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NEW DATES: 50 Shades of Gay (live, in person)

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( Thu., Mar. 24, 2022 - Sat., Mar. 26, 2022 )

Performed by Ike Avelli with music by Tym Moss and Coco Couture

The Magnetic Theatre, 375 Depot St., Asheville, NC 28801


50 Shades of Gay is an adult variety show written, produced and starring award-winning comedian Ike Avelli. The show is filled with comedy, music, drag, costumes, and audience participation! The show has been selling out Venues in the U.S. since 2015!


Given the recommendations from the Buncombe County Health department and the rise in the COVID-19 positivity rate, the Asheville Fringe Festival will continue with its scheduled Online Live! and Online Films on the weekend of January 27-30, but postpone its in-person shows and events until March 24-27. This includes the kick-off party/benefit for Sly Grog, scheduled for Sunday, January 16th. The new date for the SlyGrog Benefit at LEAF Global Arts is March 6th.

Tickets can be bought through the Asheville Fringe Arts Festival website starting January 1st.

Also available as a livestream event.


$16 in person, $12 livestream


Asheville Fringe Arts Festival


  • Thursday, March 24, 2022 at 9:00 PM
  • Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM