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.
The play stars Cardboard Sea company members Kristi DeVille and Kirstin Daniel, with newcomers Stevie Alverson, Sam Yoffee and Travis Lowe, and there’s original music by Ryan Anderson of local self-described “basement arena rock” outfit Minorcan.
The importance of the deaf and blind culture is kept in the limelight with The Miracle Worker, and this moving and unexpectedly funny production deserves to be a hit for SART.
Empyrean Arts observes its fourth anniversary with Freakshow, a showcase of student performances (and birthday cake) on Saturday, July 27.
The Gathering Dark’s creative blend of Mitchum and Springsteen will be performed July 28 at Sanctuary Brewing Co.
The musical shares the story of misfit refugees and performers who band together for survival in a war-torn world.
Outdoor theater remains the best way to experience the Robin Hood stories, and the amphitheater’s setting, full of the sounds of nature, adds to the overall enjoyment of the play.
The comedy stage show runs July 12-14 at The Magnetic Theatre.
The show was probably played as contemporary from its 1965 Broadway premiere through at least the early 1990s, but it’s become a bit of a relic of its era, with its casual approach to what can be considered somewhat toxic masculinity today.
The staged reading of Barbie Angell’s play opens The Magnetic Theatre’s New Play Development Program on June 27.
‘Rules and How to Break Them’ opens Thursday, June 20, and will run for six performances at The Bebe Theater.
All things are possible when a public figure can articulate the dissatisfaction of a group and rally them to a cause.
The show slyly has a lot to say, but keeps it cleverly buried under the circus-like central concept.
The terrific live band is reason enough to see Bright Star, written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell.
American Myth Center’s take on the Shakespeare classic returns with a monthlong tour of local libraries.
“We all know burlesque is sexy, but for me, having a joyful pairing of sexy with comedy and other skills is really important,” Madam Onca says.
From the moment the lights come up we feel like we’re in Neil Simon’s version of ‘On Golden Pond.’ The woodsy scenic design by Sandra Lopez is absolutely beautiful. It is one of the production’s greatest assets.
Attic Salt’s production of Stephen Karam’s dark comedy closes out its run at 35below, May 24-26.
Remember those “Keep Asheville Weird” bumper stickers? Local playwright Peter Lundblad reminds us of them fondly, if ruefully, in his brainy new satire Buncombe Tower onstage through Sunday, June 2, at The Magnetic Theatre. His clever conceit is to gather a small tribe of Asheville types in an alternate universe called Wolfe City. It’s the near […]
The Montford Park Players have performed Shakespeare’s plays since 1973. In recent years, the group has incorporated other classically inspired works into its line-up, including original work and plays for young audiences.