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“It's always great to support and celebrate the local arts”

Asheville Community Theatre
Ranked #33 of 195 things to do in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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!
Reviewed 13 April 2017

ACT has been around a long time. When I was in my early 40s I spent one or two terms on their Board of Directors. It's always challenging being part of an organization that lives or dies based on the support of Individuals (theater-goers) and local donations from various groups. The theater and Asheville in general have changed dramatically in the ensuing 30+ years. The city has grown and matured into a true tourist destination. Asheville is now the Beer Capital of the US. The Food scene has grown and flourished with many James Beard acknowledged Chefs and a couple winners to boot. ACT has remained a staple for the arts in both the main theater upstairs and the black box theater downstairs that highlights local and aspiring writers, actors and directors. When I was on the Board the highlight of that time period was bringing Charlton Heston and his wife to Asheville to read for the audience "Love Letters". Heston and his wife ran ACT for a number of years until he became successful in Broadway. Heston's return to Asheville and ACT was a fund raiser for the theater and to give back to place his career began. I remember well, activism aside what a gracious guest he and his wife were. Asheville is better for the arts as are it's residents.

Thank Alanl1181
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

this is is one fun place to see a performance. I so enjoy a small theater with good plays actors and a audience that want to be there!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Without doubt, one of the most enjoyable performances I have seen anywhere in a very long time. Well written, produced, directed, and performed. I feel fortunate and proud to live (for 47 years) in a place where we have this quality of performing art availble. What a special thing!

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

We've recently moved to the Asheville area and are SO pleased to find this charming community theatre. The cast, music, set, costuming, directing, sound, etc etc WELL DONE! We will be back, often! Thank you ACT for doing such a great job and looking forward to the remodeling you mentioned! Cheers to your new year!

Thank Jan H
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable evening taking in this production. So glad we went, well done! Talented musicians and cast. Put us in the Christmas spirit!

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