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Carolina Theater

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309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701-2119
+1 919-560-3030
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Older building but very convenient for the price. It's a welcomed relief for a family that cannot... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2016
Catherine L
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90+ year old venue with a modern feel

My wife and I have been to several comedy shows at the Carolina Theatre and have sat in the upper... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2016
Stephen D
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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  • Very good36%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
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309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701-2119
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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Older building but very convenient for the price. It's a welcomed relief for a family that cannot afford the bigger venue for a night of entertainment

Thank Catherine L
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been to several comedy shows at the Carolina Theatre and have sat in the upper balcony and down in the orchestra so we have had both experiences. Should you have the opportunity, sit in the orchestra.. The balconies have a...More

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

I go to Carolina Theater frequently. Usually for films, occasionally for live performances. It holds a very important place in Durham's history. Let's talk films first. The cinema has 2 theaters, one medium size by today's standards, the other small. New seating makes for very...More

Thank Louise833
Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan as long as I can remember. Great place to see a film or a film festival... Retro films and the NC Gay and Lesbian Film Festival... First run art films, too. And great theatre for great bands. I've so enjoyed seeing...More

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

I understand there is some history here, and nice architecture for Durham, but the sound system was not good, the seats uncomfortable, and the place was, well, just dirty. Walking out after a performance at night was scary because there were homeless panhandlers roaming around...More

Thank Bocain
Reviewed June 25, 2016

We recently attended a concert at the Durham Theater -- one of a few times we've seen a show here. Built in the 1920s the facility is really lovely and there is not a bad seat in the house. We sat in the upper balcony...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed June 11, 2016

We were lucky enough to take a self guided tour of this magnificent building, built 1926! It has been been renovated and there is a small exhibit of Durham segregation history on the 3rd floor. On the first floor is a history of the building....More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed May 10, 2016

I visited the Carolina Theater this past weekend for the first time. I was impressed how large this place was. There is a cinema on one side and a concert venue on another. The staff seemed to be very helpful in getting you to your...More

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a nice venue located downtown in Durham,so it's close to restaurants and located next door to the Marriott Hotel. It has a lower and upper level, a small theater but great for attending a small show/concert (i.e. jazz concert).

Thank Alvina M
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Older theater that has concessions area that caters mostly to moviegoers. We were there for the Esperanza Spalding concert. Our seats were in the mezzanine section. Where our seats were felt just right we felt like we were close enough to the stage to see...More

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dianeshuggins
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Response from Louise833 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure what that means. Suggest you call the theater box office directly.
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