Theater

Valentine’s Day Dinner Theater Featuring The Appalachian Musical Theater Society Sold Out

Published Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 3:59 pm
The annual Valentine's Day Dinner Theater hosted by The Department of Student Programs and Appalachian Food Services has sold out for this Friday. The dinner and a show event will feature the Appalachian Musical Theater Ensemble in an entertaining "miscast" production of unlikely love song choices. Read more...
BY RACHEL EMILY AUTON
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Joel Williams’ ‘Promises’ Chosen to be Performed at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Published Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 11:28 am
"Promises" a new play by Appalachian State University Department of Theatre and Dance faculty member Joel Williams has been chosen to be performed at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (HCACTF). This is the third time that Appalachian has been selected for this honor, following acclaimed festival appearances in 2001 and 2010. Read more...
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Award-winning musical ‘Rent’ to be presented Dec. 9 by Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble

Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm
Dec. 4, 2012. The highly acclaimed musical “Rent” will make its regional premiere at Appalachian State University Dec. 9 with two performances, at 2 and 8 p.m., in Rosen Concert Hall by the newly formed Appalachian Musical Theatre Ensemble. This is the first time “Rent” has been produced in the High Country. Appalachian’s production involves more than four dozen students in the cast, crew and live orchestra, representing 18 different academic majors from across the university. Read more…
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Watauga High School Pioneer Playmakers Perform Encore Presentation of Award-Winning Play Tonight

Published Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Nov. 12, 2012. The Watauga High School Pioneer Playmakers will offer an encore performance of their award-winning self-written production of “schuld” tonight at 8 p.m. in Watauga High School’s Ross Auditorium. Admission for this special performance is $5. Read more…
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North Carolina Theater Conference Comes to WHS

Published Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 1:41 pm
Oct. 31, 2012. Watauga High School will welcome more than 250 high school actors from 11 different schools at the annual North Carolina Theatre Conference Regional High School Play Festival this Friday and Saturday Nov. 2 and 3. The high school’s honors acting class, the Pioneer Playmakers, along with more than 80 volunteers, will help run 14 one-act plays over the course of the two days. The festival is free. Read more…
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Weekend Roundup: 17 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out: Sept. 28 to 30

Published Friday, September 28, 2012 at 2:52 pm
Sept. 28, 2012. The High Country has so many wonderful events to offer its community and visitors. Check our site every Friday for something new and exciting to look forward to while you’re watching the hour hand crawl to 5 o’clock. Find live music down the street, explore a nearby town’s local secrets or try out a new square dancing class. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Weekend Roundup: 17 Things To Do This Weekend in the High Country; Check ‘em Out & Make Plans: Aug. 24-26

Published Friday, August 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm
Aug. 24, 2012. The High Country has so many wonderful events to offer its community and visitors. Check our site every Friday for something new and exciting to look forward to while you’re watching the hour hand crawl to 5 o’clock. Find live music down the street, explore a nearby town’s local secrets or try out a new square dancing class. There’s always something fun to do in the High Country. Read more...
COMPILED BY REBECCA GITLEN
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Blowing Rock’s Ensemble Stage Company Presents ‘All the King’s Women’ Opening this Saturday

Published Friday, August 24, 2012 at 11:25 am
Aug. 24, 2012. The Ensemble Stage's production of "All the King's Women," written by Luigi Jannuzzi and directed by Laura Morrison, opens Saturday at the Blowing Rock School Auditorium."All the King's Women" is the story of Elvis Presley told through the eyes of 16 women and two men. Some are enthralled, some are appalled and all are obsessed. Read more...
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The Curtain Falls on BRCAC’s Hayes Center

Published Friday, February 17, 2012 at 7:46 pm
Feb. 17, 2012. BLOWING ROCK -- Thanking the “hundreds of donors and supporters who gave their time, talents and financial resources to the cause,” Blowing Rock Cultural Arts Center (BRCAC) board chairman, Ron Bryson announced last week that the Blowing Rock Cultural Arts Center would close immediately. Read more...
BY RON FITZWATER
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