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  • Hamilton

    Opens Feb 1, 2019

  • Disney's The Little Mermaid

    Until Oct 22, 2017

  • Michael McDonald and Marc Cohn

    Oct 24, 2017

  • So You Think You Can Dance Live

    Oct 25, 2017

  • Love Never Dies

    Oct 31 - Nov 5, 2017

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Hamilton

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

Opens February 1, 2019

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musicals. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious BIG, this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures. SIGN UP FOR ON SALE INFO!

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Disney's The Little Mermaid

Until October 22, 2017

Brand-new for 2017, partner theaters Pittsburgh CLO and Kansas City Starlight theatres present their freshly revamped interpretation of the hit Disney musical that first wowed audiences as an animated movie 30 years ago! Based on one Hans Christian Andersen's arguably most beloved tale, the show features music by the eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and late Howard Ashman. Expect gorgeous costumes, sets and an exciting story that has a twist in it's tail (sorry!) that Disney fans will absolutely fall in love with, over and over again.

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Michael McDonald and Marc Cohn

October 24, 2017

From his silver hair to his stunning and unique vocal stylings, Michael Mcdonald is one of the biggest names of the 70's and 80's. He's joined on these dates by Grammy winner Marc Cohn, who scored a huge hit in 1991 with his track 'Walking in Memphis', which has since been covered by everyone from Cher to Michael Ball.

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So You Think You Can Dance Live

October 25, 2017

Back with another season of incredible dancing talent, So You Think You Can Dance has become one of America's top-rated live TV shows since it premiered in 2005. Fourteen seasons later, with its audience is larger than ever, SYTYCD is bringing the top 10 finalists to a theater near you this fall!

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Love Never Dies

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October 31 - November 5, 2017

A decade after he was forced to flee the Paris Opera House, the Phantom is still pining for Christine, and he will stop at nothing until she is his! Andrew Lloyd Webber's lavish sequel to The Phantom of the Opera is yet another slice of gorgeous, melodramatic romance, presented in a brand new touring production.

Durham Performing Arts Center

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123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC 27701

  • Year opened: 2008
  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar

The Durham Performing Arts Center opened in 2008 as the largest performing arts center in the Carolinas, with a seating capacity of 2,712. Durham Performing Arts holds over 200 performances each year, including touring Broadway productions, family shows, comedy events, large-scale concerts and the American Dance Festival. Touring concerts are the majority of the events held at the venue. The center has been named twice as the number 1 performing arts organization in the Triangle region by the Triangle Business Journal.

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