At one time if you visited Amish Country Ohio you might be sitting in your guest room from 6 p.m. until the next morning because the shops were closed and there was no evening entertainment. Today you will find several theater venues in close proximity to our lodging. Some of them do offer matinees if you don’t want to be out at night.
Theater at Carlisle Inn is a theater in the round. New in 2012 they have featured musical comedies based on Beverly Lewis and Wanda Brunstetter books. They are adapted in a way that is entertaining for the entire family. They offer matinee and evening performances with selected schedules. This is the favorite theater in Amish Country Ohio for the innkeepers.
1357 Old Route 39 NE, Sugarcreek, OH
Amish Country Theater is in the old flea market building. The theater interior resembles the inside of a barn. The shows are variety shows that are appropriate for adults and children. Blue Grass Band, Amish humor, Audience Participation, etc. This runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday and closes in the winter. This is the most family friendly, funny theater in Amish Country Ohio.
3149 State Route 39, Walnut Creek, OH
The Inn at Amish Door Restaurant is offering dinner theater venues
with a biblical theme. They also have gospel concerts from time to time. See the innkeepers to check for current shows, times and availability. Advance reservations are required.
1210 Winesburg St., Wilmot, OH 44689
Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre: Paul Green, a pulitzer prize winning playwright, wrote Trumpet in the Land and White Savage. They have been hosting shows for over 40 years. Shows run Monday-Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Guests may sign up for a backstage tour at 6:30 p.m. where they will meet the actors and hear about the special effects used in the play.
This is an outdoor venue so shows are both seasonal and weather permitting.
1994 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Ohio Light Opera: Located on the campus of the College of Wooster, their season runs June through August each year. They will be in their 37th season in 2015. Some describe the shows as “a musical but with more singing than speaking”
1189 Beall Ave, Wooster, OH 44691
Cinemark Movies 10 is about a 30-40 drive north of Amish Country near Wooster, Ohio. For those people that just need to see the latest movie releases this is the place to go. They are surrounded restaurants if you want to catch a meal while you are there.
4108 Burbank Rd, Wooster, OH 44691