Discovering quality theatre in McPherson is a simple task. McPherson High School students deliver a season of shows highlighting student talent. Central Christian College produces live stage productions to improve student creativity and provide hands-on experience related to the communicative arts major. McPherson College Theatre is known for its professional set designs and First Nighters, a dinner theatre orchestrated by students. Audiences are also entertained by musicals, comedies, classics, social dramas and original theatrical works.

Looking to get involved? McPherson Community Theatre utilizes volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to deliver highly anticipated productions at the McPherson Opera House. Whether onstage, backstage, in the box office, in the sound booth or in the costume shop, volunteers become a part of a unique setting and benefit from life-changing moments.