Open Stage produces high quality regional professional theatre, employing artists who are committed to theatre as a life’s work.
Open Stage, the capital's oldest professional regional theatre, is in its 36th Season, presenting plays that appeal to audiences who enjoy challenges beyond mainstream theatre offerings. The theatre holds a deep commitment to artistic freedom. There is a living/active relationship between the artist and the audience. Plays selected treat transcendent issues, asking the most important questions, but offering no pat answers. Open Stage has made a commitment to supporting the cultural education of the community, building informed theatre audiences and artists. Open Stage produces high quality regional professional theatre, employing artists who are committed to theatre as a life’s work.
Open Stage has 3 performance venues. The Main Stage is where you can see our season productions, contemporary plays and new musicals. In our Studio Theater you can be a part of our studio audience for an online streaming comedy or variety show. In our lobby, The Court Street Cabaret, you can enjoy great cocktails, and happy hours while enjoying a live peformance from our musicians and singers. If you're looking for something to do on the weekend in Harrisburg, PA check to see what live show, musical, or comedy you can catch at Open Stage.
Season Sponsors & Partners
Open Stage is a member of Theatre Communications Group (TCG) the national organization for non-profit, professional theatre.
Anne L. Alsedek, Marianne Fischer, and Donald L Alsedek.
Board of Directors
Kraig R. Kiehl
Mary A. Simmonds, M.D.
Janice R. Black
Harold E. Dunbar, Esquire
Emily W. Matlin, D.O.
Rebecca Stevenson McClure
Anne L. Alsedek, Founding Education Director
Donald L. Alsedek, Founding Artistic Director
Marianne M. Fischer, Founding Managing Director
Mary Lou Harris
Nicholas D. Hughes
Karen H. Lehman
Kristin M. Scofield
Nancy K. Surridge