“Shakespeare on a Shoestring:” A History of the Montford Park Players

UNCA Author/Contributor (non-UNCA co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Adrian Suskauer (Creator)
Institution
University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA )
Web Site: http://library.unca.edu/
Advisor
Daniel Pierce

Abstract: The Montford Park Players (MPP) had their maiden season in 1973, and since then, this Asheville, North Carolina-based theatre company has staged free outdoor productions of the works of William Shakespeare. In this paper, the author traces how of the MPP has developed from a tiny group of dedicated volunteers performing in Montford Park to a fully-fledged nonprofit organization boasting the third-highest audience of any outdoor drama in North Carolina as well as its own permanent amphitheatre.

Additional Information

Publication
Other
Language: English
Date: 2016
Keywords
Montford Park Players, Asheville, Shakespeare, theatre

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