2/22/2013 - Asheville area theater productions
by Asheville Citizen Times
"Neighbors," by Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective, 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, 35below at Asheville Community Theatre, Walnut Street, Asheville. A liberal white couple sell their house to an affluent black couple.www.differentstrokesavl.com.
"Rashomon," 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Hoey Auditorium, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee. 227-7491.
"Romeo & Juliet," 7:30 p.m. today-Sunday, Hendersonville Little Theater, 229 S. Washington St. $20, $10 ages 18 and younger. 692-1082.
"The Understudy," to March 10, N.C. Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane, Asheville. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays. An unknown actor is hired to understudy for a big star in Broadway production. Tickets $16, $25, $28 based on day of the week; $10 student tickets available. 239-0263. Grade: B-plus.www.ncstage.org.
"Bark! The Musical," to March 10, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Asheville Community Theatre, Walnut Street, Asheville. $15-$25. Call 254-1320. Grade: A.
"You Can't Take It With You," to March 3, 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Brevard Little Theatre, 55 E. Jordan St., Brevard. $14, $10 students. 884-2587.
"Anatomy of Gray," 7:30 p.m. today-Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Porter Center's Morrison Playhouse on campus of Brevard College. $5. www.brevard.edu/productions.
"Beneath Shelton Laurel," 7:30 p.m. today, 2 p.m. Saturday, A-B Tech's Simpson Hall, Victoria Road, Asheville. Based on a massacre that happened in Madison County in early 1863, where 13 men and boys suspected of Unionism were killed by Confederate soldiers. $10, WNCHA members $8, students $5. 253-9231 orwww.wnchistory.org.
"Falsettoland," musical about a modern family, 7:30 p.m. March 1-2, 3 p.m. March 3, Feichter Studio, HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. 456-6322. www.harttheatre.com.
"The Little Prince," March 7-17, by YouTheatre of Flat Rock Playhouse, 125 S. Main St., Hendersonville. 693-0731 orwww.flatrockplayhouse.org.
"Grease: School Edition," 7 p.m. March 7-9 and 2:20 p.m. March 10, North Buncombe High School, 890 Clarks Chapel Road, Weaverville. $8 until March 6, $10 at the door. 645-4221.
"The Tempest," 8 p.m. March 7-10, Warren Wilson College's Kittredge Theatre, Swannanoa. Deserted on a desolate island by her conniving brother, Prospera increases her knowledge of magic and enchantment. She uses her newfound power to exact revenge upon her brother and the royal party of Naples. $10, free for faculty/staff/students with ID. 771-3040.
"Purgatorio," drama, 7:30 p.m. March 15-16, 3 p.m. March 17, Feichter Studio, HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. 456-6322. www.harttheatre.com.
"Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by himself)," March 27-April 21, N.C. Stage Company, 15 Stage Lane, Asheville. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets $16, $25, $28 based on day of the week; $10 student tickets available. 239-0263.www.ncstage.org.
WNC Unified auditions, A-B Tech and the Montford Park Players host WNC Theatre League Unified Auditions at A-B Tech's Ferguson Auditorium, 340 Victoria Road, Asheville. Check in begins at 5 p.m. today for child actors and 9 a.m. Saturday for adult actors, designers, directors and technicians. Each auditionee will upload his or her information, including a headshot, through our online registration form and pay a $30 registration fee by credit or debit card. Visitwww.unifiedauditions.org.
"Welcome to Mitford,&rdq uo; 6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday, HART Theatre, 250 Pigeon St., Waynesville. Based on the series of novels by North Carolina writer Jan Karon. Will run weekends April 19-May 5. Anyone interested in working backstage is encouraged to come by during auditions to sign up.
"In Praise of Love," 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Asheville Community Theatre, Walnut Street, Asheville, with The Autumn Players. "In Praise of Love" will be performed as reader's theatre. No previous experience required. All audition material provided at the auditions. 254-1320.
Parkway Playhouse open call auditions from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. March 2, Mountain Heritage Center, U.S. 19-E, Burnsville. For ages 16 and older for available roles in "Dancing at Lughnasa," "Peter Pan," "The Mystery of Edwin Drood," "A Few Good Men," and "Sherlock Holmes Returns." Actors will be asked to read selected scenes. Those auditioning for roles in Peter Pan or The Mystery of Edwin Drood should be prepared to sing and participate in a movement audition.
"The Importance of Being Earnest," 7 p.m. March 24 and 26, Hendersonville Little Theater, 229 S. Washington St. Casting five men and four women. 692-1082.