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Carolina Theatre

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I recently saw Capitol Steps at the Carolina Theatre. I loved all the architecture in the building... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
NCTraveler2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Quality venue with big names

Drove some distance to catch one of the bands I follow. Sat high up and you're looking down like an... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
exoticfooddude
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All reviews historic theater popcorn with real butter main stage parking garage across the street huge venue orchestra seating hear everything first row staff was very friendly and helpful concession stand great concert venue great acoustics no bad seats comfortable seating films balcony cinema
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

I recently saw Capitol Steps at the Carolina Theatre. I loved all the architecture in the building and the charm of the old building. I found everyone in the staff friendly from the bag checkers to the concession stand to those helping to find seats....More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Drove some distance to catch one of the bands I follow. Sat high up and you're looking down like an opera house. Narrow feeling but seats were good and sound was professional. The elevator was crowded so I hiked many stairs. Parked on a side...More

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Joseph S, Director of Live Events at Carolina Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thanks for the good review. Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Charming, great acoustics, and great views of the stage. One of my favorite small venues to see a show.

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Joseph S, Director of Live Events at Carolina Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for the great review! Come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 27 August 2018

This old theatre has been 'saved' a couple of times--or more. Used to be just a down-in-the-heels movie theatre-just showed movies. Then, sufficient folks realized it was a unique piece of Durham history and architecture. A full throttle effort was instigated to raise funds to...More

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Joseph S, Director of Live Events at Carolina Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for the kind words. We're glad you like our downtown gem.

Reviewed 9 August 2018

Attended a concert here and everything was very good. Our seats were about 5 rows in and comfortable for the couple of hours. It is an older building. They have plenty of parking in the area. We had no problems and I would have no...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Excellent list of films and you can buy wine, beer, coke, popcorn and candy. You'll really enjoy the experience.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Make a nearly 3hr trek to see our favorite band (Home Free) and was expecting a huge venue. So pleased to see it was a smaller place. Very well kept! Staff was friendly, helped us find our seats and chatted during intermission. We were on...More

Thank April K
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Rude staff, terrible seating. Will never go back after the way the staff talked to us and treated us. The balcony seats were overpriced and uncomfortable. Its a long story but when the staff decides to make their own rules, regardless of what the actual...More

Thank Mickie H
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The Carolina is one grand old dame. Great films. Great music. Wonderful film festivals. An institution!

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We went to see Bianca Del Rio. The show was Fabulous! The theater is beautiful. Very well maintained and the organization was excellent. The staff was customer service friendly. It is so nice to see a part of history preserved in this theater.

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