Wed Feb 14

Love To Laugh Comedy Tour Starring Arnez J, Kountry Wayne, Cocoa Brown, & Special K

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Valentine's Day 2018

The Love to Laugh Comedy Tour will take the DPAC stage on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2018.  The show headlines veteran actor/comedian Arnez J, Instagram sensation Kountry Wayne, actress/comedienne Cocoa Brown (from Tyler Perry’s “For Better or For Worse”), comic Special K (from the Rickey Smiley Morning Radio Show), and is hosted by radio host Brian Dawson of K97.5.

The Love to Laugh Comedy Tour brings a fresh mix of seasoned and rising comedic voices from the stage, radio and screen to DPAC for Valentine’s Day 2018.

Arnez J’s charisma and physical agility make his performances unforgettable. Appearances on Showtime, Comedy Central and Russell Simmons’ “Def Comedy Jam” eventually landed him the coveted hosting slot on BET’s “Comic View” for two seasons.  His hilarious comedy special “Radically Motivated” is now available on Netflix.

Kountry Wayne is a superstar comedian on the rise. With a social media following of over 3.5 million fans, Wayne Colley is blazing the internet with his skits and parodies, leaving fans in stitches and solidifying him as a name to watch. 

Cocoa Brown has enjoyed tremendous success in both the comedy and Hollywood industries with on-screen credits including Tyler Perry’s “For Better or Worse” on Oprah’s OWN Network, full-feature film “Lakeview Terrace” and most recently, a leading role in the blockbuster movie “Single Moms Club”.  With a nomination for a Screen Actors Guild award under her belt, the veteran comedienne continues to impress audiences nationwide.

“Special K” Karl Douglas’ comedic bits are heard daily by millions as the co-host of the nationally syndicated Rickey Smiley Morning Radio Show.  Since 2008, Special K has served as the comedy writer for the show, and his stand-up performances help earn him a spot in the ranks of rising comedic stars.

Durham native and rising comedian DWISSH will open the show, giving local fans the laughs they’ve come to expect and love.

For Mature Audiences. Parental discretion advised.

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Wed, Feb 14, 2018 • 7:30 PM



-Online: DPACnc.com

-Phone: 919.680.2787

-In Person: 123 Vivian Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

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Age Requirement

For Mature Audiences. Parental discretion advised.

Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. Children under the age of 6 are not allowed at this performance. Children must be able to sit quietly in their own seat without disturbing other guests.

Camera Policy

Photography and Video Recording is prohibited. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be turned off before entering the seating area. Cameras with detachable lens are not allowed into the building.

Content Advisory

For Mature Audiences. Parental discretion advised.

DPAC offers a diverse selection of entertainment. Not all productions may appeal to or be appropriate for every guest or for all ages. Ticket buyers should take responsibility for making informed decisions regarding their purchases. We recommend visiting the official show website of each show you are coming to see at DPAC. If you ever have questions about the content or appropriateness of a show, please contact us at [email protected].

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time.

Event Schedule

6:30pm- Lobby Doors & Seating Area Opens
7:30pm- Performance Begins

*Please note all times are approximate and subject to change.

Safety First - Bag Check

For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. This inspection may include the use of metal detectors. Restricted items include, but are not limited to, Alcohol, Cameras, Glass Bottles, and Weapons of any kind. In addition, we will also now restrict backpacks and any oversized bags larger than 12 inches x 12 inches x 10 inches (about the size of a standard milk crate). Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at [email protected].

Video Screens

Currently, this event has not approved using our video screens. Please feel free to check back closer to the event for updates. If approved, we will post notice here.

For many concert, comedy, and special events at DPAC, we offer added views of the stage with two big screens (size: 16’ x 9’) hung to the sides of the stage or above the stage. These big screens can add to the visual experience of our concert, comedy, and special events and give guests seated farther from the stage what we like to call “a tenth row view”. Approval to use these screens always rests with the visiting show and about half of all concert and comedy events do use these screens.

Weather Policy

All performances scheduled at DPAC normally take place as planned. For more information on our inclement weather policy, please visit INCLEMENT WEATHER FAQ.