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The Montford Park Players

92 Gay St, Asheville, NC 28801-2116
+1 828-254-5146
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Troilus and Cressida

This was an exceptional evening of theater out-of-doors and a fun way to start our vacation in the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
Elizabeth K
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Columbus, Georgia
No Risk Exposure to Shakespeare!

Everyone should experience a Shakespeare play at some time and this is a fun, risk-free way to do... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2016
Martha L
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Titusville, Florida
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North Carolina's longest running Shakespeare Festival, the Montford Park Players presents free classical theatre under the stars all summer long - donations are welcome. The Montford Park Players also presents a free indoor season from October through April in downtown venues.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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92 Gay St, Asheville, NC 28801-2116
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was an exceptional evening of theater out-of-doors and a fun way to start our vacation in the Asheville area. Free tickets were available online and the venue was fairly easy to locate. While the play went long (with a long intermission) we stayed til...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Everyone should experience a Shakespeare play at some time and this is a fun, risk-free way to do just that. We visited the Montford Park Players in July and saw Titus Andronicus. Not our favorite play, but that takes nothing away from the quality of...More

Thank Martha L
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

On a cool evening, bring a cooler or buy an adult beverage at the show. If you love live performance under the stars, this is a great time. Bring some cash as they will "pass a hat" during intermission. Also, arrive early to sit close...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I (and frequently local friends or guests) love to go to see what the Montford Park Players are presenting. It is always an entertaining, enjoyable evening. We bring our lawn chairs (though others sometimes just throw down a blanket, and others spring...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2016

I had been to Montford about a yr ago and enjoyed the show. Recently they hosted international dancers from Folkmoot. It was an incredible evening! And the venue has been updated with new staging down front. Going back this weekend for 6pm youth performance of...More

Thank Starr H
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Don't miss a chance to see a free Shakespeare play. Outdoors with beer and snacks. A perfect venue. Bring your own cooler and picnic to save money. Don't forget chairs.

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Fantastic production of Much Ado About Nothing! Alex McDonald and Devyn Ray were absolutely delightful in their roles and had fantastic chemistry onstage! Dwight Chiles was also hilarious in the role of Dogberry! Fantastic casting all around. Overall, a wonderful evening! Everyone should see the...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I am not a huge Shakespeare fan but we went with friends to see 'Much to do about nothing' - I was blown away What a great cast and a tremendous performance The outdoor theater was a great setting and it helped that we has...More

Thank AJ51
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Montford park players always do a great job at any play they do. The actors and actresses are very down to earth and all are very talented. I would recommend everyone to come see the montford park players.

Thank Stephen O
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Saw "Much Ado about Nothing". A most wonderful and delightful production. Great cast, costumes and weather was perfect for Shakespeare under the stars.

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gielowlinda
8 October 2016|
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Response from John R | Property representative |
Hi gielowlinda! Our next production, after Christmas Carol in December, will be March 10 - 26, 2017, although we haven't selected it yet. As Starr H indicated there are many other theatres in Asheville - you can find their... More
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