Durham Performing Arts Center

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Directions

From Chapel Hill via Hwy. 15-501:



  • Hwy. 15-501 North toward downtown Durham/Duke University

  • Take Exit 108-B to Hwy. 147 South/Durham Frwy.

  • Take Exit 13 (Chapel Hill St.), then left onto Chapel Hill St.

  • Turn right onto Pettigrew St.

  • Durham Performing Arts Center will be near the intersection of Pettigrew and Blackwell Streets


From Raleigh, Cary, and the East:



  • Take I-40 West to Exit 279-B, onto 147 North toward downtown Durham (Durham Fwy.)

  • Drive 7.4 miles, then take Exit 12-B at Business 15-501 and Mangum/Roxboro St.

  • Merge onto Jackie Robinson Dr., then continue past Durham Bulls Athletic Park

  • Turn right at the 3rd light onto Blackwell St.

  • The Durham Performing Arts Center will be near the intersection of Blackwell and Vivian Streets


From Greensboro, Burlington, and the West:



  • Take I-85 North to Durham

  • Take Exit 172 (Durham Fwy./Hwy. 147 South)

  • Take Exit 13 (Chapel Hill St.), then left onto Chapel Hill St.

  • Turn right onto Pettigrew St.

  • The Durham Performing Arts Center is near the intersection of Pettigrew and Blackwell Streets


From the North via I-85:



  • Take I-85 South to Durham

  • Take Exit 177 (Business 15-501/Roxboro St./Downtown)

  • Go through 1st light at the end of the ramp and follow the signs for Business 15-501 towards Roxboro St.

  • Turn left at the 2nd light onto Roxboro St./Business 15-501 South (towards downtown)

  • Drive 1.6 miles until Roxboro St. merges onto Mangum St.

  • The Durham Performing Arts Center is located near the intersection of Mangum and Vivian Streets

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Parking

You'll find 3 decks with more than 3,000 parking spaces just minutes from the Durham Performing Arts Center.

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Transportation

The Durham Performing Arts Center is located at 123 Vivian St. in the Tobacco Historic District of downtown Durham. There are several options for public transportation, and the center is located just 5-10 minutes (walking distance) from Durham Station, the central transportation hub for all DATA buses.

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Durham Performing Arts Center

When it comes to performing arts and entertainment in the Carolinas, the ultimate place to be to take in live shows and events is at the Durham Performing Arts Center. The $48 million facility is a state-of-the-art theater that serves as the largest performing arts venue in the Carolinas, and it brings tons of big-name traveling artists and productions to the stage around the year. If you're in the market for theater tickets, check out what's coming up at the Durham Performing Arts Center!

Durham Performing Arts Center Seating Chart

The Durham Performing Arts Center has been in existence since 2008, when it was constructed in Durham, North Carolina. The renowned venue seats 2,712 at capacity, and has brought big-name artists like B.B. King, Big Time Rush and Diana Krall to the stage over the years, as well as theatrical events like A Christmas Carol and Disney Live shows. Concert tickets are big sellers at the Durham Performing Arts Center, and will continue to be as more and more mainstream acts head to the venue.

Durham Performing Arts Center Seat Map

Durham Performing Arts Center tickets are constant big sellers, as there are big events taking place at the venue on a nightly basis. No matter the performer or event, patrons flock to the Durham Performing Arts Center to get in on the entertainment. Tickets are on sale now for several big events at the Durham theater, but they're sure to sell out for some of the biggest shows on the slate.

Durham Performing Arts Center Map

Looking for comedy tickets to upcoming shows in the Durham area If so, head to StubHub to see what performers are making their way to the Durham Performing Arts Center, the city's go-to place for arts and entertainment. The Durham Performing Arts Center is a must-see venue for theatergoers, and tickets are on sale now for several upcoming events!