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April 21, 2017 | By Amelia Driscoll

Places, Please: The Stage Manager Life

Keep Calm and Carry On. The phrase is plastered on t-shirts, pillows and coffee mugs, but it’s tattooed onto the heart of every stage manager—keep calm and keep things going. I’ve heard it said that a stage manager, in addition

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March 1, 2017 | By Jenny

Listen to This: February 23, 2017

Episode Title:  “The Best of Listen to This: Stories Too Good Not to Be Told Twice” Host: Tom Chalmers Featuring stories by Maryedith Burrell, Kathryn Cartledge & Elizabeth Eve, Grayson Morris, Sarah Spooner, and Waylon Wood. Plus songs by Kari Sickenberger & Vollie

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March 1, 2017 | By Jenny

Listen to This: January 26, 2017

Episode Title:  “When Life Pelts You with Lemons: Stories of Making the Best of a Bad Situation” Host: Tom Chalmers Featuring Kim Mako, Eamon Martin, Bill Wilson, Stephanie Morgan and Josh Batenhorst Originally presented live in 35below at Asheville Community Theatre, in downtown

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February 20, 2017 | By Amelia Driscoll

A Theatre Partnership Made in Heaven

As conversation about play selection began for Asheville Community Theatre’s 71st season, staff were unsure of exactly how many shows would be chosen. A typical season on the Mainstage holds six musicals or dramas, Youth Production Classes, Saturdays at ACT,

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February 10, 2017 | By Jenny

Announcing our 72nd Season

Though we’re still just halfway through our current season, we have selected a slate of shows for 2017-18, our 72nd season. Audition dates will be announced in March. Subscriptions will go on sale in April, and single tickets will go

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January 26, 2017 | By Amelia Driscoll

Demolition Derby

Photo credit: Jill Summers Demolition Derby is the renovation catchphrase these days. With demolition in full swing—and moving FAST—it’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago we were putting on a show. Much has changed since then. If you’ve been

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January 26, 2017 | By Amelia Driscoll

Let’s Do This

Photo credit: Anthony Guidone All hands on deck, hard hats on, tool belts fastened. Let’s do this! Over the past week, Asheville Community Theatre’s Mainstage took a final curtain call, and while this wasn’t the closing performance of the theatre, it was

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January 11, 2017 | By Jenny

Renovation ACT

Since 1946, Asheville Community Theatre has been producing dramas, comedies, musicals and more. For years, we were a vagabond company, producing shows in auditoriums all over the city. But in 1972, the curtain opened for our first show in our

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