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Carolina Theater

Address: 309 West Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone Number: 919-560-3030
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Ranked #2 of 31 Activities in Durham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Saw "The Great Divorce" in October. Thankful for those who preserve this classic theater with the classic look and "in the middle of the action" feel. The acoustics were amazing. We had great seats near the front. The chairs were not comfortable but once the show began, I forgot about them!

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Mountain City, TN
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Saw Kathleen Madigan and she put on a great show. The staff was very helpful and passionate about the theater and its history.

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Eagle, Colorado
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went to the Carolina Theater in November, to see the amazing Mary Chapin Carpenter! Theater was easy to get around, and was a good size. We sat up on the top balcony, dead center, and it was an amazing view! Great acoustics as well. The balcony was also great for quick restroom access and refreshments. Can't wait to see more... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I saw Anjelah Johnson's stand-up comedy show and I absolutely loved the show and the theater. It is a bit smaller than the ones I have been to in the past but it was the smaller, more intimate size, that made the show much more hilarious and enjoyable. I sat towards the back and even that distance was close enough... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The Carolina Theatre is a top notch small event theatre. It has not only the very top entertainers in the world, it also has a small cinema which offers all types of films, old and new. One can sip on a lovely wine while watching a movie. How fun! A beautiful place in the theatre, too. Of the gilded age!... More 

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I went for a stand-up comedy show. The venue is great. We were in the balcony and had no complaints about the view. The staff at the concessions were super-friendly. Alcohol prices are a little high, but about what you'd expect. Good selection of beers/wine. I love the historic look and feel of the place.

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Durham
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125 reviews 125 reviews
23 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I'm a huge fan of the Carolina Theatre. Always have been. I used to support them with donations, but there came a time when it felt like they were only interested in large donations. I still love and support the events, but until they appreciate smaller donations, I'll donate to area theaters that are genuinely grateful for every penny.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Carolina is very intimate and has wonderful accoustics. I love the small size and there really are no bad seats. Always look forward to seeing a concert here.

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Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A wonderful theater with rich history, decent cinema (a lot of indies, not mainstream drivel), and excellent venue for live music, spoken word, and comedy.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Saw KWS at the Carolina Theater - first time ever at this venue. Really enjoyed it. Small and intimate. Staff very pleasant - parking in deck across the street - recommended highly.

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