9/21/2012 - Asheville area theater productions
by Asheville Citizen Times
"Hairspray" today-Oct. 14, Asheville Community Theatre, 35 E. Walnut St. Jerry Crouch directs this big musical comedy about a teen girl who dreams of dancing on an "American Bandstand" like TV show. Performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. 254-1320.
"R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (and Mystery) Of the Universe," to Oct. 7, N.C. Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane, Asheville. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and Sept. 30, 2 p.m. Sundays. $16-$28 depending on day of the week. Grade A-minus. 239-0263. www.ncstage.org
"The Trip To Bountiful," today-Sunday, Hendersonville Little Theatre, 229 S. Washington St., Hendersonville. The story of Carrie Watts, an aging widow living with her son and daughter-in-law in a three-room flat in Houston. 692-1082. www.hendersonvillelittletheatre.org.
"Almost, Maine," today-Sunday, Flat Rock Playhouse, 2661 Greenville Hwy., Flat Rock. All is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. Performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2 p.m. most Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Grade B. $35, $25 students. 693-0731.
"Between the Tackles," Saturday-Oct. 5, Parkway Playhouse, 202 Green Mountain Drive, Burnsville. Lifelong fans get together for an important football game in this comedy by Britt Kaufmann and Stephanie Stark Poling. 682-4285. parkwayplayhouse.com
"A Tribute to the Jersey Boys: Franki Valli and the Four Seasons," 8 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Sept. 30, as part of the Music on the Rock Series, Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown, 125 S. Main St., Hendersonville. $24. 693-0731. www.flatrockplayhouse.org.
Musical "Pump Boys and Dinettes," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-29 plus a 3 p.m. show on Sept. 29, Hoey Auditorium at Western Carolina University, N.C. 107, Cullowhee. $20m $15 seniors and WCU faculty/staff, $10 students. 227-2479 or bardoartscenter.wcu.edu.
"The Giver," 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27-30, 2 p.m. Sept. 29-30, UNC Asheville's Carol Belk Theatre. $10, $5 students. http://drama.unca.edu/theatre-unca or 232-6610.
"Light Up The Sky," 2:30 p.m. Sept. 28-29 at 35below, Walnut Street, downtown Asheville, and Sept. 30 at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center. 1948 comedy by The Autumn Players of Asheville Community Theatre. $5 cash at the door.