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A season of Laughter and Love presented by The Cliffs

Broadway’s greatest farce by Stephen Sondheim is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way To The Forum is a non-stop laugh-fest…

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Rug & Home presents:

Music on the Rock: John Denver

Oct 16th - Oct 19th, Oct 23rd - Oct 26th

Another massively popular Music on the Rock concert returns when we present two weeks of The Music of John Denver. With his unique style of songwriting, Denver composed over 200 songs including “Take Me Home Country Roads.” These amazing nights of music will feature some of his greatest hits, performed by an extraordinary singer.

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Pardee Hospital presents:

A Christmas Carol

November 20 - December 21

The Charles Dickens’ perennial classic, A Christmas Carol comes to life on the Flat Rock Playhouse stage in a spectacular new production featuring all the classic elements with a few new twists. The industrial setting of 19th century England gives way to a story filled with hope and joy as the entire cast and audience join hearts and voices to a chorus of familiar Christmas carols. All the well known characters retell the magical and uplifting story from “Bah! Humbug!”, the ghosts of Christmas past, present, and future, to “God bless us, everyone!.”  A holiday tradition appropriate for all ages, […]

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Rug & Home presents:

Music on the Rock: A Motown Christmas

December 11 - 14, 18 - 21

Originally released in 1973, A Motown Christmas featured performance by Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5, Diana Ross & the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, the Temptations and Smokey Robinson & the Miracles. These unique arrangements of beloved Christmas classics like “Silent Night” and “White Christmas” featured harmonies that epitomized the Motown sound. This amazing album will come to life at Playhouse Downtown with a group of singers that are guaranteed to bring some extra joy to your Christmas season.

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Rug & Home presents:

Music on the Rock: The Beatles

February 20 - 23

One of Music on the Rock’s most popular concerts returns! With new songs and amazing performers, this will be an unforgettable celebration of the Fab Four’s music. With only four performances, we expect this extraordinary tribute to the most iconic band of all time to sell out quickly. Come to Playhouse Downtown to experience some of the greatest songs ever written, live.

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Park Ridge Health presents

Charlotte’s Web

March 13 - 23

This beautiful story about friendship is filled with enchanting characters: Wilbur, the rambunctious young pig who loves life; Fern, the girl who can understand animals; Templeton, the gluttonous rat; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and the extraordinary spider, Charlotte.

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This 2010 Music on the Rock concert has frequently been called out as an audience favorite. This concert features powerhouse vocals and some of the most best-loved pop songs ever written. Don’t miss amazing performances of “Open Arms,” “Faithfully,” “Making Love Out of Nothing at All,” “Don’t Stop Believing” and all of your favorites.

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Following our popular production of The Odd Couple, we bring you another classic Neil Simon comedy. Inspired by Simon’s early career experience as a junior writer (along with his brother Danny)

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The Fantasticks is the longest-running production of any kind in the world, and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers.

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It’s a celebration of one of the greatest folk rock supergroups ever assembled when Music on the Rock continues with The Music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. Experience the intricate vocal harmonies of classic songs like “Teach Your Children” and “Southern Cross” live at Playhouse Downtown.

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Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home, where they hilariously bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie star sister, Masha, swoops in with her hot young boyfriend, Spike…

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The Last Five Years

May 29 - June 22

Jason Robert Brown’s contemporary musical The Last Five Years tells the emotionally powerful story of two twenty-something New Yorkers who dive head first into a marriage fueled by the optimism that comes with finding “the one.”  But in a city where professional and personal passions collide and only the strongest relationships survive…

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Tryon Estates and Ace Hardware present:

My Fair Lady

June 12 - July 13

This show is the standard by which all others are measured. My Fair Lady is triumphant. Henry Higgins, a Professor of Phonetics, encounters Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, one cold March night at Covent Garden market.

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With over 40 millions records sold worldwide and six top ten singles including “California Dreaming,” The Mamas & the Papas are one of the most renowned folk rock vocal groups from the 60s. Experience the sublime harmonies and iconic folk sound of The Mamas & the Papas at Playhouse Downtown.

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Asheville Regional Airport presents:

Boeing Boeing

July 3 - July 27

This sparkling, quick-paced farce follows the misadventures of handsome Architect Bernard, his hapless and nervous sidekick, Robert, his long-suffering housekeeper, Berthe and the juggling of Robert’s social life with three different fiancées—all of them glamorous International Airline Hostesses (Italian, German and American). Everything has worked swimmingly well until the schedule of all the airlines change and Robert, Bernard and Berthe must feverishly work to ensure that Bernard is not caught out.

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The Supporting Players of Flat Rock Playhouse present

Dark Night Revue

August 4th

This one-night-only event is the Playhouse’s official fundraiser and a joyful collaboration between volunteers and staff. The Supporting Players host a Gourmet Picnic for 300 attendees along with exciting Silent and Live Auctions.. The Playhouse Company produces an evening of performance including music, dance and lots of laughs.  Guests can choose to buy tickets for the picnic and show ($125 or $100) or the performance only ($40) A portion of each ticket is tax deductible. Since their inception, The Supporting Players have contributed more than $900,000 to the Playhouse. These donations have helped support the building of the YouTheatre Educational […]

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First Citizens Bank presents:

Miss Saigon

July 24 - August 24

From the creators of last summer’s hit musical Les Misérables comes another epic production about love and revolution. In the turmoil of the Vietnam War, an American soldier and a Vietnamese girl fall in love, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon.

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Rug & Home presents:

Music on the Rock: The Songs of the 60s

July 31 - August 2, August 7 - 9

The turbulent 60s featured the Counterculture, Anti-War and Civil Rights Movements that revolutionized society and the music of the time. Experience the evolution of pop music through the decade with a unique Music on the Rock tribute concert that brings the music of the 60s to life.

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Two actors take on numerous characters and even more costume changes in this hilarious satire of theatrical and literary genres. The Mystery of Irma Vep satirizes all that is ridiculous in Gothic horror, Victorian melodrama, classic film, and conventional theater.

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Presented in part by TD Bank

Music of James Bond

September 11 - 21

“Goldfinger,” “Diamonds are Forever,” “You Only Live Twice,” “Live and Let Die,” “Skyfall,” and countless other iconic songs about the world’s favorite spy comes to life on the Playhouse Mainstage.

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