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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Monsters of the American Cinema at Different Strokes! by Edwin Arnaudin

Christian St. Croix’s dramedy is emblematic of the pros and cons inherent in many two-handers.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 05:30PM
Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Interview: Josh Tower by Edwin Arnaudin

The UNC Chapel Hill grad plays Aaron Burr in “Hamilton,” June 7-19 at the Peace Center.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 12:37PM
Thursday, May 26, 2022

Million Dollar Quartet at Flat Rock Playhouse by Edwin Arnaudin

Sam Phillips brings Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis to Sun Records for one rocking night.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 09:00AM
Monday, May 23, 2022

Sisters of Swing at SART by Edwin Arnaudin

This superb jukebox musical about The Andrew Sisters is impeccably cast and performed.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 11:40AM
Thursday, May 5, 2022

The Giver at Asheville Community Theatre by Edwin Arnaudin

This imaginative adaptation of the beloved novel makes excellent use of a small cast.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 01:15PM
Monday, May 2, 2022

Catch Me If You Can at Flat Rock Playhouse by Edwin Arnaudin

Hitchcockian thrills and witty humor coexist exceptionally well in this comedic mystery.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 11:24AM
Friday, April 29, 2022

Jesus Christ Superstar at the Peace Center by Edwin Arnaudin

The 50th Anniversary Tour showcases the enduring power of the Broadway classic.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 12:55PM
Saturday, April 23, 2022

Interview: Jenna Rubaii by Edwin Arnaudin

The Florida native plays Mary Magdalene in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” April 26-May 1 at the Peace Center.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 05:02PM
Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Transition at Asheville Community Theatre by Edwin Arnaudin

Ria Young’s directorial debut shows plentiful promise and room to grow.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 04:20PM
Sunday, March 13, 2022

Fight Girl Battle World at Asheville Community Theatre by Edwin Arnaudin

The sci-fi/comedy extravaganza runs through March 27.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 09:08PM
Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Pretty Woman: The Musical at the Peace Center by Edwin Arnaudin

The beloved rom-com’s Broadway embellishments make this production more than merely a rehashing of a familiar story.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 04:57PM
Friday, December 10, 2021

A Christmas Carol: A Play with Music at NC Stage Co. by Edwin Arnaudin

Jeffries Thaiss and Ben Mackel prove a dynamic duo in this new old adaptation.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 05:55PM
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Hadestown at the Peace Center by Edwin Arnaudin

The Tony-winning musical is at the Peace Center through Oct. 10.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 02:45PM
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Spamilton: An American Parody at the Peace Center by Edwin Arnaudin

The zippy, hilarious musical send-up is more Broadway history lesson than “Hamilton” satire.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 05:39PM
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Miracle in Bedford Falls at SART by Edwin Arnaudin

Buoyed by a charismatic cast and mostly delightful songs, the It’s a Wonderful Life musical is quality holiday entertainment.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 04:28PM
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Miracle on 34th Street at Asheville Community Theatre by Edwin Arnaudin

James Vaughn is brilliant as Kris Kringle, but the adaptation offers few moments for other characters and story lines to shine.

SOURCE: ashevillestages.com at 04:46PM