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Carolina Theater

309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
919-560-3030
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Ranked #9 of 36 attractions in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had a chance to see a show here last weekend. Loved the theater. We had balcony seats and found the view of the stage good. The acoustics were good as well. The staff was helpful. Plenty of restrooms and very clean which is great!. I love the fact that they have great parking options which were reasonable. We parked on... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I enjoy attending old Theatre Houses that have been restored and remain as both film and live performance venues. The Carolina Theater in Durham, NC offers both. They have outstanding film series and authentic musical performances. Ticket prices are reasonable and seating is comfortable. Upper balcony seating is remote; if you desire a more intimate experience, purchase tickets early for... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This a beatiful restored theather in the haeart of durham. This theather offers a wide range of entertainment . They offer the , world renown, Documentary Film Festival to The Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, which is one of the largest in the South. The theather has been restored to it origial beafiful glory. The seats are confortable and they... More

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Brewster, MA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Beautiful restoration with almost no bad seats. Good acoustics and reasonable prices. We will be back.

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Bahama, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a great place and great people. For shows and movies, the management really cares about you and the people who are there to help you. You can't go wrong going here.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
13 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

An old time theatre movie house that has had nine lives and going strong. We saw a Gilbert and Sullivan show which was a delight. They have everything: shows, music, movies. We got last minute tickets and were in the back of the orchestra where the balcony overhang was rather low and prevented the seats from being tiered. So the... More

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Lake Charles, Louisiana
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14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

We attended a Durham Symphony concert at the Carolina Theater. Seated in the first row of the balcony, we experienced excellent sights and sounds. The Theater is in very good shape for its age.

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Durham, North Carolina, USA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

this theater is a fabulous small concert venue, the views and acoustics are great. the concession stand is hard to beat. unfortunately, the walls are showing signs of water damage and the city is not rushing to save this treasure. parking is right across the street and you can have dinner at rue cler before or after a performance to... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

The event is awesome, a great place for event of plays, music and concerts. The Theater is a great place to attend when you visiting Durham NC, they have different events going on.

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Durham, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

I have seen plays, a nurse's pinning ceremony & my daughter's ballet recital here. I was impressed with all of the above. There is no parking that is free unless you park along the street in the vicinity. However, there is parking in the garage (for a fee) across the street. They have concessions. It's pricey but most concessions are.... More

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