Annual Meeting 2022

At our upcoming Annual Meeting (Tuesday, August 30, 2022), we will thank retiring Board members, elect new Board members, and vote on the amended bylaws, attached below. Subscribers are members and are eligible to vote. Retiring from the Board of Directors: Steve Bennett, LaNita Cloninger, Rebecca Crandall, Murphy Funkhouser, Sandra Smith Nominations to the Board […]

[title of show]: 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 […]

[title of show] References – The More You Know!

A love letter to musical theatre, [title of show] is chock-full of theatre references – that’s part of what makes it so laugh-out-loud funny. You definitely don’t have to know these or read this to enjoy the show, you’ll have a totally great time filled with laughs either way! But, if you want to brush up […]

Meta-Musical [title of show] Opens Next

Our next and last production of the 2021-22 season is the fresh and funny musical [title of show]! And yes, the name of the next show is actually [title of show]! A musical about its own making, [title of show] is a front-row seat to the magic and mess of creativity and collaboration. In the show, […]

Show Us Your Design Skills!

Asheville Community Theatre (ACT) is seeking 5 designers to help create the look of our 2023-2024 Mainstage season show marketing assets. ACT’s 2023-2024 Mainstage season consists of 5 productions. The marketing for each production is highly public facing, including both digital (website, social media banners, billboards) and print (large scale posters, sandwich board, lobby posters, […]

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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