Mon, Mar 4

Kevin James Stand-up Comedy Tour Coming to DPAC June 5

March 4, 2013 (Durham, NC) — Working class funnyman, Kevin James will be returning to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on June 5, 2013. Following his 2012 sellout show at DPAC, Kevin James is back by popular demand with new material for another big night of laughs.

Tickets go on sale Friday, March 8 at 10am:

  • Online at
  • DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000

Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on March 6. Joining Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at

"DPAC has become one of the top comedy theaters in the country, and Kevin James choosing to return so quickly after his sold-out 2012 show is great news. For fans that missed his first tour, this back-by-popular-demand return will feature both the best moments from his 2012 show plus new material," said Bob Klaus, GM of DPAC.

Kevin James is a producer, co-writer, and star of the hit comedies Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009), Zookeeper (2011) and his latest film, Here Comes The Boom. James starred with Adam Sandler in Columbia Pictures’ blockbuster Grown Ups (2010) and I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry (2007); he broke into the film world in 2005 in Columbia Pictures’ Hitch starring opposite Will Smith.

The King of Queens, which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing, and it garnered him an Emmy® nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. In 2001, James brought his stand-up act to TV with Sweat the Small Stuff, a one-hour special for Comedy Central. In 2005, Kevin James and Ray Romano executive produced and starred in the HBO Sports Special Making the Cut: The Road to Pebble Beach, a documentary about the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament that was nominated for a Sports Emmy®.

Aside from his on-camera work, James’s voice has been featured in the animated films Barnyard (2006) for Nick Movies, as well as Monster House (2006) and Hotel Transylvania (2012) for Sony Pictures Animation. For more on Kevin, visit


About DPAC
Since its opening in 2008, DPAC has become the center for live entertainment in the Triangle. Recognized for its contemporary design, DPAC features 2,700 seats, intimate sightlines and state-of-the art sound and video. Listed four times in the top 50 in Pollstar magazine’s worldwide theater attendance rankings, DPAC is currently the #5 ranked theater in the U.S.

What’s up next at DPAC? The battle of R&B’s best the Whispers versus the Dramatics (March 9), one of the world’s most loved tours Lord of the Dance created by Michael Flatley (March 10), followed by direct from Broadway the internationally acclaimed Beatles concert RAIN (March 12).

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