Unlike any of Asheville Creative Arts’ previous productions, Shell is categorized as “baby theater.” Such performances are intended for children 5-years-old or younger (accompanied by their caretakers).
Isis Music Hall hosts a benefit for Ukrainian relief efforts. Plus, The Grey Eagle plans to open an outdoor venue, a local author explores an aviation mystery and Asheville Creative Arts returns to live shows.
Asheville’s historic Burton Street community will be the focus of Community Work Day. Plus, a Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center class teaches storytelling, a local author writes about zero-waste activities and TedX Asheville returns.
On Friday, April 19, ACA will debut The Warp & The Weft at Magnetic 375.
The CatVideoFest slinks to Grail Moviehouse, Asheville native Selena Lauterer shares her series of short films about Boone and more.
Produced by Southside Rising and supported by partners such as Asheville Creative Arts, the show opens on Saturday, Dec. 15, and will be staged throughout the city.
On July 19, the Asheville Creative Arts will debut its first original musical, Bugs! at The Magnetic Theater. The production runs through Sunday, July 29.
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.
A group of barnyard bovines find a typewriter and use it to demand better treatment from their owner: This is the storyline of Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, a children’s book by author Doreen Cronin and the season-closing production of Asheville Creative Arts. The show, which includes acting, live music, dance and puppetry, will open at The Magnetic Theatre on Friday, July 21.
On Saturday, June 3, Hood Huggers will celebrate a new partnership with Voices United (a youth theater program that teaches young people to write, produce and perform in their own musicals) and Asheville Creative Arts (a local children’s theater company) by producing Ancestors in the Garden, a music and art event at the Peace Garden.
Asheville Creative Arts bravely tackles a show for children that is also designed to appeal to adults. It runs through Sunday, April 9.
Asheville Creative Arts performs The Little Red Riding Hood Show at The Magnetic Theatre April 7-9.
The show is lighthearted, fun, silly and filled with laughs for children and their parents. It works well on many levels. The songs are creative and charming.
Asheville Creative Arts’ humorous and modernized production revisits Aesop’s fables with shows at The Magnetic Theatre from Friday to Sunday, March 4-6.
Miss Nelson is Missing was “a favorite book growing up,” says ACA founder and director Robbie Jaeger. “The title is meaningful to many generations — our parents read it to us, our peers today are now reading it to their kids, and kids are loving it as much now as when it was originally published in the ’70s.” The play opens at N.C. Stage Co. on Thursday, July 16.