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Tickets still available for 'Talking Heads'

HENDERSONVILLE — The Arts Council of Henderson County will present "Talking Heads," with stories written by Alan Bennett, one of England's most beloved playwrights, in three scheduled performances beginning Saturday, April 28.

Three fascinating characters will be revealed in dramatic monologue settings of three of Bennett's most popular monologues: "Bed Among the Lentils," "A Lady of Letters," and "A Chip in the Sugar."


Performances are planned for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, and 3 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Cedars, 219 Seventh Ave. W., .Hendersonville. The Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher will also host a third performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in its library at 2840 Hendersonville Road, Fletcher. Wine and refreshments will be served at the Cedars, and light refreshments will be served at the Calvary Episcopal Church Library. Tickets are $40 ($35 for Arts Council members) for the April 28 performance, and $30 ($25 Arts Council members) for the April 29 and May 5 performances.

"Talking Heads" is a chamber theatre production of the Arts Council's Performing Arts Series, directed by Francis Cullinan, a member of the Arts Council's Board of Directors who has directed more than 100 musicals, operas, dramas and comedies around the country. The production stars Performing Arts Series veterans Michael Cheek and Jorja Ursin. The cast also includes a newcomer to the Performing Arts Series, Asheville actress Delina Hensley.

For further information about tickets and reservations, contact the Arts Council of Henderson County at or by calling 828-693-8504. The web address is

The Arts Council's Performing Arts Series is supported in part by Sunshine Chevrolet of Fletcher and Capital Investments, Inc.

The Arts Council of Henderson County is a community organization that promotes, advocates for, and nurtures the arts in Henderson County and Western North Carolina. Its office is at 401 N. Main St., third floor (Community Foundation entrance on Fourth Avenue West), Hendersonville.

The Arts Council is supported in part by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources; several funds administered by the Community Foundation of Henderson County, Henderson County Government, and the Henderson County Travel and Tourism Bureau.