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DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center

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Address: 123 Vivian St., American Tobacco District, Durham, NC 27701
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+1 919-680-2787
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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This venue opened in 2009.

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Tony Bennett was fantastic.

The DPAC theater is a very nice venue for a concert. Tony Bennett played on Sunday and logistics were a breeze. We arrived early for a bite to eat and parked in the garage... read more

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

The DPAC theater is a very nice venue for a concert. Tony Bennett played on Sunday and logistics were a breeze. We arrived early for a bite to eat and parked in the garage adjacent to DPAC. The area was vibrant with a lot of theater goers in attendance early. Entrance into DPAC was easy using the online e-ticket app.... More 

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Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

This was our first time at the DPAC! We traveled 2 hours to see Jay Leno perform. The DPAC has good signs up through the surrounding area to lead you to the venue. We were nervous about the parking situation, but there was a large garage with reasonable parking fees attached to the DPAC. We were seated in the balcony... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The DPAC is beginning their 10 anniversary of hosting the Broadway Series. This past year has been a great build up to the milestone. Every show I have attended has been fantastic! From the welcome at the door to concessions and convenient facilities, a single person, couple, or group will enjoy premier service. I have a pair of season tickets,... More 

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

One of my favorite reviews ever. Thanks you so much for these kind words and for all of your support. More 

ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Have seen 2 shows there. Each time I sat in the balcony and had a good view of the stage-for The Nutcracker and The Jersey Boys. I live nearby so the travel date below is inaccurate.

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Many guest do love the value offered by ticket pricing for seats in our balcony where the farthest seat is less than 150 from center stage. I hope we have the chance to see you at DPAC again. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have visited this place only once but my experience was amazing. The staff are very friendly!! I took my kids to see the Magical Disney show and they loved it. There were a few empty seats in the front row and a member of the staff let my kids and I move up. It was wonderful.

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Our staff loves hosting family shows for young audiences. Thank you for sharing these details on your visit. We'll have many more great shows for kids this spring and next fall and I hope we see you again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the Janis Joplin tribute show and loved it. This is a great venue for many different shows catering to all tastes.

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

The Janis Joplin show from Broadway was one of our favorites. Thank you for sharing these details with other TripAdvisor readers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our Performing Arts Center was the best thing that happened to Durham. Fabulous first run Broadway shows and diverse high end, star studded individual shows. Almost always sold out quickly! Staff is helpful and friendly. Always clean, acoustics are great and visuals are good. We go often - sometimes expensive but a special treat.

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

I appreciate your kind words and your support of DPAC. Our goal is to be our guests favorite place for live entertainment in the region and the team here loves hearing from frequent guests like you. Keep the feedback coming! More 

Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to DPAC numerous times with the most recent being the Beach Boys. Even the "cheap seats" are great. Comfortable seats, great sound, big screens. It has it all. They manage to get some great shows!

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

The Beach Boys concert was so fun to host. We hope to have them back again and thank you for letting others know about your visits to DPAC. Cheers! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to see Lion King. First time at DPAC. Very impressive. Clean, organized and we'll managed. Polite and courteous staff.

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thank you for these kind words. We work really hard to help first-time guests feel welcome and not overwhelmed by coming to a new place for live entertainment. I hope we have the chance to show you again, how great events at DPAC can be. More 

Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

love this place small intimate great seats everywhere and sound is excellent, plus great local food close to the venue be prepared to pay for parking and walk a little bit

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Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this review

Thanks for this nice review...i hope we see you back at DPAC again soon. More 

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