The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater is a beautifully-restored treasure listed on the National Register of Historic Places that offers visitors a unique and visually stunning experience. The theater is located at 315 North Chestnut Street in the heart of downtown Lumberton. First opened in 1928 as a vaudeville and silent film house, the theater offers a wide array of programming including live touring performances, original productions, art exhibits, films, special events and rentals.

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Auditions Feb. 14-16 for Talent Competition AND Wizard of Oz

7th Annual My Time To Shine – Talent Competition Our 7th Annual, hugely popular –and very competitive- talent competition. Includes all categories of talent from singing and dancing to juggling. Auditions will be held to determine who gets to showcase on our stage, with cash prizes going to the top contestants. But it’s more than a […]

Holiday Office Hours

Holiday Office Hours

Our box office and administrative offices will have very limited hours over the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Tickets for our event can be purchased anytime online through that events page on our web site (there will be a convenience fee). Normal Noon-5:30pm weekday box office hours will resume at noon on Monday January 6. […]

New Lobby/Event Space Announced!

As approved by Lumberton city council Monday October 14, here is the exterior illustration of the theater’s new annex, which will include expanded lobby, concessions, special event space, storage and catering kitchen. Now we can more fully live up to the name “Civic Center”! Additional lobby space provided by the annex will significantly increase comfort […]

2019-20 SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED!

SEASON TICKETS GO ON SALE 12PM AUGUST 1! General on sale August 12. CAROLINA CIVIC CENTER HISTORIC THEATER 2019-20 SEASON SCHEDULE Tickets for the Mainstage Series can be purchased on-line by going to our web site at www.carolinaciviccenter.com.  Tickets also can be purchased in-person or with credit card or cash noon to 5:30 pm Monday […]

Season Announcement Party!

Season Announcement Party!

Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater Hosts 2019-20 Season Announcement Party. 5:30-7pm Thursday June 6, 2019 The Carolina Civic Center invites the community to attend a special event announcing its 2019-2020 Mainstage Season. The event will feature live performances, as well as complementary wine, beverages and light hors d’oeuvres while attendees watch the unveiling of the theater’s […]

Auditions for Annual Talent Competition and Annie the Musical February 8-10

Auditions will be held February 8, 9, and 10 at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton for two separate upcoming productions. My Time To Shine Talent Competition February 8 (6:00 & 7:30) and 9 (11:00am) The theater’s popular and competitive annual talent competition includes all categories of talent including singing, dancing, instrumentals […]

Springhill Suites Hotel Discount for Civic Center Patrons!

For those traveling to see our shows, including Masters of Soul and Brooke Simpson, spend the night in Lumberton! If you stay at Springhill Suites by Marriott on Fayetteville Road you will receive a discount by mentioning the Carolina Civic Center and showing your ticket. They are our official hotel sponsor and we very much […]

2018-19 Season Announced!

At our May 17 Season Announcement Party we unveiled an exciting 2018-19 season. In the next week or so you will be able to click through to our ticketing season and leave your email to receive several reminders when tickets are about to go on sale.  It will be a wonderful, entertaining season!: Masters of […]

Get Free Copies of Our State Magazine!

Need another reason to attend our wonderful performances? As part of the theater’s ongoing marketing partnership with Our State magazine, patrons of our Mainstage Series shows can receive a FREE copy of the magazine simply by asking at our ticket counter (while supplies last). Additionally, you will receive a $5 discount using a special code […]

Auditions: Talent Competition and Into the Woods

Auditions will be held February 9, 10 and 11 at the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater in downtown Lumberton for two upcoming events at the theater. Auditions will be  held February 9 (6 and 7:30pm) and 10 (11am) for the theater’s annual My Time to Shine Talent Competition scheduled for Saturday March 24.  The competition includes […]