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The Lion King will "sit down" in Durham for five weeks, starting Feb. 16th (photo by Joan Marcus)

Disney’s The Lion King Roars into Durham Again, for a Five-Week “Sit-Down” at DPAC, Starting Feb. 16th

The critically acclaimed Gazelle Tour of Disney Theatrical Productions’ multiple Tony Award®-winning presentation of The Lion King, ingeniously directed by Julie Taymor and choreographed with brio by Garth Fagan, who both won 1998 Tonys for their efforts, is returning to the Durham Performing Arts Center for a five-week “Sit-Down,” starting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday,… Read More ›

Matt DaSilva (left) and Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek star as Lefou and Gaston (photo by Matthew Murphy)

Beauty and the Beast Still Enchants DPAC Patrons

Last Friday night, Durham Performing Arts Center patrons found much to cheer about in the third visit of NETworks Presentations, LLC’s brilliantly reimagined touring version of the Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which may have earned an even heartier standing ovation than the show received during its 2010 and 2013 sojourns in the Bull City…. Read More ›

Brooke Quintana and Sam Hartley star as Belle and the Beast (photo by Matthew Murphy)

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Returns to DPAC for Five Performances from Oct. 23rd to 25th

On Oct. 23-25, the Durham Performing Arts Center will bring back Columbia, MD-based NETworks Presentations, LLC’s new-and-improved touring version of the 1994 Broadway musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, for five performances in DPAC‘s 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art theater, located in the bustling American Tobacco Historic District of the Bull City. This stage adaptation of the 1991… Read More ›

DPAC Presents a Rousing, Over-the-Top “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat has long been a theater staple. The show proves that Bible stories can translate well to the stage, especially when they’re dressed up with fancy costumes, fast-paced choreography, and a special effect or two. Of course, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) is… Read More ›

Ryan Williams’ Pharoah Outshines “American Idol” Alumni Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young in “Joseph”

Before Tuesday’s opening-night performance of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Durham Performing Arts Center, the two-millionth visitor won a golden ticket good for upgraded seats that night and a $1,000 DPAC Ticket Center credit to use at any time during the year on any shows of… Read More ›