SART’s 2011 Season



2011 season individual tickets will run $10 - $25. Student, youth and senior-adult discounts are offered as are group rates. Individual tickets will go on sale May 2 but season subscriptions (with advanced seating privileges) are on sale now by calling the SART Business Office at (828) 689-1384.

  • General: $25
  • Senior Adults (65+): $22
  • Youth and Students: $18 (not all shows are appropriate)
  • Tickets for Musical Interludes are not included in the price of your season ticket. Prices for these special events are:
    • Adults ~ $15.00
    • Students ~ $10.00
    • Seniors ~ $10.00

A limited number of seats may be available two hours prior to Curtain on the day of the show.


The 37th Summer of shows will open with:

First Baptist of Ivy Gap ~ by Ron Osborne

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(June 16-June 26)

Six women gather at church during World War II to roll bandages and plan the church's 75th anniversary. Edith, the pastor's wise-cracking wife, oversees the activity. All the women hold secrets and secret longings. Twenty-five years later, the women reunite and reveal things that couldn't be said earlier. These six very different women find comfort, forgiveness and redemption in each other. The play has won multiple play-writing awards.

 MUSICAL INTERLUDE ~ June 30-July 3 ~ "A Musical Review"
Presenting the best of musical theatre and opera by the very best of SART! Featuring Katherine Sandoval Taylor.
NOTE: Tickets for Musical Interludes are not included in the price of your season ticket.

Nocturne ~ by C. Robert Jones

(July 7-July 17)

This two-character play tells the story of a famous artist, a woman who is a white transplanted Southerner who is blinded in an accident and can no longer paint. She hires a street-wise young black man to come in and read for two hours a day. The friction is immediate and as layers are peeled away, surprising truths emerge.

Cheaper by the Dozen ~ Adapted by Christopher Sergel

(July 28 thru August 7)

Based on the autobiographical novel by Frank Gilbreth, Jr. and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey about a real-life family with a father who is a pioneer of industrial efficiency, this perennial favorite always amuses and delights audiences. The children go along with father's efficiency practice on his own family until his daughter, Anne, rebels and wants more freedom. Dad has his reason for teaching the children to help organize the household, but it's a secret from the children.

Produced by WEAVERVILLE EYE ASSOCIATES - with area Youth Theater Groups.

 MUSICAL INTERLUDE ~ August 11 - August 14 ~ "The Music of Patsy Cline"

All performances will be at Owen Theatre at 7:30 pm except for Sunday, which will be a 2:30 matinee.
Featuring SART favorite Liz Aiello.
NOTE: Tickets for Musical Interludes are not included in the price of your season ticket.

VANCE, Civil War Governor ~ by David Hopes

(August 18 thru August 28)

Our 59th World Premiere - David Hopes has been commissioned to give us a play on Zeb Vance, who was born on Reems Creek Road near Weaverville, and who served as Governor of North Carolina, in the U.S. Senate and as a Confederate military officer. An interesting man, Vance will be presented in his very human complexity.


PRINTABLE version of SART 2011 Season

DETAILED Schedule/Dates for 2011: click here