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“Spotlight on Local Talent” Performance Series, Quarantine Edition


Tonight, Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m. the Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater, located in downtown Lumberton, NC, is presenting a series of on-line concerts while its live performances are being rescheduled to the 2020-21 season due to COVID-19 social gathering restrictions.

This series features intimate performances by regional artists who have a connection to the theater or have previously appeared on the theater’s stage. The series is directed by the theater’s Resident Artist and Production Manager, Kendrix Singletary, who has worked closely with each artist to create a very personal experience for performers and viewers.

These performances are being screened on the theater’s Facebook page at “Carolina Civic Center Historic Theater” ‪at 7pm on May 23, 30 and ‪June 6, and subsequently will be available for viewing on its web site at

Our Own – Addison Long (May 23)

Addison Laken Long is a thirteen-year-old eighth grade student at Clarkton School of Discovery who quickly is becoming a powerhouse vocalist. She has performed in the theater’s annual “A Robeson County Christmas Show” for the past 5 years.  Addison’s theatre experience includes performing as “Little Red Riding Hood” in Into the Woods, as “Duffy” in Annie, and as “Elsa” in Frozen Jr. The trio Addison sang with at My Time To Shine – Talent Competition in 2019 was awarded People’s Choice Award and she recently placed second in the state for Individual Talent at the North Carolina State Jr Beta Club Convention. She is a member of the jazz and hip-hop competition Teen Superstars dance team for Amy’s Academy of Dance Arts.

Watch Addison Long perform the National Anthem at the NC Junior Beta Club Convention 2020 Opening Sesson this past February:

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