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Mac Arnold & Plate Full o' Blues

We're bringing Mac and his old-school blues band back for a repeat performance after a standing-room-only show last year. Mac has played with Otis Redding, B.B. King, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker -- catch him at the Peacock before he heads off for a European tour. Saturday, Feb 21, 7 p.m. Click here to get your tickets!

Sylvia, a romantic comedy

After 22 years of child-rearing in the suburbs, Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan. Amid career and relationship changes, Greg finds a street-smart dog (Sylvia) in the park, who becomes a major bone of contention for the couple in this romantic comedy by A.R. Gurney. April 3-5 & 10-12. Tickets available online now. AUDITIONS start February 14. Click here for complete audition information.

Donizetti's The Elixir of Love

Peach State Opera presents Donizetti's "Elixir of Love" on Saturday, February 14, at 7:00 p.m. This performance features select members of the Union County High School Chorus, Blairsville, GA. Tickets are $20, and may be purchased by calling the Peacock at 828-389-2787, or at the door. The production is performed in English and condensed, with total performance time of approximately 2 hours. Click here to read more.

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Purchasing Tickets

Take a look at our Full 2015 Lineup.

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Press Releases

Jan. 22, 2015: Auditions for Sylvia, a Romantic Comedy start on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Jan. 20, 2015: The Sock Hops return on Jan. 24, 2015

Jan. 14, 2015: Want to Help Behind the Scenes?

Dec. 29, 2014: Dance Classes start on Jan. 5, 2015

Nov. 17, 2014: Christmas Show on Nov. 30

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Peacock is Hayesville's Hidden Gem

     People who have attended performances at Hayesville, NC's Peacock Performing Arts Center know that it is a gem of superior quality. Those who haven't attended yet are in for a stunning surprise:  big-city entertainment in a quiet mountain town. 
     Built in the 1980s as the result of Lilith Lidseen's dream of creating a performing arts center for the people of this area, the theater boasts 250 comfortable seats, superior sound and lighting, and a steady flow of stellar performances including four plays a year that make audiences laugh, swoon, or shake in their boots; musical concerts of great variety; and family entertainment such as juggling and magic shows. It is also available for rentals.
     Miss Lidseen, who has been described as part Auntie Mame and part Noel Coward sophisticate, loved this community and the performing arts. The construction of the Peacock fulfilled her dream, even though she was not alive when it was completed in 1986.  Today, under the management of the Lilith Lidseen Performing Arts Association, the center not only features community theatre and live music, but ballroom dance classes and children's drama camps. Still on the agenda for this season are a concert by One Leg Up, a vibrant musical mixture on September 27; Guilty Conscience, a psychological mystery that promises great suspense, October 10-12 and 17-19; and the special Christmas production It's a Wonderful Life on November 30.
     Volunteers dedicate themselves to preserving and expanding the Peacock, which is a nonprofit. True to its mission as a community performing arts center, the Peacock was recently annexed voluntarily into Hayesville city limits. According to Mayor Harry Baughn, “it's a symbiotic thing that helps both the city and the Peacock.”

     Please see the History of the Peacock Performing Arts Center (formerly the Peacock Playhouse) for more information.

The Peacock Playhouse & Peacock Performing Arts Center, 301 Church St., Hayesville, NC 28904 - Tel. (828) 389-2787

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