Alchemy Theatre is a community theatre company based in Huntington and Barboursville, WV on a mission to forge powerful connections of emotions and ideas between artists and audiences through theatre that transforms the community. We endeavor not just to create high quality theatre in a kind, safe, and supportive atmosphere, but to use our talents to make positive change in the world around us.
We’re The Alchemists, striving to catalyze that Change we all wish to see in the world.
We hope you’ll join us.Please consider donating to help support our mission. Interested in becoming a show or season sponsor?
Forging Powerful Connections
By definition, community theatre does not exist without the support of local businesses and individuals that wish to see the art thrive in their community. Alchemy wishes to humbly thank you all for your support, especially our 2023 season sponsors:Interested in becoming a show or season sponsor?
The Alchemists are busy cooking up the next production. Won't you join us?
July 7, 2023 - July 16, 2023
Director: Mike Murdock
Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's musical based on a true story based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.
6th Annual WV Shakespeare Festival
July 16, 2023
We are back! Featuring: Bright Star, WV Shakes on the Road - Julius Caesar, workshops, demonstrations, performances, and more!
Preview: July 16, 2023
Coming to Schools This Fall!
Director: Stephen Vance
A special one-act version of Shakespeare's historical tragedy! Touring to schools and other educational facilities as part of the WV Shakespeare Festival and WV Shakes on the Road. (Brought to you in part by a generous grant from the WV Humanities Council.)
Making God Laugh
October 6, 2023 - October 15, 2023
Director: Mary Williams
Making God Laugh is a family comedy that takes place in four scenes, each ten years apart, set at various holidays. Starting in 1980, and over the course of thirty years’ worth of celebrations – Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve and Easter – we see how, despite what we may have in mind, we often arrive at unexpected destinations.
A Cozy Finale
December 8, 2023 - December 17, 2023
Director: Mike Murdock
The third and final part of the Mike Murdock and Simon Wood's Cozy Trilogy wraps up in 2023.
We Alchemists are a busy bunch! Click to see details and gallery links.