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Best films in comfort

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maureen B
Durham, North Carolina
Home Free Concert Rocked

Make a nearly 3hr trek to see our favorite band (Home Free) and was expecting a huge venue. So... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
April K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed March 29, 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 March 28, 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 March 17, 2018 via mobile

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

Thank EdRockster
Reviewed March 15, 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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Reviewed February 3, 2018

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 January 12, 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 December 21, 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 December 6, 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 November 20, 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

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