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Cameron Mackintosh’s Heartbreaking Epic Les Mis Once Again Wows DPAC Crowds

Even if you’ve seen Les Misérables hundreds of times, it’s always a joy when the production is a great one — and the one playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center through Sunday, March 15th, is one of the best! With soaring voices, incredible sets, and dramatic lighting, NETworks Presentations LLC’s new national tour of… Read More ›

DPAC’s Les Misérables Is as Powerful and Profound as Ever

Based on Victor Hugo’s novel of the same name, Les Misérables, has long been a Broadway favorite, making it a perfect fit for Durham Performing Arts Center’s “Magic of Broadway” season. The story, of course, begins with Jean Valjean (Patrick Dunn), a French peasant and former criminal who has served 19 years in jail. After… Read More ›

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Brings the Ultimate Disco Dance Party to DPAC

If you’re looking for an upbeat, danceable production to enjoy during these dark February nights, the Durham Performing Arts Center has a prescription for you: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, presented as part of DPAC‘s WRAL Greatest Hits of Broadway Series. No, it’s not June-July-August-Summer, but Donna Summer, who carved a lane for herself in… Read More ›

DPAC’s Production of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Entertains and Empowers

Whether you’re a big fan of musical legend Donna Summer or just have a passing interest in her life, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts Center under the direction of Des McAnuff, is a fun, intriguing look at all parts of this celebrated artist. It explores her as a child,… Read More ›

DPAC’s Production of Mean Girls Is So Fetch

Written by Tina Fey, the film Mean Girls has reached cult-classic status since its premiere in 2004. It’s only fitting then that this story should get its own updated musical, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts Center and still with Fey at the helm, but this time with lyrics and music by Jeff Richmond and… Read More ›