Diana Wortham Theatre

Discounts & Packages
  • Discount for Groups
Food and Beverage Service
  • Cocktail Lounge
Music by Type
  • Americana
  • Bluegrass
  • Blues
  • Chamber
  • Children's Music
  • Choral
  • Classical/Symphony
  • Country
  • Dance
  • Electronic
  • Folk
  • Holiday/Seasonal
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Opera
  • Orchestral
  • Other
  • Rock
  • Worldbeat
Performance Arts by Type
  • Circus
  • Comedy
  • Dance
  • Film
  • Literary
  • Media Arts
  • Opera
  • Performance Art
  • Puppetry
  • Spoken Word
  • Theater
  • Admission Charge
  • Rates - Moderate
  • Reservations Available (Please Call)
  • Reservations Required for Groups
Attraction Amenities
  • Handicap Accessibility
  • Public Restroom
Discounts & Packages
  • Discount for Groups
  • Discount for Seniors or AARP
Food and Beverage
  • Beverages Available
  • Snack Bar/Shop
Alcoholic Beverages
  • Beer Served
  • Wine Served
Discounts & Packages
  • Discount for Groups
  • Reservations Available (Please Call)
Facility Amenities
  • Banquet Room(s)
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Maximum Capacity: 500
  • Meeting Rooms
Meeting Facilities
Meeting Facility
  • Number of Rooms: 3
  • Total SqFt.: 10
  • Theatre Capacity: 500
  • Banquet Capacity: 325
  • Classroom Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 325

At the center of Asheville's vibrant downtown arts scene is the city's finest theatre, offering the best in live performances of music, theatre and dance throughout the year by professional touring and regional arts groups. The intimate, 500 seat theatre is surrounded by numerous restaurants, museums and galleries, the Diana Wortham Theatre is at the heart of the Pack Square Cultural District. The theatre is home to the Asheville Lyric Opera, Asheville Ballet, Terpsicorps Theatre of Dance, Asheville Puppetry Alliance, and many others offering diverse arts and entertainment programs throughout the year. The Wortham Theatre Center also offers a meeting room and creative spaces for hosting special events as well as a concession bar serving local beer, high quality wine, and snacks.

The Forum is a 1,500 square-foot private room adjacent to the DWT Main Lobby that is suitable for a variety of events and accommodates a number of seating configurations; including theater, classroom, tradeshow, reception, and banquet. Adjustable lighting, tiled floors, high ceiling, and ample power supply provide the perfect venue for readings, rehearsals, performances, parties, receptions, and more. Broadband access available. Occupancy up to 120 people. Available after 2pm on weekdays. The lobby is a 3,000 square-foot space that is well suited for a variety of purposes including larger receptions, private parties, sit-down dinners, fundraisers, and vendor events. Accessible through the Biltmore Avenue breezeway underneath our electronic marquee, the DWT Main Lobby offers natural light, convenient restrooms, use of a concessions area, and connection to two outdoor courtyards. Occupancy up to 300 people. Available after 5pm.

Meeting Facility Rooms
Room Name SqFt. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception
The Forum at Diana Wortham Theatre 1500 X 100 120 100
The Main Lobby at the Diana Wortham Theatre 3000 X 320 320