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.
Asheville Community Theatre and the UNC Asheville the drama department collaborate on Peter and the Starcatcher, a Tony Award-winning prequel to Peter Pan. It opens on Thursday, March 30 at UNCA’s Carol Belk Theatre.
The Buncombe County Board of Commissioners will hear funding requests from 46 nonprofits as it begins budget season during its meeting on Tuesday, March 21. Those requests total just under $11 million.
Those with a deeper-than-passing knowledge of musical theater over the past 60- plus years might better appreciate some of the comedy, but it is not required. The humor still works for even a Broadway neophyte.
It’s a romping, riotous 90-minute staging for all ages, rife with puns and subtle references to other famed Broadway shows. Performances will take place at 35below on Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 6-22.
The Downtown Holiday Windows Contest, held by the Asheville Downtown Association, features an annual theme: this year’s is “Light up the holidays.”
For anyone longing for the experiences of Christmas during simpler times, Asheville Community Theatre has just the show for you. Tom Godleski’s Snowbound is a sweetly nostalgic slice of Western North Carolina country life.
For the show, Tom Godleski penned a pair of holiday songs, as well — something he says he’s always wanted to do. A two-song CD with those new tracks will be available at the Snowbound performances.
“From the opening number to the closing epilogue, Sweeney grabs you and won’t let go.”
The audience is transported to a filthy, foggy London street circa the 1800s. The chilling musical runs through Sunday, Oct. 30.
Horror is king at Asheville Community Theatre, The Magnetic Theatre and North Carolina Company Stage. Serial killers, axe murderers and mysterious fiends all take front and center, leaving a few bodies behind in the process.
This is the story of three Mississippi sisters who’ve drifted apart, but when Babe shoots her abusive husband, tongues start wagging all over town. This stirs wild, wandering songstress Meg homeward to their grandfather’s house where their faithful sister Lenny has been a caregiver.