Show Us Your Design Skills!

We are seeking 5 local graphic designers to help create the look of our upcoming 2022-23 Mainstage Season marketing assets. This is a paid, collaborative project and rising, emerging, and/or student designers are encouraged to apply! ACT’s 2022-23 Mainstage season consists of 5 productions. Guided by Dena Rutter of Dena Rutter Design, each designer will […]

Announcing our 77th Mainstage Season!

The overarching theme for Asheville Community Theatre to consider concerns how we live together in personal, civic, and even global communities. The 2022-23 Mainstage Season reflects a desire to explore this interest artistically. That is why we have chosen these five plays and musicals for our 77th season. Tickets and subscriptions will go on sale […]

Summer Box Office Hours

In preparation for Tanglewood Summer Camp, which will utilize our lobby during the mornings, we are modifying our box office hours! Beginning June 1 and running all the way until the end of July, our Box Office hours will be: Tuesday – Thursday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Friday: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm For […]

Cast List: [title of show]

  Announcing the cast of [title of show], our summer musical! Thrilled to see so many “new to ACT” names on this list – and thrilled that Graham is performing his first Mainstage lead! A huge thank you to everyone who auditioned, and a plea to keep coming back. We’ll have our 2022-23 audition dates […]

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Live Taping of The Asheville View at ACT

You’re invited to attend a live taping of the groundbreaking Asheville talk show, The Asheville View. Hosted by Aisha Adams, Kirby Winner, Myriam Weber, Tina White, and Kahlani Jackson, The Asheville View hosts are known for their edgy content, style, and witty banter as they share the grit of all things diversity, equity, and inclusion […]

The Giver: Study Guide

For every student matinee performance, we share a study guide that gives behind the scenes info, background on the show, suggested activities, and more! But you don’t have to be a student or a teacher to enjoy it yourself! Take a look!

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The Giver: Director’s Notes

For every Mainstage Season show, we ask the director to share their thoughts, inspirations, or research about the show. We include these notes in the playbill, but why wait to read until you’re sitting in the theatre? It’s a great way to get insight about the show before you see it! Find tickets and more […]

Meet Our New Artistic Director!

You’re Invited! Join us on Sunday, May 1 at 5:30 pm to welcome Robert “Bob” Arleigh White, our new Artistic Director! He officially begins work the next day – and we want him to meet YOU! We’ll be outside in the Stargazer’s Garden (the brick patio on the Spruce St side of the theatre) and […]

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The Giver Opens Next on our Mainstage

Is it worth sacrificing life’s joys in exchange for a pain-free existence? One child begins to ask this question in The Giver, which opens next on our Mainstage. Adapted from Lois Lowry’s Newbery Award-winning novel, The Giver opens April 29, 2022 with performances Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm and Sunday afternoons at 2:30 […]

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Guest Post From Elizabeth Huddleston, Board President

In recent weeks, ACT has had many questions and comments about our Covid policy at the theatre.  We thought it would be helpful to outline for our community what our Covid policy is and how it was created. First, the Board of Directors and the staff at ACT take safety very seriously, and that is […]