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Address: 21 North Front Street #501, Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone Number: 910.264.2602
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Sun 2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am

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Impressed with how professional the performance was. The small theater allows everyone to have a good seat. Chairs were a bit uncomfortable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2013
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

This is also known as Level 5, since it is located in the top of a very old building, on Front Street. Many are afraid to use the elevator, and if you don't, you do have 5 stories of stairs to climb. The place is old & quaint. They offer some great shows. That is the good news. The bad... More 

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Wilmington, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a great place, great view and Trailer Park Musical is hilarious. We have seen many plays, surf movies and music here. This is a great local place.

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1 Thank bmcfeeters
Wimington NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

They consistently have very fine productions. The issue many people I know have is with their venue. On the top floor of an old wood building with an old elevator and lots of stairs. Use caution if you go.

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Thank Gerald F
Leland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Impressed with how professional the performance was. The small theater allows everyone to have a good seat. Chairs were a bit uncomfortable.

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Thank LelandSouthernbelle
wilmington nc
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67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Fabulous shows, casual, and right on top level of "Level 5" Wilmingtons rooftop bar. Fun place, and always can catch a great show whether it be comedy or a play. Prices are reasonable, seating is plenty, and VIP tbles avail.

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1 Thank theseaforus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

City Stage Theatre is set in the heart of downtown Wilmington. Architecturally it is an interesting venue that could use some updates. The AC/heat, carpets, elevator and bathrooms are pretty run down. I have never seen a bad performance at City Stage. They put on great work. Plan your evening to include a drink on the roof top bar to... More 

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Thank L B
Oakland, Maryland
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55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

This is an excellent venue, especially if you sit up front at one of their cafe tables. Tables seat 2 or 4 people. I have seen 7-8 plays here. There is also a bar, called Level 5, right beside the theater. You get a rooftop view of all of downtown Wilmington from this vantage point. Actually, it is worth going... More 

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Thank Safariman6262
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2012

Have seen some awe inspiring shows at City Stage. Great musicals geared more toward adult audiences.

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1 Thank dmp31563
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

City Stage always puts on top-notch shows including (recently) Next to Normal, Spring Awakening, Chicago, The Full Monty. The productions, from sound and lights to performance quality, are always really, really good!! However, the facilities are located on the 5th story of an ancient former Masonic Temple. The tiny, also ancient elevator only works with a key (and is scary... More 

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Thank Shannon P
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Nice small venue in historic building. Great productions. Go to the roof top bar before the show and enjoy the view of the city.

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