Ensemble Stage Blowing Rock Boone theatre performing arts entertainment

PO Box 2274
Banner Elk, NC  28604 Phone  828-414-1844 
2019 Summer Professional Mainstage Season
June 8 thru June 16
A NORTH CAROLINA PREMIERE!---Maude, a lonely, surly, storefront psychic has accepted that love is not in the cards for her. She can see the future and knows this to be her fate. But when she takes pity on a love-hungry customer whom she tells is destined to the same fate, she decides fate is in need of a real butt-whipping. Thus begins a hilarious and clever,  no-holes-barred, wrestling match, pitting love against predestination.
June 29 thru July 6
July 27 thru Aug 4
When a pair of customers drop by Opal's Antique Junque Shop, they spot a still life of a dead mallard duck and an apple. Thinking it might be a priceless canvas missing from the local art museum, they offer Opal a "fair" price for it. But, she plans to give it to a friend and won't sell. What follows is a series of wild and entertaining schemes as the customers try to abscond with the painting and collect the reward.
Aug 17 thru Aug 25
In his desperate search for a kidnapped boy,  A detective finds himself relying  on the visions of a psychic who can foresee crimes with terrifying clarity. Knowing time is running out for the boy, the psychic tries to help avert the horrible fate awaiting him. As the identity of the kidnapper comes into grim focus, both the psychic and the detective confront the purpose of fate and the horrors of the past, and are pulled toward a devastating climax.
Jan is a young wife recovering from a nervous disorder. She and her husband rent a remote cabin from an odd farmer who delights in telling gruesome ghost stories. Then the husband's strange sister arrives, and all manner of frightening events occur. What happens to fragile Jan as bodies appear and disappear give this classic thriller its tremendously frightening impact.
June 22, July 13, August 3
Everyone knows that the slow-and-steady Tortoise beat the bragging Hare in the famous race - but when their great-grandkids Ro-Shell the tortoise and Jack Rabbit are talked into a rematch, anything could happen. The race will be on live TV, and their friends have a lot of ideas about how Ro-Shell and Jack can beat one another, but only good sportsmanship can win the day in this zany, lighthearted retelling of the classic fable.