In News by Sam Krepps

Due to the recent change in leadership, Theatre Harrisburg has decided to cancel “Trails,” the final show of this season, in order to give the organization time to manage the transition while focusing on its line-up for next season. A production of “Trails” may be revisited for future consideration.

Ticket holders for “Trails” will be contacted with further information about this unforeseen change in schedule. Theatre Harrisburg apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

As one of America’s oldest, continuously running, community theatres, Theatre Harrisburg appreciates the community’s understanding, and looks forward to producing top-drawer live entertainment for many years to come. Information and tickets for our upcoming production of “Dani Girl,” scheduled to open May 11th, are available at

Theatre Harrisburg Names New Executive Director

In News by Theatre Harrisburg

The board of directors of Theatre Harrisburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Hays to the position of Executive Director. Hays has been a figure in the Harrisburg non-profit community since 2010, previously holding positions at WITF, Inc., the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, and Pennsylvania Regional Ballet. She has performed in numerous theatrical productions, both professional and amateur, including several shows at Theatre Harrisburg. She recently managed the Off-Broadway play The Trial of an American President at Theatre Row’s The Lion Theatre, and has served as a manager for the long-running musical The Days of ’98 Show with Soapy Smith for Gold Rush Productions, Inc. in Skagway, Alaska for the last six years. Hays assumes the position immediately, but will be fulfilling her obligations in Alaska before returning to Pennsylvania in July. To facilitate the change in leadership, the board of directors has hired Kristi Ondo as Interim Manager of Theatre Operations. A presence in the local art and non-profit scenes, and director of Theatre Harrisburg’s winter musical “City of Angels”, Ondo will coordinate the production of this season’s two remaining shows, “Dani Girl” and “Trails.”

Allison Hays

Allison Hays, Executive Director

Kristi Ondo

Kristi Ondo, Theatre Operations Manager

Theatre Harrisburg Executive/Artistic Director Steps Down

In News by Theatre Harrisburg

The Board of Directors of Theatre Harrisburg has accepted the resignation of its Executive/Artistic Director, Brett Bernardini, effective April 11, 2017. To ensure continuity of programming while honoring its commitment to the community, the Theatre is assembling a transition team to manage its daily affairs until a new Executive Director is hired. Further details will be posted as they emerge.