Just in time for Thanksgiving, Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective serves up Mixed Fandango, a new romantic comedy by Asheville playwright Travis Lowe about three Baltimore couples navigating a turkey day fraught with mishaps.
The play launches, onstage at The BeBe Theater Thursday, Nov. 7-Saturday, Nov. 23 The Sublime Theater’s second season.
The Warren Wilson College theatre department performs Bruce Norris’ award-winning play Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 16-17 at the campus’ Kittredge Theatre.
The original, local comedy runs Nov. 1-24 at The Magnetic Theatre.
The popular contest, now in its 12th year, returns to the Diana Wortham Theatre stage, at the Wortham Center for the Performing Arts, on Saturday, Nov. 2.
This family’s disintegration looks disturbingly contemporary. Gender wars that date back more than a century continue.
The Pulitzer Prize winner heads to the Attic Salt Theatre Arts Space, Nov. 1-10.
Jaylan Brinson, as Alice Beineke, brings down the house with a magic potion-induced number that ends with her atop the dinner table.
With Halloween proper falling mid-week, the opportunities to celebrate span several days leading up to and following the quintessential autumnal observance.
Immediate Theatre Project’s annual autumn show returns to Isis on Oct. 23.
Judy Calabrese’s Asheville Fringe hit heads to the Tina McGuire Theatre, Oct. 18-19 and 25-26.
While it’s near impossible to see all the productions our wonderfully artistic town has to offer, this one is essential.
Want to add an extra layer of intrigue to your recreation? Try a costumes community bike ride, an LGBTQ+ walking tour, an escape adventure or a figure drawing salon.
“I find that, in Western North Carolina, the vast majority of people and institutions at least aspire to be welcoming,” says Blue Ridge Pride Executive Director Tina White.
Actor and playwright Mike Wiley, as Galloway, delivers a rousing one-man show on the life of the slave, spy, and N.C. senator. The production runs through through Sunday, Oct. 6.
Murphy Funkhouser Capps takes us along for the ride from her childhood through motherhood, and beyond. She provides laughter and pathos amid the literal stacks of world-worn suitcases that adorn the stage around her.
Different Strokes is the first resident theater company at The Wortham Center (formerly known as The Diana Wortham Theatre). That partnership and the Tina McGuire Theatre debut with the premiere of Different Strokes’ production, ‘The Education of Ted Harris,’ on Thursday, Sept. 12.
“I love talking about things that people don’t want to talk about, and this is a touchy subject,” McDaniel says. “Nonetheless, we need to be comfortable enough with each other to have these talks.”
As in ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ things aren’t always what they seem.
There’s a universal truth or two that confronts us through the clever dialogue and well-placed gallows humor.
A pop icon upends small-town sensibilities and stirs up some latent sexual tension in 1958.