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Durham Performing Arts Center

The American Tobacco District, 123 Vivian St., Durham, NC, Durham, NC, USA
Seats (approximate)
2712

ABOUT THIS THEATRE

Description
The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) mission is to be your favorite place for live entertainment. We're dedicated to world class hospitality and experiences that will create the memories of a lifetime. We'll be home to the biggest and best Broadway shows, superstar concerts, and fun performances for families and young audiences. Every community needs a great place to gather and we invite you to join us for the most exciting and diverse live events in the region. With just 135 feet separating the front of the stage and the furthest seat in the house, state-of-the-art sound and lighting, and spacious seating comfort, The Durham Performing Arts Center creates an intimate atmosphere that will allow you to actually experience performances, not just attend them.
Jesus Christ Superstar
Jun 02, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
My Fair Lady
May 19, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Music by Frederick Loewe; Book by Alan Jay Lerner; Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
Musical Revival Comedy
The Band's Visit
Apr 07, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020
Music by David Yazbek; Book by Itamar Moses; Lyrics by David Yazbek
Musical Original
Musical Original
Mean Girls
Feb 11, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020
Music by Jeff Richmond; Book by Tina Fey; Lyrics by Nell Benjamin
Musical Original
Come From Away
Jan 14, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Musical Original
Irving Berlin's White Christmas
Dec 03, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019
Music by Irving Berlin; Book by David Ives, Paul Blake; Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Musical Revival Comedy
Aladdin
Oct 02, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019
Musical Original
Cats
Jun 04, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by T.S. Eliot
Musical Revival
Hello, Dolly!
May 21, 2019 - May 26, 2019
Music by Jerry Herman; Book by Michael Stewart; Lyrics by Jerry Herman
Musical Revival Comedy
Cruel Intentions
Apr 24, 2019 - Apr 24, 2019
Musical Original
Anastasia
Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
Music by Stephen Flaherty; Book by Terrence McNally; Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Musical Original
The Lightning Thief
Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 10, 2019
Music by Rob Rokicki; Book by Joe Tracz; Lyrics by Rob Rokicki
Musical Original
Dear Evan Hansen
Mar 12, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
Musical Original
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Feb 12, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
Music by Marc Shaiman; Book by David Greig; Lyrics by Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman
Musical Original
Miss Saigon
Jan 22, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019
Musical Revival Drama
Hamilton - Philip
Nov 06, 2018 - Dec 02, 2018
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
The Illusionists
May 11, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Waitress
May 01, 2018 - May 06, 2018
Music by Sara Bareilles; Book by Jessie Nelson; Lyrics by Sara Bareilles
Musical Original Drama
The Color Purple
Apr 03, 2018 - Apr 08, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
The Phantom of the Opera
Feb 28, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018
Musical Original Drama
Les Misérables
Jan 30, 2018 - Feb 04, 2018
Musical Revival Drama
On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan
Jan 02, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
Featuring Music Produced and Recorded by Emilio Estefan, Gloria Estefan, Miami Sound Machine; Book by Alexander Dinelaris
Musical Original
School of Rock The Musical
Nov 28, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Book by Julian Fellowes; Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Musical Original
Musical Original Drama
Motown The Musical
Aug 01, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Musical Original Drama
The King and I
Jun 06, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Finding Neverland
May 23, 2017 - May 28, 2017
Musical Original
Chicago
May 12, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
Musical Original Comedy
The Bodyguard
Mar 14, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017
Musical Original
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Feb 21, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017
Music by Adrian Sutton; Written by Simon Stephens
Play Original
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Jan 31, 2017 - Feb 05, 2017
Music by Stephen Trask; Book by John Cameron Mitchell; Lyrics by Stephen Trask
Musical Original
An American in Paris
Jan 03, 2017 - Jan 08, 2017
Musical Original
Fun Home
Oct 25, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
Music by Jeanine Tesori; Book by Lisa Kron; Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Musical Original
Kinky Boots
Sep 13, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Newsies The Musical
Aug 16, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Musical Original Comedy
If/Then
May 24, 2016 - May 29, 2016
Music by Tom Kitt; Book by Brian Yorkey; Lyrics by Brian Yorkey
Musical Original
Cabaret
Apr 19, 2016 - Apr 24, 2016
Music by John Kander; Book by Joe Masteroff; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Drama
A Night with Janis Joplin
Apr 14, 2016 - Apr 14, 2016
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Feb 16, 2016 - Mar 20, 2016
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Matilda The Musical
Jan 19, 2016 - Jan 24, 2016
Music by Tim Minchin; Book by Dennis Kelly; Lyrics by Tim Minchin
Musical Original
Musical Original Comedy
The Sound of Music
Dec 01, 2015 - Dec 06, 2015
Musical Revival Drama
The Illusionists
Nov 10, 2015 - Nov 15, 2015
Music by Evan Jolly
Special Original Magic
Musical Original Comedy
Newsies The Musical
Jun 02, 2015 - Jun 07, 2015
Music by Alan Menken; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Musical Original Comedy
Pippin
May 12, 2015 - May 17, 2015
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Roger O. Hirson; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Revival Comedy
Jersey Boys
Apr 07, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
Kinky Boots
Mar 10, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
Music by Cyndi Lauper; Book by Harvey Fierstein; Lyrics by Cyndi Lauper
Musical Original
Motown The Musical
Feb 17, 2015 - Feb 22, 2015
Musical Original Drama
Wicked - Munchkinland
Jan 07, 2015 - Jan 25, 2015
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
Nov 18, 2014 - Nov 23, 2014
Music by Richard Rodgers; New Book by Douglas Carter Beane; Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II; Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Musical Original
The Phantom of the Opera
Oct 08, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
Musical Original Drama
Dirty Dancing
Sep 16, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014
Musical Original
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - 2014
May 13, 2014 - May 18, 2014
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Comedy
Evita - 2013
Mar 11, 2014 - Mar 16, 2014
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Revival Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Once
Jan 21, 2014 - Jan 26, 2014
Musical Original Romance
Sister Act
May 14, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Musical Original Comedy
Priscilla Queen of the Desert
Apr 30, 2013 - May 05, 2013
Musical Original
Anything Goes
Mar 19, 2013 - Mar 24, 2013
Musical Revival Comedy
Mary Poppins
Feb 12, 2013 - Feb 17, 2013
Musical Original Spectacle
Jekyll & Hyde
Jan 08, 2013 - Jan 13, 2013
Music by Frank Wildhorn; Book by Leslie Bricusse; Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Musical Revival Drama
Million Dollar Quartet
Dec 04, 2012 - Dec 09, 2012
Musical Original
Jersey Boys
Oct 30, 2012 - Nov 18, 2012
Music by Bob Gaudio; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Bob Crewe
Musical Original
War Horse
Oct 02, 2012 - Oct 07, 2012
Songmaker: John Tams
Play Original Drama
Chicago
Jul 31, 2012 - Aug 05, 2012
Music by John Kander; Book by Bob Fosse, Fred Ebb; Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Musical Revival Comedy
West Side Story
Jun 05, 2012 - Jun 10, 2012
Music by Leonard Bernstein; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Musical Revival Drama
Wicked - Munchkinland
May 01, 2012 - May 27, 2012
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Bring It On: The Musical
Apr 17, 2012 - Apr 22, 2012
Musical Original Comedy
The Addams Family
Feb 28, 2012 - Mar 04, 2012
Music by Andrew Lippa; Book by Marshall Brickman, Rick Elice; Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Musical Original
Memphis
Jan 24, 2012 - Jan 29, 2012
Music by David Bryan; Book by Joe DiPietro; Lyrics by David Bryan, Joe DiPietro
Musical Original
Come Fly Away
Sep 27, 2011 - Oct 02, 2011
Concept and Book by Twyla Tharp
Musical Original Dance
Hair
May 10, 2011 - May 15, 2011
Musical Revival Fantasy
Shrek
Apr 05, 2011 - Apr 10, 2011
Musical Original Comedy
In the Heights
Feb 22, 2011 - Feb 27, 2011
Musical Original
The Lion King - Gazelle
Jan 04, 2011 - Jan 30, 2011
Music by Elton John; Book by Irene Mecchi, Roger Allers; Lyrics by Tim Rice
Musical Original
Young Frankenstein
Dec 07, 2010 - Dec 12, 2010
Music by Mel Brooks; Book by Mel Brooks, Thomas Meehan; Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Musical Original Comedy
Billy Elliot the Musical
Oct 30, 2010 - Nov 14, 2010
Music by Elton John; Book by Lee Hall; Lyrics by Lee Hall
Musical Original
Wicked - Munchkinland
Apr 20, 2010 - May 16, 2010
Music by Stephen Schwartz; Book by Winnie Holzman; Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Musical Original
Spring Awakening
Mar 02, 2010 - Mar 07, 2010
Music by Duncan Sheik; Book by Steven Sater; Lyrics by Steven Sater
Musical Original Drama
Musical Original Comedy
Musical Original Drama
Grease
Oct 06, 2009 - Oct 11, 2009
Musical Revival Comedy
The Color Purple
May 12, 2009 - May 17, 2009
Musical Original Drama
Legally Blonde
Apr 14, 2009 - Apr 19, 2009
Music by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based upon the film by MGM; Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin
Musical Original Comedy
Fiddler On The Roof
Mar 17, 2009 - Mar 22, 2009
Music by Jerry Bock; Book by Joseph Stein; Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Musical Revival ComedyDrama
Rent - Mark
Jan 20, 2009 - Jan 25, 2009
Music by Jonathan Larson; Book by Jonathan Larson; Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Musical Original Drama