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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Brings the Ultimate Disco Dance Party to DPAC

If you’re looking for an upbeat, danceable production to enjoy during these dark February nights, the Durham Performing Arts Center has a prescription for you: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, presented as part of DPAC‘s WRAL Greatest Hits of Broadway Series. No, it’s not June-July-August-Summer, but Donna Summer, who carved a lane for herself in… Read More ›

DPAC’s Production of Summer: The Donna Summer Musical Entertains and Empowers

Whether you’re a big fan of musical legend Donna Summer or just have a passing interest in her life, Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts Center under the direction of Des McAnuff, is a fun, intriguing look at all parts of this celebrated artist. It explores her as a child,… Read More ›

DPAC’s Production of the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent Proves That Love Endures All

Jonathan Larson’s Rent, which focuses on the lives of several twenty-somethings living the bohemian life in New York City in 1989, has long been a theatrical staple. And, with its colorful, true-to-life characters and universal themes, it’s easy to see why. The 20th Anniversary Tour of the musical, onstage now at Durham Performing Arts CenterRead More ›

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at DPAC Is Smooth and Snappy, a Delightful Musical

If you like shows representing “The Good Old Days,” then drive over to the Durham Performing Arts Center for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas: The Musical. You’d better hurry, because this delightful show has a relatively short run that ends on Sunday, Dec. 8th. Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is a show-within-a-show, set in 1954, and is… Read More ›

A Magical Cirque Christmas Soared on Dec. 1st at the Durham Performing Arts Center

A Magical Cirque Christmas arrived at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Dec. 1st, with promises of high-flying acrobats, magicians, music, and comedy; and, oh boy, did they deliver! A full audience of excited children and parents prepared to kick off the holiday season enjoyed a show that somehow literally flew by. Produced by… Read More ›