Located in Franklin, North Carolina, this 1,500 seat state-of-the-art facility presents the finest in performing arts to the surrounding towns. Performances include passion plays, musical productions, professional drama troupes, dance and choral festivals, recitals, and various genres including country, bluegrass, gospel, pop, 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, this is a place to come and enjoy a good time with all that Franklin has to offer. The center nurtures 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 and the surrounding areas.