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Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

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DWTS

Recently saw DWTS at this venue. The facility is great and parking was a breeze. Just be aware that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Curiosity67195
Fine value for the performing arts

We recently visited the Duke Energy for the Performing Arts to attend the Carolina Ballet "The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Experience the most elegant, immersive suite of live-performance venues in the Southeast. Indulge your love of theater, opera, ballet and other live entertainments, in performance halls and centers designed around each unique art-and always under...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This so-called "Centre for the Performing Arts" is a jumble of venues commercially packaged to justify Duke Energy's name being irrelevantly used, one might suppose, in order to 'impress' the public at large.. but immediately upon arrival Uber unceremoniously deposited us roadside & thus (in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently saw DWTS at this venue. The facility is great and parking was a breeze. Just be aware that the steps in the balcony do not have hand rails. We saw several people struggling to climb to their seats.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited the Duke Energy for the Performing Arts to attend the Carolina Ballet "The Planets" performance. We were very pleased with the facility and the staff. Our center front seats were excellent. While this review is of the facility itself, I would be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Levannah
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding experience. The staff has their stuff together. My wife has a service dog which adds a little variation to the mix. Ushers were fabulous with accommodating the best area for us to be able to enjoy the performance. The Carolina Ballet performers are top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

First time at Duke Energy Performing Arts Center. Lovely place. Loved the "smallness" of the theater. Seats very comfortable. Great views from everywhere. As for Jersey Boys...4th time I have seen it so I knew what to expect. Loved it! Will return to see other...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Purdue82
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

My family and I had such wonderful Seats for the money so shocked There really isn’t a bad seat in this place At all even though I really would not want To sit in the balcony ! Not Section R U & V either You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank powernow45
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Not a bad seat in the house! I struggled with choosing my seat since it was my first visit but realized you really can't go wrong no matter where you sit. There is a paid parking lot directly across from the entrance and it was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank conigam
Reviewed November 18, 2018

Language was offensive and not suitable for professional adults. Music was very good, but the show was ruined with the offensive language.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

We've been coming here a few times a year for many years to catch some touring Broadway shows, some resident NC Theatre shows, as well as the occasional symphony and ballet performances. Overall, the staff/volunteers are very friendly, the shows are entertaining, and we find...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TarHeel
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We left after the 3rd song. Part English part Spanish rap. Loud volume, low focus, not very entertaining.

Date of experience: October 2018
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