Fri, Sep 14

WHOOPI GOLDBERG Comes to DPAC January 25, 2013

SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 (Durham, NC)  Multifaceted Whoopi Goldberg will take a break from moderating ABC’s The View to make a rare stop at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center on January 25, 2013. She will perform her stand-up comedy followed by a question and answer session with audience members.

Whoopi Goldberg is among a very elite group of artists who have won the Grammy® (Whoopi Goldberg, 1985), the Academy Award® (Ghost, 1991), the Golden Globe® (The Color Purple, 1985 and Ghost, 1991), the Emmy® (as host of AMC's Beyond Tara: The Extraordinary Life of Hattie McDaniel, 2002) and the Tony® (producer of Thoroughly Modern Millie, 2002).

She is equally well known for her humanitarian efforts on behalf of children, the homeless, human rights, education, substance abuse and the battle against AIDS, as well as many other causes and charities. Ms. Goldberg is a Goodwill Ambassador to the United Nations. She has been honored with multiple NAACP Image Awards, numerous People's Choice Awards (including a special tribute in 1998) and five Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards as Favorite Movie Actress, as well as various awards and honors for her many humanitarian efforts.

"DPAC's record of hosting the world's biggest stars continues with what we think will be among our most talked about shows ever. DPAC is the perfect setting for a legendary superstar like Whoopi Goldberg. With great views of the stage and world-class sound, fans will feel like they are in Whoopi's living room sharing stories with a friend," said Bob Klaus, GM for DPAC.

Tickets go on sale September 21 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 September 19. Joining Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at


About DPAC
With a mission of presenting one-of-a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has “something for everyone”, hosting over 200 performances a year including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), DPAC has twice been listed as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal.