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On Your Feet! stars Christie Prades, who is shown here with Adriel Flete (photo © by Matthew Murphy)

On Your Feet! at DPAC Combines Infectious Latin Rhythms with Hot-Hot-Hot-Dancing and a Heartwarming Story

On Your Feet! The Emilio and Gloria Estefan Musical opened last night at the Durham Performing Arts Center to frigid weather and an almost full house, and the show and performers did their best to keep the audience warm with infectious music and hot-hot-hot dancing, as well as the heartwarming story of Emilio Estefan Jr…. Read More ›

Mauricio Martinez and Christie Prades star as Emilio and Gloria Estefan (photo © by Matthew Murphy)

On Your Feet! Chronicles the Rise of Emilio and Gloria Estefan from Cuba to Pop Superstardom

On Jan. 2-7, the Durham Performing Arts Center will ring in the New Year — with irrepressible Latin rhythms — with eight high-octane performances of On Your Feet! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan. Gaithersburg, MD-based Troika Entertainment’s First National Tour of this 2015 Broadway musical — directed by two-time Tony Award® winner Jerry… Read More ›

Bad Boy, Bad Boy: “Catch Me If You Can” Transforms Frank Abagnale’s Crimes into a 1960s Variety Show

Troika Entertainment’s zesty national tour of the 2011 Tony Award®-nominated Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can” is a nimble, lighthearted romp through the life and crimes of infamous teenage con man and forger Frank William Abagnale, Jr. – all staged as a 1960s-style TV variety show, with a lively script by Terrence McNally and a buoyant score by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman.

Stephen Anthony stars as legendary con man Frank Abagnale -- shown here impersonating a Pan Am pilot -- in "Catch Me If You Can" on Nov. 6-11 at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium

Tony Award® Nominee “Catch Me If You Can” Tells the Story of Legendary Con Man Frank Abagnale

On Nov. 6-11, Broadway Series South and the North Carolina Theatre will jointly host the national tour of multiple 2011 Tony Award® nominee “Catch Me If You Can,” a frisky musical comedy based on the legendary 1960s crime spree of 64-year-old Bronxville, NY native Frank William Abagnale, Jr. A legendary con man, check forger, identity thief, and escape artist, Abagnale was a great imposter who successfully impersonated a pilot, a sociology teacher, a doctor, and an attorney — all before he turned 21.