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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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.