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Address: 92 Gay Street, Asheville, NC 28802
Phone Number: +1 828-254-5146
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Description: North Carolina's longest running Shakespeare Festival, the Montford Park...
North Carolina's longest running Shakespeare Festival, the Montford Park Players presents free classical theatre under the stars all summer long - donations are welcome. The Montford Park Players also presents a ticketed indoor season from October through April at Asheville's historic Masonic Temple downtown.
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The Montford park players have been an Asheville theatrical staple for many years now, and from the beginning their passion for theater and the Bohemian atmosphere of the open air... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Saw a flyer posted for the production "Private Lives" and on a whim I decided to go online and buy a tickets for that nights performance. I am very glad that I did. The show was fantastic. I met an older lady at the show that had been in their previous shows and we spent the rest of the night... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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54 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Montford park players have been an Asheville theatrical staple for many years now, and from the beginning their passion for theater and the Bohemian atmosphere of the open air shows were one of those things that helped make Asheville special. In more recent years they have started performing during the winter months as well, since the Masonic temple opened... More 

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MontfordParkPlayers, General Manager at The Montford Park Players, responded to this review

Thank you, Josiah, for your review. At the Montford Park Players, we are constantly striving to improve both the quality and the depth of our repertoire, with the ultimate goal being a great experience for our audiences. Look for our upcoming shows at the Masonic Temple AND for the new renovations at our outdoor Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, coming this year!... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Words cannot describe this exquisite jewel in Asheville and must be attended by everyone! Wow! Wonderful engagement with the audience, fantastic setting, and creative design set. Rent a chair (or bring your own), take out the goodies from your picnic basket, enjoy a glass (or two) of wine and otherwise spend a delightful evening with the best of Shakespeare!!! The... More 

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Asheville, NC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's nice to have this talented and quirky group in Asheville. They are dedicated and hardworking, and the outdoor theatre is such a great place for a picnic!!!!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was looking to do something relaxing after a long and busy first day in Asheville. I couldn't pass up watching a Shakespeare place for free! There are snacks and beverages (alcoholic as well) available for purchase outside of the amphitheater. They were performing Coriolanus that night - a play I had no familiarity with. It was easy to follow... More 

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avl, nc
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I loved the energy and the costumes. It made me feel happy.They did a wonderful job.My whole family enjoyed it. we will go to see them again

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Ridgway, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So awesome to watch these plays out in the park and as dusk sets in all the magic really happens when the Fireflies begin to light up the stage with their presence. Beautiful way to spend a summer evening

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Durham, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A Winter's Tale, not one of the Bards best, but was a really great production in the hands of the Montford Park Players and Warren Wilson. Young fresh takes on Shakespeare. The price is a bargain/

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Charleston SC
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69 reviews 69 reviews
36 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Wonderfuly kept gardens well wort walking and exploring the many areas wonderful statues great for photos

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

They are THE BEST! They give me great joy every summer! I can't wait for the program to come out and set my schedule around the plays. I must admit I am partial to the comedies. I have had enough tragedies to study in my college days and even act in. But Every year, this troop gets better and better... More 

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