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Most Improved Camper

Comic storyteller C.J. Deering brings her incredibly funny, but all too true, tall tales of life, recovery, and survival to the HART Studio by popular demand. This performance by former mega-rock group tour manager, Los Angeles major record label executive, popular Texas radio deejay, nationally-acclaimed motivational speaker, hysterically funny comic, all-around wonderful person, and experienced  Continue Reading »

Tracey Schmidt and Majo John Madden, poetry partners.

Sacred and Profane

The Poetry of Tracey Schmidt and Majo John Madden Tracey Schmidt knew she had to write poetry eight years ago, when she heard the great Robert Bly perform. She also decided that, like him, she wanted to memorize and perform her poetry – not read it – and that she wanted to work with musicians.  Continue Reading »

hart Poe

Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, and Poe

Part of HART’s Winter Studio Season One of the most popular things to do in the winter is to attend the plays presented by HART Theatre in the intimate Feichter Studio in Waynesville. The 65 seat space plays host to some the region’s most adventuresome drama. It is a “no holds barred” space, meaning the  Continue Reading »

Venus in Fur

NC Stage Heats Things Up with Venus in Fur

A sexy provocative comedy that is sure to be the hottest night in Asheville. North Carolina Stage Company (NC Stage) is excited to work again with Immediate Theatre Project to present Venus In Fur by David Ives, a smash Broadway hit that The New York Times called, “90 minutes of good, kinky fun!” When Vanda  Continue Reading »