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Master Storyteller John Waters Gets Even Filthier at Durham’s Carolina Theatre

“We should be using humor as terrorism — embarrass the enemy into submission.” Indie filmmaker John Waters is only partly joking when he says this on Thursday, March 9th, during John Waters: This Filthy World: Dirtier & Filthier, presented by NS2 of Nashville, TN and The Carolina Theatre of Durham in Fletcher Hall at The… Read More ›

RuPaul’s Drag Queens Delivered and Delighted on Jan. 17th at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

With appropriate swagger and in outrageously high heels, Bob the Drag Queen (Christopher Caldwell), winner of Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, opened Murray & Peter Present’s production of Season 8: The Queens. Love Across America on Tuesday, Jan. 17th, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham. The laughs began the moment that his foot stepped… Read More ›

Nine Entertainment presented 1964 The Tribute, which recreates a Beatles concert from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, Nov. 4th at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

1964 The Tribute Rocked The Carolina Theatre Nov. 4th with a pre-Sgt. Pepper Beatles Concert

To borrow a line from The Beatles’ 1963 chart-topper, “Do You Want to Know a Secret?,” written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon (not Lennon-McCartney, as they are usually billed) and their first Top 10 hit to feature George Harrison on lead vocals: “Listen (do dah do), do you want to know a secret (do… Read More ›

On Oct. 16th, Henry Rollins Came Crashing Through Durham’s Carolina Theatre

The arena lights dim. The audience for The Henry Rollins Spoken Word Tour, presented by AEG Live and The Carolina Theatre of Durham, begins to cheer. ROL-LINS, ROL-LINS, ROL-LINS. A guitar screeches; the volume is almost unbearable. A fog of cannabis creeps across the room as Henry Rollins kicks in a brick wall and comes… Read More ›

On Friday night, Kathleen Madigan slayed the audience at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Kathleen Madigan Brought the House Down on Oct. 7th at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

Missouri native Kathleen Madigan has been working in stand-up for over 25 years, appearing on every late night show that you can imagine and winning the 1996 American Comedy Award for Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic. With 5 albums, 3 DVD releases, and 10 specials under her belt, she continues to garner big numbers on iTunes… Read More ›