Local offerings range from classic ballets, poignant soul searches and snarky send-ups of this month of family drama and heightened emotions.
“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.
The annual design competition returns to Asheville Community Theatre on July 6.
The show slyly has a lot to say, but keeps it cleverly buried under the circus-like central concept.
Asheville-based filmmaker Rod Murphy teams with WCU for a video series on the opioid epidemic, Movies in the Park returns and more.
The Artistic Horizons program “gives local artists the opportunity to pursue new creative paths in the theater,” says the ACT website. “The 2019-20 Artistic Horizons season will consist of three shows performed in 35below; each of these three shows will receive three performances over one weekend.”
Like all great children’s classics, it’s wise nonsense for audiences of all ages.
Footloose touches most intriguingly on an era when being free and expressing oneself with music and dance was bitterly frowned upon by certain belief systems.
The holiday program of music, dance, poetry and stories from Scotland, Ireland, Brittany and Iceland returns to Asheville Community Theatre on Dec. 29.
On Thursday, July 6, the seventh annual Costume Drama will take place at the newly renovated Asheville Community Theatre.
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.
Is it possible that 9 to 5 is to the #MeToo movement what The Crucible was to ’50s-era McCarthy hearings? It comes close.
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.
The Tryon-based fiddler’s annual Winter Solstice-oriented program of music, dance, poetry and stories takes place Dec. 29 at Asheville Community Theatre.
“I’ve been doing this Christmas show for 12 years,” Waters says. “Even when I made all the movies, I use to always do a show called This Filthy World or An Evening with John Waters. It began when I use to tour with the movies to introduce them. I’ve always had a stage show of some kind or other — I never gave up on Vaudeville.”
Shouting, fighting and a 7-year-old smoking cigars in the bathroom, which leads to a visit from the fire department, before the chaos resolves into a happy and poignant ending.
This week’s roundup inlcudes Indigo Girl Emily Saliers, saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Zeppelin tribute Brown Sabbath and Jamie Laval’s Celtic Christmas show.
Four Seasons presents a documentary on patients facing serious illnesses, the Fairview Library hosts an evening with documentarian Jamie Ross and more.
WHAT: A fashion show benefit for Asheville Community Theatre WHEN: Friday, July 7, 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Renaissance Hotel WHY: Music blares from the speakers, the final touches to hair and makeup are done, and the first model struts onto the catwalk wearing…. a dress made out of trash?! Now in its sixth year, the annual […]
Directed by Chanda Calentine, the show is a wonder of motion and energy. The Belk space lends itself to clever staging. A cast of 13 actors play more than 100 roles, from members of the Royal British Navy, to pirates, islanders and orphans of an assortment of ages and genders.