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The Second National Tour of The Book of Mormon, playing Aug. 7-12 at DPAC, stars (from left) Monica L. Patton, Kevin Clay, and Conner Peirson (photo © Julieta Cervantes)

Incredibly Energetic and Irreverent Book of Mormon Cracks Up the DPAC Audience

Add off-the-charts energy to side-splitting, cringe-worthy comedy with a political bent and you might think South Park. You wouldn’t be far off. Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the four-time Emmy Award-winning animated series, and Avenue Q: The Musical co-creator Robert Lopez have collaborated to create “the best musical of the century,” according… Read More ›

DPAC will present eight performances of The Book of Mormon on Aug. 7-12 (photo © Julieta Cervantes)

DPAC’s The Book of Mormon Is Delightful and Deep from Beginning to End

The Book of Mormon was the Hamilton of its day when it first premiered back in 2011. However, its latest production, at the Durham Performing Arts Center, directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker, proves that this musical has major staying power. The musical, which has won both Tony and Grammy awards, focuses on young… Read More ›

DPAC will present eight performances of The Book of Mormon on Aug. 7-12 (photo © Julieta Cervantes)

Bungles in the Jungle Become Bellylaughs on Aug. 7-12 in The Book of Mormon at DPAC

On Aug. 7-12, the Durham Performing Arts Center will open its electrifying 2018-19 2018-19 SunTrust Broadway Series with an octet of high-voltage performances of The Book of Mormon. DPAC hopes that the Third Coming of this rollicking, R-rated 2011 Tony Award®-winning musical from the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the cheeky and sometimes foul-mouthed animated… Read More ›

The Book of Mormon at the Durham Performing Arts Center Is One Hell of a Good Time, South Park-Style

In 2011, the New York theater scene was overrun with the blonde-haired, blue-eyed boys of God. South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with pre-Frozen-fame Robert Lopez (Avenue Q: The Musical), created a musical sensation in The Book of Mormon. It’s currently in residence in the Durham Performing Arts Center through Jan. 10th…. Read More ›

Cody Jamison Strand (center) stars as Elder Cunningham in the National Tour of The Book of Mormon (photo by Joan Marcus)

The Second Coming of The Book of Mormon to DPAC Starts on Dec. 29th and Runs Through Jan. 10th

The Book of Mormon is back at the Durham Performing Arts Center by popular demand, as a “Season Add-On,” for 16 performances, starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29th. DPAC hopes that the Second Coming of this rollicking, R-rated 2011 Tony Award®-winning musical from the four-time Emmy Award-winning creators of the cheeky and sometimes… Read More ›