For more than 6 decades, Asheville Community Theatre has been delighting audiences with high quality performances starring the Asheville community!

The Groundling

By Marc Palmieri; Directed by Betsy Puckett
August 17-September 2, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

NC Premiere! After stumbling upon an outdoor production of a Shakespeare play in Manhattan, Long Island landscaper Bob Malone returns home inspired to write a play about his troubled marriage. He hires two reluctant New York theatre professionals to spend a week at his home and stage the play in his garage, with a cast of colorful locals. A modern romantic comedy with a moving and unexpected ending.

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Listen To This

Hosted by Tom Chalmers
Usually the last Thursday of the month!

7:30 pm

Performed in 35below. There are some stories that are just so good they need to be shared with an assembled audience. Local actor/comedian Tom Chalmers invites you to take part in what is quickly becoming one of Asheville’s most popular series, Listen to This. A storytelling format in the vein of “This American Life,” Listen to This is an evening hosted by Chalmers with stories and songs from some of Asheville’s most interesting writers, performers, and citizens. Each installment features a central theme (past shows have featured stories about everything from gluttony to mistaken identity). Real people. Real stories. Real good times.

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Bloomsday

By Steven Dietz; Produced and directed by Jason Williams
August 3-19, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Robert and Cait reunite thirty-five years after a walking tour of Dublin brought them briefly together. As the older couple rediscover each other, their younger selves, Robbie and Caithleen, retrace the events of their short-lived love-affair. However Time may have a plan this time around. This Irish time-travel love story blends wit, humor, and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before it is past.

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Raffle: Trip to London

Win a fabulous trip for two to London!
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The NeverEnding Story

Adapted by David S. Craig; Directed by Jeff Catanese
July 21, 2018

Saturday at 1:00 pm

Presented by students 12-17 in our Tanglewood Advanced Summer Camp. Bastian Bux is grieving. He just lost his mother, his father works all the time, and he is being bullied. Bastian, on the run from bullies, sneaks into an antique bookshop where he finds a book called "The Neverending Story." Intrigued by the book, Bastian begins to read and embarks on a journey to Fantasia, a mythical land inside the book. As Bastian's journey progresses, he must fight to save Fantasia and learn how to cope with his own life. "The Neverending Story" is a timeless tale that explores issues of bullying, depression, family, and hope.

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UPCOMING SHOWS

The Groundling
By Marc Palmieri; Directed by Betsy Puckett
August 17-September 2, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

NC Premiere! After stumbling upon an outdoor production of a Shakespeare play in Manhattan, Long Island landscaper Bob Malone returns home inspired to write a play about his troubled marriage. He hires two reluctant New York theatre professionals to spend a week at his home and stage the play in his garage, with a cast of colorful locals. A modern romantic comedy with a moving and unexpected ending.

Buy Tickets Now
Listen To This
Hosted by Tom Chalmers
Usually the last Thursday of the month!

7:30 pm

Performed in 35below. There are some stories that are just so good they need to be shared with an assembled audience. Local actor/comedian Tom Chalmers invites you to take part in what is quickly becoming one of Asheville’s most popular series, Listen to This. A storytelling format in the vein of “This American Life,” Listen to This is an evening hosted by Chalmers with stories and songs from some of Asheville’s most interesting writers, performers, and citizens. Each installment features a central theme (past shows have featured stories about everything from gluttony to mistaken identity). Real people. Real stories. Real good times.

Buy Tickets Now
Bloomsday
By Steven Dietz; Produced and directed by Jason Williams
August 3-19, 2018

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Robert and Cait reunite thirty-five years after a walking tour of Dublin brought them briefly together. As the older couple rediscover each other, their younger selves, Robbie and Caithleen, retrace the events of their short-lived love-affair. However Time may have a plan this time around. This Irish time-travel love story blends wit, humor, and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before it is past.

Buy Tickets Now
Raffle: Trip to London
Win a fabulous trip for two to London!
Buy Tickets Now
The NeverEnding Story
Adapted by David S. Craig; Directed by Jeff Catanese
July 21, 2018

Saturday at 1:00 pm

Presented by students 12-17 in our Tanglewood Advanced Summer Camp. Bastian Bux is grieving. He just lost his mother, his father works all the time, and he is being bullied. Bastian, on the run from bullies, sneaks into an antique bookshop where he finds a book called "The Neverending Story." Intrigued by the book, Bastian begins to read and embarks on a journey to Fantasia, a mythical land inside the book. As Bastian's journey progresses, he must fight to save Fantasia and learn how to cope with his own life. "The Neverending Story" is a timeless tale that explores issues of bullying, depression, family, and hope.

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Since 1946

Asheville Community Theatre has been delighting audiences with high quality performances, making us the oldest continuously operating theatre in Asheville and one of the oldest community theatres in the nation.

We provide entertainment, enrichment and education through the practices and celebration of the theatre arts.

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