The State Theatre of North Carolina has a performance schedule which spans from March through December. Patrons and performers alike flock to this special place to revel in the performing arts and satisfy their soul in Western North Carolina's beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Flat Rock Playhouse hosts a variety of comedies, musicals, and dramas, which range from World Premieres to the latest from Broadway and London to the Classics, and theatre for young people. The Playhouse employs a staff of professional directors, designers, and technicians. Just 25 minutes from Asheville and Biltmore, right across the street from the Carl Sandburg National Park and five minutes outside of Hendersonville. Flat Rock is a popular destination, an ideal vacation area for a day trip, weekend or extended stay.