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The Carteret Community Theatre in Morehead City, NC, welcomes you to the most exciting live entertainment venue on the Crystal Coast with shows for the whole family. Plays, country, comedy, rock, Motown, magic, live theater, and holiday delights are just a few of the many shows schedule this year for your enjoyment. There’s something in our lineup for everyone!

We are a non-profit, all volunteer group committed to bringing opportunities for theatrical experiences to all the citizens of Carteret & surrounding counties.

When there are open dates on our entertainment calendar, the facility is a perfect venue for live performances, musical programs, comedy shows, weddings, business or educational symposiums, and may be rented for private or non-profit fundraisers, meetings, or events.

Whether you live locally and like an evening out, are visiting our area and want to include special entertainment in your plans, or need a facility for your next event, the Carteret Community Theatre offers it all.


If you are looking for a night out that includes quality, live entertainment then come see a show at the Carteret Community Theatre in Morehead City, NC.  Please check back for more upcoming shows and auditions.

Changes In Latitudes is the country's premier tribute show to the Mayor of Margaritaville, Jimmy Buffett.  This nationally acclaimed band travels the country with beach balls and leis flying, dancing conga lines, and "Trop Rock" fun for all. It's the ultimate beach party that’s good clean fun for all ages. Over their fifteen year history, the band has travelled from Maine to Barbados, Cape Cod to Chicago. Steve Kareta mimics Jimmy's casual, storyteller style, while these world-class musicians, travelling with a full tropical stage set-up, will take you on a musical cruise through the sun-drenched waters of the Caribbean. You can expect to hear such classics as “Margaritaville”, “Come Monday”, "Cheeseburger In Paradise", "Volcano", and, of course, “Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes”, as well as other crowd-pleasing favorites, like “Brown Eyed Girl”, “Southern Cross”, “Another Saturday Night”, and the Alan Jackson / Jimmy Buffett hit "It's Five O'clock Somewhere". August 12. 8PM.


Touring as a national Billy Joel/Elton John "Face-2-Face" Tribute Show with sold out shows at The House Of Blues, The Fillmore, and many other theaters around the country! It is a 3 hour show featuring all of the hits from both legendary artists.
Formed and fronted by Levittown, NY native Mike Santoro in late summer of 2009, The Stranger has already amassed an impressive list of high profile shows and events throughout the southeast.  This is not just a band playing Billy Joel songs. What you get is a high energy interactive show, much like the way it was done by Billy Joel himself in his prime. Both your eyes and your ears will quickly forget that you are watching a tribute artist!
Ronnie Smith channels Elton John to a level that is unmatched in the industry and has played countless shows with us, including a successful and memorable performance at the legendary House Of Blues in Myrtle Beach, The Fillmore in Charlotte as well as every town and city festival throughout the southeast.   Friday, August 19 8PM Tickets $20-$30


Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.

A bluegrass band at their core, the Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra. They’re as danceable as the most progressive, party-oriented string band, and equally comfortable translating their songs for accompaniment by a full symphony. 

It’s that mix of serious chops and good-natured fun that earned the Steep Canyon Rangers the Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album Grammy in 2013 (for Nobody Knows You), and that drew celebrated comedian/banjoist Steve Martin to them when he needed a backing band. The Rangers are world-class musicians who are just as at home taking the stage at Carnegie Hall as they are knee- deep in a mountain brook, fly rod in hand. 


Lorrie Morgan, the first woman in her genre to begin her career with three consecutive Platinum albums, re-emerges on Shanachie Entertainment with Letting go...Slow. It is a collection that showcases a rainbow of emotions, from darkest heartache to bright, shiny humor.

Morgan has long been the envy of her peers for her lustrous vocal phrasing and the down-to-earth believability of her torchy performances. On records such as “A Picture of Me Without You” and “I Guess You Had to Be There,” she ached with pain. She was feisty and sassy in “Watch Me,” “What Part of No” “Five Minutes” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength.” She has kicked up her stiletto heels in fun on her hits “Except for Monday” and “Go Away.” On her epic “Something in Red” she was an anguished, struggling everywoman.       Returning to CCT October 7.  Tickets on sale June 15.


The Embers are widely considered a musical MARVEL and have laid the groundwork for what has become known as ‘Beach Music’ in the Carolinas, Virginia, the gulf coast region of North America and every beach in between. A true musical tradition with which many Americans have grown. The Embers consider the genre of Beach Music as “music with a memory” and have been creating lasting memories since its inception in 1958. Simply put – Heart and Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Feel Good Music.  This legendary Beach Music band sings new arrangements of classic Christmas tunes the whole family will love.  Tuesday, December 20. 7:30PM


Audition Info

At Carteret Community Theatre, we are always looking for talented people. We need actors, musicians, back stage crew, light and sound operators, costumes, ticket sales, concessions and clean up crew. Whatever your talent is, we need your help for every production. Please click here to download the audition form if you are interested in participating.