The story, by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, is set in River City, Iowa, during the summer of 1912. When a clever con artist known as Professor Harold Hill, played by Brian Robinson, steps off the train, he means business. This classic musical is performed through Saturday, July 9.
Patriotism never goes out of style; nor does fun in the sun. Commemorations of the Fourth are in force — here’s where to celebrate.
The show contains adult language and delves into issues of racial relations. HCT is to be commended for its courage, and applauded for the deft execution of such delicate material.
Toy Boat Community Art Space hosts experimental theatrical ensemble XOXO on Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25.
Though there’s a carnival theme to Sideshow, the new production by Dark Horse Theatre, onstage at N.C. Stage Company, it’s not intended for children. The series of vignettes, each interpreting one of the seven deadly sins, is dark and disturbing.
Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2016 shows at The Magnetic Theatre Thursdays to Saturdays through June 25.
Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective delivers another socially minded, thought-provoking production with an intriguing Martin Luther King Jr. drama.
Each week, Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd. This week features Supatight’s final touches on a new album, local playwright Kai Elijah Hamilton’s invitation to a New York City theater festival, and a fundraising effort by The Art League of Henderson County.
The harrowing tale of an 1830 murder in MItchell County is the basis for a new production at the Parkway Playhouse. Director and playwright Andrew Gall adapted the script from a book of the same title written by New York Times best-selling author Sharyn McCrumb.
Held each week at The Magnetic Theatre, Saturdays on Stage shows are appropriate for ages 4 and up.
The historic festival is at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater on Saturday, June 4, from noon to 6:30 p.m., after which the Montford Park Players will perform “Much Ado About Nothing” at 7:30 p.m.
While 2016 class registration is closed, Black Mountain School is hosting visitor days and free public events. The next by-reservation date to visit the program is Saturday, May 28; Charlie McAlister gives a music performance on Thursday, May 26.
Haywood Arts Regional Theatre’s production, onstage through Sunday, June 12, is visually spectacular and a charming show.
Most people know Arthur Miller’s 1949 Pulitzer-winning drama, Death Of A Salesman. The play is almost part of our collective DNA. Yet audiences will be surprised by the new production that is underway in the River Arts District.
Dance theater performances re-envision the children’s classic story with showings from May 20-29.
Upcoming performances of the Hollywood-based, one-woman play are at 35 Below on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2:30 p.m., from May 13-22.
Future productions of this new musical adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s novel will be greatly shaped by its rehearsals and performances at N.C. Stage.
Weaverville Yoga hosts Barratt as she presents an art project that harnesses the self and the natural world as inputs for multi-modal expression. Events take place Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15.
Asheville was recently listed by Top Value Reviews as No. 9 on its list of “30 Great Small Towns for Theater Lovers.” The online site singled out the strength of the plays put on by N.C. Stage Company and The Foundation Performing Arts in Spindale, as well as other performance efforts from Lex 18 Themed […]
The Parkway Playhouse in Burnsville recently announced that permission to stage the classic musical Westside Story have been pulled by the rights holders. That loss came as a reaction to the state’s controversial House Bill 2, aka “the bathroom bill.”
Despite flaws, the fun was infectious and TLT’s packed audience was in love with this hit production.