Special Events

Throughout the year, Temple Theatre hosts an array of special events - some here at the theatre, and others off-site. Click on an event for more details.

  • Drama
  • Live Band/Muscians
  • Comedy
  • World Premiere
  • Regional Premiere
  • Mature Themes
  • Musical
  • Family Friendly
  • Youth Production
Holiday Fun Day
Dec 13, 2014

Temple Theatre's Holiday Fun Day
Family Friendly

At 1pm on Dec 13, the Temple will open its doors for a fantastic afternoon of holiday delights! Join us for games, clips form classic Christmas movies, singing, and more. If everyone is nice, there may even be a visit from Santa Claus...

If you enjoyed our Frozen sing-along, you don't want to miss this.

Sadly, we've had to cancel our Holiday Fun Day. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you purchased tickets, please contact the Box Office at 919-774-4155 to receive your refund.

Tommy Edwards & The Bluegrass Experience
Dec 31, 2014

Tommy Edwards
Live Band Family Friendly

Spononsored by Array Magazine

The host of Life 103.1's "Bluegrass Saturday Night" is Tommy Edwards, lead singer and guitarist for The Bluegrass Experience, one of the Southeast's most respected traditional music groups. Edwards has performed professionally for nearly 40 years and was twice named World Champion Bluegrass Guitarist, and has worked with an array of bluegrass greats, including Jimmy Martin, Bobby Hicks, Peter Rowan, Jimmy Mills, Dan Crary, Jack Lawrence, and Mike Cross. He has recorded four albums with The Bluegrass Experience and has four solo discs. The Bluegrass Experience New Year's Eve show at the Temple has become an annual tradition. For bluegrass fans, there's no better way to ring in the New Year.

General admission seats are $15. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or click here to order online.

Gone With The Wind
Jan 10, 2015

Tommy Edwards
Family Friendly

Gone With The Wind is the film that everything else is measured against. On January 10, the Temple will host a screening of this all-time classic. Come out and enjoy this trip down memory lane.

General admission seats are $15. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or click here to order online.

Drag Out Your Love
Feb 14, 2015

Tommy Edwards
Live Band Mature Audiences Comedy


Back by popular demand is the 2nd Annual Drag Out Your Love pageant! On Valentine's Day, we'll bring the puppies from Carolina Animal Rescue & Adoption over to the Temple for a parade. The night will feature five separate B-I-N-G-O games for some awesome prize packages, and performances guaranteed to have the crowd laughing in the aisles.

At the end of the evening, we will crown Miss Pawsatively Perfect 2015. Contestants from around the region are competing. The drag queen that raises the most money between now and Feb 14 takes home the title!

All proceeds go to support C.A.R.A. and the Temple Theatre.

Reserved house seating is $20. The VIP section in the balcony is $25. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or click here to order online.

Jon Reep
Friday, Feb 20, 2015

Jon Reep at the Temple
Comedy Mature
in Association with The Comedy Zone

Sponsored by All Digital Printing

Jon Reep is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and actor. His authentic point of view comes from being born and raised in rural Hickory, NC. He lived there until he moved to Raleigh in '92 to attend NC State. Soon after, he began performing stand-up comedy at Goodnight's Comedy Club. After graduation, he spent his days at UNC-TV directing TV shows like North Carolina Now and Legislative Week in Review. At night, he was honing his skills as a stand-up comedian. In 1998, Jon began a full-time comedy career. He traveled all over America performing in comedy clubs and colleges. In 2000, Jon was invited to perform at the Montreal Just for Laughs festival, and then moved to Los Angeles to further his career.

As an actor Jon has played the pot smoking farmer Raymus in the movie Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, and the dim witted cop, Gerald Bob, in the ABC sitcom Rodney. He played a goodwill worker in the Disney Channel's Good Luck Charlie, and was the HEMI guy in Dodge Truck’s popular ad campaign. Most recently he can be seen as Jed Forney in HBO's Eastbound and Down, and was the host of SPEED TV’s, R U Faster than a Redneck. He'll be in the Steven Quale film Into the Storm, starring Richard Armitage and Matt Walsh.

As a comedian, Jon was the Winner of Season 5 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He’s been on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, the half-hour special Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep, and his own special Jon Reep: Metro Jethro. He’s been on TBS’s Pit Stop Comedy, NBC’s Late Friday, CMT’s Comedy Club, and many others.

Doors open at 7pm for this 8:00pm show. Reserved seating is $20. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or CLICK HERE to order online.