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Lila Coogan stars as Anya/Anastasia in the national tour of Anastasia, playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center through Sunday, April 21st (photo by Matthew Murphy, MurphyMade)

Anastasia Is a Sumptuous Delight at DPAC

From the moment when the curtain rises on the Durham Performing Arts Center’s April 16-21 presentation of Anastasia, directed by Tony Award® winner Darko Tresnjak, and we are introduced to Little Anastasia (Delilah Rose Pellow) and her grandmother, the Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna (Joy Franz), the audience is entranced, and the rest of the world… Read More ›

Lila Coogan and Stephen Brower star as Anya/Anastasia and Dmitry in the national tour of Anastasia, playing at DPAC through April 21st (photo by Evan Zimmerman, MurphyMade)

DPAC’s Anastasia Is Pure Fairy-Tale Magic

  Most people are at least somewhat familiar with the much-fabled tale of Anastasia, the Grand Duchess of Russia. And, while history and modern legend may not have all the facts straight, the story- one of this young woman who survived against all odds- is an intriguing one. It’s so intriguing, in fact, that it… Read More ›

Lesley McKinnell as Miss Barley and John Rapson (right) as playboy Asquith D’Ysquith, Jr. are unknowingly on thin ice as Kevin Massey as Monty Navarro gleefully plots their doom (photo by Joan Marcus)

On a Scale of 1 to 10, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, Now Playing at DPAC, Is at Least a 15!

On a scale of 1 to 10, the First National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder — which won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical and three other Tonys — rates at least a 15! The latest offering in the Durham Performing Arts Center’s critically acclaimed SunTrust Broadway Series is sure… Read More ›

John Rapson (left) plays Henry D'Ysquith (and seven other hapless D'Ysquiths), whom Monty Navarro (played by Kevin Massey) hopes to murder, so that he can claim the D'Ysquith family fortune and the hereditary earldom of Highhurst (photo by Joan Marcus)

John Rapson Portrays Eight Hapless D’Ysquiths in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder at DPAC

The newly commenced First National Tour of A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, one of the hottest tickets on Broadway, will play the Durham Performing Arts Center on Oct. 13-18 as part of DPAC‘s SunTrust Broadway Series. This wonderfully wicked musical comedy is based on the same 1907 British novel, Israel Rank: The Autobiography… Read More ›