About Us

The area's #1 tourist attraction

Overlooking Interstate 95 in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina...the midpoint between Florida and New York….the Roanoke Rapids Theatre serves as North Carolina’s most entertaining rest stop and the region’s most exciting performance venue.

The 1,500-seat state of the art theatre hosts national acts including concerts, comedy, musical theatre and more. Looking to entertain corporate clients?  The Roanoke Rapids Theatre Signature Boxes provide premium seating for an unforgettable experience.   Our backstage offers easy loading, production space, and catering.  

Beyond the stage, our guests enjoy our cocktail bars, concessions, live music in our Atrium, and on occasion, our drive-in movie experience.  

See our EVENTS page for all the upcoming LIVE family-friendly entertainment.

Interstate 95, Exit 171

The Roanoke Rapids Theatre is close to hotels and restaurants. To learn more about dining and accommodations in the area, https://www.visithalifax.com/


The Roanoke Rapids Theatre is proud to host some of the best acts on the east coast. We offer something for everyone with amazing performances and festivals encompassing country, rock, blues, beach, jazz, and R&B, as well as a variety of performing art shows such as plays, Cirque, magic, comedy, concerts, murder mystery dinners and more.


Our Atrium is a multi-purpose space. We use it for everything from acoustic sets and comedy shows, to after parties and weddings.


There's not a bad seat in the house. Our Auditorium seats 1500. There's also box seats on our second floor perfect for entertaining corporate clients or for small groups.


Our outdoor space is mainly used in the spring & summer months. This is where we host our drive-in movies and outdoor concerts.