Sit Back. Relax. Enjoy the Show!

Whether you live in or visit Lancaster County, the Bird-in-Hand Stage makes it easy to enjoy wholesome, high-quality live musicals and magic shows right in the heart of Amish Country. Take advantage of our on-site dining, great prices and choice of show times and treat yourself to a memorable theatre experience with friends and family.

An Intimate Theatre Experience

The house lights dim… A hush settles over the audience… When the cast steps on stage, you’re in for a treat. Our Bird-in-Hand Stage brings live entertainment up close and personal with musical theatre and magic shows in a unique Lancaster County setting. Be captivated by our Broadway-style musicals, packed with humor, heart and purpose. Or watch a master illusionist’s every move (and still wonder how he does it). Experience it for yourself and find out what keeps our Guests coming back.

High-quality Musicals & More

Since 2011, relevant and meaningful original Broadway-style musicals from Amish Country have made our Bird-in-Hand Stage one of Lancaster County’s must-see stops for live entertainment. Presented in partnership with Blue Gate Musicals, these original stage shows offer a window into a unique world. For the 2020 season, we are thrilled to present a new Blue Gate Musicals show – The Christmas Tree Ship – and also to welcome back the wildly popular Josiah for President.

So escape your everyday world for a little while and enjoy our live entertainment. You’ll find yourself laughing, holding your breath, gasping, tapping your toes – uplifted and fully entertained.

When we come to the Family Inn, we like eating out and riding through the countryside. We love going across the street to the hardware store that goes on forever. We go to Sight & Sound all the time. We were in Bird-in-Hand in November to see Josiah for President on the Bird-in-Hand Stage. The show was magnificent.

— Maryann & Bill Charon, Beachwood, NJ

One Stop for Meals, Entertainment & Lodging

Catching a live show in Lancaster County couldn’t be more convenient. When you enjoy a performance on our Bird-in-Hand Stage, you’re only footsteps away from our famous Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord, next door to our Bird-in-Hand Family Inn and minutes from our Village Inn & Suites and our other lodging properties. It’s why so many call us a convenient group and family attraction in Lancaster County. Ask about discounted theatre tickets with meal and/or lodging packages.

It’s easier to entertain a group when everything is in one location. With tiered seating for up to 160 and accessible floor seating, we can accommodate your party, whether individuals or couples, friends or family, a bus group or your club or organization. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.


2019 Shows on our Stage


A Bird-in-Hand Christmas to Remember

In this live holiday musical, Matthew and Mary face unforeseen challenges as the new owners of a thrift store in Paradise, and caregivers for an elderly parent with Alzheimer’s. The play’s intriguing characters, unique situations and universal themes reveal unexpected treasures in the most unlikely places.

Join us this Christmas season on an inspirational journey!


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Magic & Wonder: A Magical Merry Christmas

Join master illusionist Brett Myers and his talented cast for a heartwarming new holiday variety show for all ages. You’ll laugh, you’ll be dazzled by the Christmas costumes and you’ll witness the impossible as toys come to life and wishes magically come true – all while recalling the true meaning of the season.

Make Magic & Wonder a part of your family’s holiday traditions!


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2020 Shows on our Stage


Josiah for President

Scandal, backstabbing and politics-as-usual are center stage until an unlikely encounter changes the course of the country. Will a plain man of faith truly turn the tide of politics and become America’s leader? It’s easy to see why this captivating journey, packed with hilarious antics, has already captured the vote of thousands.

Can plain truth triumph over politics? Come find out!


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The Christmas Tree Ship

In November 1912, “Captain Santa” went down with his ship in a gale on Lake Michigan while transporting Christmas trees to Chicago. Now, his widow faces a storm of her own. Can she find the courage to keep his legacy – and the family business – alive? Daughter Elsie believes they can do it together and has a surprise in store that will change everything.

Don’t miss this epic, heart-warming holiday tale inspired by a true story.


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Make It Dinner And A Show!

Our Bird-in-Hand Stage adds new flexibility to the concept of dinner theatre in Lancaster, PA. With our Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord upstairs, you can enjoy Amish Country home cooking before the evening show – or before or after our matinee performance. Order from the menu or select from our mouthwatering all-you-can-eat buffet. If you’re looking for lighter fare, enjoy the fresh choices at our nearby Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe. Be sure to ask about dining discounts when you make your show reservations.

Restaurant & Smorgasbord

Packages & Experiences

Wine Tasting


Farm-to-Fork Tour


Ice Cream Social


2760 Old Philadelphia Pike,
#A, Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505

Located on the banquet level of the Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord. Wheelchair-accessible floor seating is available.

Contact For More Info:
Phone: (717) 768-1568


The Home Game

Magic & Wonder: Dream

A Christmas To Remember

Magic & Wonder of Christmas