Thu, Sep 24

Four Season Shows On Sale Saturday: Matilda the Musical, Cabaret, 42nd Street and If/Then

The final four shows of DPAC’s “Broadway Doesn’t Get Any Bigger Than This” Season will go on sale this Saturday, September 26 at 10 a.m. The final four shows include Matilda the Musical, Cabaret, 42nd Street and If/Then.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, September 26 at 10 a.m.

Online at
DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.982.2787

Roald Dahl’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL: January 19-24, 2016


Winner of 50 international awards, including four Tony Awards® and a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards ®, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, James and the Giant Peach), MATILDA continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.  The Wall Street Journal says, “The makers of MATILDA have done the impossible – triumphantly! It is smart, sweet, zany and stupendous fun.” With a book by Tony Award®-winning playwright Dennis Kelly, and lyrics and music by Tim Minchin, a songwriter and comedian widely regarded for his performances around the globe, MATILDA THE MUSICAL has wide appeal across generations with witty lyrics, wonderful new music and an enchanting story.

CABARET: April 19-24, 2016

“A Broadway jewel returns in all its glittering glory.”   – Time out Magazine

Direct from Broadway, the acclaimed masterpiece returns to the Triangle! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company is proud to present SAM MENDES (Skyfall, American Beauty) and ROB MARSHALL’S (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award®-winning production of CABARET. Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd––and to leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more and more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them through their dangerous times? Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Leave your troubles outside – life is beautiful at CABARET, JOHN KANDER, FRED EBB and JOE MASTEROFF’s Tony®-winning musical about following your heart while the world loses its way.

42ND STREET: May 3-8, 2016

"One of the great New York night-outs!"   – The New York Post

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42ND STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.”

Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42ND STREET tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and comes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When the star breaks her ankle, Peggy takes over and becomes a star. With a book by Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble, music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Al Dubin, this sparkling new production will be directed by co-author Mark Bramble and choreographed by Randy Skinner, the team who staged the 2001 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival.

IF / THEN: May 24-29, 2016
“The Most Compelling New Musical in Years!”   – NY Magazine

IF/THEN is a contemporary Broadway musical about living in New York today – and all the possibilities of tomorrow. With unforgettable songs and a deeply moving story by the Pulitzer Prize and Tony

Award®-winning creators of Next to Normal, this “fascinating, ambitious, and original new musical” (New York Post) simultaneously follows one woman’s two possible life paths, painting a deeply moving portrait of the lives we lead, as well as the lives we might have led.