Carolina Theatre of Durham President & CEO Rebecca Newton will retire by June 30, 2020.
DURHAM, NC — November 11, 2019 — After helping guide the Carolina Theatre of Durham through one of its most successful eras in the venue's 93-year history, Rebecca Newton will retire as president & CEO of the nonprofit that operates the city-owned venue by the end of June 2020, the organization's Board of T
The Carolina Theatre was named the "Best Theater to See an Indie Film in the Triangle" in the 2019 Indy Week Best of the Triangle awards.
On Wednesday, the Carolina Theatre of Durham joined the ranks of Indy Week's 2019 Best of the Triangle with the title "Best Theater to See an Indie Film in the Triangle."
Each year, Indy Week readers vote online for the "Best of the Triangle." Categories range from "Best Trivia Night in Durham County" to "Best Juice Bar in the Triangle" and, of course, "Best Theater to See an Indie Film." Indy reported that over 57,000 people voted in this year's polls, sharing over 365,000 votes in 343 categories.
Duke Energy Foundation donated $5,000 to support the Carolina Theatre of Durham's 2019-20 Family Saturday Series.
The Carolina Theatre has received a $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to support its 2019-20 Family Saturday Series, a family-friendly series of affordable performances that attracted hundreds of guests to downtown Durham in 2018-19. The 2019-20 Family Saturday Series season begins on October 12 with an interactive magic show from The Amazing Max.
The Nevermore Film Festival returns to the Carolina Theatre from Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, marking its 20th annual film festival.
Celebrating 20 years of scaring, thrilling and entertaining audiences in Durham, the Nevermore Film Festival will return to the Carolina Theatre from Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10. Tickets for this annual cinematic feast of horror, science-fiction and dark fantasy films, cost $10 per screening and are on sale now at the Carolina Theatre Box Office or online at carolinatheatre.org.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham has a new development team: Ellen Stone and Audrey Shore.
Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc., the nonprofit organization that operates the majestic Carolina Theatre of Durham, is pleased to announce the arrival of a new development team. This summer, the organization welcomed fundraising veteran Ellen Stone as senior director of development. In late November of this year, Audrey Shore joined the nonprofit as the development manager. Both new staff members come to the theatre from North Carolina museums.
One of the largest repertory film programs in the country, the Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series will celebrate its 20th anniversary. RETRO has become an oft-emulated model of film programming, presenting curated cinematic treats from familiar silver screen gems to rarely seen cult classics.
DURHAM, NC (November 16, 2018) — One of the largest repertory film programs in the country, the Carolina Theatre of Durham's Retro Film Series will mark its 20th anniversary tonight at 7 p.m. with a double-feature of two perfectly creepy, on-brand films: Friday The 13th: Part 2, the first movie the program screened in 1998, and The Shining.
The freshly re-branded weekly showcase, known to fans simply as RETRO, has become an oft-emulated model of film programming, presenting curated cinematic treats from familiar silver screen gems to rarely seen cult classics.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham has named its venue's cinema wing after former interim President and CEO Dan Berman and his wife, Karen.
In recognition of the contributions and service of its former interim President and CEO Dan Berman, the nonprofit that operates the historic Carolina Theatre of Durham has named the venue's cinema wing after Berman and his wife, Karen. Carolina Theatre of Durham, Inc.'s Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the cinema naming measure, permanently acknowledging Dan Berman's remarkable tenure as the head of the nonprofit from January 2016 to mid-October 2017.
Carolina Theatre of Durham benefactor Pepper Fluke passed away on Saturday at age 87.
The Carolina Theatre of Durham sadly announces the passing of Pepper Fluke, 87, an extraordinary woman whose tireless work and steadfast support helped both save and sustain our historic building for more than 40 years. Without Pepper's direction, energy and generosity, the Carolina Theatre would simply not exist as it does today.