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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“Spotlight on Local Talent” Performance Series, Quarantine Edition

“Spotlight on Local Talent” Performance Series, Quarantine Edition The Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, located in downtown Lumberton, NC, is presenting a series of on-line concerts while its live performances are being rescheduled to the 1920-21 season due to COVID-19 social gathering restrictions. This series features intimate performances by regional artists who have a connection […]

Reschedule of Upcoming Events

The Annual My Time to Shine Talent Competition has been put on hold until safe reschedule date can be determined later this summer.  Current tickets will be valid on the new date and patrons will not need an updated ticket. The theater also is working to reschedule other upcoming events and rentals. This is the […]

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 […]