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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 ›

The cast of the National Tour of Waitress the Musical, playing May 1-6 at DPAC, includes (from left) Charity Angél Dawson, Desi Oakley, and Lenne Klingaman (photo by Joan Marcus)

Female-Led Creative Team Transforms Waitress the Movie into Waitress the Hit Broadway Musical, Which Plays May 1-6 at DPAC

Waitress the Musical, which will play eight performances on May 1-6 at the Durham Performing Arts Center as part of DPAC‘s ultra-crowding-pleasing 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series, made Broadway history on April 24, 2016, when it opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with women occupying all four top positions on its creative team: director, choreographer, composer,… Read More ›

Mike McLean stars as Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music (photo by Matthew Murphy)

The Sound of Music at DPAC Is Every Bit as Good as Ever — and Surprisingly Timely in 2018

The Sound of Music opened last night at Durham Performing Arts Center, and runs until tomorrow. If you are looking for a good family show, filled with important messages, click here to buy your tickets now. You don’t want to miss this live version of the Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning Best Score, including “My… Read More ›