Dowd Center Theatre

EXPANDING THE BOUNDARIES OF COMMUNITY, CULTURE, AND EDUCATION

COVID-19 STATEMENT

The Dowd Center Theatre will be following all CDC, State and County Public Health guidelines during this unprecedented time and wishes for all attendees to enjoy events safely.  Please click here to read the full statement.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sierra Hull

Bluegrass singer-songwriter, mandolinist, and guitarist

In her first 25 years alone, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sierra Hull hit more milestones than many musicians accomplish in a lifetime.  The Tennessee-bred virtuoso has played the Grand Ole Opry, Carnegie Hall, and many other iconic venues. 

Union Symphony Orchestra

Prepare to be immersed in the ringing depths of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Variations on a theme by iconic English choral composer Thomas Tallis, and risen by Mendelssohn’s “Choral” Symphony No. 5.  The night will also feature the symphonic voice of Monroe resident Gina Gutierrez.

Union Symphony Orchestra

Let the Union Symphony Orchestra rock you to your core with dramatic works by iconic composers.  In addition, we will  unveil the Dowd Piano with local piano virtuoso, David Brooks, in his mastery of Joseph Haydn’s most famous D major piano concerto.

Silhouettes of Service

Winner of the 2016 Community Impact Award from UNC-Chapel Hill, Silhouettes of Service (SOS) is a 75-minute solo docudrama theatre piece created and performed by Gregory DeCandia. This event is free and open to the public.

Book the Theatre

The Dowd Center Theatre is a multi-purpose performing arts facility built in the Art Moderne style.  Its newly restored 560-seat theatre and multi-purpose event lobby are perfect for movies, meetings, business and civic gatherings, receptions, concerts, music and theatre performances, and weddings.

MOVIE SCHEDULE

COVID-19 STATEMENT

The Dowd Center Theatre will be following all CDC, State and County Public Health guidelines during this unprecedented time and wishes for all attendees to enjoy the event safely. In an effort to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and the Delta variant, especially as it pertains to maintaining levels of service throughout the City of Monroe, effective Monday, August 23, 2021, masks covering both your nose and mouth will be required by the public in all City indoor areas, including all events at the Dowd Center Theatre.


We also ask everyone to be responsible citizens and strongly consider the following:

  • Practice social distancing whenever possible, remaining a least 6 feet away from others
  • Wash and sanitize your hands regularly. Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout the theatre.
  • Do not attend the event and seek medical assistance if you have experienced any of the following symptoms 48 hours prior to the event:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea