Plays, Symphonies, Comedy Entertainment in Asheville, NC


Altamont Theatre
18 Church Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-274-8070
The Altamont Theatre is a non-profit organization that presents inspiring professional musical theatre featuring world-class actors, singers, directors and designers in a small, 120 seat theatre on Church Street. For a schedule and ticket information click here.

Asheville Ballet Guild
4 Lynnwood Road, Asheville, NC | Phone: 828-252-4761
Asheville Ballet produces both cutting edge interdisciplinary work and full length major work. ABG has collaborated with the Asheville Symphony, Asheville Bravo Concerts, Asheville Community Theater, and Asheville Lyric Opera, and worked live with the area’s major musical, poetic and visual artists. ABG also offers an annual lecture series on dance appreciation. For additional info click here.

Asheville Choral Society
P.O. Box 7112, Asheville, NC 28802 | Phone: 828-232-2060
The Asheville Choral Society is celebrating its 34th year of bringing choral masterpieces to Western North Carolina. The ACS presents three concert programs per season with two performances of each program. The makeup of this volunteer, auditioned chorus is quite diverse, with 100 voices from 18 to 80. For a schedule of events and ticket information click here.

Asheville Community Theatre
35 East Walnut Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-1320
Asheville Community Theatre is the oldest continuously operating theatre in Asheville and one of the oldest community theatres in the nation. For shows and ticket information click here.

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre
20 Commerce Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-828-254-2621
A non-profit professional dance company with a diverse repertory that reflects both traditional and experimental forms of modern dance. For information on up-coming performances click here.

Asheville Lyric Opera
2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-236-0670
Asheville Lyric Opera is a professional, non-profit Opera Company that provides a variety of theatrical experiences at the Diana Wortham Theatre. For an event schedule and ticket information click here.

Asheville Symphony Orchestra
87 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801 | Phone: 828-254-7046
Programs include Asheville Symphony Chorus, Asheville Symphony Children’s Chorus, Asheville Symphony concert lectures, Music Education in the Schools, and pre-concert lectures. For concert dates and ticket information click here.

Blue Ridge Orchestra
8 Amelia Court, Arden, NC 28704
The orchestra is comprised of accomplished amateur, semi-professional and professional musicians who volunteer their time in an effort to make orchestral music more accessible to the community. BRO presents quality symphonic music in a variety of settings for a diverse audience, and serves as a leader in culture and music education for the Asheville area. BRO is one of Asheville’s hidden musical treasures. For a concert schedule and ticket information click here.

Regal Biltmore Grande Stadium 15 & RPX
I-26 & Long Shoals Rd., Biltmore Park, Asheville NC 28803 | Phone: 828-684-4380
Stadium seating in all 15 theaters, listening devices, wheelchair accessible.


185 King Street (Map)
185 King Street, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-877-1850
185 King Street is Western North Carolina’s premier listening room and social club with a 4,000 square foot indoor facility and a 1/4 acre of outdoor space with a covered patio, horse shoe pits and private courtyard. 185 King Street also features Studio 185, a 1,000 square foot listening room totally isolated from the bar with stage with professional sound/lights and multi-track recording set-up that offers seating for 80 or dancing for 125. Raise the garage door and the combined 3,000 square feet of space can accommodate larger events for up to 299 people. In addition, 185 King Street offers a full bar, catering, as well as staff for event planning and production. For event dates and information click here.

Brevard Music Center
349 Andante Lane, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-862-2100
Brevard Music Center is a summer institute and a festival on a 180-acre campus where more than 400 students (14 through post-college), come to study with members of a distinguished artist faculty and with renowned guest artists. For seven weeks, students participate in a vigorous program of instruction that includes ensembles, private lessons, and chamber music. Brevard’s hallmark event starts in June and runs through August, with more than 80 concerts and a total audience of more than 30,000. For festival dates and information click here.

Co-ed Cinema
79 West Main Street,  Brevard, NC | Phone: 828-883-2200
The Co-ed shows current movies within walking distance to downtown restaurants. Co-ed has been Brevard’s theater for over 75 years. (It’s name was changed to Co-ed when  Brevard College became a co-educational school in 1934.) To see what’s now showing and for ticket information click here.

Looking Glass Entertainment
P.O. Box 1308, Brevard, NC 28712 | Phone: 828-243-3496
Looking Glass Entertainment produces concerts and festivals for many genres. Venues include Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium at Brevard Music Center and The Porter Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Brevard College. They are involved with the following events:
White Squirrel Festival (Spring)
Mountain Song Festival (Fall)
Song Smith Gathering (Summer)


EPIC Theatres of Hendersonville
200 Thompson Street, Hendersonville, NC 28792 | Phone: 828-693-1146
Fourteen theaters, stadium rocking chair high-back seating, cup-holder armrests, digital sound, and assisted listening devices.

Flat Rock Playhouse
2661 Greenville Highway,  Flat Rock, NC 28731
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Music on the Rock/Playhouse Downtown
125 South Main Street, Hendersonville
Box Office: 828-693-0731
The Flat Rock Playhouse, Music on the Rock and the Playhouse Downtown productions and education include a ten-show professional series; a summer and fall college apprentice and intern program; performances and cabaret series by the YouTheatre; year-round classes and workshops for students from kindergarten through adults. Flat Rock Playhouse now hosts over 90,000 patrons annually. For schedule information and tickets click here.


Folkmoot USA
112 Virginia Avenue, Waynesville, NC 28786 | Phone: 828-452-2997
Folkmoot USA is the State International Festival of North Carolina. Countries invited to perform in the 2012 Festival are New Zealand, France, Serbia, Belgium, Puerto Rico, Phillipines, Ukraine, Indonesia, Hawaii and Peru. For more info about FolkmootUSA click here, or to buy your Folkmoot tickets online click here.

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