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The National Tour of The Band’s Visit at DPAC on Oct. 5-10 Is a Unique Theatrical Experience, with a Rich Blend of Music and Humor

If you are looking for a predictable, formulaic piece of musical theater, do not read this review! If, on the other hand, you are ready for a unique theatrical experience that serves up a rich blend of music and humor, that affords glimpses of warm human interaction and insights into universal human truths, come on… Read More ›

The Lightning Thief stars (from left) Kristin Stokes, Chris McCarrell, and Jorrel Javier (photo by Jeremy Daniel)

The (Greek) Gods Are with The Lightning Thief, Now Playing at DPAC — It’s Fun, Fun, Fun

With a tight ensemble of seven actors and a high-energy production led by Greek gods and their children, WRAL Greatest Hits of Broadway presentation of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical did something last night at the Durham Performing Arts Center that might just make a difference in the history of the Durham, NC… Read More ›

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, playing April 9th and 10th at DPAC, stars (from left) Kristin Stokes, Jorrel Javier, Chris McCarrell, and James Hayden Rodriguez (photo by Jeremy Daniel)

DPAC’s The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical Enchants Viewers of All Ages

Anyone hoping to get young kids to young adults interested in theatre would do well to take them to DPAC’s production of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, onstage now under the direction of Stephen Brackett. The musical is based on the 2005 novel of a similar name by Rick Riordan. And, while it’s… Read More ›