The longest running butoh festival in the U.S. returns for its 13th edition, April 25-28 and May 2-5 at BeBe Theatre.
Asheville Contemporary Dance Theater and artists from Durham and Burlington perform Sept. 28-29 at The BeBe Theatre.
Susan and Giles Collard’s dance interpretation of the Lewis Carroll book runs May 18-27 at the BeBe Theatre.
“The way we do ensemble-created theater, the heart of what we do is being community-minded,” says Erinn Hartley of Anam Cara Theatre Company. “It’s hard to be in a city that claims to be all about that [but where] it no longer feels like that’s even tangible.”
In 1959, Alabama state senator E.O. Eddins Sr. (renamed Higgins in the play) became aware of a children’s book called The Rabbits’ Wedding, which showed the marriage of a white rabbit to a black rabbit, and demanded that the title be pulled from Alabama public library shelves.
Montford Park Players and Different Strokes! are both excellent local theater companies. Their partnership proves to be a triumphant venture.
In 1991, founder Jan Van Dyke introduced the festival as a traveling, statewide showcase of high-caliber choreography. Each season, two to three cities are selected to host concerts over the course of a weekend.
The Montford Park Players will perform their free rendition of the Shakespearean classic at the BeBe Theatre, Nov. 4-20.
Rasheeda Speaking opens Thursday, Sept. 1, at the BeBe Theatre. The play follows Beckman’s character, Jaclyn, who has returned to work following a brief illness. While she was away, a series of changes occurred in the office.
Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective delivers another socially minded, thought-provoking production with an intriguing Martin Luther King Jr. drama.
Yumiko Yoshioka performs at BeBe Theatre on Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, at 7:30 p.m. Plus, she’ll lead two workshops there on Saturday and Sunday, April 9-10, from 1-5 p.m., before local performers display Asheville’s take on butoh.
The investigative documentary Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret returns to Asheville, a Kickstarter campaign launches for a Cullowhee film and Mechanical Eye Microcinema invites all interested parties to share their short films and videos with a live audience.
Rarely Theatre’s cast for its second outing is a who’s who assembled from a variety of other companies. Theatergoers will recognize the names behind the scintillating production of Theresa Rebeck’s Seminar — an evening of theater that is both thought-provoking and wildly entertaining in a voyeuristic and slightly sadistic way. Director Scott Keel’s talented group […]
A woman stands in a ragged white kimono. Her dark hair is vehemently disheveled. Her mouth hangs open in her painted-white face. This is not your mama’s modern dance. It’s an example of what you’re likely to encounter during the annual Asheville Butoh Festival, held at the BeBe Theatre, Thursday-Monday, Sept. 18-22
Contortion and mime duo Button Wagon returns to Asheville’s BeBe Theatre this weekend with new show “Trash Rabbit.” Shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Two different performances this Saturday and Sunday help to fund the upcoming Fringe Arts Festival and to send a local delegation to this year’s World Fringe Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland. Photo by Wesley Duffee-Braun.
The Feral Chihuahuas fortel the end of the world in “The Chihuacolypse,” running two weekend at BeBe Theatre.
Our town is a veritable comedy-stravaganza this week: with great shows tonight at the Magnetic Field, and four nights at the BeBe Theater starting Thursday.
* If you don’t like laughing, you might consider giving it another try by attending these shows.
Dark Horse Theatre presents a “decidedly darker and more absurdist take” on the classic Lewis Carroll adventure.
Scapegoat Theatre Collective presents Weldon Rising this weekend and the next—described as an edgy and unpredictable play with apocalyptic themes.