The Montford Park Players started as a no-frills Shakespeare troupe operating out of a neighborhood park. As the nonprofit group embarks on its 50th season, its shows have grown into one of the most popular outdoor theater experiences in North Carolina.
Transylvania County youth services librarian Laura Gardner celebrates her debut children’s book, Blue Ridge Babies 1, 2, 3. Also: Blue Ridge Community College Theatre Department presents William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors; Asheville Area Piano Forum hosts its 15th annual Spring Benefit Concert; and more!
Montford Park Players and Different Strokes! are both excellent local theater companies. Their partnership proves to be a triumphant venture.
It’s no wonder that The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [Revised] is such a popular play in the Asheville area. It’s an automatic crowd-pleasing comedy.
The play tells the tale of a wealthy Athenian known for his excessive generosity. It runs through Saturday, May 27.
For those turned off by classical theater, Montford Park Players 44th season opener, staged at the gorgeous Masonic Temple, may change their outlook altogether. An Evening Celebrating Shakespeare includes the one-act plays The Dark Lady of the Sonnets by George Bernard Shaw and The Upstart Crow by Vincent Dowling.
The modernized play runs at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, Fridays through Sundays, Aug. 7-29, at 7:30 p.m.
The collaboration between Montford Park Players and the Warren Wilson College theater department of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale is part Shakespeare and part wild Gypsy bazaar. It’s also all fun and totally enthralling, making this the second successful team up Montford has done in the past few months (after teaming up with The Magnetic Theatre […]
I am writing this letter about the great job that the Montford Players do. They do a great job doing Shakespeare plays. Montfod park players is a must-see. The staff and actors are very down to earth and easy going. I would recommend to anyone who loves theater to check them out. I can almost […]
I just wanted to let the Montford Park Players know that they do a great job doing Shakespeare in the Park at the Hazel Robinson Amphitheater. I enjoy every play that they do. I have been in two plays with the Players, and loved it. They are a great group of people and joy to […]
I’ve seen this play the past three years, and each time it got funnier. Come out tonight or tomorrow for a very fine evening of entertainment, in a lovely outdoor venue and to support the treasure we have in Montford Park Players.
The Montford Park Players will begin their summer season at the newly renovated Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre.
With Montford Park Players’ Asheville Shakesperience, a cast of eight performs some of the Bard’s most famous scenes — with mixed results.
Haywood Arts Repertory Theatre’s features a burgeoning young talent tackling one of Shakespeare’s toughest roles, to great success.
Never been to a Montford Park Players production? Here’s a primer, plus a review of the excellent Taming of the Shrew.