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North Carolina's Haunted Theaters & Playhouses, Where Big Scares Take Center Stage

It's no surprise that ##Region## is home to numerous local theaters with haunted history - a night at the theater has been an American pastime for centuries! Theaters are seemingly always abuzz with foot traffic, excitement, and of course, drama, which is why many theaters are believed to be haunted by the spirits of actors, actresses, and theatergoers that frequented their favorite theater before their departure. If you've got a love for the stage in addition to your enthusiasm for ##Region##'s Haunted History and Ghost Hunting, then you'll want to check out one of the local haunted theaters next time you're looking for real scares!
 
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  •   Isis Restaurant & Music Hall Asheville, NC
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    Isis Restaurant & Music Hall is situated in the old Isis Theater that dominated Asheville in the first half of the twentieth century. The building is still regularly used for concerts, but now also features a full restaurant, outdoor seating, and three bars. Much of the ghost stories relate back to the days of the Isis Theater, with locals saying that the ghost of a young girl named... Read More

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  •   McGlohon Theatre Charlotte, NC
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    Named in the honor of jazz pianist Loonis McGlohon, McGlohon Theatre was converted into the performing arts building it is today in 1980 after taking over and restoring the First Baptist Church building. The ghosts that inhabit the theatre are thought to be from the church days, and have been heard roaming the halls and singing on the stage. It's hard to be surprised considering the... Read More

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  •   Old Courthouse Theatre Concord, NC
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    Built in 1922 as a Baptist church, the Old Courthouse Theatre is now used for musicals and other plays. Apparently, however, not everyone is content with the building being used for charming, creative expression. "The Deacon" is the apparition who apparently is the culprit of flickering hall lights, rattling set pieces, and shifting stage lights. Other noises have also been reported,... Read More

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  •   Albemarle Opera House Albemarle, NC
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    The history of the Albemarle Opera House is quite unique in that it operated from 1908-1915, but has essentially been vacant since then. Stretching across the top floors of multiple buildings on Main Street, it is a town oddity that sometimes opens its doors for tourists/visitors (Starnes Jewlery Store is located beneath it and has anniversary parties). Since the space has been unused... Read More

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  •   Carolina Theatre Greensboro, NC
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    The Carolina Theatre in Greensboro is the site of two events that have been said to have permanently haunted the building. Though the theatre was opened on Halloween night in 1927, the opening was plagued by the death of a construction worker who fell to his death during the building's construction. More well-known, however, is an incident in 1981 in which a woman hid inside the theatre... Read More

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