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  • Hamilton

    Opens Feb 1, 2019

  • Ira David Wood III's A Christmas Carol

    Until Dec 17, 2017

  • On Your Feet!

    Jan 2 - 7, 2018

  • Shopkins Live

    Jan 17, 2018

  • Eddie B

    Jan 20, 2018

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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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Ira David Wood III's A Christmas Carol

Until December 17, 2017

First staged in 1974, this version of Charles Dickens' classic is an absolute must see if you live in the Durham area. Cited as "one of the most successful shows in North Carolina theater history", the show turns the tale of Scrooge into a joyous musical comedy, packed full of spirit and show-stopping tunes, while still preserving the poignant heart of the original.

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On Your Feet!

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January 2 - 7, 2018

This 2017/18 theater season, On Your Feet, the sensational Broadway hit, takes its unmistakable beats to the streets and out on its first ever US tour! Be captivated by the music and moved by the story of Latino star Gloria Estefan's rise to fame, told alongside the heart-warming love story of her and her husband Emilio. With hits like "Conga," "Rhythm is Gonna Get You" and "Get On Your Feet," we guarantee that by the end of the show you too will be On Your Feet and dancing along with the cast!

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Shopkins Live

January 17, 2018

The international toy sensation comes to glorious multi-colored life when it heads out in a brand-new stage show across the country this summer! Originally from Australia, the Shoppies (Jessicake, Bubbleisha and Peppa-Mint) all have to work together to get the Funtastic Food and Fashion Fair in Shopville ready on time! Featuring your favorite characters Lippy Lips and Kooky Cookie as well as shelves full (sorry) of original tunes that the kids can sing along to!

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Eddie B

January 20, 2018

In the classroom, an entire ecosystem exists, with the teacher at the top of the pyramid, or so people think... Tapping into the inner world of teachers, comedian and educator Eddie B has found his hilarious niche and established himself as a voice for teachers all around the world. If you've ever wondered what teachers were thinking but can't say out loud, then this show is for you!

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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