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Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts

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Address: 1028 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734-5820
Phone Number: +1 828-524-1598
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Fiddler on the Roof

Excellent play in our wonderful facility. Director Scotty Corbin, is a local treasure, for sure. He makes sure every play is presented professionally. I'm always impressed!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
ssdyar
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Franklin, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for The Celts Christmas show. The music was great, except when they left some rhythm machine on for one tune. The real reason I am giving them 2 stars are the small seats. I am 6'3" 300#, and even though I was able to select a seat with an arm rest that went up, it was quite uncomfortable... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent play in our wonderful facility. Director Scotty Corbin, is a local treasure, for sure. He makes sure every play is presented professionally. I'm always impressed!

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Franklin, North Carolina
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43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is not a bad seat in the house. The audio is very good. Family friendly entertainment. Something for everyone

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Kissimmee, FL
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The center for performing arts is a very nice place. It is clean and pretty inside. The staff was very helpful. The reason I only gave it a 3 is because I am a large woman and the seats are very small. My husband is 6'2" 240 and he was uncomfortable in the seat as well. I would love to... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Center for the Performing Arts is a great asset to Franklin. We go to performances here at least four times a year or more.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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61 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have been to many performances at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts. The facility is clean, new, open year round and always top shelf. Always check the local listing to see what is currently playing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Have seen 2 performances here. Once upstairs and once downstairs. I love going here and the staff go out of their way to help you.

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Fabulous facility offering a terrific variety of entertainment. Theater is beautiful and service is top notch. I consider this theater one of the true gems of Franklin. Can find music of all kinds, dance theater, comedy, drama, whatever you prefer!

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SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Whomever decided to develop this is to be commended. It's a boon for their local tourism. The venue seems to have varied events without horrendous pricing. Ticket prices are affordable. Online purchasing and box office pick up are quick and easy. I have sat pretty much in every section. Acoustics are very good. Not a bad seat there. Parking is... More 

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Thank starketcher
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Indeed, if it were not for Drake Industries, this entertainment establishment could not exist. Throughout the year, the SMC for Performing Arts does attract national and some international talent. Quality seating for nearly the entire audience is a decided advantage. Typically, prices paid for those seats are significantly below other venues. The Center is well managed. Parking is free and... More 

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