Local theater troupe The Cardboard Sea returns to the stage for the first time since the pandemic hit. Plus, Ole Shakey’s is back at a new location, the Flatiron Writers Room goes hybrid, and The Captain’s Bookshelf shuts down for good.
“This is an experiment for us to try a different concept with what’s called ‘new dance,’” says Susan Collard. “[It] involves a lot of projection, video and film, and almost everyone in this concert is using some type of collaboration with a filmmaker, a video projector or experimental music.”
The play launches, onstage at The BeBe Theater Thursday, Nov. 7-Saturday, Nov. 23 The Sublime Theater’s second season.
The play stars Cardboard Sea company members Kristi DeVille and Kirstin Daniel, with newcomers Stevie Alverson, Sam Yoffee and Travis Lowe, and there’s original music by Ryan Anderson of local self-described “basement arena rock” outfit Minorcan.
‘Rules and How to Break Them’ opens Thursday, June 20, and will run for six performances at The Bebe Theater.
The local festival runs Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 25-28, with three performances and two workshops.
This will be Different Strokes! final show in The BeBe Theatre. The company is moving to a new space in the near future called The Downstage Performing Arts Center.
Three performances will take place on Thursday and Friday, June 8 and 9, at 7 p.m., and Saturday, June 10, at 3 p.m., on The BeBe Theatre Stage.
The Submission is a foul-mouthed, menacing play by Jeff Talbot, which aims to hold a mirror up to our prejudices. Different Strokes!’ production is staged at the BeBe Theatre through Saturday, Feb. 25.
Dance theater performances re-envision the children’s classic story with showings from May 20-29.
The Asheville performing arts collective received playwright David Mamet’s approval for a gender swap production less than 48 hours after contacting his publisher.
When a mysterious sickness surfaces and sea horses begin to disappear, a colorful crew of aquatic fauna must band together to identify and tackle the problem. It’s not the newest PBS Kids series; it’s the latest production from Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre.
Different Strokes! Performing Arts Collective has never shied away from uncomfortable themes. In the last five years, the group brought activism to the stage while making a distinct impact on the local theater landscape.
Take an accomplished Hollywood writer, director and actress with decades of comedy writing experience, throw her unexpectedly into the flawed and unpredictable American healthcare system, and you’re bound to end up with entertaining anecdotes. Such as: A mysterious accident catapults an Asheville woman into a dystopia of drugs, disillusionment and worst of all, the dreaded […]