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It’s the Top: “Anything Goes” Dazzles and York, Franklin, and Applegate Wow DPAC Patrons

When the votes are tallied for the Top 10 Triangle Musicals of 2013, the national tour of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s A-Number-One 2011 Broadway revival of the 1934 Cole Porter musical “Anything Goes” will be on top of the heap! Indeed, it’s March 19th opening-night performance made Durham Performing Arts Center patrons stand up and cheer!

Classic Show “Anything Goes” Is Still Fun for Modern Audiences

Cole Porter’s 1930s romp “Anything Goes” might seem an odd choice for DPAC, a venue that’s known for its hot-at-the-moment shows. Roundabout Theatre Company’s production, however, proves that there’s still a lot of life and humor left in this classic. The action (and calamity!) starts when Billy Crocker (Josh Franklin) stows away on an ocean… Read More ›

Rachel York Will Star as Nightclub Singer Reno Sweeney in “Anything Goes” at DPAC March 19-24

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the vivacious national tour of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Tony Award®-winning 2011 Broadway revival of “Anything Goes,” starring Rachel York as evangelist-turned-nightclub singer Reno Sweeney, on March 19-24 in its 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art theater in the American Tobacco District in downtown Durham, NC. The revival opened on the Great White Way on April 7, 2011 in the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, where it played for 521 performances before closing on July 8, 2012.

Triangle Broadway fans will experience the 2011 Tony ® Award winning landmark theater event WAR HORSE, and the must see show of the year, the Durham premiere of JERSEY BOYS. Inspired by an electrifying true story MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is sure to get you to your feet. Audiences will be mesmerized by the new production of the legendary love story JEKYLL & HYDE starring Constantine Maroulis. And the irresistible Broadway magic of Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s MARY POPPINS. The season closes out with spring time performances of Broadway’s best new revival ANYTHING GOES, the best two hours on Broadway PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, and Broadway’s funniest new hit musical SISTER ACT.

“New York Has Never Been So Close”

We’re calling this our “New York Has Never Been So Close” season, since seven of our eight shows are current hits in New York and one is on its way to Broadway.