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Theatre/Box Office

Kennedy Theatre

2 East South Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

* See below for detailed location and parking information


Box Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 11am-4pm
AND 1 hour prior to curtain on show days



Lauren KennedyBrady  – Producing Artistic Director

Leona Taylor – General Manager

Chris Bernier – Technical Director

Meagan Chieppor – Box Office/Casting/Social Media Director 

Ann Hess – Development Director 

Morgan Parpan  – Education Director



Theatre Raleigh is based inside the Kennedy Theatre, which is located around the back of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.


While the address is technically ” 2 E. South St.”, the entrance to the theatre is off of Salisbury St. (For GPS, use “780 S. Salisbury St. 27601)

If you are facing Memorial Auditorium, go to your RIGHT and follow the sidewalk around the back of the building. (If you go to the left you will end up at the loading dock for Memorial/Fletcher.) You will see the brick Kennedy Theatre sign on your left. The entrance to the theatre is under the portico, through the double glass doors.

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Physical address: 2 E South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Best GPS address: 780 S. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27601

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There is disabled and regular parking available in the the Kennedy Theatre lot, via the entrance off Salisbury Street.


IMPORTANT: in the Kennedy Lot, DO NOT park anywhere that does not have 2 white lines on either side of your car or YOU WILL BE TOWED!!!
Public parking is also available in the gravel lot directly across the street when demand is low. If the gravel lot is in use, there is a parking structure at the corner of Salisbury and South as well as a paved flat lot directly across from the front entrance of Memorial Auditorium.