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Coffey Group Architecture, LLC


Carolina Theatre - Durham, NC

This classic multi-purpose 1400-seat theater was originally built in 1926 and served as home to both Vaudeville Theater and movies. In this total refurbishment, the Auditorium was comprehensively renovated and restored, the Stage Floor was replaced and Wing Space was expanded, and new Lobby and public spaces including Concessions, Toilets, and Box Office were designed. HVAC, Electrical, Sound, Lighting, and Rigging Systems were completely replaced. The stage was outfitted for live performances. In an new adjacent structure, Cinemas, Loading Docks, Dressing Rooms, and Administrative Offices were, integrated into this landmark structure. The Carolina Theater Complex is a Rental House with significant Community and Film Use.