Ooh and Aah and Laugh Like You’re a Kid Again at Circus 1903 at DPAC Through Sunday

Queenie and Peanut, two lifesize elephant puppets created by Significant Object, are a main attraction for Circus 1903

One of my favorite childhood memories is when the circus came to the small Kansas town where I grew up. They showed up out of nowhere; and within an hour, every kid in the neighborhood was transfixed, watching strangers create a colorful city on what had been an empty field. By sunset, the air was… Continue reading Ooh and Aah and Laugh Like You’re a Kid Again at Circus 1903 at DPAC Through Sunday

Circus 1903 Offers Fun for the Whole Family

The Durham Performing Arts Center will kick off its 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series Circus 1903 on Sept. 26-Oct. 1

Most people have been to the circus. But, no one alive today has been to the type of circuses held in 1903…until now. Onstage at Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), presented by MagicSpace Entertainment, is a new kind of show, one aptly called Circus 1903: The Golden Age of Circus. And, while Circus 1903 might not be… Continue reading Circus 1903 Offers Fun for the Whole Family

Circus 1903 Will Recreate Acts from the Golden Age of Circus on Sept. 26-Oct. 1 at DPAC

Circus 1903 features mother and baby elephant puppets, created by Significant Object (photo by Martin Olmann)

To kick off its stellar 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series, the Durham Performing Arts Center invites Triangle theatergoers to step right up and enjoy the thrills and chills — under the Big Top — of eight performances of Circus 1903: The Golden Age of Circus on Sept. 26-Oct. 1. This captivating recreation of an old-timey, turn-of-the-century… Continue reading Circus 1903 Will Recreate Acts from the Golden Age of Circus on Sept. 26-Oct. 1 at DPAC

Big, Bold, and Truly Magical, The Illusionists Will Delight DPAC Patrons Through Nov. 15th

In true Las Vegas, big-show-on-Broadway, style, The Illusionists: Live from Broadway stormed onto the Durham Performing Arts Center stage on Tuesday, Nov. 10th, with glitz and glamour, comedy and drama, and jaw-dropping effects that brought gasps from the audience. For nine performances from Nov. 10th to 15th, these multitalented magicians will thrill Triangle audiences with… Continue reading Big, Bold, and Truly Magical, The Illusionists Will Delight DPAC Patrons Through Nov. 15th

The Illusionists Will Perform Their Mind-Blowing Magic from Broadway to DPAC on Nov. 10-15

On Nov. 10-15, The Illusionists: Live from Broadway will perform their mind-blowing magic in the Durham Performing Arts Center’s 2,700-seat, state-of-the-art theater in the American Tobacco Historic District in downtown Durham, NC. DPAC will present nine — that’s right, nine — performances of this eye-popping potpourri of prestidigitation as part of the its bold and… Continue reading The Illusionists Will Perform Their Mind-Blowing Magic from Broadway to DPAC on Nov. 10-15