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The Sharks' girls primp for the big dance in "West Side Story," which plays June 5-10 at DPAC

Michelle Aravena and Evy Ortiz Are Dazzling as Anita and Maria in “West Side Story” at DPAC on June 5-10

Whether we’re talking about William Shakespeare or Stephen Sondheim, classic works of theater become classics because their stories hit an emotional bone for a large majority of the population. Such is the case with West Side Story, currently playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Written in 1957 by Arthur Laurents, who died in 2011… Read More ›

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present "West Side Story" on June 5-10

DPAC Brings the Gritty 2009 Broadway Revival of “West Side Story” to the Triangle on June 5-10

The Durham Performing Arts Center will present the First National Tour of the critically acclaimed 2009 Broadway revival of “West Side Story,” a modern retelling Elizabethan playwright and poet William Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, “Romeo and Juliet,” on June 5-10.