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“Best of Enemies” by Different Strokes Performing Arts Collective
August 17 @ 7:30 pm - September 2 @ 7:30 pm$15 - $21
Mark St. Germain’s “The Best of Enemies” chronicles the unlikely friendship that developed between black activist Ann Atwater and white Ku Klux Klan Grand Cyclops C.P. Ellis – a friendship that led to the desegregation of the Durham school system in 1971. Directed by Ashleigh Millett-Goff. Performances Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. at The BeBe Theatre, 20 Commerce St., Downtown Asheville. Tickets: $18 in advance, $21 at the door. $15 in advance for opening weekend.