About Us

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Located in Franklin, North Carolina, in the heart of the beautiful the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is a 1500 seat state-of- the-art facility presenting the finest in live events and entertainment. Performances include Broadway-style plays and musical productions, dance and choral festivals, lectures, recitals, special events, movies and award- winning touring concerts including country, bluegrass, gospel, pop, rock-n- roll, classical, oldies, contemporary Christian and more. The stunning architecture, technical facilities, and impeccable acoustics provide the highest professional standards for both the audience and the performers.

With the main focus on family entertainment, SMCPA’s featured goal is to nurture the development, understanding, and appreciation of the arts throughout the community and the region. The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is one of the premiere venues for world-class performances and showcases artists in Western North Carolina, the United States and the world.

Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts - Franklin, NC

1028 Georgia Road, Franklin, NC 28734 | (866) 273-4615 | Directions