Social Media Scam Impacts Imperial Centre

Thursday, December 21, 2017

The city of Rocky Mount recently noticed a Facebook Event page impersonating the Imperial Centre for the Arts and Sciences and promoting the center’s latest upcoming play, “Disney’s The Little Mermaid.” The page, located at also has a false link to a ticket website. Ticket prices on the fake website total $194 each.

The Imperial Centre is hosting “Disney’s the Little Mermaid” March 2, 3, 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. and March 4 and 11 at 2 p.m. However, tickets are only available at, accessible by visiting the Imperial Centre webpage at Individual
tickets also range from only $7-11 (includes tax).

Imperial Centre staff have reported the problem to Facebook; however, the site has not yet been removed. Those interested in the production should only purchase their tickets through etix, or by contacting the Imperial Centre at 252-972-1266. You may also visit the website at

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