Live Theater

Performing Arts in Valley Forge & Montgomery County

The performing arts are thriving in Montgomery County thanks to an incredible collection of theaters and performance groups. Here is a look at Montco's live theaters, and their current production season.

Live Theaters

UPCOMING SHOWS

Act II Playhouse Exterior

ACT II PLAYHOUSE

Ambler

Downtown Ambler is home to the Barrymore Award-Winning Act II Playhouse. This intimate theater hosts musicals, comedies, and one-man shows, many of which are original productions that can't be seen anywhere else.

Bryn Athyn Community Theater

Bryn Athyn

Providing top theatrical entertainment since 1981, Bryn Athyn Community Theater (BACT) is staffed entirely by volunteers. Two major productions are offered in spring and fall. The theater’s mission includes presenting a broad variety of quality entertainment to support the values and standards of the New Church.

The cast of DCP Theatre's Much Ado About Nothing

DCP THEATRE

Telford

Since 1952, DCP Theatre has brought live performing arts to the Upper Perkiomen Valley. The year-round performance calendar includes classic plays, brand new dramas, and family-friendly performances.

Iron Age Theatre

Norristown

Iron Age Theatre makes sense of history in context and provides a safe space for audience and actor to encounter radical ideas. Iron Age dedicates itself to work created collaboratively and organically focused on the human condition and social justice.

King of Prussia Players

King of Prussia

A non-profit community theater organized for the purposes of promoting and advancing the fine and performing arts and creating a thriving cultural community throughout the Greater King of Prussia area, the King of Prussia Players have been "lighting the night" since 1956.

METHACTON COMMUNITY THEATER

Collegeville

Methacton Community Theater is one of the hardest-working production companies in Montgomery County, staging more than 100 musicals, dramas, and comedies since its inception in 1977.

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Blue Bell

Montgomery County Community College brings incredible performing arts to its Blue Bell campus through the popular Lively Arts Series. One-night-only theater productions are a regular part of the Lively Arts season.

Montgomery Theater

Souderton

Located in the heart of Souderton - close to restaurants, coffee houses, and ice cream shops - Montgomery Theater's professional actors and unique performance space are the perfect reasons to see a show. Free parking and affordable prices only make it that more appealing!

PLAYCRAFTERS

Skippack

In the heart of the Skippack Village, the award-winning Playcrafters have turned an historic barn into a theater destination. Catch one of their six productions during Playcrafters' season, running April through October.

Pulley & Buttonhole Theatre Company

Jenkintown

Pulley & Buttonhole Theatre Company encourages communication and compassion in our community through the power and persuasion of good storytelling.

Smoke and Mirrors Magic Studio

Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater

Huntingdon Valley

Magic and illusion take center stage at Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater in Huntingdon Valley. This 60-seat theater hosts nationally and internationally recognized magicians and illusionists every week.

Steel River Playhouse Boy

STEEL RIVER PLAYHOUSE

Pottstown

Steel River Playhouse opened in downtown Pottstown in 2008 and quickly established itself as one of Montco's premier live performance venues, with a robust season stretching from October through June.

The Centre Theater

Norristown

The Centre Theater has been serving the greater Norristown area as the anchor of Norristown Arts Hill since 1996. It has been home to Iron Age Theatre, Theatre Horizon, VOX, Vagabond Acting Troupe, Renaissance Puppet Company, Walla Fest, Open Words, B Sharp Productions, King of Prussia Players, and Starving Artist Prevention.

The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse

Jeffersonville

The Dramateurs, Inc. at the Barn Playhouse have been hosting performances for over 80 years. Since opening the theater in 1937, the group has been dedicated to bringing the highest quality productions to the stage during its summer season.

Village Players of Hatboro

The Village Players of Hatboro

Hatboro

The Village Players of Hatboro is one of Eastern Montgomery County's premier performance troupes, putting on four regular season productions per year.

THEATRE HORIZON

Norristown

Located in the heart of Norristown's Art Hill District, Theatre Horizon is deeply rooted in community, bringing award-winning productions to the stage in Montgomery County.

URSINUS COLLEGE

Collegeville

Theater and dance are alive and well on the Ursinus College campus. Every semester, the Ursinus Dance Company brings enlivening, engaging, and thought-provoking performances to the Kaleidoscope Performing Arts Center. Each Fall, the Ursinus Fringe Festival brings cutting-edge, experimental performances and visual arts to campus.

PEOPLE'S LIGHT

Malvern

People's Light, located just minutes from Valley Forge in Malvern, Chester County, is one of the region's premier playhouses. The venue offers a full season of dramas, comedies, and musicals, including many world-premiere productions.

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