Night Music by Asheville Playwright, David Brendan Hopes Opens the Magnetic Theatre’s 2018 Season

David Brendan Hopes is a prolific playwright. His plays Abbott’s Dance, 7 Reece Mews, Edward the King, and, most recently, The Loves of Mr. Lincoln have been produced in New York.   ASHEVILLE, NC:  Asheville-based writer, poet, actor, and playwright David Brendan Hopes’ award-winning, coming-of-age drama, Night Music will open on February 1, at The … Continue reading Night Music by Asheville Playwright, David Brendan Hopes Opens the Magnetic Theatre’s 2018 Season

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Held Over Through Dec. 5

Attic Salt Theatre Company, the Producers of the currently running Tony-award winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, are proud to announce that said show will be held over for an additional weekend, due to audience demand and sold out houses. The show will continue to be performed at 35below, located at 35 … Continue reading Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Held Over Through Dec. 5

The Jacob Higginbotham Show Presented by The Magnetic Theatre

Not since his award-winning one-man lyric-drama, The Songs of Robert, has writer and performer John Crutchfield held himself up to public ridicule with such brave and solitary determination. His latest solo play, The Jacob Higginbotham Show, is set in our very own Asheville (or, at least, in somebody's Asheville), and tells the story of a … Continue reading The Jacob Higginbotham Show Presented by The Magnetic Theatre

Asheville's Changing Face the Subject of Magnetic Theatre's Merchant of Asheville

Listen to Metro Asheville Editor, J.C. Tripp's interview with Magnetic Theater Artistic Director Steven Samuels on "The Merchant of Asheville" and the theatre's new space in the River Arts District. The Merchant of Asheville (A Locally Sourced Comedy) will opening The Magnetic Theatre proudly new home in the River Arts District, Magnetic 375. Written and directed … Continue reading Asheville's Changing Face the Subject of Magnetic Theatre's Merchant of Asheville

Magnetic Theatre Presents Maryedith Burrell's #OUCH! (An Accidental Comedy)

Maryedith Burrell, the Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated screenwriter and performer best known for her stints on Seinfeld, Parenthood, Fridays, andSNL, returns to the stage in her own #OUCH! (An Accidental Comedy), a hilarious and harrowing one-woman show about the trials and tribulations of modern health care. #OUCH! sold out at the BeBe in October. Jeff Messer, … Continue reading Magnetic Theatre Presents Maryedith Burrell's #OUCH! (An Accidental Comedy)