THINGS TO DO IN ERIE, PA

Plays, concerts, dance performances, art exhibitions, workshops, classes, and more...the arts live at PACA. From modern classics to contemporary hits, to works by local playwrights, PACA is Erie's home for theatre with an edge.

PACA not only produces our own events but we also act as a host venue for other organization's artistic endeavors. By opening our doors and sharing our resources we give these groups the ability to present their work in a professional and exciting atmosphere.

Upcoming Events at PACA

Attack of the PACA Comes Back(a)!
1505 State Street, Floor 2, Erie, Pennsylvania 16501
July 30, 2021 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm
July 31, 2021 @ 5:00pm - 11:00pm
Attack of the PACA Comes Back(a)!

A FREE two-day event of hilarious theatre, music, poetry, books, dance, art, and everything PACA.

Friday, July 30st

  • 6:00pm - Book Previews with William Isaac: The Woods of Washington, Books 1 & 2
  • 7:15pm - Music: Optimistic Apocalypse
  • 8:00pm - Theatrical Set 1 featuring: Buddy Pacy, Marnie Foss, Kenna Stevens, Rebecca Pruveadenti, Aaron Pacy, Lara Schaaf, JR Fabin, Jessie Thorpe, Jeff Rodland, Lara Schaaf, Jason Fried
  • 8:45pm - Music: Rodger Montgomery
  • 9:30pm - Theatrical Set 2 featuring: Betsy Butoryak, Lisa Simonian, Steve DeJohn, Rebecca Ann Styn, Monica Williams, Lara Schaaf, Jeff Rodland, Buddy Pacy
  • 10:15pm - Music: Stephen Trohoske

Saturday, July 31st

  • 6:00pm - W.O.W. (Women of Word) - Poetry, Dance, Music
  • 7:15pm - Music: Elle Taylor, Teddy Rankin, and Nick Warren
  • 8:00pm - Theatrical Set 1 featuring: Buddy Pacy, Morgan Brundage, Betsy Butoryak, Adele Desmone, Aaron Pacy, Lara Schaaf, JR Fabin, Jessie Thorpe, Jeff Rodland, Lara Schaaf, Jason Fried
  • 8:45pm - Music: Lone Sav, Frank Strumila, Dave Tamulonis
  • 9:30pm - Theatrical Set 2 featuring: Betsy Butoryak, Lisa Simonian, Steve DeJohn, Rebecca Ann Styn, Monica Williams, Lara Schaaf, Jeff Rodland, Buddy Pacy
  • 10:15pm - Music: Tiny Paper Boats

Live music will be in-person & livestreamed on Facebook. The rest of the event will be in-person only.