Bucks County Playhouse – One of America’s Most Famous Summer Theaters

Located in New Hope, PA on the banks of the Delaware River, the Bucks County Playhouse first opened its doors in July 1939 with a production of Springtime for Henry. Bucks County Playhouse quickly became “America’s Most Famous Summer Theater.”

Following its quick rise to popularity, the theater has continued to produce quality shows featuring notable American theatrical actors for decades. To this day, the legendary performing arts theater produces shows year-round delighting more than 50,000 audience members annually.


The upcoming 2017 shows at the Bucks County Playhouse include:

  • Guys and Dolls (July 21 – August 12)
  • Other Desert Cities (August 18 – September 2)
  • Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Free Story (September 12 – October 1)
  • The Rocky Horror Show (October 13 – 29)
  • The New World (November 7 – 26)
  • Ebenezer Scrooge’s BIG Playhouse Christmas Show (December 8 – 31)

While visiting the New Hope, PA area, the Bucks County Playhouse is a must-have experience! With many great performers gracing the stage and great shows produced year-round, everyone is sure to have a great time!

If you are planning a trip to the area and catching a show at the playhouse, make sure to book your stay at Woolverton Inn, our bed and breakfast near New Hope, PA. Woolverton Inn guests can enjoy a special discount on playhouse tickets. Just call us when you make your reservation or inquire once you arrive. We are located outside of New Hope, surrounded by 300 acres of rolling countryside and farmland. Our stunning property provides the intimacy of a grand country estate with the countless activities of New Hope and Lambertville, NJ just five minutes down the road.


We offer 6 private cottages and 8 elegant rooms in our historic 1792 stone manor house. Every room and cottage has gorgeous views of our country estate and all guests receive our complimentary full breakfast every morning, the perfect place for a relaxing getaway! To start planning today, book a room online or give us a call at 609.397.0802.