Mar 19, 2010

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES THIRD SPECTACULAR SEASON

DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ANNOUNCES THIRD SPECTACULAR SEASON

A Nederlander Presentation

2010-2011 SunTrust Broadway Series
Starring Billy Elliot the Musical & Disney’s The Lion King

DPAC’s Third SunTrust Broadway Series is announced with Ten Time Tony Award Winning Billy Elliot and the most demanded show of the decade Disney’s The Lion King leading the way! Over 26 Tony Awards combined, breathtaking, record-breaking, and widely popular are just a few ways to describe the entire line-up of Broadway shows you will experience at DPAC’s Third Spectacular Season.

Tickets for DPAC’s Third Spectacular Season productions are currently available only as part of the SunTrust Broadway Series season ticket holder subscription package. Prices for the seven-show package range from $105.50-$489 plus the opportunity to opt out of one show of your choice should you be unable to attend all seven incredible performances.

Current SunTrust Broadway Series Season Ticket Holders will receive renewal packages in the mail over the next few weeks and will have until April 30th to renew. They also may contact the DPAC Ticket Center now by phone at 919-680-2787, [email protected] or go to DPACnc.com and Manage My Account. Orders for new subscriptions are also on sale now. To order or get more information, call 919-680-2787 or visit our website at DPACnc.com.

"DPAC has become Broadway’s home in The Triangle. With Nederlander’s direct New York booking connections, Broadway fans can look forward to the best line-up of hit musicals ever assembled into a single season,” stated general manager of DPAC, Bob Klaus.

2010-2011 SunTrust Broadway Series includes:

• Billy Elliot the Musical: November 2-14, 2010
• New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein: December 7-12, 2010
• Disney’s The Lion King: January 4-30, 2011
• In the Heights: February 22-27, 2011
• Blue Man Group: March 15-20, 2011
• Shrek The Musical: April 5-10, 2011
• Hair: May 10-15, 2011

SunTrust Broadway Season Ticket Holders benefits are our first priority. Season Ticket holders receive many benefits including special savings of 10-50% off individual ticket prices (*excluding gold circle seats), the best seats and first in line to upgrade from season to season, complimentary parking, flexibility to exchange tickets, and convenient payment plans with no interest. For more information contact [email protected] or call the DPAC Ticket Center at 919-680-2787, Monday-Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Tickets for individual shows will go on-sale late this summer. For more information on the SunTrust Broadway Series benefits visit DPACnc.com/seasonbenefits.

The Triangle’s Best Broadway Yet!
Detailed information on each Blockbuster of the Third Spectacular Season below:

Billy Elliot The Musical: November 2-14, 2010
Ten Time Tony® Award Winning including Best Musical with musical score of Elton John!

THE DEBUT OF THE 2nd NATIONAL TOUR. Thrilling audiences worldwide and winning ten 2009 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, “THE BEST SHOW YOU WILL EVER SEE” (New York Post) is coming to DPAC! BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL is a joyous celebration of one young boy’s journey to make his dreams come true. Called “THE MOST INSPIRING SHOW I’VE SEEN IN YEARS” by Ben Brantley of The New York Times, set in a small town, the story follows Billy as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, discovering a passion that takes him by surprise, and takes his whole family on an incredibly uplifting adventure.

The New Mel Brooks Musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN: December 7-12, 2010
“Best Musical 2008 Winner.” – Outer Critic Circle Award & Broadway.com Audien...