Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre in Asheville

North Carolina's premier live performance venue, the Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre, delivers incredible sounding entertainment in a gorgeous, wooded setting.

Just minutes from downtown Asheville in the Historic Montford neighborhood, the Hazel Robinson is not only the city’s only natural amphitheatre but home to the Montford Park Players, North Carolina’s longest-running Shakespeare Theatre Company.

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Named after Asheville theatre legend and founder Hazel Robinson, this amazing outdoor destination can comfortably seat over one thousand patrons. North Carolina’s longest-running Shakespeare theatre company, the Montford Park Players’ objective is to ‘provide exceptional dramatic entertainment for our audiences' enrichment, education, and enjoyment.’  Also founded by Robinson in 1973, with a performance of Shakespeare’s famed comedy As You Like It, the theatre's wings took flight as the players broadened its reach. MMP became a 501(c)3 organization and has thrived ever since with the community's support through individual donations, foundation grants, and business sponsorships. A few years into its inception, the players presented Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol, which grew into the town’s A Dickens Village, a beloved celebration in Asheville’s Biltmore Village during the winter holidays, a tradition that has lasted for the past 40 years.

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The event promoter determines ticket distribution, and tickets are not sold on-site until the gates are open to the general public. Children under five have free entry, but please note no pets are allowed or outside food and beverages.

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The Hazel Robinson Amphitheatre has a strict no refund policy for rainy day events. While some events charge for parking, free parking is available on the street and at the Asheville Visitor Center on Montford Avenue.

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Check out the website for concert schedules, dates, and times. The theatre is also available for rental to theatrical, musical, and other types of events.


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