News & Updates

Covid-19 Update

TOM DOOLEY: A WILKES COUNTY LEGEND's July performances have been cancelled due to safety concerns for Cast, Crew & Audience Members during Covid-19/Phase 2. We will review the situation and possibilities in the Fall and make announcements in late August/early September for possible limited 2020 performances in October. Thanks for your patience & understanding as we navigate through these challenging times! - BLEU MOON PRODUCTIONS, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Also, ALL SHOWS for ZARA SPOOK & OTHER LURES will be rescheduled at a later date, once social distancing is not an issue.

Any questions, please email: info@bleumoonproductions.com.

Thank you for understanding and we hope you and your family stay safe and calm during these unprecedented times.


Schedule Of Events

Auditions for the 2020 season of TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend, originally scheduled for March, will be held at a later date (probably in May).
Auditions will be held at the Bleu Moon Studio Space - 216 9th St. North Wilkesboro, NC. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. All roles are open and all ages are welcomed and encouraged! Whether you are interested in performing, stage or tech crew, we would love to have you join us .


6:30 PM


TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend

Dates TBD @6:30 pm

All roles are open and all ages are welcomed and encrouaged!

Auditions will be held for the 2020 season of

TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend at the Bleu Moon Studio Space (216 9th St. North Wilkesboro).

ALL ROLES ARE OPEN, and there are roles for all ages!

Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. The show will be directed by Amanda Brookshire.

Please direct any questions to: 



7:00 PM


Show Dates TBD

This adult comedy (recommended for mature audiences) will take place at the Bleu Moon Studio Space -
216 9th St. North Wilkesboro.
All tickets are $10/each and can be purchased online or at the door. Seating is limited. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show.
For questions, please email us at info@bleumoonproductions.com


3:00 PM



Show Dates TBD

Come see this funny production for a Sunday afternoon of laughs. The 3:00 showing is only for Sunday performances.
All tickets are $10/each and can be purchased online or at the door. Seating is limited. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show.


8:00 PM

TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend

July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25 @8:00 pm

TOM DOOLEY is an outdoor drama, performed in the beautiful, historic Fort Hamby Park in Wilkesboro, NC. Seating is first come, first served.  Each performance begins at 8:00 pm.

Tickets are $15 and general admission.

County Night tickets for $10 on select nights, and group discounts are also available for 10 or more people.

For more information, please email us at info@bleumoonproductions.com.


Upcoming Shows


An adult comedy for mature audiences.

This wild and zany comedy is coming to Bleu Moon Productions' Performance Space/Studio, located at

216 9th St. North Wilkesboro.

SHOW DATES: (Rescheduled) TBD

All tickets are $10/each and can be purchased online or at the door. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to each show. Seating is limited.

Suggested for mature audiences.

Concessions, beer & wine for sale at each performance.

Any questions may be emailed to us at info@bleumoonproductions.com.


TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend

July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25 @ 8:00 p.m.

This outdoor drama will be performed at Forest's Edge Amphitheater located within historic Fort Hamby Park (1534 S. Recreation Rd. Wilkesboro, NC)


About Us

Bleu Moon Productions was created to support tourism in Wilkes County
​through theatre and film - primarily the outdoor drama,
"Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend."

​ "Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend." was written by Karen Reynolds. 

The outdoor drama recounts the famous 1860's lover's triangle tale that became one of the nation's first highly publicized crimes of passion. Performed at Fort Hamby Amphitheatre in Wilkesboro, the drama brings to life the romance, jealousy, and mystery surrounding the death of Laura Foster.

Bleu Moon Productions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Please consider donating and supporting the arts!
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Wilkes Heritage Museum

Downtown Wilkesboro;
100 E. Main St., Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Forest's Edge Amphitheater

Forest's Edge Amphitheater located at Fort Hamby Park in Wilkesboro is home to the outdoor production of TOM DOOLEY: A Wilkes County Legend.  It is produced in partnership with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and seats over 900!

Our Studio and Office

Located at 216 10th Street North Wilkesboro is where auditions and practice for shows are held.


Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend

Bleu Moon Productions will mark the 152nd anniversary of the final trial and hanging of Tom Dooley with its 19th Season of the outdoor drama, “Tom Dooley:  A Wilkes County Legend”, by Karen Reynolds. 

Tickets may be purchased online or at the gate on the night of each performance.

Discounted County Nights ($5 off) will be offered as well. 
Regular ticket prices are $15.  

Group rates are available for groups of 10 or more, upon request. 

Gate opens at 6:30 PM.  So come early and bring cash for concessions and purchase a t-shirt too!
Show dates are Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM;
July 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 & 25.

The Outdoor Drama will be presented outdoors at the Forest’s Edge Amphitheater off Hwy 421 North in Historic Fort Hamby Park,
​1534 South Recreation Road in Wilkesboro, NC.  
Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend is produced through a partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of the Lake.  The gate opens for ticket purchases and Will Call at 6:30 p.m.  Seats are not assigned, but staff will reserve seats by phone request, for groups of 10 or more.  Please bring cash for concessions.  Bleu Moon Productions will have drinks, popcorn, candy and t-shirts for sale beginning at 7:00 p.m. each evening.
A lover’s triangle, one of the nation’s first highly publicized crimes of passion, an unsolved mystery and an internationally known ballad – Tom Dooley – A Wilkes County Legend removes the veil of mystery and reveals the story made famous by The Kingston Trio’s ballad.
When one of Tom Dula’s (pronounced Dooley), love interests, Laura Foster, is found murdered, the community of Elkville is rocked by the discovery.  Accusations begin to fly and soon the names on most people’s lips are Tom Dooley, Anne Melton and Perline Foster.  As the rumors heat up, Tom flees Elkville, headed for Tennessee.  Meanwhile, Anne Melton and Perline Foster are arrested after a physical altercation where each accuses the other of the murder. The woman who witnessed this altercation comes forward and Anne and Perline are both arrested.  Perline is released from jail after turning states evidence and a posse is formed to bring Tom Dooley back to stand trial for murder.  With the help of Colonel James Grayson in Tennessee (made famous by the popular ballad) Tom Dooley is captured and brought back to Wilkes County to stand trial.  Tom is found guilty and hanged for the crime, but many believe it was his married lover, Anne Melton that really killed Laura.  The show allows the audience to gather the facts and be the judge! 
“Tom Dooley: A Wilkes County Legend” is a proud member of The National Institute of Outdoor Drama.

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Refunds and Policies


Refund, Privacy, & Delivery Policies

Refund Policy 
No refunds given. All purchases are FINAL. However, in the event of the show being cancelled due to weather or having to end before the end of first act due to weather then a rain check will be issued to be used at a later show. 

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Delivery Policy 
       We do not mail tickets.  All Tickets will be picked up and signed for at box office the day of the show. 


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216 9th Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659