the frantic intensity with Beatlemania Now February 18 or enjoy the good-time piano playing of Nashville's Phil Vassar February 25. shermantheater.com

Erie Playhouse, Erie
Patrons are often surprised to discover the performers, orchestra members and stage crew at Erie Playhouse are all volunteers. Experience the caliber of talent at the passionate musical adaptation of The Color Purple through February 26. erieplayhouse.org

Academy of Music, Philadelphia
The 146-year-old Academy of Music or the Grand Ole' Lady of Broad Street, is the oldest known continuously operating opera house in the U.S. Home to the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Academy also hosts such shows as FELA!, the 2010 Tony Award-winning story of legendary Nigerian musician Fela Kuti March 20-March 25. academyofmusic.org

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