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October 13, 2019 | By Jenny

Cast List: Miracle on 34th Street

We’re so excited to share the cast list for our next Mainstage show! Congratulations to all who were cast, and a big thank you to everyone who auditioned. We wish we had enough roles for everyone who came out! Paige Gorczynski

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August 20, 2019 | By Jenny

Cast List for The Wizard of Oz

We’re off to see the Wizard – the wonderful Wizard of Oz! And here’s who’s going along! Dorothy Gale … Faith Creech
Hunk/The Scarecrow … Dillon Giles
Hickory/The Tin Man … Mark Jones
Zeke/The Cowardly Lion … John O’Neil
Aunt Em/Glinda

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August 10, 2019 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Courtney DeGennaro Robinson

Courtney DeGennaro Robinson makes her first appearance at ACT in Rabbit Hole. She has most recently appeared on stage as Grace in the off-Broadway production of Starbright, Ricky Roma in Glengarry Glen Ross, Sam Fried in Coyote on a Fence,

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August 8, 2019 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Joann Johnson

For Joann Johnson, the theater was a big part of her life in middle school and high school. Her roles as a fairy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a Lady in Waiting in the Princess and the Pea, and the

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August 5, 2019 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Jon Morrison

Jon Morrison is 23 years old and new to the Asheville area. This is his first play at ACT and he’s really grateful to be a part of it. He likes to watch movies and write. Earlier this year he

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June 14, 2019 | By Jenny

Cast List for Rabbit Hole

We are so excited to announce the cast of Rabbit Hole, the final show in our 2018-19 Mainstage season. We had an incredible amount of people at auditions, and are always so amazed at the depth of talent in our

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April 12, 2019 | By Jenny

Cast List for Hands on a Hardbody

Announcing our newest cast for our next show Hands on a Hardbody! This winning musical will begin rehearsals next week and will run on our Mainstage for four weekends in June! Which character will win a new Nissan “hardbody”

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April 10, 2019 | By Jenny

Alice in Wonderland: Study Guide

You don’t have to be a teacher or student to enjoy the study guide we created for Alice in Wonderland! Get the scoop on who does what to create the show, read an exclusive interview with Director Candice Burchill, and

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February 16, 2019 | By Jenny

Cast List for Alice in Wonderland

Congratulations to our newest cast! We had 89 people audition for Alice in Wonderland, and it was a very hard decision to choose a cast. There is so much talent in this area! Thank you to everyone who auditioned! Alice … Sadie

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February 11, 2019 | By Jenny

Announcing our 74th Mainstage Season!

We are SO excited to announce our 74th Mainstage season! Tickets and subscriptions will go on sale later in the spring, but we wanted you to have the first look at what’s coming up next! We’ll also be announcing Mainstage directors

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December 8, 2018 | By Jenny

Cast List for Footloose

We are so excited to share our newest cast list! So many new faces – and so many old friends! Thank you to everyone who came out and auditioned. It is truly an act of courage to put yourself out

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October 13, 2018 | By Jenny

Cast List for Snowbound

Wow! We are pleased to announce the cast for Snowbound! Thank you to EVERYONE who came out for the auditions – we had an amazing turnout of so many talented people! We hope that if your name isn’t on this

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August 18, 2018 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Kelsey Simmons

Kelsey Simmons is not only making her ACT debut, she’s making her theatrical debut! She’s a rising senior at UNCC, an accomplished model, and an incredibly hard worker. She plays Ally, a student who’s hoping to transfer to Hofstra, but

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August 16, 2018 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Haven Volpe

Another actor making his ACT Mainstage debut is Haven Volpe.  He just finished starring in Robin Hood at Montford Park Players, where more than 6,000 people enjoyed him in the role of Will Scarlett, one of Robin’s Merry Men. In

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August 10, 2018 | By Jenny

Actor Spotlight: Mandy Bean

The fierce, funny, and fabulous Mandy Bean is back onstage at ACT! You’ve seen her as Jeannie in The Great American Trailer Park Musical or perhaps in Snowbound or Nuncrackers. Or, if you’re a Montford Park Players aficionado (and if you’re

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