Wilmington's Premier Dinner Theater Experience

TheatreNOW Productions Presents...

TheatreNOW is Wilmington, NC's newest attraction and only dedicated dinner theatre venue offers a variety of dinner theatre shows, kid's shows, live music and movie events every week! Please check back regularly as we update our events or subscribe to our newsletter here to stay up-to-date on TheatreNOW Happenings.
Your ticket to a TheatreNOW dinner show typically includes a show and a 3-course meal, often with a choice of two or more entrées. Our shows start at 7pm and typically run 2 hours with breaks for food course service. Doors open for seating at 6pm. At that time you will shown to your seat, have your drink orders taken and served your appetizer course. With enough advanced noticed our kitchen is able to accommodate any particular dietary concerns or adjustments. Please make a note on your ticket order or call us at 910.399.3NOW (3669) for those adjustments. Also please make a note on your ticket order if you are celebrating a special event or for seating arrangements with other guests as we custom arrange our seating to accommodate party sizes on a per performance basis. All tickets are general admission seating. Beverages and service gratuity (for food service and beverages) are not included in your ticket price.
Tim Sell's
Tribute to the Gambler
the music of Kenny Rogers
July 18-26. 7pm.

Tickets on sale now.

Performer Tim Sells presents a show that provides smiles, crowd participation, and enjoyment for all ages, and honors the music and persona of "The Gambler," KENNY ROGERS. Tim has the look and sound of Kenny, and provides all the favorites that make Kenny Rogers the musical icon he has become. Ticket includes show and 3-course meal.


Friday and Saturday nights. Doors open at 6pm. Show at 7pm. Tickets $38 adults/$24 for children under 12. Beverages and food service gratuity not included.

First Course

(served with a Bread Basket & Honey Butter)

Kenny's Chopped Salad with Mama's Ranch Dressing

Main Course (choose one)

Blackened Catfish with Bayou Tartar Sauce, Country Vegetables & Potatoes


Vegetarian Brunswick Stew: chock full of Summer Vegetables, in a smoky tomato broth


Brunswick Stew: chock full of Pulled Pork & Summer Vegetables, in a smoky tomato broth


Roasted ½ Chicken: marinated, boldly seasoned & roasted until succulent & tender. Served with Country Vegetables & Potatoes


“Mississippi Mud Pie Marries a Moon Pie & Makes a Baby Cake”

Oreo/Graham Cookie Crust, Brownie Cake, Chocolate Pudding & Marshmallow Cream, topped with Chocolate Sauce

The Bard's Broads
Dinner Show. August 8-30.

followed by
The Bard is a Broad
Dinner Show. September 5-27.

TheatreNOW transforms to The Dirty Quill, a favorite stomping group and local pub of a young Will Shakespeare. It is there that he's influenced by the "ladies" of the tavern. Eat, drink and be merry at this interactive and bawdy comedy and dine on an Elizabethan inspired 3-course meal.

Tickets $32 adults. $18 for show only Not recommended for children. Parental discretion highly recommended. Beverages and food service gratuity not included.

MENU: “The Bard's Broads” 2014

First Course
Tavern Salad : Lettuces, Herbs, Cucumbers & Oranges with an Oil & Vinegar Dressing

Main Course  (Choose one)
Roast Turkey Drumstick, Whole Grain Pilaf & Honeyed Carrots
Lamb & Beef Stew:  chunks of stewed Lamb & Beef, with Whole Grain Pilaf & Honeyed Carrots
Meatless “Turkey” Roast with Cherry Sauce, Whole Grain Pilaf & Honeyed Carrots

Fresh & Dried Fruits in Orange & Herb Sauce with Shortbread


MENU: “The Bard is a Broad”

First Course

“Cock-a-leekie” or Chicken & Leek Soup

Main Course  (Choose one)
Breast of Chicken in a Red Wine & Currant Sauce, Mashed Root Vegetables & roasted Red Cabbage
Beef Steak braised in spiced Red Wine & Cherry, served with Mashed Root Vegetables & roasted Red Cabbage
Vegetarian Meatless Pie: flaky pastry topped with meatless chunks, Root Vegetables, with a Curry Sauce & roasted Red Cabbage

Olde English Seed Cake


A Wilmington Horror Story
Horror Themed Dinner Show. October 3-November 1

By Anghus Houvouras, Calie Voorhis, Zach Hanner


Three tales of horror by three very talented local scribes served with a devilishly delicious three-course horror themed meal.


Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets $34/adult, $18 show only. Not appropriate for children. Beverages and food service gratuity not included.

November 7 & 8. Fundraiser concert.

Join TheatreNOW in celebrating the music of Bryan Putnam and helping launch the production of this fascinating new show in development.
Details and tickets available soon.

A Trailer Park Christmas
Holiday Dinner Show. November 21-December 21.
December 5th show SOLD OUT.
Details soon on this Coastal NC premiere of the Durham hit comedy! It's gonna be Hi-lar-i-ous, folks!

Fun-filled and original opportunity for a company holiday party!

TheatreNOW is busy developing other special events including weekend cabaret performances, live music events, comedy night, open mic nights and a TheatreNOW's Theater of Food Series featuring real stories about food paired with tasting menus. Theatre Network of Wilmington, Inc., a non-profit organization will also be hosting monthly play readings, theatre networking events and theatre arts classes and a summer camp for kids. Keep checking back to the website, "Like" us on our Facebook Page, or subscribe to our newsletter to keep up-to-date on TheatreNOW Happenings.