Musicals: 2014 / 2015 Season

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Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

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Raleigh Memorial Auditorium is part of the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts complex.

Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Upcoming Highlights

  • Grease

    Booking until Feb 14

  • Third Day

    Feb 25, 2016

  • North Carolina Opera: The Barber Of Seville

    Opens Apr 01

  • Carolina Ballet: Macbeth

    Opens Apr 14

  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Opens May 12


Until February 14, 2016

North Carolina Theatre present a brand new staging of one of the most popular musicals of all time! Written by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, this fizzy show charts the ups and downs of teenage couple Danny and Sandy, as they navigate the politics and social classes of 1950's Rydell High School. The score is packed with one hit number after another, including Beauty School Dropout, Greased Lightnin' and Summer Nights.

Third Day

February 25, 2016

Multi-platinum selling Christian rockers Third Day have an undeniable energy when they perform. Their inspiring brand of modern rock'n'roll worship has garnered 4 Grammy Awards, numerous Dove Awards and sold over 10 million albums in the US. Their songs are imbued with an exciting electricity that concert goers buzzing with optimism - this is Christian music with a kick!

North Carolina Opera: The Barber Of Seville

April 1-3, 2016

Rossini's farcical opera returns to North Carolina for the first time in over a decade. The first in the trilogy starring the mischievous Count Almavira and his wily servant Figaro as they take on the adventure of wooing the witty beauty Rosina. Right out from under the nose of Dr Bartolo! With devious disguises, meddlesome mishaps, the fate of the heart of this young girl is one thrilling and hilarious ride.

Carolina Ballet: Macbeth

April 14-17, 2016

Carolina Ballet's famed artistic director Robert Weiss takes on one of the Bard's greatest works in this world premiere. A protege of George Balanchine, Weiss has a host of acclaimed balletic adaptations to his name, including 2005's Swan Lake, which was revived last year on the occasion of its 10th Anniversary.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

May 12-15, 2016

Carolina Ballet present their marvellously magical production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to close their Shakespeare Festival. Enter a beguiling realm as a plethora of fairy folk spin across the stage, setting the scene for this beloved tale comedy of warring hearts and mischievous spells, creating a night that those caught in the crossfire will never forget!

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