Things to Know


BTE is located at 226 Center Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

Bloomsburg is located in East Central Pennsylvania, not far from U.S. Interstate 80, and is approximately

  • 45 minutes from Wilkes-Barre
  • 46 minutes from Williamsport
  • 60 minutes from Scranton
  • 90 minutes from Harrrisburg
  • 2:00 hours from Lancaster
  • 2:15 hours from Philadelphia
  • 2:40 hours from New York City
  • 3:40 hours from Washington D.C.

Bloomsburg is about an hour from the Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport.

BTE is within walking distance of Bloomsburg University.


BTE's box office is located in lobby of the Alvina Krause Theatre. During the run of a show, box office hours are 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The box office can be reached via email the or by calling 570-784-8181.

Evening performances normally begin at 7:30 p.m. and matinées at 3:00 p.m. There are occasionally exceptions, so please check show-specific information.

BTE's administrative offices are located in the Alvina Krause Theatre and are generally open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


2 hour metered parking is available on West Main Street, Center Street, and in municipal lots located South of West Main Street. Some 5 hour meters are available in the municipal lots. Parking time limits are strictly enforced 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily.

Wheelchair Seating

Limited wheelchair seating for performances is available. Patrons are welcome to call the box office to arrange for assistance with wheelchair seating.

BTE offers a range of additional accessibility services. Learn more about them.

Alvina Krause Theatre
House Rules

The house opens approximately 30 minutes before the announced start time of a performance.

Smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the Alvina Krause Theatre.

Unauthorized photography, audio recording, or video recording of any performance is strictly prohibited.

So everyone can enjoy the show, all light-emitting or noise-making device must be turned off prior to any performance.

Babes-in-arms are not permitted in any performance.

Any child attending a performance must have a ticket and must be able to sit in their own seat.

Refreshments are available for sale in the lobby of the Alvina Krause Theatre. Refreshment purchased in the lobby are allowed in the theatre. 



The The Hass Gallery of Art is located on the second floor of the Hass Center for the Arts on the campus of Bloomsburg University.

The Exchange Gallery is located at 24 East Main Street in Bloomsburg


The Blind Pig Kitchen located at 236 Iron Street is within easy walking distance of BTE.


The Inn at Turkey Hill 991 Central Road, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

Holiday Inn Express Bloomsburg 14 Mitchell Drive, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

Hampton Inn Bloomsburg255 Paper Mill Road, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

Fairfield Inn and Suites Bloomsburg 1065 Alliance Park Drive, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

Additional Information

Additional information about Bloomsburg and the surrounding area is available from the Columbia-Montour Visitor's Bureau. and the Susquehanna River Valley Visitor's Bureau.