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Carolina Theatre

  • 309 W Morgan St, Downtown Durham
  • I-85 Exit 177
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 560-3030
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Situated in the heart of Downtown Durham, this Beaux Arts-style building includes Fletcher Hall, restored to its original 1926 décor, which houses live performances by musicians, comics, speakers, theater companies, and special series like the Arts Discovery Educational Series, which are stage performances designed to augment traditional classroom learning with presentations of dance, classic works like Charlotte’s Web, and other pieces.

The building also includes two adjacent cinemas that screen newly released films and classic works from cinema history in the Retro Film Series. These screens are also home to annual film festivals like the nationally renowned Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, the NC Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, and the Nevermore Film Festival of horror movies.

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  • Miles to RDU Airport: 15.0
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  • Avg. Tour Length: 45 minutes
  • Group Rates: Free Admission for tours, ticket prices vary for concerts and other events.
  • Scheduling Policy: Minimum of 2 weeks in advance, according to theatre schedule.
  • Tour Type: Guided
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Carolina Theatre Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 14,754
  • Largest Room: 125
  • Theatre Capacity: 1,032
  • Classroom Capacity: 80
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  • Number of Booths: 8
  • Reception Capacity: 125
  • Ceiling: 50
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Meeting Facility Rooms
Cinema II
26 X 43
16
1000.00
49
Cinema I
56 X 64
20
2700.00
226
Connie Moses Ballroom
48 X 22
24
1056.00
100
80
90
125
Fletcher Hall Auditorium
192 X 140
50
8942.00
1032
Donor Lounge (Upper Balcony Lobby Ballroom)
48 X 22
12
1056.00
100
125

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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604