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The Cary Theater

  • 122 E. Chatham St.
    Cary, NC 27511

The Cary Theater property was once home to the town's first indoor movie theater, built in 1946, which hosted live performances as well as films. The property was subsequently used as a clothing store, auto parts store and recording studio. Renovated to its former glory as a theater, now The Cary Theater marquee lights up downtown Cary with the mission of providing a unique setting for art house cinema and live performance that enhance the cultural arts experience in downtown Cary.

The Cary Theater features 176-seat theater, lighted marquee and a concession service. It offers art house independent and classic films, music and live performances including stand-up comedy!

The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Show

  • November 24, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Six String presents The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Show, featuring the Johnny Folsom 4, live at The Cary Theater.  View Details

Christmas in Connecticut

  • December 01, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

War hero Dennis Morgan becomes the object of a publicity stunt staged by magazine publisher Sidney Greenstreet. The corpulent print mogul announces th... View Details

Love Actually

  • December 01, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Billed as "the ultimate romantic comedy," Love Actually involves more than a dozen main characters, each weaving his or her way into another... View Details

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

  • December 02, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Chevy Chase mugs, trips, falls, mashes his fingers and stubs his toes as he prepares to invite numerous dysfunctional relatives to his household to ... View Details

Doctor Zhivago

  • December 03, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Doctor Zhivago covers the years prior to, during, and after the Russian Revolution, as seen through the eyes of poet/physician Yuri Zhivago. In the tr... View Details

Almost Christmas

  • December 07, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

An African-American widower asks his family - which includes his sassy sister-in-law and four adult children, as well as the latter's spouses and kids... View Details

Surviving Christmas

  • December 07, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Longing for holidays past, Drew travels to his childhood home intending to relive the experience of a family Christmas - unfortunately, his family no ... View Details

Christmas in Connecticut

  • December 08, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

War hero Dennis Morgan becomes the object of a publicity stunt staged by magazine publisher Sidney Greenstreet. The corpulent print mogul announces th... View Details

Die Hard

  • December 08, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

John McClane, an officer with the NYPD, tries to save his wife Holly Gennaro and several others that were taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gru... View Details

Jonathan Byrd and Corin Raymond

  • December 09, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Six String presents Jonathan Byrd and Corin Raymond live at The Cary Theater.  View Details

Christmas with the Karounstzoses

  • December 14, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

It's Christmas Eve and all is not quiet throughout the Karounstzoses house. That's because hardworking, family man Michael Karounstzos is expecting a ... View Details

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

  • December 14, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

The Martians are irked that their children spend so much time watching TV shows from Earth that sing the praises of Santa Claus, so they decide to mak... View Details

White Christmas Sing-Along

  • December 15, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

With songbook, interactive props, and more! Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play nightclub entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, while Rosemary Clooney ... View Details

White Christmas Sing-Along

  • December 16, 2017 - December 17, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

With songbook, interactive props, and more! Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye play nightclub entertainers Bob Wallace and Phil Davis, while Rosemary Clooney ... View Details

The Polar Express

  • December 19, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

The Polar Express revolves around Billy, a boy who longs to believe in Santa Claus but finds it quite difficult to do so, what with his family's dogge... View Details

Cinema Overdrive Series: Silent Night, Bloody Night

  • December 20, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Cinema Overdrive is a monthly film series dedicated to bringing you the very best in cult, exploitation and gonzo action cinema. Specializing in the a... View Details

A Christmas Story

  • December 21, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Adapted from a memoir by humorist Jean Shepherd (who narrates), the film centers on Ralphie Parker, a young boy living in 1940s Indiana, desperately y... View Details

It's a Wonderful Life

  • December 21, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

This is director Frank Capra's classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (James Stewart), the eternally-in-debt guiding force of a bank i... View Details

The Nativity Story

  • December 21, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Australian-born Keisha Castle-Hughes stars opposite Oscar Isaac in director Catherine Hardwicke's dramatic account of the Annunciation, and the arduou... View Details

A Christmas Story

  • December 22, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Adapted from a memoir by humorist Jean Shepherd (who narrates), the film centers on Ralphie Parker, a young boy living in 1940s Indiana, desperately y... View Details

Deck The Halls

  • December 22, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

When the spirit of Christmas compels a small-town New Englander to decorate his home with enough lights to make it visible from space, much more is se... View Details

Elf – with sock-throw snowball fight!

  • December 23, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a regular-sized man who was raised as an elf by Santa Claus (Edward Asner). When the news is finally broken to Buddy that... View Details

It's a Wonderful Life

  • December 23, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

This is director Frank Capra's classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (James Stewart), the eternally-in-debt guiding force of a bank i... View Details

The Polar Express

  • December 24, 2017
  • Address: 122 E. Chatham St., Cary, NC 27511

The Polar Express revolves around Billy, a boy who longs to believe in Santa Claus but finds it quite difficult to do so, what with his family's dogge... View Details

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