About Mary Ellen Wright
Actors and others who have worked at the Fulton Theatre have long reported encounters with ghostly presences. From a woman in white to a sharp-dressed whistling man, these spirits have become part of the history and lore of Lancaster’s 169-year-old performing arts venue. “We have friendly gh…
Gretna Theatre has been presenting outdoor summer plays and musicals for 94 years in the open-air Mount Gretna Playhouse, which dates back nearly 130 years.
Broadway actor Eliseo Román has taken on a new challenge, but with artistic material that’s very familiar, and close to his heart. It’s also quite a homecoming.
During my formative years, a unique and special person took his time to make sure that I was prepared for the journey ahead called life. Outwardly, Tom Kahler was only 5 feet, 5 inches tall, but he thought he was my own personal army captain. A World War II vet, he was gifted in getting his …
The Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission has awarded a Historical & Archival Records Care grant to LancasterHistory to digitize its collections pertaining to the history of Black Lancastrians, Indigenous people and 19th-century Congressman Thaddeus Stevens.
Next month, those who love to fish will have a chance to enjoy a day in the outdoors, compete for prizes as they reel in their catch and help raise money to give a wounded veteran or a bereaved military family member an outdoor bonding experience in the summer.
Servant Stage Company, Lancaster, will present its next production, the stage musical “Daddy Long Legs,” both in person and via streaming this month.
Do you know what this tool, which resides in the collection of the Landis Valley Village and Farm Museum collection, might have been used?
The public is invited to an online talk by, and question-and-answer session with, this year’s Franklin & Marshall College Lapine Family Visiting Theatre Artist, Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker.
For 50 years, since the first year my parents allowed me to stay up and watch most of the Oscar telecast, awards shows have been my guilty pleasures at this time of year.
Actor and scientist Mayim Bialik will be the keynote speaker at Penn State Harrisburg’s “Full Steam Ahead: Women in STEAM” Symposium, being held virtually now through March 30.
Writing a biography of Lancaster’s 19th-century antislavery congressman, Thaddeus Stevens, “was sort of a long-term plan” for historian Bruce Levine.