With a flex pass, you’ll get 4 tickets you can use in any way you’d like for our Mainstage Season.


The Red Velvet Cake War

June 2 – June 11, 2023

By Jessie Jones, Nicolas Hope, and Jamie Wooten

Directed by Diane Maisel

From the writing team of last season’s runaway hit The Savannah Sipping Society! In this show the eccentric Verdeen Cousins of Sweetgum, Texas are saddled with planning a family reunion despite being neck-deep in personal disasters. In the middle of arrests, psychological evaluations and an oncoming tornado, the family’s horrid matriarch has challenged Cousin Gaynelle to a high-stakes baking contest.

The Star-Spangled Girl

June 30 – July 9, 2023

By Neil Simon

Directed by Daniel Moore

This 1962 classic comedy of unrequited love, patriotism, irate neighbors and the power of physical attraction stands the test of time. Roommates Andy and Norman publish a protest magazine out of their apartment. When Sophie, an all-American Olympic swimmer, moves in next door Norman falls madly in love, but his wooing tactics are an absolute mess.

You’re a Good Man,

Charlie Brown

August 4 – August 13, 2023

By Charles M. Schulz with book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and Andrew Lippa

Directed by Marci Bernstein

This warm-hearted, family-friendly musical celebrates the popular 1960s comic strip, The Peanuts. The gang explores life’s great questions as they navigate baseball games, book reports, true crushes, and best friends.

Black Comedy

August 25 – September 3, 2023

By Peter Schaffer

Directed by Jeff Catanese

It’s 1967 and a young sculptor and his fiancé have borrowed fancy furniture from a neighbor without his permission in the hopes of impressing a millionaire art collector. When a blackout plunges the party into darkness everyone must navigate the room, surprise visitors, unexpected mistresses, and angry fathers as they collide into stolen furniture, trap doors, and each other.


Appalachian Playwriting Festival

September 8-10, 2023

Single Ticket Price: $12

Ticket Bundle For All 3 Shows: $28. (Automatically applied during checkout when you purchase 3 tickets.)

The Appalachian Playwriting Festival is a celebration of Appalachian Culture. It is a preservation of the stories, people, and traditions that make our community so wonderful. This festival is an opportunity to give back by offering a microphone to those voices telling the stories of our home and heart. Our 2023 festival will include 3 plays, presented at staged readings. One script from this festival will be chosen to be produced on our stage in 2024.


Disney’s Newsies, JR

May 5- May 13, 2023

Score by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, book by Harvey Fierstein

Directed by Jenny Martin

Music Direction by Courtney Malone

Choreography by Collin Eten

You’ll be doing flips for the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy, and leader of a band of young newsies in Manhattan. When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsies’ expense, Jack rallies young workers from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!



Adults: $24
Seniors (60+), Students (18+ with ID), Military (active or retired): $22
Children (under 17): $12


Adults: $26
Seniors (60+), Students (18+ with ID), Military (active or retired): $24
Children (under 17): $15

Junior Productions

Adults: $15
Children (under 17): $10


ONLINE: Click on the Grab Your Tickets button below each show description above.

FLEX PASSES: Call box office, 828-682-4285; let them know the show and reserve your seat. Or grab your Flex Passes online HERE. 

BY PHONE: Call us at 828-682-4285. (If you get our voicemail, please be patient. We’re a small staff with varied office hours and will get back to you as quickly as we can.)

IN PERSON: The box office window will open beginning in late spring.


(Once you’ve already purchased them)

  1. Click on the individual Mainstage performance under Mainstage.
  2. After you click on the play you want to see, click the “Buy Tickets Online” button.
  3. Choose the day you’d like to see the play.
  4. Choose your seats and click OK.
  5. Choose “Redeem Benefits” on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.  You don’t need to fill in all the information (It has already been entered when you purchased your Season Tickets or Flex Passes).
  6. Then you: a) enter your Member ID (which you will receive) or b) the email address associated with your already purchased Flex Pass or Season Ticket.
  7. It will call up your information and ask you if you want to redeem them for that particular show.  Click the button at the bottom of the screen to confirm!
  8. Voila! You may pick up your tickets at the box office. 


  • Ticket prices include tax and $2 per ticket service fee.
  • Ticket purchases are non-refundable.
  • Flex passes may not be used in association with any other discount.
  • Flex Passes are good for 2023 Parkway Playhouse Mainstage performances.
  • Groups of 10 or more receive 10% off full-priced tickets only. Contact for more information on group tickets.
  • Parkway Playhouse is a Blue Star Theatre recognizing the dedication and sacrifice of the men, women, and families in our military with discounts to our productions.


Give the gift of theatre! Share your love of live theatre with your friends and family by giving the gift of theatre. We believe that the gift of an unforgettable experience at Parkway Playhouse will never be forgotten. One gift from you becomes dozens of memories for them. Perfect for Christmas, birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and other special occasions. They’re fun, festive, and flexible. Parkway Playhouse gift certificates are available for Mainstage and Junior shows or as Flex Passes. Use the Gift Certificate Order Form or call us at 828.682.4285. We’ll help you put together the perfect gift!