Durham Performing Arts Center: It’s Finally Here!

After several years of high anticipation by the Durham and Chapel Hill communities, the Durham Performing Arts Center, DPAC,  is finally open. The state of the art facility held it’s official ribbon cutting opening ceremony on Monday night.  At the event the public was invited to browse through the venue and also was given a chance to speak with the City and County of Durham officials as well as the architect, builders, sponsors and management company officials.   Thousands of area residents turned out for what was a high energy, fact and fun filled evening.

Durham Performing Arts Center

The venue which seats 2800 is located in downtown Durham near the American Tobacco Campus and next door to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The facility is the largest in North Carolina and will host many touring companys of current Broadway shows as well as some major recording artists, comics and performers. The fun gets into full swing at the DPAC when comedian Lewis Black takes the stage at 8pm on Dec.3rd.  Upcoming shows include:

A Christmas Carol Dec.5-7; Kenny Rogers Dec. 11; John Legend Dec. 13; Harry Connick Jr. Dec. 17; Jim Brickman & the NC Symphony Dec. 18; Last Comic Standing Jan. 4; Rent Jan. 20-25; Cirque Dreams Feb. 10; Aaron Lewis  Feb. 18; Anthony Bourdain   Feb. 19; Temptations & the Tops  Feb. 26; Jesus Christ Superstar  Mar. 6-8; Robin Williams  Mar. 13; George Lopez  Mar. 14; Fiddler on the Roof  Mar. 17-22; Soul Jam  Mar. 28; Bill Cosby Mar. 29; John Prine April 4; David Sedaris April 11; Legally Blonde: The Musical April 14-19; The Color Purple  May 12-17

For more information on the Durham Performing Arts Center and upcoming shows and concerts, visit the official DPAC site here. Visit Durham and Chapel Hill and see all the great things that are happening in our communties and enjoy the arts at the finest facility available.  For more information on Chapel Hill and Durham, visit realestateexperts.net today.