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Carolina Theater

309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
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Ranked #8 of 36 Attractions in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Love the Carolina Theater comedy shows -- I've been to two of these shows so far (Aziz and Nerdist) and they were fantastic. My only issue is the parking -- get there EARLY, and avoid the parking deck directly across from the entrance (sort of on the side actually). Traffic will wrap around and up side streets. Lines to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We were lucky enough to catch a fantastic concert with Marc Cohn on a recent evening. What a magnificent old theater that has been beautifully maintained. Great sound and nice seating to be able to see everything made for a very intimate concert experience. The staff was very welcoming and friendly as if they were inviting us into their living... More

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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
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
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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45 reviews 45 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
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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14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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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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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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