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Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre

Address: 44 College Street, Mars Hill, NC 28754
Phone Number: 828 689 1384
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Ranked #1 of 2 Attractions in Mars Hill
Owner description: A professional theatre dedicated to proven favorites, heritage of the Southern Appalachians, new...
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Owner description: A professional theatre dedicated to proven favorites, heritage of the Southern Appalachians, new works development, and opportunities for students and playwrights. All performances are held in the historic Owen Theatre on the beautiful campus of Mars Hill College. SART's six show season begins in June and runs until the end of August. Tickets $25-$28.

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My parents used some of their season tickets to take my husband and I to see "Promises" at SART while we were visiting them in Asheville. They enjoy the season ticket program there particularly since they can choose to allot their tickets as they choose instead of being locked in to certain showings and so they're able to take visiting... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

Shows are great, theatre intimate but in need of a facelift on the inside. Professional actors and wonderful audience. SART also one of few who try to pay interns by selling raffle tickets at each show.

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Appalachian Mountains
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I've seen a couple of shows here and would go more often if I lived a bit closer. Beautiful little town, Mars Hill. Acting was excellent. Loved the theater space.

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Hot Springs, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Its almost hard to believe that you aren't on Broadway, and yes, they are that good! Its actually better in a way because of the small (compared to big cities) venue which makes the audience feel a part of the play.

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Western North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

What a wonderful gem of a theatrical experience! This small playhouse astounds with its talent and stage design. It is much more than I could have hoped for!!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Excellent theater in small college town, all seats are very good! Senior rate available, variety of plays! A local favorite

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Tallahassee, Fl
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

Southern Appalachian Repertory Theater is a gem nestled in a tiny town 18 miles north of Asheville, easily accessible by limited access highway. Plays are presented throughout the summer season, usually a two week run for each. The casts are a mix of professionals and students from Mars Hill College school of theater are are of the highest quality. The... More 

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NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

Actors are fabulous, some have come back to the area for the summer season for years, and we look forward to seeing them each season. And new faces appear often from the local college theatre program-and they're great. It's a small intimate space-no bad seats. One new commissioned play is performed each season, and the other performances are a mixture... More 

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Oldsmar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

We thoroughly enjoyed the theater and play by SART. It happened to be "The Death of a Salesman" which is somewhat depressing. The cast was excellent! Also enjoyed walking around the campus of Mars Hill College after the matinee.

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