$25 for a Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre Performance for Two in Mars Hill (Up to $56 Value)

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Long-running troupe puts on a summer of contemporary musicals, comedies, and dramas, including "Sylvia" and "The Light in the Piazza"

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Promotional value expires Aug 19, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Redeem starting 7/12 for a ticket at venue. Must show valid ID matching name on Groupon at Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre. Must provide first and last name at checkout, which Groupon will provide to facilitate redemption of voucher. Refundable only on day of purchase. Discount reflects Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre's current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. May redeem across visits. Subject to availability. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Contrary to popular belief, all the world is not a stage—sometimes people just say things to get attention. See an actual stage with this GrouponLive deal to the Southern Appalachian Repertory Theatre (SART) in Mars Hill. For $25, you get two general-admission tickets to any play in the 2012 season (up to a $56 value). You may redeem your Groupon for two tickets to one performance or one ticket to two performances. Check the schedule for available performances.

For its 38th season, SART carries on a long history of critically acclaimed contemporary classics with a summer of musicals, love stories, and wry social dramas. Taking its musical cues from operatic and classical scores, The Light in the Piazza (July 5–22) tells the tale of a protective mother and her naive daughter on a tour of Italy in early 1953. Swept away by the romance of the landscape, the young woman finds herself falling in love with Fabrizio, a handsome Florentine. When her mother, Margaret, swoops in to rescue her from the well-meaning young man, it seems like the oldest soap-opera plot in the book—but Margaret's real motives might be in Fabrizio's best interests.

Gloria Bond Clunie's Sweet Water Taste (July 26–August 5) adds a world-premiere performance to SART's slate of familiar favorites. Centered on the racial politics of a segregated cemetery and a large family with both black and white branches, the play leavens weighty social topics with a spoonful of down-to-earth humor and was the winner of SART's 2010 ScriptFest playwrights' competition. Later in the season, Sylvia (August 9–19) presents another dissection of modern love, performed with a razor's edge of humor, as a distressingly humanlike labradoodle guilelessly sows discord between a pair of empty-nesters. The actors, musicians, and broken-leg menders of SART make their home in Owen Theatre, a former Baptist church with 125 years of history, accessible seating, and a 2006 renovation to its name.

Customer Reviews

41 Ratings

Excellent shows, thanks for getting us back to going, look forward to next yr.
Charles M. · August 26, 2012
Fabulous venue - every seat in the house is a winner! Both performances were top notch!
Lois M. · August 22, 2012
Usually good shows with lively casts.
Melvin P. · August 22, 2012
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    Mars Hill

    44 College St.

    Mars Hill, NC 28754

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