Sep 9, 2011

The Cutting-Edge Voice of Stand-up Comedy Will Be Coming October 21, Tickets On Sale Friday, September 16th at Noon!


September 8, 2011 (Durham, NC) — Standup comedian, actor, writer and director- Louis C.K. coming to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on October 21, 2011.
Tickets go on sale to the public beginning Friday, September 16th at noon:
• Online at
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
• Ticketmaster outlets including Crabtree Valley Mall and Walmart

Tickets start at $32*. Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on Wednesday, September 14th. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at Fans should check local listings for updated tour and ticketing information.

"DPAC has become a must stop for A-list comedians and Louis C.K. is the latest to be added to our impressive roster," said Bob Klaus, GM of DPAC. "We have such a great room for comedy and our sightlines, acoustics and new big video screens offer a live experience unmatched in the region.”

C.K. Is no stranger to TV, having written for such late night standards as Late Show with David Letterman, Conan O'Brien and Chris Rock and starred in numerous TV specials. With more than twenty years as a stand-up comedian, Louis C.K. is one of the most honest and respected comedic voices of his generation, finding success in television and film as well as the live stage.

In its second year of production he serves as star, executive producer, writer and director of FX Network's hit series Louie, in which he recently received the following Emmy nominations: Lead Actor in a Comedy, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, Writing for a Special and Picture Editing for a Special.

Louis' self-directed stand-up concert film, Louis C.K.: Hilarious, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in January, 2010 as the first stand-up concert film presented at Sundance. After a limited theatrical release, Hilarious has since been released as a television special, and chart topping CD and DVD. In March 2011, Louis accepted the award for Best Standup Special at the First Annual Comedy Awards. In Addition, Louis has starred in two HBO One Night Stand stand-up specials, a Comedy Central Presents special and HBO's 25th Anniversary Young Comedians special.

Louis’ other film and television credits include starring in The Invention of Lying alongside Ricky Gervais and Jennifer Garner, and was seen in a recurring role on the NBC series, Parks & Recreation. In addition, Louis created and starred in HBO's first traditional sitcom, Lucky Louie, about the struggles of first time parenthood.

Louis currently splits his time between Los Angeles and New York. For further information please visit

DPAC's upcoming lineup includes and Earth Wind & Fire (Sept 18) and Blondie (Sept 21). For more information about these and all DPAC shows please visit

*(plus added convenience and handling charges depending on place of purchase).


About DPAC
The Durham Performing Arts Center is a 2,700 capacity multi-use theatre that features the hottest Broadway and family shows, high-profile concerts and incredible special events. Listed four times in the top 50 in Pollstar magazine’s Top Theater Venues, and currently ranked #2 in US Theaters. DPAC has become a beacon of energy in the Triangle and the region’s new home for world-class live entertainment. Operated under the direction of Nederlander and PFM, DPAC is also home of the SunTrust Broadway Series with over 10,000 season ticket holders and show stopping Broadway engagements of Hair and Radio City Christmas spectacular starring The Rockettes and much, much more. For more information please go to