Awards & Accolades

Top 5 in America. #1 with our Fans.

Since opening 6 years ago, DPAC has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. DPAC is proud to be consistently recognized with top national ranking and local awards. More than anything, we owe these accolades to you, our guest, and to the more than 2 million guests who have come through our doors for the wide variety of Broadway, concerts, comedy and family shows. Our success comes through your support, and we thank all who have taken part in great entertainment experiences at DPAC and extended your support annually through Readers’ Choice polls. Here’s to many more seasons of being our guests’ favorite place for live events!

  • Pollstar Magazine - Listed #4 in Attendance in the US (January-December 2014)
  • Billboard Magazine - Listed #3 in Attendance in the US for Venues under 5,000 Capacity (November 2013-November 2014)
  • Venues Today - Listed #4 in Attendance in the US for 2,001-5,000 Capacity Venues (October 2013-October 2014)
  • TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Triangle Business Journal - #1 Performing Arts Organization in the Triangle (2012, 2013, 2014)
  • Indy Week - "Best of" Winner for Best Live Theater Venue (6th Consecutive Year 2014), Finalist for Best Place to See Comedy (2013, 2014)
  • Durham Magazine - Best Place for Live Music & Best Place for Live Theater (4th Consecutive Year 2014)
  • Midtown Magazine - Best Place to See a Show (2014 Diamond Awards)
  • Carolina Parent - Reader's Choice Award: Place to Go for "Performing Arts" in the Triangle (2014)

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123 Vivian Street
Durham, NC 27701

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