The Carlisle Regional Performing Arts Center is proud to offer cultural events serving Carlisle & Central Pennsylvania including: concerts, performances, films, live theatrical productions, and programming for children and families. Below find a listing of some of our upcoming events! For more information on our upcoming performances please click image on left!  

Earl David Reed
Friday, April 21 8:00pm

  • An evening of fun with comedian Earl David Reed
  • “…works the room like a Las Vegas showgirl…funny without being offensive.” – Don Rickles himself.
  • Earl has appeared on everything from The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to Bill Engvall’s All-Stars of Country Comedy alongside the likes of Larry the Cable guy and Jeff Foxworthy.
  • Tickets are $25 and available at the box office,, or by emailing
  • Questions call 717-552-9892
  • Proceeds benefit the 2017 Carlisle Out of the Darkness Walk


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Glee Invitational: College A Cappella Competition

Sat. April 22, 2017   7:00PM  Limited # tickets availabel at will call. Will Call opens @5pm

    • Colleges from the region compete in this invitational competition
    • 7th Year of this renowned competition
    • Benefits United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County
    • Presenting Sponsor: M&T Bank  Additional Sponsors: Red 102.3, Filson Water, The Sentinel, abc 27
    • DOORS OPEN at 6:15





Cantate Carlisle

Sat. May 6, 2017   7:00PM, Sun. May 7, 2017  3:00PM

  • The resident choir of the Carlisle Theatre
  • Partnering with dancers from CPYB and joined by the Cantate Young Voices
  • Classics by Debussy & Brahms contrasted with Tango, Swing, and Broadway!
  • Cheryl H. Parsons – Artistic Director
  • Tickets: $15 adult and $8 student ($17/$10 @ door)
  • Tickets available at the Whistlestop Bookshop, Carlisle Theatre, at the door, and online.




For details about our upcoming films please visit our FILM page.

The Zookeeper’s Wife

PG-13, 2 hours 4 min

Sponsored by Mr. Henry
4/14, 4/15, 4/19, 4/20, 4/26, and 4/27 at 7:30pm
4/16, 4/23, 4/26 at 2:00pm

In World War II Poland, a zookeeper and his wife become active in the Polish underground resistance, secretly sheltering as many as 300 Jews, most of whom were escaping from the doomed Warsaw ghetto.



The Salesman

PG-13, 2 hours 5 mins.
In Farsi with English Sub-titles
Sponsored by Dickinson College
April 28, 29, May 3, 4 at 7:30pm
April 30 at 2:00pm

After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad (Shahab Hosseini) and Rana (Taraneh Alidoosti), a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. Eventually an incident linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life.



Thank you to all of our Sponsors