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2014 Lost Colony Schedule Character Dinner Schedule Children’s Show Schedule Live At The Waterside Concert Series

The 2014 Season Runs From May 30-August 22

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Ticket Prices

The Lost Colony Theater

Waterside Theatre

*All prices include $2.50, for facility usage and processing fees.  

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Rain Insurance

  • Rain Insurance: $3

Kitty Hawk Kites Kids Nights (special 7:30 curtain time)

Monday Night Special

Kids are free on Monday nights when accompanied by an adult (Processing fee of $2.50 per ticket still applies). Tickets are available online, in person or over the phone. Pile them in the family truckster and head to the theatre!  Please note: The VIP Package is a discounted package and additional discounts do not apply.

20/20 Weekends

Adult tickets are only $20 all summer!  Prices good on Friday and Saturday evenings.  Other discounts and coupons cannot be used in conjunction with this special.  Please note: The VIP Package is a discounted package and additional discounts do not apply.

Ticket Office Info

The Lost Colony Box Office

The Lost Colony Ticket Office

Hours (May 26, 2014 through August 22, 2014)

  • Mon-Sat noon – 7:30pm ET. (phones)
  • Mon-Sat noon-intermission (on site)
  • Sun: Closed

Contact

Location

The Ticket Office is located in the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Follow the signs to Waterside Theatre.

Ticketing Fees

Ticketing FeesIn order to provide the best ticketing transaction possible, we charge ticketing fees, paid by the purchaser on top of the price of each ticket. While ticketing fees may be frustrating to many patrons, we are proud that our fee is significantly lower than many other venues. Fees from national ticketing outlets have skyrocketed to an average of $8.50 per ticket. In keeping with the demands of our industry, while putting patrons first, we know these fees will allow us to continue to improve the ticketing process for all. All tickets sold for events at the Waterside Theatre are assessed a $2.00 fee which helps to defray the costs of maintaining a high-tech ticketing and ticket office system.  All Tickets are also assessed a .50 fee for facility upkeep and maintenance.  The fees are reflected in  the advertised price of the ticket.  North Carolina state taxes will be added at the end of the sale for applicable events.

We’ll Guard Your Tickets!

We’ll Guard Your Tickets!All tickets will be held at the ticket office for pick up the day of the show after 12 noon. No worries about forgetting them in your sock drawer or freezer; just come to the theatre with your ID and we’ll take care of the rest!  WE NEVER MAIL TICKETS.

Rain Policy

Rain PolicyIn the event that your performance is cancelled due to weather conditions, your tickets become rain-checks which you can use at any other performance during the season.  You may also add rain insurance to your tickets for an additional charge.

A performance may be cancelled because of rain or other atmospheric or weather conditions which might make it unsafe to continue. If a performance is officially cancelled, an announcement to that effect will be made. Tickets for a cancelled performance will be honored as rain checks and can be exchanged for any subsequent performance during the season. Rain insurance is available at an additional cost when purchasing tickets and entitles the patron to a refund of the ticket price, less fees. Refunds are only given if cancellation insurance has been purchased. If patrons leave of their own volition and the show is not cancelled, no rain checks or refunds will be given. Rain Insurance is $3 per ticket. Please note that all sales are final.  Please note that rain insurance is not offered for concert events.  Concerts are rain or shine and only in the event of extreme conditions such as a hurricane will refunds be offered.


rain policyIn the event that your performance is cancelled due to weather conditions, your tickets become rain-checks which you can use at any other performance during the season. You may also add rain insurance to your tickets for an additional charge.  Insurance must be purchased by 7:00 on the night of your performance.

A performance may be cancelled because of rain or other atmospheric or weather conditions which might make it unsafe to continue. If a performance is officially cancelled, an announcement to that effect will be made. Tickets for a cancelled performance will be honored as rain checks and can be exchanged for any subsequent performance during the season. Rain insurance is available at an additional cost when purchasing tickets and entitles the patron to a refund of the base ticket price, less fees.  Refunds are only given if cancellation insurance has been purchased. If patrons leave of their own volition and the show is not cancelled, no rain checks or refunds will be given.  Please note that rain insurance is not offered for concert events.  Concerts are rain or shine and only in the event of extreme conditions such as a hurricane will refunds be offered.

Rain Insurance is $3 per ticket and may be purchased along with your tickets.

Please note that all sales are final.

Can we bring an umbrella?
We do not allow the use of umbrella’s in the theatre, as they are a distraction to other patrons. Rain ponchos are available in the gift shop.

Your Purchase is Risk Free!
If you are unable to attend a performance, we welcome ticket exchanges up to 24 hours before the scheduled performance for a credit towards any future available show. There is a $2.00 per ticket service charge for ticket exchanges. Your ticket purchase may always be turned into a tax-deductible donation to the theatre if you are unable to attend.

We had a family emergency and had to return home. Can we get a refund?
We ask that you call the ticket office as soon as possible to work out an exchange.

What if I lose my tickets?
No worries!  We don’t mail tickets out, so your tickets will be held for you at the ticket office the day of your event.  You don’t need to worry about them being lost in the mail, in your luggage or on your fridge!

What time does the show start?
The show starts at 8:00 pm, seating begins at 7:30 pm. On Mondays, it’s  half hour earlier for kids night (show at 7:30, seating at 7:00).  The lobby areas open at 6:00 PM. We suggest you arrive at least one half hour prior to curtain. The show runs approximately two hours with an intermission.

Where are the best seats?
We believe that all of our seats are awesome! House Right seats offer the best view of the Queen’s stage. House Left seats offer the best view of the Indian stage. Before buying your seats, have a good look at our seating map.

Do you offer Group Rates?
Yes we do! Please click HERE for more information.

Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?
We always advise that you purchase your tickets in advance to ensure preferred seating. If you wait until the night of the performance we cannot guarantee seats will be available.

How soon do I need to purchase my tickets?
The sooner you buy your tickets, the better choices you have in choosing your seats. We recommend at least a week in advance.

Can you reserve my seats and I will pay cash when I arrive?
Seats cannot be reserved without payment.

What should I wear?
We are casual. Dress comfortably.  Remember we are outdoors, so a light jacket is a good idea to have handy.

Should we wear bug repellent?
Yes. We highly recommend that you bring spray or other repellent with you. We do offer “OFF” brand spray at the concession stands.

Can I bring my children?
Children are welcome. We believe The Lost Colony is an experience for the entire family. There are loud bangs, so if your little one is scared of loud noises, use your best judgment. Only you know how attentive your children are and how they behave. Do keep in mind that if your child is causing distractions to the guests around them, you may be asked to leave your seat until your child settles down.

Can I hold my child in my lap or do they need a ticket?
Everyone, regardless of age, is required to have a seat and a ticket.

Can I bring my stroller?
You are welcome to bring your stroller. Strollers must be left in the rain shelters located at the back of the theatre, unattended and at your own risk.

Is your theatre wheelchair accessible?
Wheelchair seating is available; please call the ticket office in advance for assistance before making your purchase. Wheelchairs are also available for patrons who require them.

Do you offer Sign Language Interpreters?
If you need a sign language interpreter, please let us know two weeks in advance (the required time to notify our interpreter) and we will make every attempt to have one for you. Scripts are always available when sign language interpretation is not. This service is provided by the generous support of the Kealy Family Foundation.

Can we take pictures during the show?
Yes. We ask that you turn your flash off. Also note that due to copyright laws, videotaping is prohibited.

What is your smoking policy?
Smoking is not permitted in the theatre

Can we bring food and drinks?
The Manteo Lion’s Club operates two concession stands inside the theatre. They are unable to accept credit or debit cards, so please bring cash. Other food and drinks are not permitted.

Are there places to eat or stay near the theatre?
Please visit the Outer Banks Convention and Visitors Bureau website for more information on lodging and dining.

Do you have an ATM on site?
We do not. There are several ATM locations in Manteo, approximately four miles to the south.

With our VIP package, you get it all…and at a BIG discount.  Of course, everyone is treated like a VIP when they come to the Waterside Theatre, but those who get The VIP Package just get…more! It’s a $50 value for only $40 per person ($25 kids 12 and under)

TLC-VIPIncludes:

  • Premium Seating
  • Rain Insurance
  • Souvenir Program
  • The ONLY way to get a Backstage Tour Pass
  • Collectible VIP Lanyard
  • Fees
  • A special secret gift!!

How To Purchase

  • Simply choose the performance you wish to attend
  • Choose seats in the center section, which are marked VIP.  They will appear on your screen in a different color than regular seats.
  • Be sure to plan to arrive in time for the backstage tour (leaves at 6:30 on Mondays, 7:00 other nights)
  • Please note that coupons and other discount offers do not apply to the VIP Package.
  • NOTE:  Refunds due to rain are $22 per adult & $8 per child, the full value of the ticket portion of your package.  VIP TICKETS ARE NOT CHARACTER DINNER TICKETS.  Please inquire in advance if you have questions.

 
Take a backstage tour for a behind-the-scenes look at how The Lost Colony comes to life. Highly praised by our patrons, this tour is one of very few… if not the only… that allows audience member backstage during final show preparations. You will hear historical and fun facts, see weaponry and stunt demonstrations and actors doing last minute touch ups.

Backstage Tours are especially recommended for parties with children, last approximately one hour, and are limited to just 50 people per group. Tours depart from the box office at 7:00 (6:30 on Mondays). This exclusive backstage access is ONLY available when you purchase The VIP Package or The Character Dinner Package.

Backstage Tours, 2013

Listen to what patrons had to say about our 2013 tours:

  • “An awesome experience”
  • “The highlight of our vacation”
  • “The kids loved it!”
  • “My mother loved it!”
  • “We all loved it!”
  • “We’ve seen the show for many years, but decided to take the backstage tour for the first time this summer.  I would recommend it to anyone attending The Lost Colony.”

ABA Top 100 Event in 2012

ABA Top 100 Event in 2012!

“I would like to congratulate The Lost Colony on being named to the 2012 Top 100 Events in North America. The Lost Colony represents the best of the diverse array of group travel attractions available to motorcoach groups throughout the continent.” ~ ABA President and CEO Peter Pantuso.

We look forward to working together with all ABA members to create the most memorable trip of the year at one of the most respected attractions in North America!

Why Groups Love The Lost Colony

We strive to make your planning as stress free as possible by offering simple terms and the best customer service in the industry. Our years of experience working with groups gives us the extra advantage of anticipating and fulfilling your needs. From zero deposits to assisting with event planning we promise to make your visit to The Lost Colony and Fort Raleigh a memorable day and night!

  • Save $5 on each adult ticket
  • Order by Phone or Online
  • Priority Seating
  • Seating Chart available in real time
  • Personalized Service
  • Free Bus Parking
  • Complete Event Planning
  • No lengthy contract agreements
  • Easiest Payment Plan in the Industry
  • NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED!

Lots To Do Before The Show

There’s plenty to see and do at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Explore earthen forts and enchanted gardens. Follow nature trails through the same wilderness the colonists called home over four hundred years ago. See the exhibits at the newly renovated visitor center. Take a backstage tour of Waterside Theatre and then watch history unfold as a professional cast takes the stage to tell the true story of adventure, courage and sacrifice — the story of The Lost Colony.

  • Earthen Fort
  • 1896 Monument
  • Freedmen’s Colony Monument
  • Thomas Hariot Nature Trail
  • Freedom Trail
  • Visitor Center
  • Elizabethan Gardens
  • Backstage Tour Waterside Theatre
  • Picnic Areas

CLICK HERE TO LEARN ABOUT OTHER GREAT ATTRACTIONS, SHOPS & RESTAURANTS ON ROANOKE ISLAND

Group Ticket Prices*

  • Reserved Seating $25 per person (Groups of 10 Adults or more)
  • Student Groups $23 per person (Organized student tours)
  • Backstage Tour $10.00 per person
  • Cancellation Insurance $3 per ticket

*Parties of 10 or more qualify for group benefits.  We offer group leaders and coach drivers a complimentary ticket.

Backstage Tours

Take a backstage tour for a behind-the-scenes look at how The Lost Colony comes to life. Highly praised by our patrons, this tour is one of very few… if not the only… that allows audience member backstage during final show preparations. You will hear historical and fun facts, see weaponry and stunt demonstrations and actors doing last minute touch ups. The tour is especially recommended for parties with children. Tours begin at 7:00pm (6:30 on Mondays) and last approximately one hour. Purchase your tickets in advance to ensure your spot!

Rain Policy & Cancellation Insurance

In the event that your performance is cancelled due to weather conditions, your tickets become rain-checks which you can use at any other performance during the season. You may also add rain insurance to your tickets for an additional charge.

A performance may be cancelled because of rain or other atmospheric or weather conditions which might make it unsafe to continue. If a performance is officially cancelled, an announcement to that effect will be made. Tickets for a cancelled performance will be honored as rain checks and can be exchanged for any subsequent performance during the season. Cancellation insurance is available at an additional cost when purchasing tickets and entitles the patron to a full refund of the ticket price. Refunds are only given if cancellation insurance has been purchased. If patrons leave of their own volition and the show is not cancelled, no rain checks or refunds will be given.

Cancellation Insurance is $3 per ticket and may be purchased along with your tickets.

Please note that all sales are final.

The Lost Colony Seating Chart

The Lost Colony Seating Chart – click to expand

Ticket Office Info

Hours (May 26, 2014 through August 22, 2014)

  • Mon-Sat noon – 7:30pm ET. (phones)
  • Mon-Sat noon-intermission (on site)
  • Sun: Closed

Contact
Phone: 252-473-2127

Location
The Ticket Office is located in the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. Follow the signs to Waterside Theatre.

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