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Stomp at DPAC This Weekend Is an Audio and Visual Feast, Laced with Character and Humor

In November of 1998, an episode of the TV show Mad About You included an appearance of that era’s cast of Stomp. A conversation between Paul and Jamie Buchman (Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt) is interrupted by the sound of percussion in the apartment above them, and a discussion ensues: Paul: What the hell is… Read More ›

DPAC’s STOMP Brings Back the Sounds of Live Theatre

It’s been quite some time since the seats of the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) were filled by patrons. However, with some restrictions, the venue is back open, and it’s hard to imagine a more fun and enjoyable re-opening production than the classic STOMP. For all its raucous noise and energy, the show, created by… Read More ›

"Stomp" transforms everyday objects into musical instruments (photo by Lois Greenfield)

“Stomp” Shakes DPAC’s Rafters March 27-29

Lots of shows have found their beginnings in the smaller theaters Off Broadway, but few can boast of starting “across the pond,” then bringing the original show to off-Broadway, only to return to their beginnings after circling the world. Stomp, which is now shaking the rafters at the Durham Performing Arts Center, is one of… Read More ›

"Stomp" transforms everyday objects into musical instruments (photo by Steve McNicholas)

“Stomp” Tour Veteran Leilani Dibble of Durham Will Perform in Four Shows at DPAC on March 27-29

Leilani Dibble, a 2003-12 cast member of Stomp who now lives, tends bar, and teaches at Bikram Yoga Durham in Durham, NC, will return to the show for four of its five performances on March 27-29 at the Durham Performing Arts Center in the American Tobacco Historic District of the Bull City. She’ll be filling… Read More ›

"Stomp" plays four shows on Nov. 18-20 in Raleigh

Percussion/Dance Sensation “Stomp” Returns to Raleigh Memorial Auditorium on Nov. 18-20

“Stomp” is a unique combination of percussion, movement, and visual comedy, created in Brighton, U.K., in the summer of 1991 by Steve McNicholas and Luke Creswell.