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BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

About the Theater

Extended Box Office Hours for Monday, July 25 and Wednesday, July 27!  Our box office will be open until 7:00 PM.

Belk Theater features state-of-the-art equipment, production and support capabilities and can host any event, from grand opera to rock to corporate annual meetings and lectures.

The theater features a contemporary European horseshoe arrangement for an intimate atmosphere and world-class acoustics. The most distant seat is less than 135 feet from the stage.

A hallmark of the theater’s design is some 2,400 “points of light” in the audience chamber, part of a dazzling fiber optic network with multi-color capabilities.

Renowned architect Cesar Pelli designed the Performing Arts Center, which opened in 1992, as well as the adjacent Bank of America Corporate Center and Founders Hall. The Center’s name honors the contributions of the people of the state of North Carolina as well as the generosity of the Blumenthal Foundation, the largest private donor to the capital campaign.

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Parking and Directions

A special preferred parking rate of only $5* is available for our patrons in our designated garage.
Bank of America Center Parking Garage
Entrances at:   150 N. College St.
                      290 E. 5th St.

The $5 rate is applicable when parked in the garage after 5pm on weekdays, Mon – Fri. If parked in the garage before 5pm, the $5 rate is void. There is no time restriction for the weekend, Sat & Sun.

Getting and Using Your Parking Pass When You Arrive

  1. Pull the garage entry ticket when you arrive at the designated garage. You will need this to exit!
  2. Purchase a $5 Blumenthal exit pass at the theater or click here to purchase in advance online. If you would rather purchase by phone, please call 704.335.1010*

When You Exit

  1. Insert your garage entry ticket into the yellow slot. Amount due will display on the screen.
  2. Insert your Blumenthal exit pass in the same yellow slot, with arrow pointing at slot.
  3. Gate arm will rise and screen will display “drive safely.”

*Pre-paid parking is not available day of show.

CLICK HERE to Purchase your Parking Exit Pass in Advance

CLICK HERE for parking information for Spirit Square events. (McGlohon Theater, Duke Energy Theater)

CLICK HERE for parking information for Knight Theater events.

Seating Chart

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Accessibility

Advance reservations for Patron Assistance are encouraged to ensure the best possible experience!

  • Infrared listening system for people with hearing impairments
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Wheelchair seating
  • Limited booster seats available at Belk Theater.

Wheelchair access
All of our theaters and classrooms are accessible to patrons who use wheelchairs. Most restrooms and water fountains in all facilities are wheelchair accessible, and restrooms are equipped with strobe-light as well as audio alarm systems. A wheelchair accessible "unisex" restroom on the Belk Theater's Grand Tier level accommodates persons who may need assistance from a spouse or companion of the opposite sex. Ask an usher for the location.

Entry and exit assistance
For performances in the Belk Theater, an usher can meet patrons who need assistance at the corner of Tryon and 5th Streets or valet parking on Tryon. If you wish to receive this service, please contact the Box Office at least 2 days prior to the performance to make these arrangements.

SERVICES FOR THE VISUALLY-IMPAIRED

Audio Description
Certain performances will be audio described for the blind or visually impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances upon request. Audio description provides an on-going oral description of the action, sets and costumes during the performance. Each participant wears a headset, and no other patrons are able to hear the descriptions. For Belk Theater performances, patrons can pick up headsets at the coat check in the Grand Tier Lobby.

Large Print Programs
Large print programs are available for patrons at many performances. At Belk Theater, assistance is available at the coat check in the Grand Tier Lobby.

Service Animals
If you or someone in your party plans to attend an event with a service animal, please inform the Box Office when purchasing your tickets so that we may arrange for an aisle seat.

SERVICES FOR THE DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING

Interpreting
Certain performances at the Performing Arts Center will be interpreted for the hearing impaired. The Box Office will provide a schedule of these performances as requested. There will be one Sign Interpreted and Audio Described performance in each Broadway Lights engagement on a Sunday at 2pm.

Assistive Listening Devices
In Belk Theater, headsets may be checked out from the coat check located in the Grand Tier and Mezzanine.

Communication Devices
TTY/TOO is available on the Mezzanine Level of the Belk Theater near the entrance from Founders Hall.

Public Transit

Suggested Light Rail Station:

CTC/ARENA STATION – Suggested if you are attending an event at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center (Belk Theater, Booth Playhouse and Stage Door Theater)

Upcoming Events

Charlotte Symphony: All Tchaikovsky

Sep 30 - Oct 1 , 2016
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Peppa Pig Live!

Oct 2 , 2016
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Jennifer Nettles

Oct 7 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony: Chris Botti

Oct 8 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony: Beethoven Symphony No. 2

Oct 14 - 15 , 2016
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The Barber of Seville Student Night at the Opera

Oct 20 , 2016
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The Barber of Seville (Il barbiere di Siviglia)

Oct 22 - 30 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony: Mendelssohn "Scottish"

Nov 4 - 5 , 2016
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Bob Dylan

Nov 6 , 2016
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Cabaret

Nov 8 - 13 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony: Wagner, Strauss & Bruckner

Nov 18 - 19 , 2016
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Fela! The Concert

Nov 20 - 21 , 2016
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Nov 25 , 2016
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Charlotte Ballet: Nutcracker

Dec 3 - 23 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas

Dec 9 - 11 , 2016
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Shen Yun

Dec 30 - 31 , 2016
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Charlotte Symphony: Schubert "Great C Major"

Jan 6 - 7 , 2017
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An American in Paris

Jan 10 - 15 , 2017
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La Traviata Student Night at the Opera

Jan 20 , 2017
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La traviata

Jan 22 - 28 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Second City Guide to the Symphony

Feb 4 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Brahms Symphony No. 1

Feb 10 - 11 , 2017
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Feb 14 - 19 , 2017
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Twyla Tharp Dance: Fiftieth Anniversary Tour

Feb 25 , 2017
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Joe Bonamassa

Feb 26 , 2017
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Sebastian Maniscalco

Mar 5 , 2017
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The Bodyguard

Mar 7 - 12 , 2017
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KODO: DADAN 2017

Mar 13 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: The Beatles: Classical Mystery Tour

Mar 18 , 2017
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Celtic Woman

Mar 19 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Dvorak Symphony No. 7

Mar 24 - 25 , 2017
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The Girl of the West Student Night at the Opera

Apr 21 , 2017
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The Girl of the West (La fanciulla del West)

Apr 23 - 29 , 2017
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Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs

Apr 30 , 2017
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Jersey Boys

Jul 5 - 9 , 2017
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The King and I

Jul 11 - 16 , 2017
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The Little Mermaid

Jul 18 - 23 , 2017
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RENT

Sep 26 - Oct 1 , 2017
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Finding Neverland

Oct 3 - 8 , 2017
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The Red Shoes

Oct 17 - 22 , 2017
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