Fayetteville NC Theater

By: Sam Huntington

Fayetteville, North Carolina has some of the best theater in the south. If you are a person who enjoys culture, you will find what you're looking for in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

In addition to fine art and symphonies, Fayetteville, North Carolina is home to some wonderful theater, all within the splendor of the south. No matter what your tastes, there is bound to be something to suit you in this charming, southern city.

The Cameo Theater is located on Hay Street, which is in the heart of downtown Fayetteville. The Cameo Theater is a 1920s theater house that has been restored to magnificence. Here you can view independent and foreign films in a pristine atmosphere second to none. The Cameo Theater was recently recognized by the Sundance Film Festival where it was pictured in one of their publications. This charming theater is open every evening and the pictures change weekly. Anyone who enjoys independent or foreign film theater will love watching films in this beautiful building.

One of the most award winning live theaters in the area is the Cape Fear Regional Theater. The Cape Fear Regional Theater is located on nearby Person Street in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina and features dramas, comedies and musical productions. The Cape Fear Regional Theater has been entertaining audiences for over 40 years and often features some guest stage and screen stars. There are even children's matinees in this fine theater.

Both the Cape Fear Regional Theater and the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra often host productions at Campbellton Landing, an amphitheater located on the nearby Cape Fear River. Here you can stroll along the beautiful river front before and after some of the finest productions in the area. Campbellton Landing has many productions throughout the year, ranging from classical music, live theater and jazz performances.

For improvisational comedy, check out Stage Door Theatre located on Cambridge Street. Each Friday and Saturday evening, crowds enjoy the hilarious improv performances from the talented comedians at the Stage Door Theater. In addition to the wonderful improvisational revues, there are also several comedy plays performed at Stage Door Theater each year. For wonderful comedy in Fayetteville, North Carolina, visit the Stage Door Theater.

One wonderful theater in Fayetteville is the Gilbert Theater. This is a non-profit theater that promotes socially relevant theater and original plays written by local writers. You never know, you may be the first to discover new and exciting talent at the Gilbert Theater in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Another place for great theater production is the Methodist College Monarch Theater located on Ramsey Street. Here you can see some of the most popular productions in the area at a relatively low price for admission. Some of the most noted names in show business once performed at Methodist College Monarch Theater, including screen star Julianne Moore.

For African-American inspired live theater, check out Fayetteville State University Theater. Here you can see one of the wonderful plays written by some of the best African-American playwrights in the country. Fayetteville State University Theater is located on Murchison Road and produces several fine plays a year.

For culture, art and fine theater, visit Fayetteville, North Carolina. Here you can experience some of the most culturally significant productions in a warm, southern environment.

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