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Asheville Community Theatre

35 E Walnut St, Asheville, NC 28801-2909
+1 828-254-1320
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Excellent small, intimate local theatre

Saw Crimes of the Heart recently at ACT. The theatre was jam packed on a Sunday afternoon with... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2016
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Cool Nostalgic Theater

When you enter the auditorium if feels like you are going back in time to a very well kept... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Boston, Massachusetts
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Since 1946, Asheville Community Theatre has been dedicated to producing high quality theatre starring local performers. We'd love for you to join us when you're next in town - or we'd for you to love to make a special trip to see one of our shows!
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  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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35 E Walnut St, Asheville, NC 28801-2909
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-254-1320
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Saw Crimes of the Heart recently at ACT. The theatre was jam packed on a Sunday afternoon with enthusiastic afternoon theatre goers. Staff were especially warm and enthusiastic greeting everyone who arrived. The production was well produced and the audience was appreciative. Seats were fairly...More

1  Thank Levannah
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

When you enter the auditorium if feels like you are going back in time to a very well kept nostalgic theater. The stage and set where fantastic. The theater seating arrangement is old school and using sobering that we today are calling stadium seating. Recommend...More

1  Thank Travelalot724
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The three leading ladies in Crimes of the Heart are terrific. The other members of the cast are great as well. Chick was hysterically entertaining; Doc was the true laid-back southern guy. We have seen numerous plays at ACT, all of them very good. Young...More

1  Thank Molly G
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite local community theatre. The shows are universally well produced and the talent is superlative. My daughters and I are theatre buffs, frequently traveling to NYC for Broadway productions, and we don't miss a show here- it's that good. I strongly encourage...More

1  Thank Prozacmd
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I totally enjoy going the the ACT because it brings the best plays and community actors together in great performances.

1  Thank Jacque A
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We were visiting Asheville and I saw that LA CAGE AUX FOLLES was playing at the Asheville Community Theatre. I like live theater, and I like some of the songs from this musical, and had never seen it on stage. So we went! First, this...More

2  Thank Stan T
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I attended La Cage aux Folles on my first visit to ACT. It exceeded my expectations on every level. The wealth of local, community talent in actors, singers, dancers and acrobats blew me away. The venue is intimate--there is not a bad seat in the...More

1  Thank athbirdlady
Reviewed 21 June 2016

My wife and I live about 45 minutes from Asheville now so we don't always get there as often as we would like. This was our first time at the Community Theater and will not be our last! The production was wonderful, with everyone doing...More

1  Thank Kim F
Reviewed 19 June 2016

What more can I say besides the show was brilliant. I would see it again in a heartbeat given the chance. I am from a very large city with fine live theater and this is on par with what I have seen in my own...More

5  Thank goldendeal
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This afternoon absorbed in the abilities of members of our community bringing this awesome show to us was one fun way to realize the value of Asheville Community Theater. What a pleasure to say we are long-time season subscribers!

1  Thank grabba
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6 July 2016|
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Response from Jenny B | Property representative |
Not on the 6th - but we do have our annual fundraiser, Costume Drama: A Fashion Show, on July 8. It's an amazing show - catch it if you're still in town!
27 June 2016|
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Response from Jenny B | Property representative |
Lauren is correct - we do not have a show on September 23. We'll open Sweeney Todd on October 7. There are so many good theatres in Asheville - check out NC Stage or Montford Park Players to see what they might have while... More
Robert H
27 October 2015|
Response from Jenny B | Property representative |
We have an evening of storytelling called "Listen to This" that will be performed on Thursday, October 29. Friday, Oct. 30-Sunday, Nov. 1 we have "Bye Bye Birdie, Jr" performed by youth and "The Winslow Boy" which is a... More