• 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
    To join our Patron Mail list, please send an email to: forgetheatrephoenixville@gmail

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Help us entertain you!

 

volunteer

Here is a “how-to” become an amazing member!

One of the best ways to get help out is with our
Hospitality or Box Office staff.

To get started:
Complete this online form or call us at (610)-935-1920.

Not only do you get some warm and fuzzy feelings, but – bonus!, you get one admission per show for the night you assist with the show!

Get your tickets!

Dirty Rotten ScoundrelsRotten Scoundrels
Book by Jeffrey Lane
Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek
Sept.  8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24*, 29, 30, Oct. 1*
Matinees on 24th and 1st @ 2:00
All other performances at 8 pm

Directed by Wendy Mirto

Two men compete to swindle women out of $50,000. One is a charming con man and the other an arrogant rival who believes in conning just about anyone.

Ticket purchases and phone reservations, (610) 935-1920, are now available!  For more information on our next production, please visit our Current Show page.

Renew your membership!

It’s that time of the year again

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As we head into midsummer and gear up for our September opening, it’s time to renew your Forge Membership!

With an annual membership, you can:

work onstage,

backstage, 

behind the scenes,

or the front of house!

You are entitled to see each of the six shows in our regular season. Members also vote for the Board of Directors and are invited to all Membership Meetings and activities.

Regular price for Membership is $35, but if you renew before September 1st, you’ll pay only $30.  

Quick and convenient – renew now online

Forge Theatre’s Annual Banquet


Celebrating Forge’s 55th anniversary
Dancing and entertainment by Forge members.

Registration for this event has closed.  We thank all of our members who made reservations and look forward to dancing the night away with you.

**Reservations cannot be made in person at the banquet.

Be a part of Forge’s future!

forge_theatreYour tax-deductible donation to our Building Fund at any of the following levels will help us to continue bringing quality theatre to Phoenixville!

$500 & up

$200 – $499

$100 – $199

 up to $99

 


We’ve made it easy for you to contribute.
Here are the ways how, either:

 Mail your check to
Forge Theatre
P.O. Box 474
Phoenixville, PA 19460

~Or~

Contribute through our campaign link online.

 Thank you in advance for your support.

Parking

When you visit the theatre, please observe our “Good Neighbor Policy” and do not on First Avenue. Parking may be available at the large church lot at Washington and Main Streets.

After your purchase, print your tickets and a parking stub will print out with a map detailing where to park as well as a window insert indicating your Forge patronage for the evening of the purchased tickets.

Click here to view the theatre and parking area on a larger map

Announcing our 56th Season

Rotten Scoundrels

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
Book by Jeffrey Lane
Music & Lyrics by David Yazbek

Sept.  8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24*, 29, 30, Oct. 1*
Auditions: June 4, 6 @ 7:00
Directed by Wendy Mirto

Two men compete to swindle women out of $50,000. One is a charming con man and the other an arrogant rival who believes in conning just about anyone.

Buy tickets here!
Are you interested in the show but low on funds – especially after going back to school? Volunteer for our Hospitality or Box Office Staff!

The Laramie Project
by Moises Kaufman and the Members of Tectonic Theater Project

Nov 3, 4, 10, 11, 12*, 17, 18, 19*
Auditions: July 24, 26 @ 7:00
Directed by Cindy Schneider
Actors portray 60 interviews about the reaction to the 1998 hate crime murder of University of Wyoming gay student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming.

The 1940’s Radio Hour
by Walton Jones

Jan. 5, 6, 7*, 12, 13, 14*, 19, 20, 21*
Auditons: Sept 10, 12 @ 7:00
Directed by Greg Morton

 

Music, dancing and old-time sound effects mark the final holiday broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on the New York radio station WOV in 1942.

The Dixie Swim Club
By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten

Feb. 23, 24, March 2, 3, 4*, 9, 10, 11*
Auditions: Nov 5 @ 2, 6@7:00
Directed by Linda Mandlowitz and Nance Brown

 

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
by Christopher Durang

April 13, 14, 20, 21, 22*, 27, 28, 29*
Auditions Jan 7, 9 @ 7:00
Directed by Hal Holzer

This humorous adaptation of Chekhov themes explores the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings during a visit by Masha, who supports the other two.

 

Avenue Q School Edition
Music/Lyrics/Original Concept by Robert Lopez & Jeff MarxBook by Jeff Whitty

June 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17*, 22, 23, 24*
Auditions:Feb 25@2, 26@7:00
Directed by Marnie Herzfeld and Steve Reazor
A coming-of-age parable, it addresses and satirizes the issues and anxieties faced when becoming an adult. This PG13 version features the same songs/storyline and lots of puppets.