On stage this summer in the Phoenixville area

Nancy and Bill Sikes (Alicia Culleton and James Corkum) in Methacton Community Theater's "Oliver!" Photo courtesy of MCT

COLLEGEVILLE — Methacton Community Theatre will present its summer musical “Oliver!,” July 18 through July 26 in Collegeville. The popular show, with book, music, and lyrics by Lionel Bart, is based on the classic Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist.” Evening shows are July 18, 19, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees on July 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. All shows are performed at Perkiomen Valley Middle School East, located on 100 Kagey Road, Collegeville. The school is handicap accessible with an ample parking lot. Tickets are $13 (children and senior citizens) and $16 (adults). Tickets are available at the door prior to each performance. Tickets can also be reserved by calling 610-489-6449 or visiting the website http://methactoncommunitytheater.org/subpages/Tickets.html

COLLEGEVILLE — Facetime Theatre Summer Stage I will present its summer camp procuction of “Fiddler on the Roof” July 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and July 19 at 2 p.m. in the Lenfest Theater in the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center at Ursinus College, 601 East Main St., Collegeville. Enter the campus at the north entrance on 9th Ave. and drive straight into the Kaleidoscope parking lot. For more information call 610-983-4636 and for tickets go to www.facetimetheatre.org.

PHOENIXVILLE — Firebird Theatre will present two performances of “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.” July 18 and 19. Both performances will be on the Phoenixville Area Middle School stage (1000 Purple Pride Parkway, Phoenixville.

The July 18 show is at 7 p.m. and the July 19 show is a matinee at 1 p.m., which is perfect for families with younger children.


Adults and children will enjoy hearing classic musical songs like “Be Our Guest” performed by an array of enchanted servants in unbelievable costumes, and the title song, “Beauty and the Beast.” The Phoenixville Area Middle School auditorium is air-conditioned and fully handicapped accessible. Parking is free in the school parking lot. For tickets, visit the website at www.firebirdtheatre.net. Firebird Theatre will also be presenting “101 Dalmatians Kids” on Aug. 1 at the same location.

PHOENIXVILLE — Firebird Theatre will present “Shrek: The Musical!” on July 25 and 26 at Phoenixville Area Middle School Auditorium on the campus of the middle and high schoo. Adults and children of all ages will enjoy this show backed by a live orchestra.The Friday, July 25 show is at 7 p.m., while the Saturday shows are a matinee at 1 p.m. and an evening performance at 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased through Firebird Theatre’s website at www.firebirdtheatre.net.

The Phoenixville Area Middle School auditorium is located at 1330 Main Street in Phoenixville. It is air-conditioned and fully handicapped accessible. Parking is free in the school parking lot.