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Carolina Theater

309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701-2119
+1 919-560-3030
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Beautiful historic theater with VERY uncomfortable seating!

I would love to give this venue 5 stars. The building is beautiful and the staff is awesome. It has... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tess S
Raleigh, North Carolina
Great concert venue

Saw Travis Tritt there live acoustic and had a great time. Sat on first balcony and was able to see... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Kelly M
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
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309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC 27701-2119
+1 919-560-3030
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would love to give this venue 5 stars. The building is beautiful and the staff is awesome. It has a lot going for it! You will find a concession counter on every level and plenty of bathrooms since it is connected to the cinema...More

Thank Tess S
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Saw Travis Tritt there live acoustic and had a great time. Sat on first balcony and was able to see and hear everything perfectly. I like his each level has concessions and plenty of bathrooms.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this theater. No bad seats. Very cozy made you feel a part of the show. Very well kept theater. Such a wonderful example of Americana.

Thank rdr1rn
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Carolina Theatre hosts my favorite film festival, Nevermore, every February. If you love "horror, science fiction, dark fantasy, animation, mystery/suspense, and action-thrillers" then you should definitely check it out.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

As an Indie film lover, I visit The Carolina Theater often and consider it to be a gem in the heart of thriving downtown Durham. In addition to the usual concessions, they serve beer, wine, and popcorn with real butter! The building itself is charming...More

Thank kathleenebyhill
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful theater. Classic elegance; very nicely restored. Orchestra seating was roomy and comfortable. Nice size, so no seats are that far from the stage. Saw Squeeze play here live. The acoustics were terrific.

Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We enjoyed a great show here, and sightlines and sound were fine. If you have folks with you who have mobility impairments, however slight, strongly consider orchestra-level seats. Balconies are accessible by large elevators, but to get up to the seats themselves requires rather steep...More

Thank DrMomPhD
Reviewed 4 September 2017

My husband and I were in Durham for the night and spontaneously decided to catch a movie at the Carolina Theater. We had a ball! The venue is beautiful and super cool. Plus, they have a great selection of old and new films. We'll definitely...More

Thank Katesmom62
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Just saw Joe Jackson here last night. It's a quaint little place, accoustics were good and the staff was very friendly and helpful. My only complaint is that concessions close a bit early so I couldn't get more water not could I find a water...More

Thank Joyanne S
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We attended the Zombies concert here last evening. The staff is unfailingly polite.The venue, however, seems not to have been renovated in any meaningful way since it was built in 1929. We were in the first balcony and the seating there is something less comfortable...More

Thank NCLoggerheads
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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.