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And someone's going to London - why shouldn't it be you?

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Opens This Friday!

August 3-19, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm

By Steven Dietz; Produced and directed by Jason Williams
Performed in 35below

Robert and Cait reunite thirty-five years after a walking tour of Dublin brought them briefly together. As the older couple rediscover each other, their younger selves, Robbie and Caithleen, retrace the events of their short-lived love-affair. However Time may have a plan this time around. This Irish time-travel love story blends wit, humor, and heartache into a buoyant, moving appeal for making the most of the present before it is past.

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NC Premiere on the Mainstage!

August 17-September 2, 2018
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 pm; Sundays at 2:30 pm
Performed on the Mainstage
By Marc Palmieri; Directed by Betsy Puckett

After stumbling upon an outdoor production of a Shakespeare play in Manhattan, Long Island landscaper Bob Malone returns home inspired to write a play about his troubled marriage. He hires two reluctant New York theatre professionals to spend a week at his home and stage the play in his garage, with a cast of colorful locals. A modern romantic comedy with a moving and unexpected ending.

What is a groundling? If you've been wondering, you're not alone - we get that question all the time! The term goes back to the early Shakespeare days at the Globe Theatre. The folks who stood and watched Shakespeare's performances from "the yard" were called "groundlings." Coincidence that Bob is a landscaper? We think not!

The cast is composed of seven community members; some first timers and some with an ACT history. We think you'll definitely recognize some names! Making their ACT Mainstage debuts are Daniel Sandoval, Scott Keel, Haven Volpe and Kelsey Simmons. Returning to the stage are Jenni Robinson, Mandy Bean and Ralph Redpath (his first time back on the ACT stage in more than 20 years!)

Join us Opening Weekend and be one of the first people in the state to see this show!

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Auditions!

August 4, 2018 * 1:00-4:00 pm - on the Mainstage
August 5, 2018 * 6:30-9:30 pm - in 35below


Our 2018-19 season opener is right around the corner, and we're looking for our cast! We're trying something different for these auditions - instead of preparing a song of your choice, director Jeff Catanese has requested that you prepare a specific song for the character for which you're auditioning. We posted all of the songs and the sheet music here, so you'll know what to prepare!

You must be 18 at the time of auditions to audition, and we encourage anyone who's not familiar with the show to become familiar prior to auditions. It's often described as an R-rated Sesame Street, and - for real - it's definitely R-rated!
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August 14, 2018 * 10:30 am-2:30 pm

The Book of Job as a comedy? Joe Benjamin is a God-fearing tycoon with a Long Island mansion and a prodigal son and two kooky twins among other family members. After Joe is visited by Sidney Lipton – God’s messenger (and Joe’s tempter) – his life is never the same. Director Jim Reid seeks a cast of 8 for this Neil Simon show that will be performed as Readers Theatre. Aren't familiar with the show? Check out a script from our Box Office (Tues-Fri, 10-4)!

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Cheerio, gov'na!

The trip so nice, we're doing it twice! You are not seeing double - this is a NEW London Raffle! We want to send you and a friend across the pond! 

Raffle tickets are $50 each - and only 500 tickets will be sold (they're going fast)! The prize is valued at $10,000!

Here's what's included:

  • 2 round trip Business Class tickets to London on American Airlines
  • Transfers to and from the airport to your hotel
  • Accommodations for 6 nights at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel
  • Day 1-Guided tour of London
  • 3 day-tours: Windsor Castle, Stonehenge/City of Bath and Kensington Palace
  • 2 pre-purchased tickets to the theatre (you pick from an exclusive list)
  • 2 passes to ride the London Eye
  • $1,000 gift card to purchase theatre tickets, dine, tour and shop
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In Case You Missed It

Generous support for ACT's renovation and expansion was provided by the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA) from the Tourism Product Development Fund (TPDF)
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