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Morticia (Rachelle Roberts) and 
Gomez Addams (Bradshaw Call) are at 
their darkest for The Addams Family. 
Photo: Rodney Smith/Tempus Fugit Design

They’re Creepy and They’re Kooky

Asheville Community Theatre is opening its 69th season with the WNC premiere of the musical comedy The Addams Family. Featuring an original story with both classic and new characters, The Addams Family is the perfect Halloween treat for the entire family. “The timing couldn’t be better to see The Addams Family. We think it’s the …

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The musical score for Urinetown includes recognizable melodies from dozens of iconic Broadway musicals.

HART Presents the Tony Award-Winning “Urinetown”

“Urinetown” is one of the funniest Broadway musicals ever conceived, and, despite its title, a show suitable for the entire family. The Tony Award winning musical opened at the Henry James Theater in 2001 and became a smash, poking fun at the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement and municipal politics. It …

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The Asheville Symphony Orchestra

Asheville Symphony Opens 2014-15 Season

Mozart and More The Asheville Symphony Orchestra will open its season on Saturday, September 20, 2014 with a concert featuring works by Mozart, Dvorak, Rossini and Holst, along with a celebration of Music Director Daniel Meyer’s 10th season with the ASO. The season-opening program starts with Rossini’s overture to The Barber of Seville, followed by …

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Dr. Jon Truitt

Old to New: Inspiration of Die Fledermaus

Entering its 16th year, Asheville Lyric Opera will enchant audiences with their production of Die Fledermaus. Adapted to reflect the cultural aristocracy of the Southern Appalachian Mountains at the turn of the century, the opera’s famous second act is set during a party at the “Giltmore” (the home of the famous “Vanderburgs”). Asheville is known …

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