• Welcome to Forge Theatre

    Forge Theatre brings high-quality, year-round live theatrical entertainment to the Phoenixville community. Located at 241 First Avenue in Phoenixville, Forge offers a repertory of six productions a year. Our ongoing mission is to enrich and entertain our community by providing a superior theatre experience.

    When you visit the theatre, please observe our "Good Neighbor Policy" by not parking on First Avenue. Thank you.

    Contact us:
    Forge Theatre
    P.O. Box 474
    241 First Avenue
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    610-935-1920
    forgetheatrephoenixville@gmail.com
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Current Show Availability

Frankenstein

June 19, 20, 21, 26, 27

June 5, 6, 13 and 28 are sold out!

  June 12 is available

by phone reservation only.

Get your tickets soon!

 

Our 54th Season

Announcing Our 54th Season!

2015-2016

RehearsalSeptember – Rehearsal for Murder by Levinson and Link

                                                                       directed by Melanie Magolan

A noted playwright is devastated by the apparent suicide of his fiancée, a famous film actress, after her Broadway debut in one of his plays. On the first year anniversary of her death, he arranges a reunion of cast and crew from that fateful opening night.

September 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27

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Oct/Nov – The Rocky Horror Show: 

Music, lyrics and a book by Richard O’Brien

                                                                       directed by Steve Reazor

A newly engaged couple gets caught in a storm and seeks shelter in the home of a mad transvestite scientist unveiling his new creation, a muscle man named Rocky Horror.

October 30, 31, November 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22          Rated R

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January – Opus by Micheal Hollinger

                                                                       directed by Aaron Gould

After firing one of their founding members due to his erratic behavior, a world-class string quartet takes a chance on a gifted but relatively inexperienced young woman.

January 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24

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Feb/Mar – Four Weddings and an Elvis by Nancy Frick

                                                                       directed by Hal Holzer

The show takes place in a small, tacky wedding chapel in Las Vegas where the proprietor, Sandy, guides a series of unlikely couples as they take the big leap.

February 26, 27  March 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13

Harvey

April – Harvey by Mary Chase

                                                                       directed by Marnie Herzfeld

Elwood P. Dowd  makes friends with a six foot rabbit named Harvey that only he sees. When his sister tries to commit him to a mental institution, a comedy of errors ensues.

April 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 May 1

Oliver

June – Oliver: Music and Lyrics by  Lionel Bart

Based on the book by Charles Dickens

 Directed by Christa Wisneski

Oliver! is the classic tale of an orphan who runs away from the orphanage and hooks up with a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor.

June 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25, 26

 

 

Congratulations to the cast of:

Young Frankenstein

Frankenstein

Marnie Herzfeld: director

Jim Kelsh: producer

Denise Wisneski: music director

Linda Blystone: stage manager

Sarah Vogan: choreographer

Jeff Sugzdinis: lighting designer

Scott Sinay: lighting operator

The Cast

Dr. Frederick Frankenstein – Carey Rumpf

Elizabeth Benning – Denise Webb

Inga – Danielle Greenberg Riedel

The Monster – Scott Coonradt

Frau Blucher – Julie May

Igor – JT Grosch

Inspector Hans Kemp – Eric Thompson

Hermit – Randy Knox

Doctor Victor von Frankenstein – Mike Harris

 

Ensemble:

Rosie Alleva

Sheila Atkins

Joseph Beregi

Betty Casey

Beth Eustis

Barb Hannevig

Melanie Magolan

Amy Peart

LeeAnn Rumpf

Thomas Settifrani

Cynthia Shelton

Kelley Stanford

Karen Vossen

Bob Webb

Julie Williams

Cast and Show Information

For more information about this season’s shows, click [HERE].

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