For a complete listing of all current performances and ongoing theater-related
events, pick up a free copy of Mountain Xpress or Take Five. The Asheville Citizen-Times also has current listings in “The
Calendar” section of its Friday edition.
Mountain Xpress: A free weekly independent news, arts, and events newspaper
for Western North Carolina. Excellent entertainment coverage, local commentary.
P.O. Box 144, Asheville, NC 28802; 828-251-1333.
Take Five: A weekly tabloid insert in the Asheville Citizen-Times on
Fridays. It features a complete theater and events listing, articles and
reviews. 14 O’Henry Ave., Asheville, NC 28801; 828-252-5611, (800) 800-4204.
Theatre: Asheville's primary
community theatre. 35 East Walnut Street, Asheville NC 28801; 828-254-1320
Diana Wortham Theatre: 500 seat theatre & performance venue located in Pack Place
downtown Asheville. 2 South Pack Square, Asheville NC 28801;
North Carolina Stage Company: Professional theatre in an intimate
off-Broadway style in downtown Asheville. 15 Stage Lane, Asheville NC 28801,
The Magnetic Field: The Magnetic Field is a River Arts
District's cafe, bar and performance house. 372 Depot Street,
Asheville NC 28801; 828-279-4155
Blue Ridge Performing Arts Center:
Featuring a grand marble lobby, a cozy 100 seat theatre and a 20
seat digital screening room, the center is a venue for all types of
musical entertainment, comedy, live theatre, host to various
writers, speakers, community events, parties and children's events.
538 North Main Street, Hendersonville NC 28702; 828-693-0087
Flat Rock Playhouse: State Theatre of North Carolina. Located in
nearby Flat Rock (25 miles south of Asheville). 2661 Greenville
Highway, Flat Rock NC 28731; 828-693-0731
Hendersonville Little Theatre: Since 1996, staging five shows
annually. Located at the Barn, State Street between Kanuga and
Willow, PO Box 66, Hendersonville NC 28793; 828-692-1082.
Brevard Little Theatre: Official community theater of
Transylvania County. American Legion Hall, 55 East Jordan Street,
Brevard NC 28712; 828-884-2587
HART-Haywood Arts Regional Theatre: The Performing Arts Center
at the Shelton House, 250 Pigeon Street, Waynesville NC 28786;
Hickory Community Theatre: 30 3rd Street, Hickory NC 28601;
Highlands Playhouse: 362 Oak Street, Highlands NC 28741;
Mariam & Robert Hayes Performing Arts Center:
152 Jamie Fort Road, Blowing Rock
NC 28605; 828-295-9627
Martin-Lipscomb Performing Arts Center: 507 Chestnut Street,
Highlands NC 28741; 828-526-9047
Parkway Playhouse: 202 Green Mountain Drive, Burnsville NC
Peacock Playhouse: 301 Church Street, Hayesville NC 28904;
Smoky Mountain Community Theatre: 30 Main Street, Bryson City NC
Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre: 44 College Street, Mars
Hill NC 28754;, 828-689-1384
The Foundation for Performing Arts and Conference Center:
Isothermal Community College, 286 ICC Loop Road, Spindale NC 28160;
Green Room Community Theatre: 60
West 6th Street, Newton NC 28658
Walker Center: Wilkes Community College, 1328 Collegiate Drive,
Wilkesboro NC 28697; 336-838-6260
Organizations & Concert Series:
Asheville Lyric Opera:
Opera at its best in Asheville!
39 S. Market Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-236-0670.
Asheville Symphony Orchestra:
Asheville's major symphony orchestra. PO Box 2852, Asheville NC 28802,
Poetry Alive: Performance poetry like
nothing else! 70 Woodfin Place, Suite WW4C, Asheville NC 28801, 800-476-8172.
W.C. Reid Center for the Creative Arts: The W.C. Reid Center, sponsored and supported by the City of Asheville, is
the home to a variety of creative cultural art programs for all ages focusing on
visual, performing and computer arts. 133 Livingston Street,
Asheville NC 28801, n828-350-2048.
Organizations & Concert Series:
Hendersonville's symphony orchestra, performances at the Blue Ridge Conference
Hall. PO Box 1811, Hendersonville NC 28793, 828-697-5884.