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Highlands Playhouse

362 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741-8413
+1 828-526-2695
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Come watch a great movie

Watch great movies in Highlands NC. The playhouse has a nice selection of first round usually artsy... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Michael C
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Awesome for movies

The Highlands Playhouse offers first run movies year round and live performances in the summer. So... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Fred B
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Highlands, North Carolina
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A centerpiece for the performing arts in Highlands, the Playhouse is features annual live productions for the summer crowds as well as first-run movies year 'round. Conveniently located one street North of Main Street, adjacent to the Highlands Police Department and Town Hall.
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362 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741-8413
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+1 828-526-2695
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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Watch great movies in Highlands NC. The playhouse has a nice selection of first round usually artsy or independent films rotating every week. Showtimes are 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Wine is available.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Highlands Playhouse offers first run movies year round and live performances in the summer. So if you're visiting and it's a rainy day, it's a nice option to take in a movie. They also offer a limited selection of wine which is fun!

Thank Fred B
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HighlandsPlayhouse, General Manager at Highlands Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for the kind words, Fred. So glad you enjoyed your time here. Hope you will join us again sometime soon.

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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Went to see The Fox on the Fairway, a comedy play that keep us laughing. The acting was good with a few mistakes but we enjoyed the play. Great thing to do in bad weather.

Thank Donald G
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HighlandsPlayhouse, General Manager at Highlands Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Glad you could join us, Donald. Thanks for the review. Hope you will come back any time you are in the area. Typically we have four live plays in the summer and movies year 'round.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is one of the highlights when we visit Asheville. The shows are very professional, and in some cases definitely compete favorably with Broadway. Top talent in a pleasant setting.

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HighlandsPlayhouse, Manager at Highlands Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words, Georgiagir65. Come see us again!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to experience a performance while on our trip. The small theater provided a quaint environment and the actors were hilarious. We thoroughly enjoyed the show.

Thank jfa9977
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HighlandsPlayhouse, General Manager at Highlands Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed the show, jfa9977. We appreciate the review.

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We enjoyed the play, it was done with limited sets but the actors made you feel like you were part of the scene. Enjoyed the playhouse as well. Would plan to attend other plays held there if in the area. Check their website, several great...More

Thank mintman2015
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HighlandsPlayhouse, General Manager at Highlands Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for joining us, mintman2015. So happy to hear you enjoyed the show. If you find your way back to Highlands, we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

My husband and I enjoyed a movie in this wonderful little theater today as we celebrated our 50th anniversary for 9 days in the Highlands / Cashiers area.We had a wonderful time...enjoyed a movie, popcorn and a coke, and did not have to take out...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2017

We love the Highlands Playhouse. They do such a good job every year mixing up the programs for everyone's enjoyment. In fairness, my daughter has performed here and was always treated like a professional. The Highlands team does a great job of getting local, up...More

Thank M3703QAchris
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I, and one of our adult daughters, saw a delightful French farce, "Don't Dress for Dinner", with remarkable actors and actresses. The comedy had everyone laughing throughout the convoluted plot line. The acoustics were great and it is an intimate setting. It...More

Thank laniappe
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

During our short visit in the Highlands we were able to watch a musical called the Piano Man at the Highland playhouse. Thoroughly enjoy the show, the actors and actresses were great!! Definitely will go again if in the area!

Thank joe m
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Lucyle C
19 October 2017|
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Response from mintman2015 | Reviewed this property |
According to their web site , the live theater season is over for 2017. They will be showing the movie Movie:Victoria & Abdul plays 10/20-10/24 at 2, 5, and 8pm. Hope that helps.
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alyswilson
4 July 2017|
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Response from BeckyS1951 | Reviewed this property |
I looked it up and I think it will be the play "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"...just google Highlands Play House and click on tickets and then look for the date. The people that run the theater are so... More
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BeckyS1951
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Response from HighlandsPlayhouse | Property representative |
Hi Becky, It is about 11 miles from the crossroads in Cashiers to the Highlands Playhouse. So it's not far, however our first live theatre production, Cabaret, opens June 22nd. If you find during your visit that you are... More
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