What’s Playing

Private Lives
March 12 – 29
7:30 PM Thu-Sat; 2:30 Sunday
Asheville Masonic Temple

Noel Coward’s Private Lives opens March 12 – 29, 2015 in the historic Asheville Masonic Temple.  Private Lives is the story of Elyot, Sybil, Amanda and George, two honeymooning couples unaware that their past has checked into the hotel with them.  This production is presented in conjunction with Biltmore’s display of costumes from “Downton Abbey”.  Additional performances available for groups through May 13; please contact the Box Office for details at info@montfordparkplayers.org.

 

Romeo and Juliet
May 15 – June 6
Friday – Sunday, 7:30 PM
Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC

Romeo and Juliet graces the brand new Hazel Robinson Amphitheater stage as we open our free summer season.  This tale of “star-crossed lovers” will run May 15 – June 6.

 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
August 29 – September 20
Friday – Sunday, 7:30 PM
Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC

Next A Midsummer Night’s Dream helps ring in the summer with laughter, mix-ups and joy that this beloved production brings with it. Dream will run June 12 – July 4.

 

Twelfth Night, or What You Will
July 10 – August 1
Friday – Sunday, 7:30 PM
Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC

Twelfth Night, or What You Will has everything: song, dance, shipwrecks and cross dressing twins. Sometimes called Shakespeare’s musical comedy this play is fun for all and runs  July 10 – August 1.

 

Richard III
August 7 – 29
Friday – Sunday, 7:30 PM
Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC

Continuing in August will be the history play, Richard III. Last performed on our stage in 1997, the story of the ambitious Richard of Gloucester is made topical again by the recent discovery of his remains and the beauty of Shakespeare’s language.  Richard III is onstage from August 7 – 29.

 

As You Like It
September 4 – 26
Friday – Sunday, 7:30 PM
Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre
100 Gay Street, Asheville, NC

Rounding out the Free Summer Season is the perennial favorite As You Like It, which follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle’s court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. As You Like It will run September 4 – 26.

 

Tragedy of King Lear
October 8 – 25
7:30 PM Thu-Sat; 2:30 Sunday
Asheville Masonic Temple

We return to the Masonic Temple with the Tragedy of King Lear, the tale of an aging king eager to retire his burdens to his three daughters. King Lear will run October 8 – 25.

 

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol
December 10 – 23
7:30 PM Thu-Sat; 2:30 Sunday
Asheville Masonic Temple

We’ll end the year with Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, December 10 – 23, the story of old Ebeneezer Scrooge and his time-hopping ghosts.

 

Join us for what promises to be another grand year for the Montford Park Players.  For more information visit www.montfordparkplayers.org, follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MontfordParkPlayers, email us at info@montfordparkplayers.org or call us at (828) 254-5146.