Created by Asheville-based playwright Brenda Lunsford Lilly, the production is a sly 1960s homage to Henrik Ibsen’s notable play, A Doll’s House. The show remains onstage through Saturday, May 5.
In the story, Anne tries to live as normal a life as anyone could in this situation, even as her world crumbles around her. She mostly keeps a bright attitude, believing that people are basically good at heart.
The experience of Failure is one that transports the audience, and will cause more than a few lumps in the throat as viewers are show something akin to a Sam Shepard play adapted by Wes Anderson.
Along with exhibitions, concerts, readings, dance performances and a ceramics sale, Arts Fest also offers installations and presentations aimed at engaging students and the broader Asheville community.
Attic Salt’s production of the Bill C. Davis comedy runs Fridays-Sundays, April 6-22, at 35below.
Iggy Ingler is partnering with Owly Cat Productions to stage his iteration of Hedwig and the Angry Inch (in which he plays the lead role) at The Grey Eagle, Friday-Sunday, March 30-April 1.
With a far out feeling, voting has begun for the beloved annual Best of WNC awards. Only you can decide who’ll be feelin’ it in the new summer of love, when winners are announced this August. You have until 11:59 p.m. on the night of Saturday, April 28 to complete your ballot and make sure your voice is heard. […]
“The way we do ensemble-created theater, the heart of what we do is being community-minded,” says Erinn Hartley of Anam Cara Theatre Company. “It’s hard to be in a city that claims to be all about that [but where] it no longer feels like that’s even tangible.”
A meth-addicted couple have taken their sick baby to the hospital where Child Protective Services take custody of the endangered child. This sparks a spiral of conflicts that propels the play forward along an often harrowing path.
The evening-length dance-theater work makes its Southeast premiere March 16 and 17 at Diana Wortham Theatre.
Families with kids should not wait to make reservations as these shows are playing to capacity crowds and tickets are pretty scarce at the door.
After his 1994 graduation, Robb Smith left his hometown. Like a story from an independent gay movie, he jumped on a Greyhound bus bound for Asheville, where he started a new life — complete with a drag persona — with the help of an accepting uncle.
The story is simple, yet becomes complicated when the titular rumors begin to fly. Deputy Mayor Charlie and his wife Moira are celebrating their 10th anniversary. They’ve invited four couples to their house for the party, but something is amiss.
Honor Moor’s new play tickles the funny bone over our nation’s political divide.
Is it possible that 9 to 5 is to the #MeToo movement what The Crucible was to ’50s-era McCarthy hearings? It comes close.
The benefit performances take place Feb. 23 at The DFR Room in Brevard and Feb. 24 at The Orange Peel in Asheville.
There’s an inherent passion behind this production. By the end, we find ourselves searching for that skylight in our own lives — a moment when we built something beautiful in an attempt to mend something terrible that we did for the sake of love.
In 1959, Alabama state senator E.O. Eddins Sr. (renamed Higgins in the play) became aware of a children’s book called The Rabbits’ Wedding, which showed the marriage of a white rabbit to a black rabbit, and demanded that the title be pulled from Alabama public library shelves.
The latest from local playwright David Brendan Hopes is a touching coming-of-age relationship drama featuring a trio of strong performances.
In this installment, Bertie has come to New York to dodge familial obligations back in England, but his desire to get away from it all comes crashing down when his friend Nigel Bingham-Binkersteth, aka Binky, arrives with a madcap plan to win the heart of the actress Ruby LeRoy.
The four-day multidisciplinary arts festival, which runs Thursday through Sunday, Jan. 25-28, is the place for artists to showcase new, innovative works. Subthemes for this year’s Fringe include experimental art, fringey fun, raw emotion, social justice and the wildly weird.