Haywood Arts Regional Theatre (HART) is one of the most active theatres in the Southeast, producing a year-round schedule of plays and musicals from its home, The Performing Arts Center at the Shelton House. Opened in 1997, and funded by the support of people throughout the community, HART’s home is a stunning facility constructed in the style of the traditional Summer Stock playhouses of the 1920s.
- North Carolina Community Theatre of the Year
- Three-Time Winner: N.C. Theatre Festival AACT/Fest
- Two-Time Winner: S.E. Theatre Festival AACT/Fest
- Acting and Technical Winner: National AACT/Fest Theatre Festival
- Participant: Edinburgh Scotland International Theatre Fringe Festival