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Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox will star as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Lucy Harris in this Broadway-bound production of "Jekyll & Hyde" (photo by Chris Bennion)

Passion and Power Drives “Jekyll & Hyde” at DPAC

Constantine Maroulis’ characterization of the familiar battles between good and evil and science and nature brought cheers from the audience at the Durham Performing Arts Center many times during Tuesday’s opening-night performance of Nederlander Presentations, Inc.’s Broadway-bound presentation of “Jekyll & Hyde,” composer Frank Wildhorn and lyricist and librettist Leslie Bricusse’s 1997 Broadway musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novella.

Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox star as Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde and Lucy Harris in "Jekyll & Hyde" (photo by Chris Bennion)

DPAC’s Broadway-Bound Production of “Jekyll & Hyde” Stars Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox

Nederlander Presentations, Inc.’s Broadway-bound production of “Jekyll & Hyde,” starring Constantine Maroulis as the kindly Dr. Henry Jekyll and his murderous alter ego Mr. Edward Hyde and Deborah Cox as Red Rat songstress/prostitute Lucy Harris, will play the Durham Performing Arts Center on Jan. 8-13.

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.