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Carolina Theatre

Carolina Theatre  Tickets

309 W Morgan St,  DurhamNC  27701

Venue Information

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Venue Details


From I-85 NORTH or SOUTH:
Take "Durham Downtown" exit, Exit #177-A and follow Hwy. 15-501 Business South (Mangum St.) for approximately 1 mile. Turn Right onto Morgan St. Carolina Theatre is 3 blocks on the left, across from the parking garage.

From I-40 EAST (Burlington, Greensboro):
From I-40 East, merge on to I-85 North. Take Exit #172 and merge onto the Durham Freeway (Hwy. 147 South) for approximately 4.4 miles. Take exit #13 (Chapel Hill St) and turn left at the traffic light. Continue for .6 miles. Make a left on Foster Street. Make a quick left onto Morgan St. The Theatre will be on your left.

From I-40 WEST (Raleigh, Wilmington):
Take Durham Freeway exit (Hwy. 147 North) for approximately 5 miles. Take exit #12-B (Roxboro St./Mangum St.) and turn Right at first traffic light onto Roxboro St., following signs for Downtown. Continue until you pass under a bridge. Go ahead and get into the left lane. After you go under the bridge, you will come to a stoplight. After going through the light, merge left one lane. Continue to the left on Morgan Street. The Carolina will be on the left.

From Highway 15-501 NORTH/Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. (Chapel Hill):
When highway divides near South Square, take Hwy. 15-501 Bypass North/Duke University. Follow for approximately 4 miles to Exit #108-C (Hwy. 147 South). Take exit #13 (Chapel Hill St)and turn left at the traffic light. Continue for .6 miles. Make a left on Foster Street. Make a quick left onto Morgan St. The Theatre will be on your left.


Location : Street parking along Morgan St. or nearby; Durham Centre garage directly across Morgan St. from the theatre; additional decks nearby at 326 East Chapel Hill Street, directly in front of the post office, and at the 101 East Corcoran Street.

Specific location for Accessible Parking : Two spaces on Morgan St. along plaza in front of theatre; additional accessible parking available across the street in Durham Centre garage.

Charge for Parking (per vehicle) : Free (on street, after 6 pm or on weekends) or $3 per vehicle (in Durham Centre garage, after 6 pm or on weekends).

Box Office Numbers

Venue Information: 919-560-3040
Box office number: 919-560-3030

Box Office Hours

In Advance : Weekdays 11:00am - 6:00pm
Day of Event : One hour prior to showtime

Types of Payment Accepted

Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express

Will Call

Location : Main Box Office is to the right of main theatre entrance, facing plaza.

Opens : One hour before the event
Please bring picture I.D.,the actual credit card used when purchasing the tickets,and confirmation number.

Accessible Seating

This venue is accessible.

General Rules

Items NOT allowed : Cameras (still or video) and sound recording devices, unless authorized by the artist/promoter for a specific event; outside food or drink; firearms
Smoking is NOT permitted anywhere in the building, but ashtrays are available on the plaza in front of the theatre.

Children Rules

Age limit to enter : None, unless specified for event.
Children under 2 admitted free for "lap seating" ONLY unless otherwise specified for event. ALL OTHERS must have a ticket.


The Carolina Theatre's historic 1926 auditorium seats 1015 on three levels: Orchestra, First Balcony, and Second Balcony; premium seating available for some events; "stadium seating" in both balconies.

Seats on each level are numbered as follows: in the CENTER section, conscutive numbers beginning with "101" (101, 102, 103, etc.); in the LEFT section, consecutive ODD numbers beginning with "1" (1, 3, 5, etc.); in the RIGHT section, consecutive EVEN numbers beginning with "2" (2. 4. 6, etc.).

Driving directions, a map, and information about local hotels & restaurants can be found at, under "Plan Your Visit".

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