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DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center

123 Vivian St, American Tobacco District, Durham, NC 27701
+1 919-680-2787
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Lewis Black is back in town

Wanted to treat my wife to a special evening at the DPAC and it was! Had the pleasure of seeing... read more

Reviewed yesterday
silverlakes4 M
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Clayton, North Carolina
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Never disappoints!

I've now seen several shows at DPAC & have always been pleasantly surprised by the venue, the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
IBXBeverly J
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Chocowinity, North Carolina
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This venue opened in 2009.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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123 Vivian St, American Tobacco District, Durham, NC 27701
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wanted to treat my wife to a special evening at the DPAC and it was! Had the pleasure of seeing Lewis Black at the DPAC and it was great. Seats were comfortable and alcohol available. Ample parking around the center. So if your in town...More

Thank silverlakes4 M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I've now seen several shows at DPAC & have always been pleasantly surprised by the venue, the quality of productions, the crowd & the area. The box office folks have their hands tied from transferring tickets & other restrictions but thr staff always tries to...More

Thank IBXBeverly J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended The Price is Right and thoroughly enjoyed the evening! We packed the house out and fan enthusiasm helped to make this a most enjoyable evening. "Way to go Bull City!!!!

Thank Dorothy N
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for sharing this feedback about The Price is Right event at DPAC. It was so much fun to host and we hope to have that show again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We saw Motown the Musical for my 42 birthday at DPAC. The venue was amazing an service was impeccable

Thank davidhD3656YN
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I am so glad to hear that you loved Motown. We loved hosting this show and appreciate your nice feedback. Please visit again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this venue for several shows and have never been disappointed. The staff is amazing, the venue is beautiful, easily accessible concessions and there isn't a bad seat in the house. The only semi-negative thing I'd say is that the seats aren't very...More

Thank Tabitha A
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor. I also can't wait to hear from you after you try out our new seating. Keep the feedback coming!

Reviewed 1 week ago

How awesome to be able to see some of the best shows this close to home. This is such a luxury to have in NC!

Thank E6654BVangelas
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're lucky to have so many fans of live entertainment share their thoughts about DPAC on TripAdvisor. Our goal is to be among the very best theater experiences in America and we appreciate these kind words.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent venue in the heart of downtown Durham. Close to diverse restaurants & bars. We have been impressed with the seating/sight line and the acoustic quality.

Thank donaldbV8250AD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DPAC is always a pleasure to visit with friends or family. Performance was great, the seats were good and affordable, staff is friendly, and most seat neighbors are cordial and polite. I really like that they added closed caption. But the parking garage has issues...More

Thank kimagray
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing these kind words about DPAC and our shows, staff and services. I also would like to apologize for the parking delays you have encountered. Please let us know what parking area you use for DPAC events so we can discuss your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Durham’s Performing Arts Center is a wonderful venue for shows. Everything from plays to concerts. The seating is comfortable and the staff is very friendly and helpful

Thank Ladybugg57
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for helping spread the word about how great live events can be at DPAC!

Reviewed 1 week ago

DPAC is a top flight venue for Broadway show tours and the like. It is well-designed (not all seats are great, but few are bad) and continually puts on very professional productions. it is now one of the pillars of Durham identity now. In this...More

Thank kwix
Bob K, General Manager at DPAC - Durham Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for sharing these kind words on TripAdvisor. As we celebrate our tenth season of great shows...know that we are committed to continuing to be among the very best theaters in America. Reviews like your with so many details, are great morale builders for...More

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tmeinecke1
21 July 2017|
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Response from Barblaraine | Reviewed this property |
We went to see Joe Jackson recently & I took a video. Mainly to record him singing, zoomed in on the stage a little bit, once again without flash.
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Sweet5arah
18 March 2017|
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Response from Bob K | Property representative |
The stage door is located on Magnum Street, just south of Vivian Street. Are you looking to meet cast members as they leave the theater?
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Eugene M
9 January 2017|
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Response from Bob K | Property representative |
NC 147 and roads leading from freeway to parking areas are totally clear.
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