NC Stage – Asheville Comedy ‘True West’

Asheville, NC – North Carolina Stage Company has added five performances to the run of True West, due to strong advance sales.  The comedy opens February 17th, and now runs for four weeks, through Saturday March 13. 

Tickets went on sale Monday February 8th for the additional performances, which are Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30pm and one Saturday matinee at 2:00pm 

NC Stage has been watching advance ticket sales for True West, and decided to extend the run of the show this week.  The theatre typically sells about 20%-30% of its available seats before opening night; advance sales for True West are already over 50% of capacity.  

Asheville actors Charlie Flynn-McIver and Scott Treadway play estranged brothers in Sam Shepard's acclaimed comedy True West.  This brilliant and dangerous comedy premiered in 1980 and established Sam Shepard as a master of American theatre. The play also features Lance Ball and Kay Galvin, and is directed by Angie Flynn-McIver, cofounder and Producing Director of NCSC. 

Tickets for True West are $16-$26.  Tickets for Wednesday March 10th are $20, with half the proceeds benefiting Signal FM 90.5 in Haiti. 

North Carolina Stage Company is Asheville's professional non-profit theatre, presenting a year-round season of classic and contemporary plays, plus community-centered programs like the grassroots Catalyst Series and No Shame Theatre. NC Stage's 2009-2010 Season is sponsored by Blueprints for Business, The Colorful Palate Catering, Elizabeth Keel, PLLC, Imaging Technologies, the North Carolina Arts Council, Treadshots Photography.  Onstage Playbill Sponsors are Charlotte Street Computers and Wick and Greene Jewelers. 

Tickets are available at 828-239-0263 or www.ncstage.org, as well as the Pack Place ticket counter.




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