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A scene from the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular, featuring Erik Moellering as the flamboyant Latin lover Joaquin, alongside fellow players Glenn Reed, who plays the stoner Jimbo (and Joaquin's love interest) and Tracy Johnston Crum as Judy Bernstein./ photo by Tempus Fugit Design

Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular offers one last holiday escape at Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

This year’s show marks the 10th, and last, staging of the of raucous, irreverent play that’s become a favorite holiday escape in Asheville.

by November 21, 2019 1 comment Asheville events, Asheville News
WIN TIX to see the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular in Asheville

WIN TIX to see the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular in Asheville

You’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to see the 10 p.m. performance of the Bernstein’s on Dec. 7.

by November 9, 2018 31 comments Asheville events
Complete Sears store overhaul at Asheville Mall up for review

Complete Sears store overhaul at Asheville Mall up for review

Yes, we’re talking about building some 200 apartments at the Asheville Mall. And a new movie theater. And a new restaurant.

by February 5, 2018 4 comments Asheville News
The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The future of Altamont Theatre in Asheville: more short term rentals

The issue of short term rentals continues to boil around town.

by September 26, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Word on the street: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema coming to Asheville Mall

Alamo Drafthouse lures moviegoers with amenities including craft beer and gourmet food offerings.

by September 12, 2017 9 comments Asheville News

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Magnetic Theatre cuts prices on some shows

Also, the owner of the Tasty Beverage bottle shop in Asheville announced it would stand by Wicked Weed, and more.

by May 9, 2017 0 comments Asheville News
Moving the Asheville arts forward, one review at a time

Moving the Asheville arts forward, one review at a time

Getting at the role of a reviewer in Asheville.

by April 25, 2017 3 comments Asheville arts, Opinion
Theater review: ‘Terry Tempest’ an entertaining dark comedy

Theater review: ‘Terry Tempest’ an entertaining dark comedy

Under the direction of Rodney Smith, this ensemble is having a good time, and so are we.

With funding push, Asheville’s Diana Wortham Theatre to add two new venues

With funding push, Asheville’s Diana Wortham Theatre to add two new venues

It’s a critical time for one of Asheville’s most important performance and event venues.

by February 18, 2017 2 comments Asheville News
WIN TIX To see the irreverent Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

WIN TIX To see the irreverent Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

If you like your Christmas a little dirty and a little drunk, then the Bernstein show is for you.

by November 28, 2016 27 comments Asheville arts
News obit: Hazel Robinson, founder of Montford Park Players, dies

News obit: Hazel Robinson, founder of Montford Park Players, dies

Robinson founded the Montford Park Players, known as the state’s longest-running Shakespeare Festival, in 1973.

by October 21, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts, Asheville News
Asheville artist turns her home into immersive theater experience

Asheville artist turns her home into immersive theater experience

Wander through rooms of the house and experience different visual, auditory, sensual, and emotional experiences.

by October 10, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts
Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

Auditions are Sunday for play based on Waking Life scandal in Asheville

The auditions are set to begin in West Asheville on Sunday and run through Tuesday.

Asheville Community Theatre announces major renovation project for 2017

Asheville Community Theatre announces major renovation project for 2017

In the meantime, there’s an exciting new season of plays set to be staged at ACT.

by May 16, 2016 1 comment Asheville News
2016 Asheville National 10-Minute Play Festival wraps with final performances today

2016 Asheville National 10-Minute Play Festival wraps with final performances today

The festival was conceived and launched courtesy of LEAD Productions, the staging company of NYS3.

by April 9, 2016 0 comments Asheville arts
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bhramari Brewhouse on Asheville’s South Slope plans Friday opening

Ashvegas Hot Sheet: Bhramari Brewhouse on Asheville’s South Slope plans Friday opening

Also, Anam Cara Theatre Company is accepting play proposals for its 2016-2017 season, and more.

by January 13, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
‘It Goes Without Saying’, acclaimed stage show, set for Saturday at Asheville Community Theatre

‘It Goes Without Saying’, acclaimed stage show, set for Saturday at Asheville Community Theatre

NYS3 Lead Productions is bringing “It Goes Without Saying” to Asheville for one night only.

by January 7, 2016 0 comments Asheville News
The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville seeks one-act plays, actors, directors

The Magnetic Theatre in Asheville seeks one-act plays, actors, directors

Four to six plays will be presented at the theater in the summer of 2016.

by December 9, 2015 1 comment Asheville arts
Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

Construction moving quickly on Grail Moviehouse, the new downtown Asheville movie theater

The 250-seat, two-screen theater is expected to open in 2016.

Costume Drama, Business Sings Broadway to benefit Asheville Community Theatre

Costume Drama, Business Sings Broadway to benefit Asheville Community Theatre

The Costume Drama fashion show is July 10 and Business Sings Broadway is July 11.

‘Tarocco’ and its melange of magic, movement wow at the Orange Peel in Asheville

‘Tarocco’ and its melange of magic, movement wow at the Orange Peel in Asheville

The Fox and Beggar Theater show embodies elements of theatre, modern dance, circus art, live music and spoken word performance.

by June 5, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts
Steve Samuels of "The Merchant of Asheville/Photo by Rodney Smith of Tempus Fugit Design

Grand Opening this weekend for new home for Magnetic Theatre in Asheville

The Magnetic Theatre recently opened at its new location, 375 Depot St. in Asheville’s River Arts District.

by May 13, 2015 6 comments Asheville arts
The Magnetic Theatre settles into new theater space in Asheville’s River Arts District

The Magnetic Theatre settles into new theater space in Asheville’s River Arts District

The Magnetic Theatre is getting settled into its new theater space on Depot Street in the River Arts District, a space that just happens to be right across the street from its former theater space. It’s great to see the theater have a home after staging works in other theaters around town. Get out and support this theater, which only[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
New Crest Mountain Dinner Show in Asheville announces April preview shows

New Crest Mountain Dinner Show in Asheville announces April preview shows

The dinner show promises professional entertainment set in a glass-enclosed pavilion with a panoramic view of the mountains.

Students at Odyssey Community School in Asheville working w/ Re-Happening, SCAD

Students at Odyssey Community School in Asheville working w/ Re-Happening, SCAD

Odyssey students are also working on their own literary publication, due out in May.

by March 26, 2015 0 comments Asheville arts
Asheville Grit: Here’s your guide to the weekend Asheville Fringe Arts Festival

Asheville Grit: Here’s your guide to the weekend Asheville Fringe Arts Festival

Looking for some great performance art this weekend? Check out the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival.

by January 23, 2015 0 comments Asheville News
WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

WIN TICKETS To see ‘Food and How To Eat It!’ at BeBe Theatre in Asheville

The all-original sketch comedy is the latest from The Magnetic Theatre.

by January 7, 2015 18 comments Asheville arts
WIN TICKETS to see ‘Women and Wallace’ at 35Below theater in Asheville

WIN TICKETS to see ‘Women and Wallace’ at 35Below theater in Asheville

The show is staged by Attic Salt Theatre Company in Asheville.

by March 30, 2014 4 comments Asheville arts
Attic Salt Theatre Company to stage ‘Women and Wallace’ in April

Attic Salt Theatre Company to stage ‘Women and Wallace’ in April

This will be the theater company’s second production in Asheville.

by March 18, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
UNC Asheville’s first Arts Fest to feature Steep Canyon Rangers, David Holt

UNC Asheville’s first Arts Fest to feature Steep Canyon Rangers, David Holt

The Grammy winners will headline the new four-day festival that will feature music, theater, local artists and more.

by January 15, 2014 0 comments Asheville arts
‘The Book Club Play’ up next at NC Stage in Asheville

‘The Book Club Play’ up next at NC Stage in Asheville

The new comedy runs Oct. 23 through Nov. 17.

by October 14, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts

Is it curtains for A-B Tech drama classes? Students set to rally Monday to stop cuts

Drama Club president Alison Tippins is urging people to come out for a 2 p.m. meeting on Friday.

by October 9, 2013 10 comments Asheville News
Tickets on sale now for Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular by Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

Tickets on sale now for Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular by Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

It’s Asheville’s wackiest, most hilarious holiday show (imho), so you better get your tickets now.

by September 4, 2013 1 comment Asheville arts
Asheville’s new Fox & Beggar Theater successful in fundraiser for unique circus performance

Asheville’s new Fox & Beggar Theater successful in fundraiser for unique circus performance

Described as a visionary three-party circus for the stage, “Tarocco” is planned for the Masonic Temple in Asheville next year.

by August 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville News
Asheville theater drops Naked Girls Reading, says new national branding is sexist

Asheville theater drops Naked Girls Reading, says new national branding is sexist

The national group is putting an emphasis on thin, big-breasted women, an image the local group says betrays its values.

by August 2, 2013 3 comments Asheville arts
Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre invited to present original play at the N.Y. Fringe Festival

Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre invited to present original play at the N.Y. Fringe Festival

The theater will present “Landscape with Missing Person” by John Crutchfield.

by July 9, 2013 1 comment Asheville arts
The Magnetic Theatre returns with 2-week run of ‘The Caro Savanti Experience’

The Magnetic Theatre returns with 2-week run of ‘The Caro Savanti Experience’

The play will be held at the Bebe Theatre in July as The Magnetic Theatre continues its search for a new home.

by May 22, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Magnetic Theatre announces auditions for next play

Magnetic Theatre announces auditions for next play

The theater recently closed its location in the River Arts District. There’s news coming about what’s next.

by April 28, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
New musical, ‘Bright Star,’ will feature music of Steve Martin, Edie Brickell

New musical, ‘Bright Star,’ will feature music of Steve Martin, Edie Brickell

A New York theater company is producing a new musical set in the Blue Ridge mountains.

by April 24, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
N.C. Stage asks for funny stories, offers $10 ‘Shipwrecked!’ tickets in return

N.C. Stage asks for funny stories, offers $10 ‘Shipwrecked!’ tickets in return

Go to the theater company’s page on Facebook and tell ’em why you want a $10 ticket.

by April 18, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Steampunk Hamlet + Moog Music gear = fun theater show

Steampunk Hamlet + Moog Music gear = fun theater show

Who knew A-B Tech had a drama department?

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Asheville arts
Magnetic Theatre to close in River Arts District; seeking new permanent home

Magnetic Theatre to close in River Arts District; seeking new permanent home

The theater has been a trail-blazer in terms of producing only original works.

by February 12, 2013 20 comments Asheville arts, Asheville business
Social media campaign launched to save Flat Rock Playhouse

Social media campaign launched to save Flat Rock Playhouse

The playhouse, the state theater of North Carolina, is deeply in debt and turning to a Facebook campaign for help in raising $250,000 immediately.

by November 19, 2012 1 comment Asheville News
Get ready for the return of the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

Get ready for the return of the Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular

They’re as dysfunctional as ever.

by October 31, 2012 0 comments Asheville features
‘MILF: The Musical’ extended through Oct. 20

‘MILF: The Musical’ extended through Oct. 20

Check out this fun show, all locally written, produced and directed.

by October 1, 2012 0 comments Asheville features
Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

Ashvegas weekend July 20-22: French Broad Cycling Classic, Downtown After 5, Craft Fair & more

It’s the warm-up weekend to Bele Chere. Let’s get it started.

by July 20, 2012 0 comments Asheville events
Naked wit (and ladies) at Asheville’s The Magnetic Field w ‘No She Didn’t’

Naked wit (and ladies) at Asheville’s The Magnetic Field w ‘No She Didn’t’

The show promises bad girls, boobies and some of Asheville’s best dancers, including Lisa Zahiya and Kathleen Hahn.

by July 17, 2012 1 comment Asheville features
The Magnetic Theatre hosting second annual night of original short plays on June 30

The Magnetic Theatre hosting second annual night of original short plays on June 30

Press release here: Brief Encounters: New Magnetic Voices 2012, the Magnetic Theatre’s second annual evening of original short plays, is shaping up to be one of the most exciting and varied theatrical events of the summer. Opening on June 30th, the program features new plays by well-known playwrights as well as by writers whose work is being staged for the[Read More…]

by June 25, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

Asheville juggling troupe Forty Fingers & A Missing Tooth to present first full-length stage production at Magnetic Theatre

Here’s the info: Forty Fingers & A Missing Tooth presents… The Temps Show Copy: Times are tough, even for Asheville, North Carolina’s premiere juggling troupe Forty Fingers & A Missing Tooth. Despite being forced into modern day indentured servitude (a.k.a. “temping”), they still find a way to bring the mundane hum of 9 to 5 employment to an improbable crescendo.[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 1 comment Asheville features

Auditions set for April 21 for MILF: The Musical at Asheville’s Magnetic Theatre

Here’s the press release from loyal reader Chall at the awesome Magnetic Theatre: THE MAGNETIC THEATRE HOLDS AUDIENCE FOR WORLD PREMIERE OF MILF: THE MUSICAL Announcing open auditions for MILF: The Musical, a new comedic musical, book/lyrics by Lucia Del Vecchio and music by Holiday Childress, directed by Steven Samuels, starring Tracey Johnston-Crum. Rehearsals begin July 30. Performances September 13-October[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 1 comment Asheville features