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
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.