The Marietta Center for the Arts (MCA) is the first performing arts center in Marietta, Pennsylvania. Located in historic downtown Marietta, the MCA offers high-caliber stage productions from Susquehanna Stage while expanding the arts within the growing community of Marietta. In addition to onstage performances, the primary goal of the Marietta Center for the Arts is to provide a community gathering place and to offer art-centered educational benefits to the community. Year-round classes such as dance, acting, music, crafting, and art are available to kids, teens, and adults of all ages! The center will also provide a beautiful space to rent for any event you can dream: corporate meetings, rehearsal space, bridal showers, paint & wine nights, social galas, fundraisers, baby showers, and more!

Check out our Education Programs & Susquehanna Stage’s 2019 Season. There are lots of exciting events happening at the MCA in 2019!


Susquehanna Stage's 2020 Season

Playing: February 2020 – December 2020

Susquehanna Stage’s 2020 Season is here! An eclectic offering of groundbreaking musicals, quirky comedies, and stories of hope and inspiration. With five main-stage productions in the Eater Theater and two on the Gallery Stage, this 2020 Season is not one to miss!

Susquehanna Stage Audition Announcement

Happening: November 24 & 25, 2019

Susquehanna Stage’s 2020 Season was announced October 1 and now the auditions begin! First up, The Mountaintop, directed by Jim Johnson.  Auditions will be held at the MCA on Sunday, November 24 and Monday, November 25 beginning at 7:00pm. Sign up today!

The Crucible

Playing: October 25 – November 3

The cast has been announced, rehearsals are underway, and tickets for Susquehanna Stage’s are ON SALE NOW!

The Crucible is a 1953 play by American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692-1693. The Crucible will be directed by Kevin Ditzler at the Marietta Center for the Arts; in the Susquehanna Valley’s newest exciting performance space: The Eater Theatre (Sponsored by the Eater Family Foundation).

2019 Fall Classes

Happening now through December!

The MCA offers year round art-focused education classes for kids and adults of all ages. These classes give students the tools to learn and expand their knowledge of the arts and allows them the freedom to expresses themselves in a fun, emotionally and physically safe environment.  Students will focus not only on material developed for the stage, but also from the worlds of music, dance, material art, literature, and history.

Volunteer, Perform on Stage, Join the Crew, Sponsor & Advertise

Get involved!

A new era for the arts in Marietta, PA is here and we want you to get in on the fun! The Marietta Center for the Arts (MCA) was established by the Susquehanna Stage Company in August of 2018. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our goal is to provide a community gathering place and offer art-centered performances and educational benefits to the community. At the MCA, we continue to offer high-caliber stage productions from Susquehanna Stage while expanding the arts within the growing community of Marietta. In addition to onstage performances you can find year-round, art-focused classes available to kids, teens & adults of all ages at the MCA  – there are even plans for event space rentals in the future! Learn more about what we do and how to get involved!



Sponsored by the Eater Foundation.

The Eater Theater is our main stage auditorium, where we host our larger-scale productions. The theatre, sponsored by the Eater Foundation, is partially renovated and fully operational as of our Grand Summer Theatre production EVITA this past July 2019. Stay tuned as further renovations are completed for 2020 with updated seating and a tech booth!


Enjoy the best of space and function combined.

Our secondary stage is located in the heart of our Gallery space. With floor and balcony seating, this intimate and elegant stage will host concept productions, staged readings and live music. The space will also be available to rent and host other special events!

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