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August 2019

The Temptations and the Four Tops

August 23 @ 7:30 pm

Returning by popular demand, Motown legends The Temptations & The Four Tops come back to DPAC on Friday, August 23, 2019. These vocal powerhouses boast four sold out performances at DPAC, and guests can be guaranteed a legendary night of all their favorite hits. For more than fifty years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, and sold-out performances throughout the world. “The crowds are bigger, the sales are sizzling,” says one industry report.…

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September 2019

Indigo Girls

September 7 @ 8:00 pm
$35

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are Indigo Girls. Rolling Stone describes them as the “ideal duet partners. Their voices soar and swoop as one, alternately raucous and soothing. When they sing together, they radiate a sense of shared purpose that adds muscle to their lanky, deeply felt folk-tinged pop songs”. Together they write, arrange, record and perform music which over the course of twenty five years has become a vital part of the lives of their legion of devoted fans…

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Buddy Guy

September 10 @ 7:30 pm
$39.50

The title of Buddy Guy's latest album says it all: The Blues Is Alive and Well. The legendary blues artist's eighteenth solo LP and follow-up to 2015's Born to Play Guitar showcases his raw and unadulterated sound, its fifteen tracks a true pleasure for aficionados and genre newcomers alike. "I got children and grandchildren who didn't know who I was, but nowadays we can play outdoor concerts and see kids that are eight, nine, twelve years old coming to me…

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Charlie Wilson

September 13 @ 8:00 pm

Some people might say that after notching ten No. 1 singles, 13 Grammy Award nominations, a New York Times best-selling memoir and ongoing sold-out, coast-to-coast arena tours, Charlie Wilson has proven his point….and he isn’t planning to slow down anytime soon. The R&B powerhouse comes to DPAC on Friday September 13, 2019. Wilson continues his reign as “Uncle Charlie,” the lovable nickname originally given to him by Snoop Dogg, by being one of the most highly sought-after adult entertainers for…

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Tom Segura Take It Down Tour

September 14 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
$35

Netflix Comedy Star & Host of “Your Mom’s House” Podcast Tom Segura has quickly become one of Hollywood’s most in demand and highly regarded talents. He is best known for his three Netflix specials, Disgraceful (2018), Mostly Stories (2016), and Completely Normal (2014). Paste Magazine described him as, “…having a natural and capable storytelling ability, one that lifts his narratives out of average anecdote fare and plants them firmly in hilarious ground.” Additionally, his hit podcast Your Mom’s House which…

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Peppa Pig Live

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$29.50

Nick Jr.'s Top Rated Kids Show Returns Peppa Pig Live! is here with the ALL NEW action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in her new live show, Peppa Pig’s Adventure! Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip to the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor…

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Jay Leno

September 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, multi-award winner, best-selling children’s book author, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropist…it’s no wonder that Jay Leno is widely characterized as “the hardest working man in show business.” As if night-time ratings dominance were not enough with two decades of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Leno has also succeeded as producer and star of Jay Leno’s Garage The NBC creation, which is viewed…

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Harry Connick, Jr. – A Celebration of Cole Porter

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - September 22 @ 1:00 pm
$49.50

HARRY CONNICK, JR.—A Celebration of Cole Porter begins on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre this December. Prior to Broadway, HARRY CONNICK, JR.—A Celebration of Cole Porter will have its world premiere at DPAC! Harry Connick, Jr., the celebrated singer, musician and actor is launching his brand new show HARRY CONNICK, JR.—A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America’s most respected songwriters. Featuring a modern, multi-media presentation of some of Porter's most beloved songs in an unprecedented and unique way,…

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October 2019

Aladdin

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - October 26 @ 12:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 26, 2019

$40

The New Disney Blockbuster Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by…

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A Bronx Tale

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - October 10 @ 12:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until October 10, 2019

The New York Times Critic's Pick “Jersey Boys meets West Side Story.” - amNewYork Three years ago, Academy Award® nominee Chazz Palminteri teamed up with Academy Award® winner Robert De Niro, Tony® Award winner Jerry Zaks and Tony® Award nominee Sergio Trujillo to create this streetwise musical - based on Palminteri’s true life story. A BRONX TALE, Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser, takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s, where a young man is caught between the father…

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Kevin Gates

October 30 @ 8:00 pm

Kevin Gates, rapper and singer, is releasing his new album I'm Him, his first in three years, and going on tour across America. Every ticket purchased online for Kevin Gates includes a digital copy of his upcoming album "I'm Him." You'll receive instructions via email on how to redeem your album after ticket purchase.

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RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq the World

October 31 @ 8:00 pm

The Official RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq the World Tour comes to DPAC October 31, 2019 with an all new production! Mission leader Michelle Visage is on a journey to save the universe with the help of her intergalactic queens including Aquaria, Kameron Michaels, Asia O’Hara, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Violet Chachki and the queens from Season 11! Presented by Voss Events in collaboration with World of Wonder and VH1. Cast is subject to change.

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November 2019

John Prine

November 1 @ 8:00 pm

A two-time Grammy-winner, John Prine is among the English language’s premier phrase-turners. Almost 50 years into a remarkable career that has drawn effusive praise from Bob Dylan, Kris Kristofferson, Bonnie Raitt, Roger Waters, Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and others who would know, Prine is a smiling, shuffling force for good. He is a 2019 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Songwriter’s Hall of Fame nominee, a Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member and a PEN New England Lyrics Award…

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Durham 150 Closing Ceremony

November 2 @ 7:30 pm
$15

The Durham 150 Closing Ceremony Presented by Duke University and Duke Health will take place on Saturday, November 2 from 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. at DPAC. This will be a culminating event of Durham 150, the official yearlong commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the City of Durham’s incorporation. The Closing Ceremony will explore the history of Durham through narration, video, live performance and music. The production will open with remarks from Mayor Steve Schewel, along with a welcome from Occaneechi…

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Sip + Savor

November 3 @ 4:30 pm

More than 30 of the Triangle’s finest restaurants will be paired with world-class wines at the third annual Sip + Savor – A Wine, Food and Music Experience. Sip + Savor will showcase 30+ Culinary All-Stars, Sommeliers, On-Stage Experience with Live Music, VIP Lounge, and More. Sip + Savor - A Wine, Food and Music Experience is hosted by the team behind TASTE, an annual multi-day series of food and spirits events produced by Durham Magazine, Chapel Hill Magazine and…

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Third Eye Blind – Screamer Tour 2019

November 12 @ 7:30 pm

Going strong for over two decades, Third Eye Blind has broken their own attendance records with 2019’s Summer Gods tour, with Jimmy Eat World and Ra Ra Riot. (Third Eye Blind has offset the tour’s carbon footprint by donating a portion of each ticket sold to a US-based carbon offset project managed by ClimeCo.) The follow up to 2018’s EP Thanks for Everything, Screamer finds Third Eye Blind collaborating with Alexis Krauss of Sleigh Bells (“Screamer”), Ryan Olson of Marijuana…

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REO Speedwagon

November 13 @ 7:30 pm
$49.50

Formed in 1967, signed in 1971, and fronted by iconic vocalist Kevin Cronin since 1972, REO Speedwagon’s unrelenting drive, as well as non-stop touring and recording jump-started the burgeoning rock movement in the Midwest. Platinum albums and radio staples soon followed, setting the stage for the release of the band’s explosive Hi Infidelity in 1980, which contained the massive hit singles “Keep On Loving You,” and “Take It On the Run.” That landmark album spent 15 weeks in the No.…

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Lewis Black

November 15 @ 8:00 pm
$39.50

Lewis Black, Grammy Award-winning, stand-up comedian, is one of the most prolific and popular performers working today. He executes a brilliant trifecta as a stand-up comedian, actor and author. Receiving critical acclaim, he performs more than 200 nights annually, to sold-out audiences throughout Europe, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. He is one of a few performers to sell out multiple renowned theaters, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City Center, the Main Stage at…

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Kansas Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour

November 16 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
$45

Two Hours of Classic KANSAS Music Including Hit Songs, Deep Cuts, and Fan Favorites Plus Point of Know Return in its Entirety America’s preeminent progressive rock band, KANSAS, will be touring select cities including Durham on Saturday, November 16, 2019, on the third leg of their popular Point of Know Return Anniversary Tour. Launched as a celebration of the 40th Anniversary of the massive hit album Point of Know Return, the band will be performing the album in its entirety.…

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The Gutfeld Monologues Live with Greg Gutfeld

November 17 @ 7:00 pm
$39.50

Join Greg Gutfeld for an unforgettable evening of hilarious, insightful and engaging conversation on topics from his NYT Best Seller The Gutfeld Monologues on Sunday, November 17 at DPAC. Greg Gutfeld has been called “outrageous and outspoken,” neither of which he denies. A libertarian political satirist, humorist, magazine editor and blogger, he is perhaps best known as host of The Greg Gutfeld Show and co-host of The Five on Fox News Channel. Joining the network in 2007 as a contributor,…

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The Doobie Brothers

November 20 @ 7:30 pm

The Doobie Brothers have been delivering mind-blowing, roots-based, harmony-laden, guitar driven rock and roll for more than four decades, selling more than 48 million albums and winning four GRAMMY® Awards. Boasting one of the most loyal fan bases in music, The Doobie Brothers continue to write and record new material and tour the world. Their No. 1 singles “Black Water” and “What a Fool Believes," both gold, lead a catalog of indelible songs that include: “Listen to the Music,” “China…

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Sylvan Esso Presents WITH Special Guest Molly Sarlé (of Mountain Man)

November 22 @ 8:00 pm - November 23 @ 11:00 pm
$35.00

One of Only Four Tour Stops Sylvan Esso has announced a unique, new tour called “WITH” slated for November 2019. Through six shows in four select cities, the group will present their music like never before; collaborating with 8 of their favorite musicians in a live ensemble to create an experience that is wholly exceptional. The shows will take place in iconic venues across the country, ending in their hometown at DPAC on Friday November 22 & Saturday November 23,…

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Kenny G

November 24 @ 7:30 pm
$41.50

A phenomenally successful instrumentalist whose recordings routinely made the pop, R&B, and jazz charts during the 1980s and ’90s, Kenny G‘s sound became a staple on adult contemporary and smooth jazz radio stations. He’s a fine player with an attractive sound (influenced a bit by Grover Washington, Jr.) who often caresses melodies, putting a lot of emotion into his solos. Because he does not improvise much (sticking mostly to predictable melody statements), his music largely falls outside of jazz. However,…

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SiriusXM Presents The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s 16th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour

November 27 @ 7:30 pm
$39.50

The iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece orchestra whip up a huge dose of retro holiday cheer with their 16th Annual Christmas Rocks! Tour presented by SiriusXM. The acclaimed show also features music from their four best-selling holiday albums, as well as original Brian Setzer hits. Consistently cited as one of the world’s greatest living guitarists, Setzer’s trademark guitar work and vocal stylings are matched with the Brian Setzer Orchestra’s rockin' big-band horn…

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Il Divo

November 29 @ 8:00 pm
$49.50

Il Divo will perform songs from The Christmas Collection, their compilation of merry classics that was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The audience can expect to hear memorable interpretations of familiar Christmas melodies for a heart-warming start to the festive season. Discovered and mentored by Simon Cowell over 15 years ago, Il Divo has become the consummate tenor powerhouse vocal group with four sold-out world tours to date, over 30 million albums sold, 160 gold and platinum albums in 33…

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December 2019

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

December 3 @ 7:30 pm - December 8 @ 6:30 pm
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Tuesday - Thursday @ 7:30pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm and 8pm, Sunday @ 1pm and 6:30pm

This holiday season discover the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Start with a timeless tale of joy and goodwill, fill it with classic Irving Berlin songs, top it off with glorious dancing and lots of snow and head on over to the DPAC to see IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS. Performances begin December 3 for this must-see classic in a lavish new production that The New York Times says to “put on your wish list.” IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS…

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The Nutcracker

December 14 @ 2:00 pm - December 15 @ 8:00 pm
$41.13

From the moment the curtain rises, the magic of this Holiday classic is mesmerizing. Take a journey to a land of whimsical characters featuring magical illusions, magnificent sets, and beautiful costumes. Listen as a live symphony orchestra plays Tchaikovsky’s famed score. The Nutcracker is the perfect story ballet for the young and the young at heart. You'll want to visit once, twice, or more during this Holiday season!

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January 2020

Come From Away

January 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until January 19, 2020

Best Muscial Winner All Across North America! Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America! This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don’t miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony®…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson

January 20, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

From "The Wizard of Oz" to "Mary Poppins" to "Interstellar," this show is an entertaining and enlightening review of all the science that our favorite movies got wrong, combined with some of the stuff they got right. An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies - the Sequel incorporates the latest films as well as some classics that you may not have known had any science in them at all. (Illustration By: Hope Gangloff)

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RENT

January 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
$34.50

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. And now, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning masterpiece returns to the stage in a vibrant 20th anniversary touring production. A re-imagining of Puccini's La Bohème, RENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling…

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February 2020

Mean Girls

February 11, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - February 16, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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Tuesday - Thursday @ 7:30pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm and 8pm, Sunday @ 1pm and 6:30pm

Broadway's Biggest New Hit Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer TINA FEY (“30 Rock), composer JEFF RICHMOND (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist NELL BENJAMIN (Legally Blonde) and director CASEY NICHOLAW (The Book of Mormon). Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of…

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SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical

February 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - March 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

She was a girl from Boston with a voice from heaven, who shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. But what the world didn’t know was how Donna Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming the icon of an era and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. With a score featuring more than 20 of Summer’s classic hits including “Love to Love You Baby,” “Bad Girls” and “Hot Stuff,” this electric experience…

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March 2020

Les Misérables

March 10, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - March 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
$39.50

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed A Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars," “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the…

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American Ballet Theatre Giselle

March 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - March 29, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
$48.50

American Ballet Theatre (ABT) was founded in the fall of 1939 with dual aims of developing a repertoire of the best ballets from the past and supporting the creation of new works by gifted young choreographers. 80 years later, ABT is one of the world’s preeminent classical ballet companies, a world-touring ambassador for the art form, a committed choreographic commissioner, and an energetic leader in ballet education and outreach. All of these qualities animate Duke’s historic three-year institutional collaboration with…

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April 2020

The Band’s Visit

April 7, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - April 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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Tuesday - Thursday @ 7:30pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm and 8pm, Sunday @ 1pm and 6:30pm

Winner of 10 Tony® Awards Including Best Musical Spend an evening in the company of unforgettable strangers at The Band’s Visit—now one of the most celebrated musicals ever. It rejoices in the way music brings us to life, brings us to laughter, brings us to tears, and ultimately, brings us together. In an Israeli desert town where every day feels the same, something different is suddenly in the air. Dina, the local café owner, had long resigned her desires for…

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Bachelor Live On Stage

April 25, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
$2

Hosted by “The Bachelor” fan favorite Ben Higgins (more casting to be announced), The Bachelor Live on Stage fits an entire season of “Bachelor” drama into one evening, giving members of the audience the opportunity to find love in their own community, complete with a rose ceremony. An eligible hometown bachelor will be introduced to local ladies from the audience searching for a chance at love. For the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will have a say in the rose…

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Escape to Margaritaville

April 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - May 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm

Welcome to Margaritaville, where people come to get away from it all—and stay to find something they never expected. Get ready for a hilarious and heartwarming musical with the most unforgettable songs from one of music’s greatest storytellers. USA Today calls it "A little slice of paradise!" and Entertainment Weekly raves, "It will knock your flip-flops off!" So don't let the party start without you.

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May 2020

My Fair Lady

May 19, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - May 24, 2020 @ 6:30 pm
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Tuesday - Thursday @ 7:30pm, Friday @ 8pm, Saturday @ 2pm and 8pm, Sunday @ 1pm and 6:30pm

The Most Perfect Musical of All Time From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY. Director Bartlett Sher’s glowing production is “thrilling, glorious and better than it ever was” (New York Times). “Every so often a revival comes along that reminds you how indispensable great theater can be” (NY1). Boasting such classic songs…

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June 2020

Jesus Christ Superstar

June 2, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - June 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm

2017 Olivier Award For Best Musical Revival An album that inspired a REVOLUTION. A REVELATION that changed the world. A REINVENTION for this millennium. Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie…

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