Post Tagged with: "Forge Theatre"

Forge Theatre Announces: THE BOYS NEXT DOOR

Press Releases September 3, 2016 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Forge Theatre presents a touching and poignant piece of theater, September 9, 10, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25 THE BOYS NEXT DOORr, written in the early 1980s by Tom Griffin, is a comedy-drama in two acts, set in New England, centered around four intellectually disabled men who live together […]

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Forge Theatre Announces: HARVEY

Press Releases April 11, 2016 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

Join us for an exciting night! 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. Mary Chase received the […]

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Forge Theatre Announces 2016/2017 Season

Press Releases April 1, 2016 at 2:48 am 0 comments

Join us for an exciting new season. There is something for everyone! Theater/Organization Forge Theatre Theater/Organization Website: Theater/Organization Address: 241 First Ave Phoenixville, Pennsylvania 19464 (Map It) Theater/Organization Phone: (610) 935-1920

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Forge Theatre Offers Comedy to Combat Winter Blues: FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS

Press Releases February 13, 2016 at 11:05 am 0 comments

Announcing Forge Theatre’s February-March presentation: FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS, a comedy by Nancy Frick. The show runs Feb. 26, 27, 28 (sold out), March 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13. All shows @ 8 PM except Sunday matinees March 6 & 13 @ 2 PM Reservations are available @ […]

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Forge Theatre of Phoenixville Announces: OPUS Encore

Press Releases January 29, 2016 at 5:48 am 0 comments

Put those shovels away! Forge Theatre in Phoenixville announces a special encore performance of OPUS by Michael Hollinger on Friday, January 29th for one night only. Get your tickets now. Don’t miss this amazing production. Call 610-935-1920 for reservations. On line reservations not available for this show. Theater/Organization Forge Theatre […]

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OPUS by Michael Hollinger opens at Forge Theatre

Press Releases December 23, 2015 at 11:24 am 0 comments

On January 8, Forge Theatre in Phoenixville will open the third production of their 54th season, the drama OPUS, by Michael Hollinger. After firing one of their founding members due to his erratic behavior, a world-class string quartet takes a chance on a gifted but inexperienced, young, female violist. The […]

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Forge Theatre of Phoenixville Announces Auditions for FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS

Press Releases October 19, 2015 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Forge Theatre of Phoenixville announces auditions for: FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS FOUR WEDDINGS AND AN ELVIS takes place in a small, tacky wedding chapel in Las Vegas, where the proprietor, Sandy, guides a series of unlikely couples as they prepare to take the big leap. Bev and Stan plan […]

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Murderous fun at The Forge Theatre: OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MURDER

Press Releases April 2, 2015 at 9:44 pm 0 comments

The Forge Theatre adds mystery to April with their next production: OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MURDER, by Fred Carmichael. Peter is writing a murder story in a mansion where another author was murdered years before. An electrical storm causes his characters to come to life. Peter loses control, and […]

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Forge Theatre Chases Away Winter Blues with BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Press Releases February 14, 2015 at 11:05 am 0 comments

The Forge Theatre, 241 First Ave in Phoenixville offers up a little bit of springtime with their next production; Neil Simon’s BAREFOOT IN THE PARK. This 1963 Tony Award winner for Best Play has been pleasing audiences for generations. The delightful story tells of newlyweds Paul and Corie; their new […]

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Laughter Abounds in Forge Theatre’s CEMETERY CLUB

Reviews January 15, 2015 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

The plot of THE CEMETERY CLUB involves the meddling in the blooming love affair of one of a trio of close Jewish friends who meet monthly to visit the graves of their recently buried husbands. The bonds of friendship is the key to success of the play. Forge Theatre is, […]

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The Forge Theatre Greets the New Year with THE CEMETERY CLUB

Press Releases December 27, 2014 at 8:31 am 0 comments

The Forge Theatre, 241 First Avenue Phoenixville, continues its very successful season with a production of THE CEMETERY CLUB by Ivan Menchell. This bittersweet comedy drama is directed by Linda Mandlowitz and produced by Denise Wisneski. Three Jewish widows meet once a month for tea before going to visit their husband’s […]

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Forge Theatre Brings Jazz Age to Phoenixville

Press Releases October 17, 2014 at 2:47 pm 0 comments

The jazz age comes alive in November at The Forge Theatre with the delightful musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. This toe tapping remake of the 1967 movie features music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick Scanlan, with book by Scanlan and Richard Morris. The story details the story of a small-town […]

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Is She or Isn’t She…NUTS? Question Answered at Forge Theatre

Reviews September 19, 2014 at 5:04 am 0 comments

NUTS…is she or isn’t she? That is the basic question, and the basic plot of the latest production at Forge Theatre in Phoenixville. NUTS is the 1979 play by Tom Topor that explores the subjects of sexual abuse, family issues, and the aspects of the criminal court system. The play […]

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Will They or Won’t They? THE FULL MONTY at Forge Theatre

Reviews June 14, 2014 at 8:51 am 0 comments

The term “Full Monty” has become a recognizable slang term, thanks in no small part to the 1997 movie, and the subsequent Americanized stage musical, appropriately named THE FULL MONTY. The musical takes place in Buffalo NY, where the steel mills are no longer running, and many of the men […]

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Classic Theatre Comes To Life at Forge Theatre

Reviews March 7, 2014 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

One of the classic pieces of theatre is THE MIRACLE WORKER, the dramatization of events derived from Helen Keller’s autobiography. It tells the story of Keller, beginning with the illness that rendered her deaf and blind, through her early childhood. Annie Sullivan is hired by the Kellers to serve as […]

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PUTTING IT TOGETHER is Night of Nostalgia

Reviews November 8, 2013 at 1:23 pm 0 comments

Forge Theatre in Phoenixville has a holiday present, especially for those who are long-standing patrons…PUTTING IT TOGETHER, a collection of songs by Steven Sondheim performed by some of the more beloved Forge veterans. PUTTING IT TOGETHER is the second musical revue compiled by Sondheim, this one in collaboration with Julia […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 19: September 13, 2013

Podcasts September 8, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Don’t forget you can subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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Forge’s First Avenue Finale: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Charms and Delights

Reviews June 19, 2013 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Tap dancing, a beautiful ingénue, an alcoholic chaperone, an aviatrix, an over-the-top Casanova, and singing gangsters.  What more could one ask for in musical theatre?  It’s rare that I attend a show these days where the audience is belly-aching with laughter and the kids are wide awake, laughing and paying […]

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“Curtain Up!” Podcast Episode 5: June 7, 2013

Podcasts June 2, 2013 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Check out the latest episode of the “Curtain Up!” podcast. Lot’s of shows opening this coming weekend! Don’t forget you can now subscribe to “Curtain Up!” podcast on Apple iTunes. Click here to subscribe. From other podcast programs you can follow it by subscribing to the feed,

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Reviews April 23, 2013 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Tom Stoppard puts two minor characters from Shakespeare’s HAMLET front and center in ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD.   It’s an interesting concept.  What happens to these people while HAMLET is playing out its tragedy? We find that these characters are so interchangeable that they themselves get confused as to who […]

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