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DPAC’s “Phantom” Proves Some Stories Are Better Left Unchanged

DPAC’s all new (but not too-new) production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera,” is quite the exciting experience. It takes some of the play’s most iconic scenes- the chandelier that crashes to the ground and the gondola ride that takes Christine (Julia Udine) down into the phantom’s lair and puts a whole… Read More ›

Cameron Mackintosh’s New Production of “Phantom of the Opera” Thrills at DPAC Through Oct. 19th

The dramatic story of the disfigured music master and his talented and beautiful protégé is one of the most recognized of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpieces, and many would believe that the dramatic tale could not be improved. They are wrong. Cameron Mackintosh’s 25th anniversary production of The Phantom of the Opera is truly the “glorious… Read More ›

Cooper Grodin and Julia Udine portray The Phantom and his protégé, Christine Daaé, in the 2014 North American Tour of "The Phantom of the Opera" (photo Matthew Murphy)

Reimagined Version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” Will Haunt DPAC on Oct. 8-19

A boldly reimagined version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 West End and 1988 Broadway backstage musical, The Phantom of the Opera, will haunt the Durham Performing Arts Center, in the American Tobacco District, on Oct. 8-12 and 14-19. 2014 North American Tour director Laurence Connor and his creative team have “refreshed” the longest-running show in… Read More ›

“Mary Poppins” Brings a Spot of Magic to DPAC

For the child in all of us, “Mary Poppins” is the acceptable entry into the enchanted world of imagination, and if for no other reason than to unleash the child inside all of us, this production of the show is worthy of the price of a seat.

Madeline Trumble and Con O’Shea-Creal Will Star as Mary and Bert in “Mary Poppins” Feb. 12-17 at DPAC

On Feb. 12-17, the Durham Performing Arts Center will present the North American tour of “Mary Poppins,” which is based on the 2006 Broadway musical version of beloved 1964 Walt Disney film based on P.L. Travers’ stories about a nanny with magical powers. The national tour of “Mary Poppins” stars Madeline Trumble as Mary Poppins and Con O’shea-Creal as her friend the Cockney jack-of-all-trades Bert.