About Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at Harrah's Cherokee Center
Welcome to the home of Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker in Asheville! The Thomas Wolfe Auditorium at Harrah's Cherokee Center – Asheville, previously known as the U.S. Cellular Center and originally as the Asheville Civic Center Complex, is a multipurpose entertainment center, located in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Opened in 1974, the complex is home to an arena, auditorium, banquet hall and meeting rooms. The Auditorium is the annual home of the Asheville Symphony Orchestra and hosts the nation’s top performers, from Bob Hope, to Dave Chappelle and everyone in between. Resident companies include Asheville Symphony and Asheville Bravo and hosts opera, ballet, dance, community events, meetings and conventions, and concerts.