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Best Shows Jul 12 - Sep 12

in Durham

Mamma Mia! at Durham Performing Arts Center

Mamma Mia!

It's time to break out the platform shoes and feather boas - Mamma Mia is BACK! With 25 years since this sunshine-filled show first redefined the concept of the jukebox musical. Single mother Donna is struggling to cope with her young daughter's impending marriage on a picturesque Greek island. Throw into the mix three lovers from her past, and a catalogue of ABBA's greatest hits, and you've got yourself a classic!

Clue at Durham Performing Arts Center

Clue

Based on the board game and the cult movie classic, Clue is a fiendishly funny murder mystery, where everyone is a suspect, and the next potential victim! Featuring all the colorful characters from the game, from Colonel Mustard to Mrs. White, Clue leads us from room to room in a whirlwind of slapstick comedy and real theatrical verve.

Spongebob Squarepants at McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center

Spongebob Squarepants

Who lives under a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants! The ultimate fun-loving musical, Spongebob Squarepants, is leaving Bikini Bottom Bay! This joyous musical brings its infectious songs, vibrant stage sets and of course all your favorite characters to your city! So grab your jelly-fishing nets and get ready to party like a goofy goober.

Ellen DeGeneres at Durham Performing Arts Center

Ellen DeGeneres

She's back! Comedian, presenter, and undoubted national treasure Ellen DeGeneres is returning to her roots, with a series of stand-up shows this summer on the aptly titled Ellen's Last Stand... Up Tour, expect to hear Ellen's side of the story alongside some classic Degerenres observations!

Impractical Jokers at Durham Performing Arts Center

Impractical Jokers

This interactive comedy show features never-before-seen videos, an audience question and answer session, stand-up comedy, and more. The Tru-TV stars of Impractical Jokers are four lifelong buddies on a mission to embarrass each other to the full. Here's your chance to see these talented comics perform live!

Trey Kennedy at Durham Performing Arts Center

Trey Kennedy

Following seven years of creating hilarious viral content in his home, Trey Kennedy is finally hitting the road on a US tour! Grow Up Tour will see Kennedy offering his spot on sketches with perfect comedic spins, which took all major social media platforms by storm leading to a dedicated fan base which Kennedy is more than grateful for. Make sure you don't miss your chance to see the man behind the screen.

Built To Spill at Cat's Cradle

Built To Spill

'90s indie rock legends Built to Spill are hitting the road once again to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their 1994 LP 'There's Nothing Wrong With Love'! The band, led by vocalist Doug Martsch and accompanied by drummer Teresa Esguerra and bassist Melanie Radford, will be touring North America starting in late summer, with stops in Seattle, Chicago, Boston, and many more cities.

Emmylou Harris at Durham Performing Arts Center

Emmylou Harris

Emmylou Harris stormed onto the country scene in the 1970s, with her straightforward and expressive songwriting Harris proceeded to grasp the reigns of the genre and heralded in a new era of music. Now, this living legend is bringing her plethora of mega-hits out on a short and exclusive tour, with dates ranging right across the USA.

Air Supply at Durham Performing Arts Center

Air Supply

The front runners of eighties soft-rock and still evolving, Air Supply know how to write a love song, creating the illusion of romance with sweeping ballads and sweet melodies. Touring now, an evening the Aussie megastars will enchant, as they play from their compelling and vast back catalog, with hits such as 'You are my Lady', 'Everywoman in the World', 'Without you' and many more!

Giggly Squad at Durham Performing Arts Center

Giggly Squad

Get ready to giggle along with Hannah and Paige as they make the jump from your earphones to a stage near you this spring in a much-anticipated live edition of their hit podcast! Covering everything from relationships to horoscopes to what's on TV, the duo launched their podcast in 2020 after meeting on the reality show Summer House. Here's your chance to catch them live on the Giggly Squad Live: Club Giggly 2024 tour!

Stuff You Should Know at Fletcher Hall

Stuff You Should Know

Since 2008, Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant have been enlightening those eager for knowledge of the world around them on Stuff You Should Know, a bi-weekly podcast from the Discovery network. From icebergs to disco, hula-hoops to polyamory, SYSK covers a staggering range of subjects in digestible and thoroughly entertaining style. Now they return to the road once again with a brand new tour!

Greg Gutfeld at Durham Performing Arts Center

Greg Gutfeld

Author, producer, blogger, is there anything Greg Gutfield can't do?! Now the TV personality is heading out on tour once more with some delightful conversation, question and answer sessions, and tales of his time in the spotlight in tow. Don't miss your chance to catch Gutfeld live on this exclusive tour.

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