Smart bets: All in the Timing

All in the Timing was Attic Salt Theatre Company’s first production after relocating to Asheville in 2013. Now the play, which compiles one-act stories by David Ives, returns to coax a second batch of laughter. The comedic mosaic includes such imaginings as a man and woman’s many unexpected chances at romance, caged chimpanzees’ attempts to type Hamlet, a naive lady’s enrollment in a fake language class, a man’s hapless day in an alternate reality called The Philadelphia, a Marxist revolutionary’s repeated death by ax wound, a potential suitor’s concealment of his odd secret and an individual’s existential conversation with the two vultures eating him. The original cast revisits these bizarre situations at N.C. Stage Company, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m., through Sunday, March 20. $14-$28. ncstage.org. Photo by Rodney Smith of Tempus Fugit Design

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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