Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Below is a summary of common questions and answers that are asked of the organization.

General FAQs

Are there reserved or assigned seats at concerts?

There are no reserved seats. All seating is “Open Seating.”

What is Open Seating?

Open Seating is first come first served. You may select your seats once the theater doors are opened.

What time are the doors open for concerts?

Lobby Doors are open 1 hour prior to the start of each concert.

Theater Doors are opened 45 minutes prior to each concert for Subscription Holders, and 30 minutes prior to each concert for Reciprocity Ticket Holders.

What is Reciprocity?

The Hagerstown, Gettysburg and Waynesboro Community Concert Associations have agreed to allow Season Subscription Holders admittance to each other’s concerts at no additional charge (unless otherwise noted in advance.)

How do I access a concert at another association?

Each Season Subscription Holder is issued a Reciprocity Ticket along with their Season Subscription Tickets. Present this ticket at the concert and retain it for future concerts.

How is the Association managed?

The association is managed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, and assisted by other interested volunteers.

How can I get involved?

If you wish to become involved you may email

Are contributions tax deductible?

Yes, Hagerstown Community Concert Association is a Non-Profit Charity under IRS code 501c3.

Is the HCCA associated with the Maryland Theatre?

No, HCCA rents the theatre for each concert, and utilizes the MD Theatre’s online and box office ticketing services.