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November 17, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

Holiday Favorite “Elf The Musical” Opens Next!

The extravaganza of holiday cheer Elf The Musical opens next here at Asheville Community Theatre! Based on one of the most beloved holiday films in recent years, Buddy the Elf’s story is a heartwarming tale that helps each one of

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September 27, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

Our Town – 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

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September 13, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

American classic “Our Town” Opens Next!

The 2022-23 season opens with the poignant and revered play Our Town. Written by Thornton Wilder in 1938, Our Town won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and has been called “the greatest American play ever written.” A reflective drama about

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September 6, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

Cast List: Elf The Musical

Announcing the cast of Elf The Musical, our first musical of the 2022-23 season! A huge thank you to all those who came out to audition, and we very much look forward to seeing you at future auditions. We have so

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August 3, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

A Fond Farewell to Education Director Amanda Klinikowski

Our education program is one of the beloved pillars of the Asheville Community Theatre. Over the last four years, Education Director Amanda Klinikowski has made ACT a safe, fun, and memorable space for so many children and teens. Amanda has

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August 1, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

Cast List: Our Town

Announcing the cast of Our Town, our opening play for the 2022-23 season! Director Robert Arleigh White is so thrilled with the cast and with everyone who made it out to audition. A huge thank you to those who came out,

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July 29, 2022 | By Jenny

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

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July 12, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

[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

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July 6, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

[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

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July 5, 2022 | By Ali Schmidt

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

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June 14, 2022 | By Jenny

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

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June 6, 2022 | By Jenny

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

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May 31, 2022 | By Jenny

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:

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May 19, 2022 | By Jenny

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

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May 12, 2022 | By Jenny

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,

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