Carolina Theatre http://wfae.org en Broadway Honors 'The Lost Colony' With Tony http://wfae.org/post/broadway-honors-lost-colony-tony <p>One of the longest-running outdoor dramas in the country, <em>The Lost Colony</em>, has won a Tony Honor for <a href="http://www.tonyawards.com/en_US/nominees/artists/201304291367199388429.html" target="_blank">excellence in theatre</a>. It's a first for North Carolina. This summer, the show enters its 76<sup>th</sup> season in Manteo, which is part of the Outer Banks.</p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 21:02:20 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 29092 at http://wfae.org Broadway Honors 'The Lost Colony' With Tony Carolina Theatre's Fate Still Up In The Air http://wfae.org/post/carolina-theatres-fate-still-air <p></p><p>The non-profit Foundation for the Carolinas won the first round of the bid for the Carolina Theatre this week—for $1. A city council committee chose that bid from the Foundation instead of a half million dollar offer from the company that developed the NC Music Factory. But, it's far from a done deal.</p><p>The Carolina Theatre sits on Sixth and Tryon, and once upon a time, it hosted megastars like Elvis, Bob Hope, and Frank Sinatra. For the past thirty years it’s lain unused and neglected. But now the theater, and its first-class location, has three serious suitors.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:53:05 +0000 Ben Bradford 17088 at http://wfae.org Carolina Theatre's Fate Still Up In The Air Council Committee Chooses $1 Over $500,000 For Carolina Theatre http://wfae.org/post/council-committee-chooses-1-over-500000-carolina-theatre <p>The Carolina Theatre in uptown Charlotte has sat vacant for more than 30 years.</p><p></p><p>But in its heyday, stars like Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra played there.&nbsp;</p><p>City council members are considering plans to renew the theater to its old glory.&nbsp; They got a step closer yesterday to choosing one. The Council’s Economic Development Committee voted 3-2 to support selling the property for $1 to the Foundation for the Carolinas.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:11:56 +0000 Briana Duggan 17003 at http://wfae.org Council Committee Chooses $1 Over $500,000 For Carolina Theatre Charlotte Considers Proposals For Carolina Theatre http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-considers-proposals-carolina-theatre <p>The Charlotte Economic Development Committee is planning a trip to the theater. Committee members decided Thursday they need to go see the historic Carolina Theatre&nbsp;- and just how rundown it's become&nbsp;- to help them decide between two proposals to renovate it.</p><p>The Carolina Theatre used to be an old, Southern gem. Now, it’s just an old, empty building in a key spot uptown.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Michael Tomsic 3042 at http://wfae.org Charlotte Considers Proposals For Carolina Theatre