• 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
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2015-2016 Season

Rehearsal for Murder by Levinson and Link 

Rehearsal

A playwright is devastated by the suicide of his fiancée, a famous actress, after her Broadway debut in his play. On the first year anniversary of her death he arranges a reunion of cast and crew from the fateful opening night. By the authors of Murder She Wrote.

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

Melanie Magolan Director

Christa Wisneski Producer

Linda Blystone Stage Manager

The Cast

Alex Dennison: Eric Rupp

Monica Welles: Nancy DeJesús

David Mathews: Thomas Settefrati

Lloyd Andrews: Loren Bittner

Bella Lamb: Cheryl Balas

Leo Gibbs: Jeff Sherman

Karen Daniels: Melanie Magolan

Frank Heller: Michael O’Brien

Sally Bean: Danielle Riedel

Ernie/Officer: Sheila Atkins

Officer/Santoro: John Magolan

The Rocky Horror Show

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Music, lyrics and a book by Richard O’Brien

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

Directed by Steve Reazor   Rated R

The Cast 

Frank N. Furter – James Barksdale

Brad – Sebastian Antonio

Janet – Danielle Riedel

Riff Raff – Corey Clark

Magenta – Denise McBride

Rocky – Brandon Lee

Columbia – DonaMarie Pizzo

Eddie/Dr. Scott – Brian Schwartz

Usherette – Ann Kashishian

Narrator – John Magolan

Phantoms

Steven Bergandino

Ryan Burgess

Kristin Dormuth

Mercedes Duran

Cynthia Shelton

Staff

Steve Reazor Director

Marnie Herzfeld Producer

Denise Wisneski Music Director

Linda Blystone Stage Manager

Sarah Vogan Choreographer

For photos click [here]

 

Opus by Michael Hollinger

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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 female violist.

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

Directed by Aaron Gould

Cast

Carl: Clem Mirto

Alan: Eric Rupp

Elliot: Jim Ludovici

Dorian: Patrick Murphy

Grace: Meghan Chambers

For photos click [here]

Four Weddings and an Elvis by Nancy Frick

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Sandy is the proprietor of a small, tacky wedding chapel in Las Vegas. She guides a series of unlikely couples as they take the big leap.

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

Directed by Hal Holzer

Congratulations to the cast of Four Weddings and an Elvis:

Sandy…………………………………..Pam Taylor

Bev…………………………………Jennifer Dinan

Stan……………………………………Mike Harris

John………………………..…Anthony Marsala

Vanessa…………..…………………….Julie May

Bryce………………..…………….Carey Rumpf

Lou…………………..……………Vincent Reale

Marvin…………………………David DiLiberto

Fiona…………………………….…..Dani Moore

Fist……………………..……….Scott Coonradt

Producer…………………………Jeff Sherman

Ken………………………………….Loren Bittner

For show photos click [here].

 

Harvey by Mary Chase

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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

Directed by Marnie Herzfeld

Linda Blystone Stage Manager

The Cast of Harvey

Elwood P. Dowd – Steve Reazor

Veta Louise Simmons – Nancy Kadwill

Myrtle Mae Simmons – Ann Kashishian

William R. Chumley, MD – Murray Kramer

Ruth Kelly, RN – Melanie Magolan

Lyman Sanderson, MD – Jeff Sherman

Duane Wilson – Greg Kwoka

Judge Omar Gaffney – Loren Bittner

Betty Chumley – Mary Ann Resnik

E J Lofgren – Tim Courtney

Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet – Nance Brown

For show photos click [here].

 

Oliver!

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Music and Lyrics by  Lionel Bart

Based on the book by Charles Dickens

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

Directed by Christa Wisneski

The Cast

Oliver Twist – Quintin Frey
Mr. Bumble – Dave Cura
Widow Corney – Nicole Napolitano
Mr. Sowerberry – Tom Cappelli
Mrs. Sowerberry – Ann Kashishian
The Artful Dodger – Matthew Saylor
Fagin – Bob Goretski
Nancy – Elizabeth Hennessey
Bet – Courtney Harris
Bill Sykes – Keith Truman
Mrs. Bedowin – Rosie Alleva
Noah Claypool – Noah Frye
Charlotte – Eva Mark
Old Sally – Sheila Atkins
Mrs. Bedwin – Rosie Alleva
Dr. Grimwig – Eric Duran
Children’s Ensemble: Cassidy Butler, Jacob Goble, Noah Frye, Nakia Latimore-Beasley, Anna Limongelli, Eva Mark, Mary McMenamin, Riley McMenamin, Kelly Flynn, Chase Rickert, Caitlin Sibley, Alex Teufel, Abigail Webb
Adult Ensemble: Rosie Alleva, Tom Cappelli, Mercedes Duran, Courtney Harris, Ann Kashishian, Paula Larsen, Nicole Napolitano, Dave Richman

STAFF

Director – Christa Wisneski

Producer – Pam Taylor

Music Director – Denise Wisneski

Executive Producer – Linda Mandlowitz

Choreographers – Megan Kelsh, Nance Brown

Stage Manager – Linda Blystone

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