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By Carol Metzker

The Show Must Go On

Phoenixville businesses have risen above current challenges, too. A few blocks of Bridge Street transform into an open-air market part of each week. Students attended a summer Virtual College Fair. First Thursday “We Are” vigils via Zoom follow a peaceful Black Lives Matter rally in June organized by Phoenixville Area High School youth.

Need a little more popcorn in your life? The Colonial Theatre’s Berry Room can be rented for private showings for your quarantine circle of 12 family members or peas in your school pod.

Choose from October’s menu of Halloween-centric movies—family-friendly, repertory or new—and sit back with popcorn to enjoy the show. “It gives viewers a chance to escape from the house and feel normal for two hours,” said Bob Trate, the theater’s marketing director.