Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!

“Who Kidnapped Mrs. Claus?!” is an interactive, family-friendly holiday mystery.

Shows take place Fridays at 7:30pm, and Saturdays at 2pm & again at 7:30pm from December 6 – 21.

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Journey with the Flat Rock Playhouse to Narnia, the iconic land of mystery and magic in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. The classic coming-of-age story by C.S. Lewis begins on a rainy afternoon when four children discover a wardrobe that transports them to this magical world. With every step they take into this new, fantastical land, the children must learn the difference between good and evil and how to stand up for what is right. Will the strength of goodness prevail in the face of cold, heartless evil? Find out in this fantasy adventure for the whole family!

Performances:

  • Fridays at 7pm
  • Saturdays at 2pm & 7pm
  • Sundays at 2pm
The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Turn of The Screw

The Turn of The Screw

Just in time for Halloween, the Flat Rock Playhouse presents The Turn of the Screw, based on Henry James’ chilling horror story from 1898.

In The Turn of the Screw, the story follows a governess who, caring for two children at a remote estate, becomes convinced that the grounds are haunted. But is it all in her mind?

Shows Wednesday through Sunday. Times vary by day, check the Flat Rock Playhouse website!

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘The Addams Family, A New Musical’

Welcome to kooky, upside-down world of the Addams Family, a family dealing with the same challenges faced by any other family: the Addams kids are growing up. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s ‘normal’ boyfriend and his parents. In one fateful, hilarious night, secrets are disclosed, relationships are tested, and the Addams family must face up to the one horrible thing they’ve managed to avoid for generations: change.

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, based on characters created by Charles Addams

Directed by Sarah Fowler

Dylan at Connemara

Dylan at Connemara explores the 1964 meeting between Carl Sandburg and Bob Dylan and includes the songs of Bob Dylan, as well as selections from Carl Sandburg’s American Songbag and canon of poetry. This free event is presented by The Gathering Dark, a songwriting duo which includes Josh Dunkin and Steven DuRose. This event takes place at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Amphitheater.

Smoke On The Mountain

Smoke On The Mountain

Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a country church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played and sung by the Sanders Family, a traveling group making its return to performing after a five-year hiatus.

 

Shows Wednesday through Sunday. Times vary by day, check the Flat Rock Playhouse website!

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf”

This award-winning classic of the modern stage examines the complexities of marriage and betrayal. In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.

Directed by Jim Walker

Flat Rock Playhouse presents “Rounding Third”

Flat Rock Playhouse presents “Rounding Third”

Rounding Third is a bro-medy about 2 coaches. Don is a coach who believes that winning is what is most important in baseball, and he is all about the game. Michael is his assistant coach, a businessman who believes that kids should have fun when they play baseball. These conflicting personalities instantly clash. Don’s kid is the star pitcher of the team, and Michael’s kid can barely remember to keep his shoelaces tied. In addition, there are extramarital affairs going on (though the truth of them is well-hidden), and Michael’s job is not all that it seems.

Shows Wednesday through Sunday. Times vary by day, check the Flat Rock Playhouse website!

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Rabbit Hole

Rabbit Hole

August 9-25, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

Becca and Howard Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. Rabbit Hole charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day. Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize.

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda (The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter)

Love, Linda is a one-woman musical about Linda Lee Thomas, the glamorous spouse and driving force behind renowned American songwriter Cole Porter, and tells the story of their unconventional 35-year marriage. Tickets $25. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents “Bye Bye Birdie”

A campy musical send-up of the late 1950s, small-town America, teenagers, and rock & roll. Teen heartthrob Conrad Birdie has been drafted, so he chooses All-American girl Kim MacAfee for a very public farewell kiss. Inspired by the phenomenon of Elvis Presley and his draft notice into the Army.

Musical Comedy Book by Michael Stewart, Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Lee Adams, originally produced by Edward Padula

Directed by Colby Coren

 

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Flat Rock Playhouse presents “Separate Beds”

Flat Rock Playhouse presents “Separate Beds”

Separate Beds is an inspiring and uproarious voyage of rediscovery brought to you by the North Carolina State Theatre: Flat Rock Playhouse. This romantic comedy by M.J. Cruise brings new life to the enduring question, is the grass really greener on the other side, as two couples compare their relationships. In an effort to spice up their relationship, empty nesters embark on a cruise vacation only to meet another couple who seem to “have it all”. Will these couples rekindle the sparks that brought them together? “…No doubt, the long-married may recognize aspects of themselves in Cruise’s characters and laugh while realizing how to keep the fires burning at home.…” – BroadwayWorld LA “…[M.J. Cruise’s] keen eye to the subtleties of marriage is brilliantly displayed… ” – Splash Magazine, LA

Shows Thursday through Sunday. Times vary by day, check the Flat Rock Playhouse website!

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre’s Second Stage presents ‘U Rang Durang?’

“U Rang Durang?” includes two of Durang’s most popular one acts, For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls and  ‘dentity Crisis, combined together into one night of bizarre hilarity. These crackpot comedies both turn family upside down in a way that only Christopher Durang can.

For Whom the Southern Bell Tolls

In this parody of THE GLASS MENAGERIE, the fading Southern belle, Amanda, tries to prepare her hyper-sensitive, hypochondriacal son, Lawrence, for “the feminine caller.” Terrified of people, Lawrence plays with his collection of glass cocktail stirrers. Ginny, the feminine caller, is hard of hearing and overbearingly friendly. Brother Tom wants to go the movies, where he keeps meeting sailors who need to be put up in his room. Amanda tries to face everything with “charm and vivacity,” but sometimes she just wants to hit somebody.

‘dentity Crisis

Recovering from a nervous breakdown, Jane is nursed and nagged by her relentlessly cheerful mother, and confused by her oversexed brother—who keeps changing into her father, her grandfather and her mother’s French lover. Eventually all (including Jane’s psychiatrist, who undergoes a sex change operation and swaps places with his wife) change characters again and become Jane herself—leaving her with no identity at all and pointing up the near impossibility of self-identification in our uncertain times.

Directed by Jonathan Forrester

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

Sandburg Summer Play – Rootabaga Express!

*No Shows July 18 & 20

Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake.

Rootabaga Express! – Thursday and Saturday Mornings
Carl Sandburg created his own version of American fairy tales when he published Rootabaga Stories (1922) and Rootabaga Pigeons (1923). He replaced the European fairy tale cast of princes, princesses, castles and kingdoms with icons American children would recognize — taxi-drivers, movie actors, skyscrapers, prairies and automobiles. Rootabaga Express! brings the stories of the Five Rusty Rats, Bimbo the Snip and more to life.You’ll meet new characters and journey farther into the Village of Liver and Onions and Sandburg’s imagination than ever before.The 30-minute shows are appropriate for all ages and held rain or shine.

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

Sandburg Summer Play – Spink, Skabootch and Swipes

*No shows July 17 & 19

Spink, Skabootch and Swipes – Wednesday and Friday Mornings
Free 30-minute plays featuring apprentice actors from the Flat Rock Playhouse Vagabond School of the Drama. Performances are held rain or shine, at the new park amphitheater near the front lake. Take a journey with Sandburg’s daughters, Spink, Skabootch and Swipes (his loving nicknames for them) on a journey through Rootabaga Country. Discover how the letter X made its way in the alphabet, hit the rails with the Great Golden Spike Limited as it speeds from coast to coast and marvel at how Hot Balloons and his two pigeon daughters crossed the Shampoo River!

Young visitors can earn the new “Rootabaga Ranger” badge by completing an activity sheet after the play.

These shows are supported by the Flat Rock Playhouse and the park’s non-profit bookstore partner, Eastern National.

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

Hands On A Hardbody

Hands On A Hardbody

June 7-30, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm; Additional Thursday performances 6/20 and 6/27 at 7:30 pm

For 10 hard-luck Texans, a new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end, armed with nothing but hope, humor and ambition, they’ll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand new “hardbody” Nissan truck in order to win it. In the hilarious, hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. Based on a true story.

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

The Hendersonville Community Theatre presents ‘August Osage County’

This award-winning dark comedy centers on a tense family reunion in a small Oklahoma town. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons daughters return home to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother Violet. Armed with prescription drugs and paranoid mood swings, Violet reigns over the home as family secrets unfold.

Directed by Beth Norris

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Three misfit teenagers come together to start a Speech & Debate team at school, protest the school’s production of Once Upon a Mattress, and take down a possibly predatory teacher, but Loyalties shift and secrets are revealed in this dark comedy. Tickets $20. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Guys and Dolls Jr

Guys and Dolls Jr

Set in Damon Runyon’s New York City, Guys and Dolls JR. follows gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years without ever getting married. Performed with children actors. Tickets $7.

Guys and Dolls Jr

Guys and Dolls Jr

Set in Damon Runyon’s New York City, Guys and Dolls JR. follows gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years without ever getting married. Performed with children actors. Tickets $7.

Guys and Dolls Jr

Guys and Dolls Jr

Set in Damon Runyon’s New York City, Guys and Dolls JR. follows gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years without ever getting married. Performed with children actors. Tickets $7.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

April 5-21, 2019

Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

A journey into a world of complete illusion! All the familiar characters from Lewis Carroll’s famed Victorian fairy tale are here: Alice, The Mad Hatter, The White Rabbit, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, The Red Queen, The Cheshire Cat … and many more! Produced and reviewed on Broadway, this is considered the most successful dramatic version of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.

An Iliad

An Iliad

In An Iliad, poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide, set in the present day on an empty stage with a lone storyteller. Tickets $18. Held at the Asheville Community Theatre’s 35Below Black Box Theatre.