Theater Rental Requests

ATTENTION: The Cary Theater is undergoing improvements this summer. We will resume taking rental requests in the fall of 2024.
Requests must be submitted 2 – 6 months in advance. We cannot accommodate requests with less than 2 months notice.


Rental Policies & Requirements:

  • Any person, cultural group, or organization who contracts to hold an event, performance, or presentation must obtain a certificate of insurance (COI) and include the The Cary Theater named as an additional insurer on the COI. Minimum insurance requirement is $2 million per occurrence or event.
  • A deposit is required to secure your rental. The deposit is due with receipt of your signed contract.
  • The Cary no longer accepts rental requests for live performances (includes dance performances).
  • The Cary has a limited number of rental spots available each year. Scheduling priority is given to The Cary’s weekly programming.
  • Rentals requests cannot be confirmed until we receive a signed rental contract and deposit.
  • Remaining balances are due a minimum of 30 days prior to the event.
  • Rental organizers must provide 2-4 (or more) volunteers for their event. Volunteers must work for the duration of the event and assist with clean up.
  • Outside food & drink are not allowed inside the theater.
  • Decorations and signage must be free standing. Decorations and signage cannot be attached to walls or fixtures.


If you are interested in renting The Cary Theater, please fill out the form below to help us better serve your needs. Once complete, return the form to Lani Simeona, the theater’s operations and programs supervisor. Please allow up to one week for a reply.

Rental Request Form

For full information on rentals, please review:


Monthly Feature
Click here to download our June 2024 schedule of events that you can print at home.

Monthly Feature

Our schedule of live performances in 2024 includes top songwriters, sultry jazz, award-winning spoken word, and stand-up comedy.
Weekly E-Newsletter

Sign-up For Our EVENT Schedule

Stay current with theater events