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Forging Powerful Connections

What We've Been Up To

Hailing from the Ohio River valley at the juncture of West Virginia, Kentucky, and Ohio, Alchemy Theatre Troupe is a group of artisans and neighbors from across the artistic and civic spectrum, bound together by their love of theatre and the community around them.

Alchemy Theatre was founded as a non-profit company at the end of 2017, adopting the mission statement:

...to forge powerful connections of emotions and ideas between artists and audiences through theatre that transforms the community.

Over the years, Alchemy has striven to create high quality theatre in a kind, safe, and supportive atmosphere - and to do some good in the process.



2018 Season

Alchemy's inaugural season was kicked off by an Opening Night cabaret performance to great acclaim, and went on to perform A Midsummer Night's Dream in partnership with WV Shakespeare Festival. They closed the season with the intimate and all-woman Love, Loss, and What I Wore.

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2019 Season

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With their feet planted firmly under them, Alchemy's second season leapt to new heights with 5 shows: an opening Cabaret, the hilarious Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a tropical imagining of Twelfth Night (again with WV Shakes), the haunting musical Dark of the Moon, and Yasmina Reza's ART.

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2020 Season

Alchemy opened the 2020 season with an ambitious and adrenaline-fueled production of the beloved musical Follies, right before live performances were placed on hold by the COVID-19 pandemic. Undaunted, Alchemy pivoted - quickly joining WV Shakes and area performers to spearhead The Play's The Thing, a two-part series with group renditions of Shakespeare's classic monologue, "To Be Or Not To Be" from Hamlet and Juliet's "Gallop Apace" monologue from Romeo and Juliet. Alchemy then hosted two socially-distanced Cabaret performances, with patrons watching from the safety of their cars via projection and radio - drive-in style! Alchemy then finally iced the cake with The Tempest, a staged reading with high production values, once again in partnership with WV Shakes.

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2021 Season

Alchemy's 2021 season started with an ambitious project - our first feature-length film! Noel Coward's Hay Fever was adapted to screen by Director Stephen Vance, with a cast and crew made up of Huntington's own. The film debuted in May at Pullman Square's Marquee Cinema with a red carpet event and a full house. More showings would follow at various venues over the rest of the season.

2021 Hay Fever

2021 Antigone

The 4th Annual WV Shakespeare Festival kicked off in June with a beautiful production of Antigone and the side-splitting The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), all made possible in part by a generous grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council. In October Alchemy would bring Exit Laughing, a touching comedy with a hilarious twist, to raucous houses. With Leach Turley at the helm, Alchemy collaborated with multiple other area arts organizations to mount a production of The Telltale Lilac Bush in late October, funded in part by a grant from Charleston Creativity Connections and FestivALL Charleston

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Finally, Alchemy closed out the 2021 season with a Holiday Cabaret and A Cozy Christmas, the first in a series of Hallmark Channel-inspired original plays written by local playwrights Mike Murdock and Simon Woods.

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2022 Season

Alchemy's 2022 season, Conquering Calamity, kicked off with a new venture in our first New Works Festival, in which adult and high-school playwrights from around the area submitted their works for staged readings by Alchemy's talented actors, followed by feedback from those in attendance.

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2022 Red Noses

March brought the hard-hitting dark comedy Red Noses by Peter Barnes to the Huntington stage, a rarely seen work to challenge performers and audience members alike.

For the next several months Alchemy and the crew of the previous season's Hay Fever would work to bring two pilot episodes of a new television show to fruition: equity by Mike Murdock, a hilarious look into the lives of the performers and staff of a professional regional theatre company as their world is turned upside-down.

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The 5th Annual WV Shakespeare Festival would open in August with a raft of workshops and special guests at Huntington City Hall. Festival goers came in droves to see Alchemy's production of Return to the Forbidden Planet, a jukebox musical based loosely on the 1956 film Forbidden Planet and riddled with references to Shakespeare's works. Alchemy would also debut an abridged production of Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, which would then travel to area schools as part of Alchemy's Shakespeare on the Road program.

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2022 Shrew

October brought audiences to the edge of their seats with the thriller Wait Until Dark, a stage adaptation of the acclaimed film. Finally, Alchemy would close out the season with a bang with a Season's Greetings Holiday Cabaret and season announcement party, followed by A Cozy Wedding, the second in a series of Hallmark Channel-inspired plays by local playwrights Mike Murdock and Simon Woods.

2022 Forbidden Planet

2022 Shrew

2023 Season

Alchemy's 2023 season, If You Knew My Story, promises to be one of our most exciting seasons yet! Kicking off with the 2023 New Works Festival, Private Wars in February, multiple episodes of equity filming in the spring, the acclaimed musical Bright Star and The 6th Annual Shakespeare Festival followed by the family comedy Making God Laugh in the early fall. We'll wrap up the season with the third and final (?) installment of the Hallmark Channel-inspired Cozy Series by local playwrights Mike Murdock and Simon Woods.



We hope you'll join us.

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Upcoming Productions

The Alchemists have grand plans for the coming season, and new partnerships!






Theatre That Enriches The Community

Make Magic With Us!

There are multiple ways you can sponsor an event or program with Alchemy:

  • Provide a cash donation to underwrite the expense of a single show or event.
  • Purchase advertisement space in show programs.
  • Provide a cash donation to underwrite the expenses of an entire season.
  • Provide in-kind products such as food, supplies, costumes, sound equipment, or media time, or in-kind services, such as graphic design or photography.

Whatever your resources may be, your contribution supports our work and allows access to exclusive partner benefits.

Season Sponsorships

We Alchemists are so very grateful to our Season sponsors, and do our best to show that appreciation.
Season Sponsors enjoy special perks online and at each show, depending on sponsorship level:

Alchemy Theatre Troupe is a non-profit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Your sponsorship donations are tax-deductible!
Donate as a Season Sponsor

Show Sponsorships

We Alchemists very much appreciate every advertiser, and all our sponsors.
Show sponsors enjoy special perks online and at each show, depending on sponsorship level:

Gold - $500

  • Full page program ad placement for the show
  • Social media shout-out for yourself or your business
  • Public acknowledgment in each curtain speech for each show
  • Name on show page on alchemytheatretroupe.org

Silver - $250

  • Half page program ad placement for the show
  • Social media shout-out for yourself or your business
  • Public acknowledgment in each curtain speech for each show
  • Name on show page on alchemytheatretroupe.org

Bronze - $125

  • Quarter page program ad placement for the show
  • Social media shout-out for yourself or your business
  • Public acknowledgment in each curtain speech for each show
  • Name on show page on alchemytheatretroupe.org

Alchemy Theatre Troupe is a non-profit organization as described in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Your sponsorship donations are tax-deductible!
Donate as a Show Sponsor

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