RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: website: all stories The Phoenix Reporter and Item Sun, 13 Jul 2014 14:39:26 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Theater News in Brief: 'Fiddler on the Roof,' 'Oliver!' coming to Collegeville]]> 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.

Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:49:35 -0400 2014-07-10T00:49:35-04:00 2014-07-10T00:49:38-04:00
<![CDATA[The Blob Invades Phoenixville]]> During the weekend of July 11 through the 13 Sci-Fi, horror, B film movie fans and curiosity seekers will converge on downtown Phoenixville, Pennsylvania for the 15th annual "BlobFest."

Sponsored by Staybridge Suites in nearby Royersford, BlobFest will once again pay homage to the 1958 film classic "The Blob.

Mon, 07 Jul 2014 12:55:06 -0400 2014-07-07T12:55:06-04:00 2014-07-07T12:55:06-04:00
<![CDATA[Chesco Pops Summer Series includes performance at Phoenixville Area Middle School]]> The Chester County Pops Orchestra will present three concerts in July 2014. Performances will take place at:

·Oxford Area High School, 705 Waterway Road, Oxford, PA 19363, July 19, 7 p.m.

·Phoenixville Area Middle School, 386 City Line Avenue, Phoenixville, PA 19460, July 20, 3 p.

Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:24:03 -0400 2014-07-01T14:24:03-04:00 2014-07-01T14:24:07-04:00
<![CDATA[Washington Memorial Chapel presents Summer Carillon Concert Series]]> Washington Memorial National Carillon at Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge will present the 2014 Frank P. Law Summer Carillon Concert Series.

Concerts are held every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. throughout the summer.

The series starts on July 2 with returning favorite Steven Ball, Freelance Carillonneur from Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:43:42 -0400 2014-06-18T15:43:42-04:00 2014-06-18T15:43:46-04:00
<![CDATA[Phoenixville resident to perform with professional orchestra]]> A Phoenixville resident is about to fulfill a lifelong dream. Devin Doherty spends his days as an investment specialist, but next Saturday, he will be spending a night playing his trumpet with world-class musicians.

Doherty will play in concert with the culturally diverse and conservatory-trained artists of the Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra.

Fri, 13 Jun 2014 20:42:35 -0400 2014-06-13T20:42:35-04:00 2014-06-13T20:42:39-04:00
<![CDATA[Facetime Theatre presents 'The World Goes 'Round: Singing, Dancing and All that Jazz']]>

If you like the music of the shows "Chicago" and "Cabaret," then you're going to love Facetime Theatre's "The World Goes 'Round," a musical revue of the great Broadway songwriting team John Kander and Fred Ebb, playing at the Lenfest Theatre of Ursinus College, Collegeville, Friday through June 1.

Thu, 29 May 2014 14:17:32 -0400 2014-05-29T14:17:32-04:00 2014-05-29T14:17:37-04:00
<![CDATA[Forge Theatre goes 'Full Monty' to close out 2013-14 season]]> The Forge Theatre closes out its 2013-2014 season with the musical "The Full Monty," directed by Wendy Mirto. This hit musical, with a book by Terence McNally and a score by David Yazbek, is an Americanized musical version adapted from the 1997 British film of the same name.

Six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers, low on both cash and prospects, decide to present a strip act at a local club after seeing their wives' enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales.

Thu, 29 May 2014 12:22:16 -0400 2014-05-29T12:22:16-04:00 2014-05-29T12:22:22-04:00
<![CDATA['Celebration of the Feminine' now showing at Franklin Commons]]> The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons held the grand opening of its second exhibition on May 10, Mother's Day weekend, themed "Celebration of the Feminine."

Artists from Phoenixville, Pottstown, Philadelphia, West Chester and other local towns exhibited their works of art depicting the feminine.

Thu, 29 May 2014 12:20:17 -0400 2014-05-29T12:20:17-04:00 2014-05-29T12:20:23-04:00