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Saturday, December 7, 2019
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm
Leiman Mainstage at Flat Rock Playhouse
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm
Diana Wortham Theatre

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre presents
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
ACDT’s Website

A new unique version of a seasonal delight. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a story full of adventure, courage and loyalty all performed in a colorful fast-paced dance theatre production.

Carolina Christmas Show
Dec 7 @ 2:30 pm
Colonial Theater

Share the joy & magic of the Christmas season with your friends & families at the Carolina Christmas Show, a dazzling production of live music, dance, & comedy! This heartwarming Broadway-style show features the finest performers from Western NC & special guest artists presenting sacred and secular Christmas favorites, including Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, O Holy Night, Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, and Go Tell it On the Mountain. Relax, unplug, & experience the Carolina Christmas Show, a celebration of the true spirit of Christmas that’s sure to become an annual tradition!

One weekend only:  December 6 at 7:30 PM and December 7 at 2:30 PM & 7:30 PM.

Miracle on 34th Street
Dec 7 @ 2:30 pm
Asheville Community Theatre

Kris Kringle, an old man living in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s where he surprises employees and customers by claiming to be the real Santa Claus. Seen as deluded by Macy’s vocational counselor, he’s thrown into a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity. Especially at stake is one little girl’s belief in Santa. The whole family will enjoy this funny, poignant and faithful adaptation of the classic 1947 film.

A Slice of Life: An Evening of Stories with Connie Regan Blake
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Black Mountain Center for the Arts

oin nationally celebrated storyteller, Connie Regan-Blake, as she transforms a packed theater into an intimate circle of friends with old-timey charm, wisdom, and humor. We’ll also welcome to the stage, her workshop participants, Catherine Yael Serota, Steve Tate, Rick Bowers, Jane O. Cunningham, Christine Westfeldt, and Pepper Ellis-Hagebak. This event is in our intimate theatre, and usually sells out so get yours tickets ahead of time!

And look for the next “Slice of Life” series with Connie’s storytelling students in the Spring of 2020.

Handle With Care
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
North Carolina Stage Company

“In this bilingual romantic comedy, circumstances both hilarious and tragic bring together a young Israeli woman, who has little command of English, and a young American man, who has little command of romance. Is their inevitable love an accident … or is it destiny, generations in the making?”

“a hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy” – The New York Times

The 10th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
The Magnetic Theatre

An Asheville Holiday staple!

Special Event – Join the Bernsteins for their final year of the raucous holiday fun.

The Bernsteins have thrilled and cracked up Asheville audiences with their antics for a decade. With an all-star cast of local acting talent, the show features Best of WNC Award Winner Tracey Johnston-Crum, well-known Lazoom personality Glenn Reed, Erik Moellering, Sarah Felmet, and Darren Marshall, who has played both Santa Claus and Baby Jesus for all ten years of the Spectacular. Directed by Lucia Del Vecchio, the show is sure to be a rollicking comedy romp, that is most certainly not suitable for all audiences.

December 5 – 21, 2019
Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 7:30pm & 10 p.m.

Note: Groupons are not accepted for The 10th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular.

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm
Diana Wortham Theatre

Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre presents
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King
ACDT’s Website

A new unique version of a seasonal delight. The Nutcracker and the Mouse King is a story full of adventure, courage and loyalty all performed in a colorful fast-paced dance theatre production.

A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

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Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:00PM and 7:30PM
Fridays 8:00PM
Saturdays 2:00PM and 8:00PM
Sundays 2:00PM

 

A family tradition has come home for the holidays. An all-new production. Sure to delight and entertain.  Join us for the celebration

The 10th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular
Dec 7 @ 10:00 pm
The Magnetic Theatre

An Asheville Holiday staple!

Special Event – Join the Bernsteins for their final year of the raucous holiday fun.

The Bernsteins have thrilled and cracked up Asheville audiences with their antics for a decade. With an all-star cast of local acting talent, the show features Best of WNC Award Winner Tracey Johnston-Crum, well-known Lazoom personality Glenn Reed, Erik Moellering, Sarah Felmet, and Darren Marshall, who has played both Santa Claus and Baby Jesus for all ten years of the Spectacular. Directed by Lucia Del Vecchio, the show is sure to be a rollicking comedy romp, that is most certainly not suitable for all audiences.

December 5 – 21, 2019
Thursdays & Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays at 7:30pm & 10 p.m.

Note: Groupons are not accepted for The 10th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular.

Sunday, December 8, 2019
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
Leiman Mainstage at Flat Rock Playhouse
Handle With Care
Dec 8 @ 2:00 pm
North Carolina Stage Company

“In this bilingual romantic comedy, circumstances both hilarious and tragic bring together a young Israeli woman, who has little command of English, and a young American man, who has little command of romance. Is their inevitable love an accident … or is it destiny, generations in the making?”

“a hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy” – The New York Times

Let it be, Christmas
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm
Event Center at Biltmore United Methodist Church

All proceeds benefit Eliada Homes, a local non-profit supporting the children of WNC.

Experience this contemporary rendition of the beloved Nativity story beautifully told through the gospel according to Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Paul, George and Ringo. Travel with Mary and Joseph down the “Long and Winding Road” to Bethlehem while savoring dozens of classic Beatles hits. This entertaining Christmas event profoundly reminds us – “All you need is Love”.

Miracle on 34th Street
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm
Asheville Community Theatre

Kris Kringle, an old man living in a retirement home, gets a job working as Santa for Macy’s where he surprises employees and customers by claiming to be the real Santa Claus. Seen as deluded by Macy’s vocational counselor, he’s thrown into a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity. Especially at stake is one little girl’s belief in Santa. The whole family will enjoy this funny, poignant and faithful adaptation of the classic 1947 film.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Black Mountain Center for the Arts

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We welcome back personality and poet James Navé as he again presents the classic story “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” by Dylan Thomas. Navé transports us to another time and another place where the season was packed with delights for all our senses, when children believed and villagers created a special time in that special place. As a gift to the community, Navé has been presenting the rich language of Thomas’s evocative holiday classic poem since 1988. Join us for an afternoon and leave renewed.

Monday, December 9, 2019
NAT ZEGREE Flat Rock Playhouse
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

Join Flat Rock Playhouse dynamo Nat Zegree as he whisks you away on a musical journey celebrating the best holiday music from around the world!!! All proceeds for this special fundraiser performance will benefit the arts at Flat Rock Playhouse.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
ADDED SHOW: Nat Zegree in Feliz Nat-Vidad!
Dec 10 @ 7:30 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

Due to popular demand, we’re bringing you a SECOND NIGHT of Nat Zegree in Feliz-Natviad! 

 Join us as dynamo Nat Zegree whisks you away on a musical journey celebrating the best holiday music from around the world!!!

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm
Leiman Mainstage at Flat Rock Playhouse
A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm
Flat Rock Playhouse

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Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:00PM and 7:30PM
Fridays 8:00PM
Saturdays 2:00PM and 8:00PM
Sundays 2:00PM

 

A family tradition has come home for the holidays. An all-new production. Sure to delight and entertain.  Join us for the celebration

Handle With Care
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm
North Carolina Stage Company

“In this bilingual romantic comedy, circumstances both hilarious and tragic bring together a young Israeli woman, who has little command of English, and a young American man, who has little command of romance. Is their inevitable love an accident … or is it destiny, generations in the making?”

“a hilarious and heartwarming romantic comedy” – The New York Times