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Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Triangle Rising Stars Event Celebrates Local Talent and Showcases Support for the Arts

Back in 2011, Durham Performing Arts Center created “Triangle Rising Stars,” a regional qualifying event that’s part of the National High School Musical Theatre Awards. As part of the event, carefully-selected high school theatre students from Central and Eastern North Carolina perform musical theatre and compete for the chance to represent DPAC in the national… Read More ›

Sterling Jones (left) and Mya Ison won Triangle Rising Stars (photo by Areon Mobasher Photography)

Sterling Jones and Mya Ison Named Best Actor and Best Actress During Triangle Rising Stars May 15th at the Durham Performing Arts Center

The stars were out at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, May 15th, as the Triangle welcomed the eighth annual Triangle Rising Stars event. Sponsored, and partially hosted, by Marchael Bayne, this event has been shining a spotlight on high school students and their productions, bringing forward the very best talent that the Triangle… Read More ›

The Illusionists include (from left) Colin Cloud, Kevin James, Jeff Hobson, Jonathan Goodwin, and An Ha Lim

The Illusionists Have DPAC Patrons Laughing and Clapping Their Hands with Delight

This weekend, a talented troupe of travelling illusionists, The Illusionists: Live from Broadway, is playing the Durham Performing Arts Center for three performances only. Each illusionist has his own brand of magic to offer. The troupe is comprised of five magicians with unique specialties: Colin Cloud (The Deductionist), Jonathan Goodwin (The Daredevil), Jeff Hobson (The… Read More ›

The Illusionists include (from left) Colin Cloud, Kevin James, Jeff Hobson, Jonathan Goodwin, and An Ha Lim

The Illusionists at DPAC Offers Magic and Thrills

Everyone loves a magic show, and The Illusionists Live from Broadway, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) is no exception. This clever, fun, and imaginative show is great for viewers of all ages and is definitely not one to miss. The Illusionists features several performers, each with his own “super power” or special… Read More ›

Stars (from left) are Lenne Klingaman, Desi Oakley, and Charity Angél Dawson (photo by Joan Marcus)

The Waitress Women Command Center Stage at the Durham Performing Arts Center May 1-6

With an all-female creative team that includes the singer-songwriter and six-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (who created the original music and lyrics), Adrienne Shelly (screenwriter for the 2007 film), Jessie Nelson (who created the book for the Broadway musical), Lorin Latarro (choreographer), and Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (director), the Broadway hit Waitress the Musical… Read More ›