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Address: 92 Gay St, 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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FREE Shakespeare in the park!

My husband and I (and frequently local friends or guests) love to go to see what the Montford Park Players are presenting. It is always an entertaining, enjoyable evening. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Winter Haven, Florida
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Winter Haven, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I (and frequently local friends or guests) love to go to see what the Montford Park Players are presenting. It is always an entertaining, enjoyable evening. We bring our lawn chairs (though others sometimes just throw down a blanket, and others spring for a $2.00 Adirondack chair rental). Sometimes we bring dinner or a snack, our own... More 

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had been to Montford about a yr ago and enjoyed the show. Recently they hosted international dancers from Folkmoot. It was an incredible evening! And the venue has been updated with new staging down front. Going back this weekend for 6pm youth performance of Montford Moppets.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't miss a chance to see a free Shakespeare play. Outdoors with beer and snacks. A perfect venue. Bring your own cooler and picnic to save money. Don't forget chairs.

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Thank valarieemailme
Grenada, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

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 June 25, 2016 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 June 25, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
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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