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Creating fun performance experiences for your whole family!

2020-2021 Season

Although the Cary Arts Center remains closed and in-person events canceled, “the show must go on-line.”  The Cary Arts Center is adapting its performance offerings this fall in the midst of COVID-19.  Instead of presenting shows at the Arts Center, we are bringing you experiences that you can enjoy with your family from the comfort of your home! 

The Story Ship presents “Pirate Goodie & the Magic Chest”
Saturday, September 19 | 10 a.m. | Free Online | Length: 45 min 

Celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day, and join Pirate Goodie aboard The Story Ship for a virtual kids show with magic, music, puppets, animation, interactive puzzles and games.  Pirate Goodie has found a treasure chest with unlimited riches. But the treasure is cursed. He has to open it everyday with a new crew to keep his gold. Are you going to be part of his new crew? Can you help him unravel the mystery to open his chest. He and undersea friends could sure use a hand. To learn more about The Story Ship and the show, visit
Download Pirate Map used in the show.

Watch on Facebook Live 9/19 at 10 a.m.  Following the initial live viewing, the show will be available for seven days in the Town's Facebook Live Videos

Atlantic Coast Theatre For Youth presents
"The Fairy Tales of Grimm"

Saturday, October 17 | 10 a.m. | Free Online | Length: 45 min. followed by a Live Q & A

Atlantic Coast Theatre's "Stories of Grimm"

The Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth brings tales such as “The Bremen Town Musicians,” “Rapunzel,” and “Snow White” to your home in a classical 19th century theatrical melodrama. This fun-filled, virtual show is loaded with laughs and interactive participation. To Learn more about Atlantic Coast Theatre for Youth and the show, visit

Watch on Facebook Live 10/17 at 10 a.m.  Following the initial live viewing, the show will be available for 24 hours in the Town's Facebook Live Videos


For general information, call (919) 462-2055.

Sarah Preston, Operations & Program Supervisor-Theatre
(919) 462-3969