Forward Theater


Zane Williams

Forward Theater’s production of Lauren Gunderson’s “I and You” is a moving portrait of two teens connecting over the poetry of Walt Whitman...and you won’t believe what happens next! more

Nov 3, 2017 4:30 PM Stage


Zane Williams

The trauma of war follows many soldiers home. Forward Theater Company takes an earnest look at the subject in James DeVita’s adaptation of Erin Celello’s novel “Learning to Stay.” more

Mar 25, 2017 3:34 PM Stage

“Learning to Stay,” Forward Theater Company’s first full-length commissioned work, is based on a novel by Erin Celello, a former gubernatorial speechwriter. The show deals with the hidden wounds of war. more

Mar 23, 2017 5:00 AM Stage


Zane Williams

Forward Theater Company’s “4000 Miles” is a funny and poignant look at the generational divide. more

Nov 4, 2016 4:45 PM Stage


Zane Williams

Forward Theater’s latest production, “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play,” imagines a future where “The Simpsons” is the only surviving culture. It’s a postmodern wonder, thrilling from start to its operatic finish. more

Apr 9, 2016 3:00 PM Stage


Rebecca Bagley

Spots fill up fast for Forward Theater’s Play Club, which is like a book club for plays. Laura Jones says the group discussion gave her new insights into Annie Baker’s controversial play, “The Flick.” more

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Stage


Ross Zentner

Forward Theater’s production of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer-winning play, “The Flick,” is set in a dilapidated movie theater, where three main characters are incessantly sweeping. The play may be the “Waiting for Godot” for the millennial generation. more

Jan 29, 2016 5:00 PM Stage


Ross Zentner

Forward Theater Company opens its seventh season with “Silent Sky,” a terrific play that will change the way you look at the night sky. more

Nov 7, 2015 3:00 PM Stage

Forward Theater's "Out of the Fire: The Banned Book Monologues" makes for a provocative, thoughtful night of theater. more

Feb 27, 2015 10:37 PM Stage