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"Bring It On: The Musical" looks at competitive cheerleading (photo by Joan Marcus)

At DPAC, “Bring It On” Pits a Suburban Squad Against an Inner-City Crew for Cheerleading’s Highest Honor

“Bring It On: The Musical,” currently playing at the Durham Performing Arts Center, takes its title but very little else from the 2000 teenage comedy “Bring It On.” In fact, the main plot line of Bring It On: The Musical has more in common with film director and screenwriter Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s backstage drama “All About Eve” (1950), in which an ingénue named Eve (played by Anne Baxter) worms her way into the affections of an Broadway star named Margo (portrayed by Bette Davis), only to turn out to be the snake in that particular Garden of Eden.

"Bring It On: The Musical" looks at competitive cheerleading (photo by Joan Marcus)

“Bring It On: The Musical” Is a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the World of Competitive Cheerleading

On April 17-22, the Durham Performing Arts Center will present “Bring It On: The Musical,” an up-close-and-personal behind-the-scenes look at the world of competitive cheerleading as dramatized on the silver screen in the teenage comedy “Bring It On” (2000).