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
Sweet Potato Pie's Home Grown Christmas Show
Nov 29, 2014

Sweet Potato Pie's Home Grown Christmas
Live Band Family Friendly

The Temple is proud to welcome back Sweet Potato Pie. These ladies have been entertaining audiences for over a decade with their classy blend of Americana, Bluegrass, Country, and Gospel music mixed together in a style they call "Sweetgrass".

Radio and television audiences are well acquainted with their angelic vocals from appearances on PBS, Food Network, and world-wide radio broadcasts. Hailed as "The Lennon Sisters of Bluegrass", their show revolves around their beautiful 3-part harmonies, hard-driving instrumentals, and down home humor.

You are in for a sensational night of family entertainment, featuring Christmas classics spun Sweet Potato Pie-style.

Doors open at 6pm for this 7:00pm show. General admission seats are $15. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or CLICK HERE to order online.

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.

Doors open at 12:30. The fun starts at 1pm. General admission seats are $8. Call the Box Office at (919) 774-4155 or CLICK HERE to order online.

Tommy Edwards & The Bluegrass Experience
Dec 31, 2014

Tommy Edwards
Live Band Family Friendly

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.

Jon Reep
Friday, Feb 20, 2015

Jon Reep at the Temple
Comedy Mature

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.