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    PHOTOS: Phoenixville Area Middle School performs ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

    Phoenixville Area Middle School students sang familiar tunes and transported audiences to a magical kingdom straight out of a Disney film last weekend when they performed “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” at the middle school’s auditorium.

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  • Theater

    Methacton Community Theatre presents ‘Mother Truckers’

    Breaker One Nine. Breaker One Nine. This is “Mother Truckers” comin’ atcha on Friday, March 6 at the Center Square Golf Club in Worcester. This entertaining original comedy by local playwrights, Judith Sapperstein and Gary Murway, is presented by Methacton Community Theater in partnership with the Center Square Golf Club in their continuing efforts to bring the dining plus live performance experience to the Montgomery County area. “Mother Truckers” runs...

    Courtesy of Methacton Community Theatre |

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    Phoenixville Area Middle School students prepare to present ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

    Phoenixville Area Middle School students are getting into their roles in preparation for their production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” March 5-7 at 7 p.m.

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  • Visual arts

    ‘The Art of Science’ exhibit opens at Franklin Commons

    The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons will hold a unique exhibition themed “The Art of Science,” beginning with an opening reception on Saturday, March 7, from 1 to 4 p.m., which will run until April 10. The gallery will display scientific-related works ranging from sculptural FM radios to detailed paintings of skin cells and more. The exhibit is free to attend, with musical accompaniment.

    Courtesy of Franklin Commons |

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    PHOTOS: PVMS East students perform high-flying stunts in ‘Mary Poppins’

    PERKIOMEN >> Perk Valley Middle School East’s high-flying production of the musical “Mary Poppins” is set to open Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The students practiced performing with the flying equipment provided by theater stunt equipment company Flying by Foy this week during dress rehearsals. The school is the first middle school to attempt the highly technical production, which was released in November.

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  • Music

    Chesco Pops presents ‘Requiem’ Sunday in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> The Chester County Pops Orchestra will take the stage Sunday to perform one of the most beloved pieces of choral music written in the past 30 years.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Music

    St. John’s to present Susquehanna University Choir concert in Phoenixville

    Beloved composers Bach and Mendelssohn will be complimented by music of composers that are actively writing today when the Susquehanna University Choir comes to Phoenixville March 8.

    Courtesy of St. John’s Lutheran Church |

  • Theater

    PVMS East to present ‘Mary Poppins’ with help of flying theater company

    After soaring their way through “Peter Pan” two years ago, Perkiomen Valley Middle School East students are again ready to take flight, this time with a musical production of “Mary Poppins” that will feature upside-down tap-dancing and singing, much like the beloved Disney movie.

    Courtesy of Perkiomen Valley School District |

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    The Forge Theatre brightens winter with Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot in the Park’

    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.”

    Courtesy of The Forge Theatre |

  • Music

    Chester County Choral Society announces vocal performance contest winners

    Four high school seniors won Chester County Choral Society’s 23rd Excellence in Vocal Performance Competition, held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Church of the Good Samaritan in Paoli.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Choral Society |

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