Josiah for President
Can Plain Truth Triumph Over Politics?
After throwing in the towel on his presidential campaign, former Congressman Mark Stedman meets Josiah Stoltzfus – and learns more from the Amish farmer in a few hours than in his many years in office. Stedman believes that someone like Josiah should be running the country. Not a career politician, but someone with a little old-fashioned common sense, someone who’s not afraid of rolling up his sleeves and getting his hands dirty. Without Josiah’s knowledge, Stedman introduces him as a write-in candidate and does everything in his power to make sure Josiah gets elected.
Presented in partnership with Blue Gate Musicals, the creative team behind The Confession and Half-Stitched, this captivating journey, full of light-hearted antics, is brought to life by a talented cast of professionals – including several veterans of the Bird-in-Hand Stage. This hit musical consistently plays to sold-out audiences and we are excited to welcome it back to our stage just in time for the 2020 election season.
Can a plain man of faith turn the tide of politics and become the leader of America? Join us and find out!Buy Tickets Online »
Lunch & Show
Monday – Saturday: Adult, $53; Child, $27
Breakfast & Show
Monday – Saturday: Adult, $48; Child, $24
Monday – Saturday: Adult, $38; Child, $17
Guests dining with us before the performance should arrive at least 90 minutes prior to allow for time to enjoy their meal. If you arrive later than that time, we are not able to guarantee you will be finished dining in time to be seated for the live musical. Stage doors open 30 minutes prior to show time.
“I loved it and so did my husband who said beforehand he does not like musicals.”
— lscolvin, Union City, MI
Our Bird-in-Hand Stage makes it easy to relax and enjoy high-quality live entertainment, including Broadway-style musical theatre with a positive message, in a unique Lancaster County setting.
Escape your everyday world for a little while and enjoy our live stage shows. You’ll find yourself laughing, holding your breath, gasping, tapping your toes – uplifted and fully entertained.
Our Bird-in-Hand Stage adds new flexibility to the concept of a dinner theatre in Lancaster, PA. To enhance your Lancaster County theatre experience, come early or stay after the show to enjoy a meal at our Bird-in-Hand Family Restaurant & Smorgasbord, where you can order from the menu or select from our mouthwatering all-you-can-eat buffet. If you’re looking for lighter fare, enjoy the farm-fresh choices at our nearby Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe. Be sure to ask about dining discounts when you make your reservations.Restaurant & Smorgasbord
Our on-site dining options are a delicious way to round out your visit to our Bird-in-Hand Stage. For an even more memorable theatre experience, ask about discounted packages that include meals or lodging at our one of our conveniently located properties, which provide easy access to all the most popular Lancaster County attractions.