• 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.

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    Forge Theatre
    P.O. Box 474
    241 First Avenue
    Phoenixville, PA 19460
    610-935-1920
    forgetheatrephoenixville@gmail.com
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Auditions

General Information

Forge auditions are open to the public, no matter the level of experience, and are generally held on two dates in order to allow the most number of people to fit it into their schedule.  Some directors prefer a prepared audition, others do cold readings from the script, still others may do both.  Be sure to check the audition page for the specific show you are interested in for audition information.  Please note:  Forge is an all-volunteer organization.  There is no compensation of any kind.

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Our 54th Season!

2015-2016

 

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Oct/Nov – The Rocky Horror Show: 

Music, lyrics and a book by Richard O’Brien

Auditions July 6 & 8 @ 7:00

  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.

Come prepared to sing, dance and read from the script. Songs should be up-tempo and showcase your range. Our choreographer will teach a dance combination; please be dressed accordingly.

Age ranges are meant as guide and are not carved in stone.  All 18 and over are welcome!

USHERETTE/MAGENTA: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt)
One of Frank’s servants, free sexual being.

BRAD: Male, 20-35 (Range: Bari Tenor)
Quirky, but very much in love with his fiancée, Janet. Overly optimistic at times.

JANET: Female, 20-35 (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt)
Good girl who is madly in love with Brad. Always seems to be frightened of something. Keeps losing more of her clothes throughout the story. Emotionally weak and caves into pressure easily.

NARRATOR: Male, 35+ (Range: Non-Singing Role)
Staunch criminologist.  Follows our two hero’s through the story by narrating directly to the audience.

RIFF RAFF: Male, 25+ (Range: High Rock Tenor)
Creepy man resembling more of a zombie. Often makes harmless conversation seem awkward and foreboding. One of Frank’s servants.

COLUMBIA: Female, Age Flexible (Range: Mezzo Soprano Belt)
Eddie and Frank’s girlfriend/servant.  Tapper

FRANK ‘N’ FURTER: Male Transvestite, 25-45 (Range: Baritone)
Master of the castle. Welcomes Janet and Brad with open arms. Obsessed with creating a man to be part of his sexual entourage. Master of seduction.

ROCKY: Male 18+ (Range: Tenor)
Frank’s magnificent creation. Sexually appealing with prominent muscles.  Blonde preferred, but others definitely considered!

EDDIE/DR. SCOTT: Male, 25+ (Range: Baritone)
Eddie, delivery man, “went to pieces.” Misses the rock and roll of life. Comes back to life only to die after his solo. Scott is Eddie’s Uncle, wheelchair bound and Brad’s former teacher.

6+ PHANTOMS (18+) – TRANSYLVANIANS, CHURCH GOERS, TREES, USHERS…

 

 

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

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January – Opus by Micheal Hollinger

Auditions by appointment September 12 & 13

                                                                       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

Auditions November 1 & 2 @ 7:00

                                                                       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

Auditions January 10 and 12; Snow Date for Auditions January 14

                                                                       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

Auditions March 7 & 9 @ 7:00, Children’s Auditions March 5 @ 11:00

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

 

 

When you come to the theatre, please observe our Good Neighbor Policy and DO NOT PARK on First Avenue.

Questions?  Contact us by email: forgetheatrephoenixville@gmail.com


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