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

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Forge Milestones

1962                First production: Critic’s Choice

We were a traveling troupe performing in schools and fire houses

1964-65           First Children’s Theatre

The Magic Curtain
The Emperor’s New Clothes

1969                Eastern Penna. Theatre Council (EPTC) Competition

Best Production, Best Actress – The Heiress

1972-73           Purchased former F.B. Neiman & Sons Funeral Home

Our first five show season starting with Cactus Flower

1973-74           First Golden Anvil Awards

Best Production: First Fish

1977-78           First musical presented as part of a season

Once Upon a Mattress

1981-82           Regular summer productions added as a sixth show

First one was Heaven Can Wait

1983                New chairs and a Gala Theatre Party to thank all our donors

1986-87          Celebrated our 25th Anniversary with a Gala Party

Hosted a season of five of Forge’s “best” productions brought back to life.

1987-88          Expanded to a six show season, added a Sunday matinee and a Thursday evening to each production.

1993                Mortgage paid off

Hosted “Burning the Mortgage” Gala party.

1997                Extensive fundraiser to finally add air-conditioning to Forge

2006                First annual Broadway for Life Cabaret

Benefit performance for cancer research and the Phoenixville Relay for Life.

2007                Our production of A Piece of My Heart was performed in Washington D.C. on Memorial Day at the request of the Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation.

2010                Started electronic ticketing

2011                Our 50th Anniversary Gala Celebration and a redo of Forge favorites

2014                Added a second Sunday matinee for all productions

New piano

2016                Named “Best Live Theatre in the Western Burbs” by Main Line Today

New roof and portico

2017                Our first summer One ACTstravaganza – One Act festival

New air-conditioning
New light board
New LED lights
New stage drapery


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