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Have a Great Night Out at Carteret Community Theatre


When was the last time you saw a great play or musical? If it’s been a while, add attending a performance at the Carteret Community Theatre to the list of things to do during your next Crystal Coast beach vacation. Since 1953, the Carteret Community Theatre, run by a dedicated all-volunteer group, has produced over 160 major productions, with an average of almost three shows a year. The high-quality live performances are almost always sell-out shows that wow locals and visitors alike. The next time you're in the area, consider attending a play, musical, or holiday special at the CCT. You won’t be disappointed!


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Explore Morehead City Before the Show

Attending a show at the Carteret Community Theatre is a great excuse to explore Morehead City and the northernmost part of the Crystal Coast. Just a short 30-minutes from Emerald Isle, NC, Downtown Morehead City offers its own great attractions, shopping, restaurants, and things to do. Before a night at the theatre, you can explore this great area for a fun day filled with new discoveries.

Experience the Fantastic Theatre

The Carteret Community Theatre is a 500-seat theatre on Arendell Street in downtown Morehead City. Arguably the best nonprofit Crystal Coast theatre in the area, you will enjoy every performance here. The theatre features exceptional, high-quality sound and lighting equipment, comfortable seating, and a spacious foyer that serves refreshments from a fully stocked wine and beer bar. It is a welcoming, comfortable, and easy-to-visit theatre perfect for a night of great live entertainment.

Enjoy a Quality Performance

At the Carteret Community Theatre, you won’t just find popular plays and musicals like The Polar Express and The Addams Family. The lineup also features country, rock, Motown, and beach music, plus comedy, magic, live theatre, holiday delights, and more! Before you visit the Crystal Coast, check the list of upcoming shows to see what's playing during your visit. Once you’ve found the performance for you, you can purchase tickets online or by phone. In addition, tickets are sold at the door. However, to ensure the show doesn’t sell out before you arrive, the theatre recommends purchasing your tickets in advance!

Visit the Carteret Community Theatre During Your Emerald Isle, NC Vacation!

The Crystal Coast of North Carolina is filled with wonderful things to do like visiting the Carteret Community Theatre. When you visit this beautiful seaside area, stay on Emerald Isle. One of the most peaceful and laid-back areas of the Crystal Coast, Emerald Isle is a fantastic place to bring your family and friends for a memorable beach vacation.


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Photo credit: Getty Images / Adam Taylor



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