2019 Season

What Happens After Manhattan - Staged Reading

What Happens After Manhattan is a comedic ode to old friends. During a wedding weekend, for a friend who is marrying later in life, these women have a chance to do a personal inventory of their long-time friendships. Many women in midlife are looking forward to second or third chapters in their lives, and this play explores the kind of friendships that transcend even life’s biggest changes.

September 21st, 7:30pm

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THE LEGACY OF AMELIA ALDEAN

By Laurie Jones
Directed by Katie Jones
World Premiere

Mainstage

A one-note-wonder novelist, who is in the throes of a long dry spell, has moved into the house of dead writer Amelia Aldean in the hopes of summoning her ghost to “invade his life,” desperate to find the story that will turn his life around.

September 27 - October 20, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays at 3 p.m.

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BERSTEIN PREVIEW PARTY - Get your BFCS Tickets Early! 

Don’t miss your final chance to come party with the Bernsteins!

On October 2nd, this exclusive party and fundraiser for The Magnetic Theatre kicks off the season of The 10th Annual Bernstein Family Christmas Spectacular, which will be the final year of the raucous holiday favorite.

This special preview party will feature fan favorite scenes, as well as a few hints of what’s to come in this tenth and final year of the show. Most importantly for audiences, this party will also give attendees the opportunity to purchase tickets for December’s Spectacular before they go on sale to the public the next day.

In addition to fun songs, skits, and comedic bits, the Bernstein Christmas Spectacular Preview Party will also feature beer, wine, appetizers and a live auction.

Wednesday, October 2nd at 7:30pm

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THE HORROR SHOW: TALES FROM THE RED ROOM

THE MAGNETIC THEATRE invites you to the Red Room... where there is no place to run or hide from what haunts you most. The Horror Show is a theatrical homage to cinematic horror anthologies (Creepshow, The Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt), featuring eerie, tense and terrifying one-act plays written by some of Asheville’s most innovative writers.

October 24th-26th, 7:30pm

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MOUNTAIN POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE MEETS – IN THE NICK OF TIME!

By Honor Moor
Directed by Michael Lilly
World Premiere

Mainstage

The Mountain Political Action Committee has to meet again to protect Asheville - In the Nick of Time! This group of local native Democrats will have to take matters into their own hands in order to stop threats of facism. Per usual, their mountain, southern, un-orthodox ways of handling a tough situation is the only way to stop it from happening. Fasten your seatbelt and enjoy the hilarity of the true south that is often hidden in plain sight in Asheville. Run, don't walk, and get your ticket for what is becoming a local favorite!

November 1 - 24, 2019
Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Sundays at 3 p.m.

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