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“Old, quaint and with tiny, hard seats”
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City Stage Theatre
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
178 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Old, quaint and with tiny, hard seats”
Reviewed 24 December 2013

This is also known as Level 5, since it is located in the top of a very old building, on Front Street. Many are afraid to use the elevator, and if you don't, you do have 5 stories of stairs to climb.

The place is old & quaint. They offer some great shows. That is the good news. The bad news is that the theater is old, seats are uncomfortable & bathrooms are awful.

After the theater experience you can go into the Level 5 bar, which overlooks parts of the city. THAT is nice, especially when the weather is warm/mild. You can even witness a spectacular sunset if you time your visit right.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Matthew W
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English first
Wilmington, NC
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Love Trailer Park Musical”
Reviewed 14 October 2013

This is a great place, great view and Trailer Park Musical is hilarious. We have seen many plays, surf movies and music here. This is a great local place.

Visited August 2013
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1 Thank bmcfeeters
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Wimington NC
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent productions But!”
Reviewed 12 September 2013

They consistently have very fine productions.
The issue many people I know have is with their venue.
On the top floor of an old wood building with an old elevator and lots of stairs. Use caution if you go.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Gerald F
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Leland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great performance”
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Impressed with how professional the performance was. The small theater allows everyone to have a good seat. Chairs were a bit uncomfortable.

Visited April 2013
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Thank LelandSouthernbelle
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wilmington nc
Level 6 Contributor
77 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
“Non pretentious Theatre atop a trendy rooftop bar”
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Fabulous shows, casual, and right on top level of "Level 5" Wilmingtons rooftop bar. Fun place, and always can catch a great show whether it be comedy or a play. Prices are reasonable, seating is plenty, and VIP tbles avail.

Visited November 2011
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1 Thank theseaforus
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