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December 2018

A Christmas Carol

December 12 @ 12:00 am - December 16 @ 12:00 am

This is not your grandparent’s version of the Charles Dickens' classic! Ira David Wood III’s musical comedy adaptation of A Christmas Carol, celebrates its 44th Anniversary and will return to DPAC for six performances, December 12 through 16. With a cast of almost 100, this wonderful holiday story is brought to life with great songs and tremendous heart. The humor is topical and sometimes biting, but is woven brilliantly into this Broadway quality production. The show has been performed annually…

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The Beach Boys

December 17 @ 7:30 pm

You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. This band has birthed a torrent of hit singles and sold albums by the tens of millions. But its greater significance lies in the fact that The Beach Boys’ songs have forever changed the musical landscape, profoundly influencing countless performing artists to follow.…

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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - December 19 @ 7:30 pm
$45

This year marks the 34th Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that revolutionized the Holiday Season music category. Grammy Award® winner Chip Davis will direct and co-produce Tour performances with MagicSpace Entertainment. The show features classic Christmas hits as well as a selection of Fresh Aire compositions from Mannheim Steamroller, along with dazzling multimedia effects in an intimate setting. In addition to being a holiday tradition for many families, the Mannheim Steamroller Christmas…

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker

December 20 @ 7:30 pm
$35

A holiday mash-up for the entire family, The Hip Hop Nutcracker, a contemporary re-imagination of Tchaikovsky’s timeless music, is set to return to DPAC on December 20, 2018. Special guest MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, will open The Hip Hop Nutcracker in several cities including DPAC on December 20, 2018. Kurtis will start with a short set before rapping the introduction to the show. A timeless artist and hip hop legend, he blazed the trail for…

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The Nutcracker

December 29 @ 2:00 pm - December 30 @ 2:00 pm
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Saturday @ 2:00 PM, Saturday @ 7:00 PM, and Sunday @ 2:00 PM
$41.13

Join us as we celebrate Carolina Ballet’s family favorite of more than two decades, The Nutcracker. A holiday tradition that’s perfect for the whole family, ours is the only performance of The Nutcracker in the country with illusions created by the renowned magician, Rick Thomas. This full-company production features Carolina Ballet's world-class dancers bringing Tchaikovsky's enchanting score to life. Carolina Ballet is sure to put a little extra wonder in your holiday season with this magical production.

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January 2019

Fiddler on the Roof

January 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - January 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

“An entirely fresh, funny and gorgeous new production. A REASON FOR CELEBRATION!” –New York Magazine Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. To love! To life!

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Miss Saigon

January 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - January 27, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

“A dynamite Broadway revival!” – The New Yorker Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators of Les Misérables. In the last days of the Vietnam War, 17-year-old Kim is forced to work in a bar run by a notorious character known as the Engineer. There she meets and falls in love with an American G.I. named Chris but they are torn apart by the fall of Saigon. For 3 years, Kim goes on…

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February 2019

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

February 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - February 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Step inside a world of pure imagination. "A marvelous show for everyone. You're guaranteed to have a ball!" - NPR Roald Dahl's amazing show is now Durham's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film including "Pure Imagination," "Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for the Oompa Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator and more, more,…

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The Piano Guys

February 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
$45.50

The Piano Guys to make their return to DPAC on February 21, 2019. Hailing from Utah, The Piano Guys became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made over 65 since joining forces in early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative 10-handed version of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful.” But it’s the Guys’ highly original blend of classical music with pop that has really been the cause of…

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Rock of Ages

February 22, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
$30

Tenth Anniversary of the Global Phenomenon Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to…

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Rock of Ages

February 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
$30

Tenth Anniversary of the Global Phenomenon Broadway’s Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! The ROCK OF AGES Tenth Anniversary Tour is blazing across North America! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era that was the big bad 1980s Hollywood. Know What Love Is, Feel the Noise, and Take Your Best Shot at one of the Sunset Strip’s last epic venues, a place where the legendary Stacee Jaxx returns to…

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Wild Kratts Live 2.0

February 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$28.50

The Wild Kratts LIVE! stage show that has kids across North America buzzing is coming to DPAC on February 24, 2019 with an ALL NEW show: “Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 – Activate Creature Power!” Get ready to dive into another classic Wild Kratts adventure with the Kratt brothers as they combine live action and animation, with Martin and Chris LIVE on stage and the rest of the Wild Kratts team on screen, at the Tortuga HQ. Which creature powers will…

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March 2019

James Bay – Electric Light Tour

March 5, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
$29.50

Three-time Grammy® Award-nominated and Brit Award-winning multiplatinum singer-songwriter will be hitting the DPAC stage on Saturday, September 15 as part of his Electric Light Tour. Fans can pre-order Electric Light which will unlock an instant download of critically acclaimed single “Wild Love” and brand-new track “Pink Lemonade.” Premiering as Apple Music Beats 1 “World Record” today, “Pink Lemonade” illuminates another shade of Electric Light - showcasing Bay’s evolution with a louder sound and transistor guitars. Check out “Pink Lemonade” Here!…

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Dear Evan Hansen

March 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - March 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

WINNER OF SIX 2017 TONY® AWARDS INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL AND THE 2018 GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM! A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we…

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Joe Bonamassa

March 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm

“They're calling him the future of blues, but they're wrong - Joe Bonamassa is the present; so fresh and of his time that he almost defines it." - Classic Rock Magazine “Joe Bonamassa continues to push the boundaries of blues rock. With each new record, he challenges himself to deliver something new, something fresh, and keep things interesting whilst, at the same time, staying true to the roots of blues music.” - National Rock Review TWO TIME GRAMMY-nominated blues-rock guitar…

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Tap Dogs

March 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
$10 – $23

15 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 1 GLOBAL DANCE SENSATION 12 MILLION TICKET BUYERS CAN’T BE WRONG The global dance sensation TAP DOGS hits the road on an international tour of jaw dropping new surprises. Experience the thrill of a revitalized genre of dance. Seventy-five action packed minutes of part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site. An adrenaline pumped cast turns traditional tap dancing upside-down and into the ultimate night out. TAP DOGS premiered at the Sydney Theatre Festival…

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Tap Dogs

March 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
$10 – $23

15 INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 1 GLOBAL DANCE SENSATION 12 MILLION TICKET BUYERS CAN’T BE WRONG The global dance sensation TAP DOGS hits the road on an international tour of jaw dropping new surprises. Experience the thrill of a revitalized genre of dance. Seventy-five action packed minutes of part theatre, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site. An adrenaline pumped cast turns traditional tap dancing upside-down and into the ultimate night out. TAP DOGS premiered at the Sydney Theatre Festival…

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April 2019

The Lightning Thief

April 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until April 10, 2019

$29.50

This "winning adaptation" (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL is "electrifying!" (Newsday). The Greek gods are real, and they're ruining Percy Jackson's life. As a son of Poseidon, Percy has newly discovered powers he can't control, monsters on his trail, and is on an epic quest to find Zeus's lightning bolt to prevent a war between the gods. Nominated for 3 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, THE…

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Derek Hough Live!

April 13, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
$49.50

Dancing’s Biggest Superstar From the EMMY® award-winning mind of Derek Hough, the live dance show is the first-ever solo tour for the dynamo. The show features brand-new stage production, astounding versatility and, as always, Derek’s magnetic stage presence. Fans will journey through a true fusion of dance and music, as Derek explores styles ranging from ballroom and tap to salsa and hip-hop and everything in between. The creative team and two-time EMMY® winners, Napoleon and Tabitha Dumo, also known as…

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Anastasia

April 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - April 24, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

“One of the most gorgeous shows in years.” – The New York Observer Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is at home at DPAC at last! This dazzling show will transport you from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out on a journey to discover the mystery of her past. ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a…

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May 2019

Beautiful — The Carole King Musical

May 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Tues-Thurs @ 7:30 p.m.; Fri @ 8 p.m.; Sat @ 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sunday @ 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
$34.50

Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

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Hello, Dolly!

May 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - May 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
https://www.dpacnc.com/events/detail/hello-dolly

“It is, in a word, perfection.” – Time Out New York Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Betty Buckley stars in “Hello, Dolly!” – the universally acclaimed smash that NPR calls “the best show of the year!” Winner of 4 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, director Jerry Zaks’ “gorgeous” new production (Vogue) is “making people crazy happy!” (The Washington Post). Breaking box office records week after week and receiving thunderous critical raves on Broadway, this “Hello, Dolly!” pays tribute to the…

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June 2019

Cats

June 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - June 9, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

“CATS is back and better than ever!” – The Huffington Post Rediscover CATS—the beloved musical with breathtaking music—including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater, "Memory.” Featuring new sound design, direction and choreography for a new generation — experience CATS for the first time as it begins a new life, or let it thrill you all over again!

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