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Address: 92 Gay Street, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: +1 828-254-5146
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Fri - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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 free indoor season from October through April in downtown venues.

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Fantastic production!!!

Fantastic production of Much Ado About Nothing! Alex McDonald and Devyn Ray were absolutely delightful in their roles and had fantastic chemistry onstage! Dwight Chiles was also... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Grenada, Mississippi
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Grenada, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic production of Much Ado About Nothing! Alex McDonald and Devyn Ray were absolutely delightful in their roles and had fantastic chemistry onstage! Dwight Chiles was also hilarious in the role of Dogberry! Fantastic casting all around. Overall, a wonderful evening! Everyone should see the MPP in Asheville at least once!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a huge Shakespeare fan but we went with friends to see 'Much to do about nothing' - I was blown away What a great cast and a tremendous performance The outdoor theater was a great setting and it helped that we has prefect weather but it was the cast, the cast, the cast I can't say enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Montford park players always do a great job at any play they do. The actors and actresses are very down to earth and all are very talented. I would recommend everyone to come see the montford park players.

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Weaverville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Saw "Much Ado about Nothing". A most wonderful and delightful production. Great cast, costumes and weather was perfect for Shakespeare under the stars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

If you are in Asheville during the summer months, you must take time to go and see the Montford Park Players. You will not be disappointed. Don't write it off thinking Shakespeare is boring. Trust me - there is nothing boring about it. It's wonderful. So wonderful that even my 12 year old son begged to come and see every... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

We were staying at nearby Abbington Green Bed and Breakfast Inn and saw a leaflet there about the Montford Park players performing As you Like It. It was great fun. We've seen As You Like It in the UK so we thought we knew what to expect - it does stick to Shakespeare's script but goes a bit hillbilly in... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Culture in History what a combo. This beautiful setting in historic Montford makes for the perfect evening of Shakespeare. Add to that extremely talented actors ,great direction makes it a must do on your Asheville list. Pack a picnic and head down to this neighborhood treasure. Tips:Chairs for rent, wine and beer for sale if you like but we just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We had a fantastic time as As you like it. Thank you so much for bringing these free plays to the community and to visitors like us. We were there for Labor Day and this made our first trip to Asheville even more memorable and we are already planning a second to see you next play in October. A must... More 

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Arden, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a fun date night for something different in a relaxed environment. My boyfriend and I went to see 'As You Like It' and definitely enjoyed it. You can bring your own chairs/snacks/drinks (wine and beer are allowed) or you can rent chairs there and they have a snack and beverages truck (yes even with wine!). Get there early... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

It was our first ... won't be the last ! ... time - the actors were terrific great for volunteers or unbelievable. The Lead ... Richard III ... HE WAS SUPER ! Fantastic ! SICK ! carried his part off so well - and the rest of cast were good as well. We met several persons and had a wonderful... More 

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