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Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

  • 2 E. South St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

Your guests can experience the cultural elements of Carolina living through events at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. From the intimate Kennedy Theater where innovative theatrical productions take place, to the grandeur of the performances in Raleigh's Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh's artists captivate and entertain audiences from both near and far.
  Or provide your own entertainment by renting one of the five venues available at the Duke Energy Center. For dramatic outdoor entertaining, the Lichtin Plaza is a majestic setting. Experience the acoustic excellence of Meymandi Concert Hall, home of the North Carolina Symphony, or enjoy the Fletcher Opera Theatre or Kennedy Theatre for smaller gatherings. And the understated elegance of Memorial Auditorium is the perfect setting for large productions.

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Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 80,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 4,770
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  • Elevators: 2
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Fletcher Opera Theatre X           600                 No  
Kennedy Theatre X           170                 No  
Lichtin Plaza X       12000.00                     No  
Meymandi Concert Hall X           1700                 No  
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium X           2300                 No  

Carolina Ballet: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & Other Haunted Tales

  • October 12, 2017 - October 29, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Artistic Director Robert Weiss and Choreographer in Residence Zalman Raffael bring an evening of haunted stories to the stage just in time for Hallo... View Details

Jake Shimabukuro

  • October 20, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Jake Shimabukuro is known for his energetic strumming on the ukulele. Jake’s performance incorporates eleme... View Details

Fall Festival Jamboree: Carolina District BHS

  • November 09, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Experience three of the Triangle's top A Capella performing groups in one stellar setting in a kick-off performance to a Festival of Sound. Avante b... View Details

Puddles Pity Party

  • November 19, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

A 7-foot clown walks into a bar. He motions for a soda water and sits there staring at his drink. The year was 1998 and Puddles had wandered into the ... View Details

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

  • November 24, 2017 - December 24, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday, Saturday

The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season.  Come see all of y... View Details

An Evening With Dream Theater

  • November 28, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Dream Theater has announced the third and final leg of their Images, Words & Beyond 25th Anniversary Tour, which sees the pioneering group celebra... View Details

Kamasi Washington

  • December 02, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Music titan Kamasi Washington’s new EP Harmony of Difference, the first new music from Washington since his universally acclaimed 2015 debut alb... View Details

Kansas

  • December 13, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

America’s preeminent progressive rock band Kansas will be touring select cities this fall celebrating the 40th Anniversary of their breakthrough... View Details

Tig Notaro

  • December 13, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Tig Notaro is a comedian, actor and writer originally from Mississippi, who Rolling Stone named one of the 50 best stand-up comics of all time. Tig ... View Details

Songs From The Road Band

  • January 05, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Songs From The Road Band formed in 2004 when Charles Humphrey III pulled its members together to record songs he'd written while traveling with the ... View Details

North Carolina Theatre: Love Letters

  • January 12, 2018 - January 21, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Experience romance the old fashioned way with Love Letters, a unique and imaginative piece that explores the many forms of love shared by child... View Details

Shen Yun Performing Arts

  • January 16, 2018 - January 17, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Shen Yun brings to life 5,000 years of Chinese civilization through classical Chinese dance and music in an exhilarating show you will never forget.... View Details

Tim O'Brien and the Banjo Tramps

  • January 27, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

For this special concert, Tim O'Brien performs with Jan Fabricius, JD Hutchinson and Old Man Luedecke, three artists O'Brien has been collaborating ... View Details

The Wailin' Jennys

  • February 03, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

By popular demand, PineCone favorites The Wailin’ Jennys are coming back to Raleigh, and they’ll have a new album in tow! Fifteen, the ban... View Details

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets™ in Concert Featuring the North Carolina Symphony

  • February 23, 2018 - February 24, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Audiences will be able to relive the magical adventure of Harry Potter's second year at school like never before. This concert features Harry Potter a... View Details

Wizard of Oz

  • March 13, 2018 - March 18, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 5 days

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Raleigh! The entire fami... View Details

Rosanne Cash

  • April 03, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash and her collaborator, musical director, guitarist and husband John Leventhal present an acoustic evening celebrating he... View Details

Bright Star

  • April 17, 2018 - April 22, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 5 days

From Grammy, Emmy and Academy-award winning Steve Martin and Grammy award-winning Edie Brickell comes BRIGHT STAR, the five-time Tony Nominated Broadw... View Details

Disney's Newsies

  • July 24, 2018 - July 29, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring every 5 days

Stop the presses! Disney's Newsies takes the stage. Adapted from the Disney film, New York City's newsboys seize the day when they strike against unfa... View Details

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