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BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

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  • (704) 372-1000
  • 130 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
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BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

About the Theater

Blumenthal Performing Arts' Box Office is located in Belk Theater.  Regular hours of operation are: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 6:00 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!

  • Assistive listening systems available
  • 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
Assistive listening equipment is available free of charge for all amplified performances. Please see an usher for assistance. In Belk Theater, headsets may be checked out from the coat check located in the Grand Tier.

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

The Red Shoes

Oct 20 - 22 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Mozart/Beethoven

Oct 27 - 28 , 2017
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CYRANO DE BERGERAC STUDENT NIGHT

Nov 2 , 2017
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Opera Carolina: Cyrano de Bergerac

Nov 4 - 9 , 2017
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Celebrating Big Dreams: Starring Leslie Odom Jr. and Special Guests

Nov 14 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Beethoven Violin Concerto

Nov 17 - 18 , 2017
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The Sound of Music

Nov 24 - 26 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony Pops: Magic of Christmas

Nov 30 - Dec 3 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony Lollipops: Magic of Christmas

Dec 2 , 2017
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Charlotte Ballet: Nutcracker

Dec 9 - 23 , 2017
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Shen Yun

Dec 30 - 31 , 2017
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Charlotte Symphony: Vivaldi Four Seasons

Jan 5 - 6 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony Pops: John Williams Unlimited

Jan 12 - 13 , 2018
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The Phantom of the Opera

Jan 17 - 28 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony: An American in Paris

Feb 2 - 3 , 2018
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RIGOLETTO STUDENT NIGHT

Feb 9 , 2018
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Opera Carolina: Rigoletto

Feb 11 - 17 , 2018
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Diana Krall: Turn Up The Quiet World Tour

Feb 18 , 2018
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Trevor Noah

Feb 24 , 2018
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Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles

Feb 25 , 2018
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Feb 27 - 28 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony Pops: Rocky Mountain High: John Denver

Mar 2 - 3 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony: Fleisher Plays Ravel Left Hand

Mar 9 - 10 , 2018
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Celtic Woman Homecoming

Mar 11 , 2018
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Waitress

Mar 13 - 18 , 2018
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Deepak Chopra – The Future of Wellbeing

Mar 19 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony: West Side Story

Mar 23 - 24 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony: Rite of Spring

Apr 6 - 7 , 2018
BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO STUDENT NIGHT

Apr 13 , 2018
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Opera Carolina: The Marriage of Figaro

Apr 15 - 21 , 2018
BELK THEATER at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

Charlotte Symphony: Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1

Apr 27 - 28 , 2018
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Charlotte Symphony Pops: Disney's Fantasia

May 4 - 5 , 2018
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Something Rotten!

May 8 - 13 , 2018
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Bright Star

Jun 26 - Jul 1 , 2018
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The Color Purple

Jul 10 - 15 , 2018
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The Book of Mormon

Jul 24 - 29 , 2018
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The Lion King

Aug 22 - Sep 9 , 2018
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Love Never Dies

Sep 11 - 16 , 2018
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Hamilton

Oct 10 - Nov 4 , 2018
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