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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  

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

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

Henry Rollins: Travel Slideshow

  • January 06, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Henry Rollins will present a special performance drawing on experiences and his vast archive of photographs. “For many years, I have documented ... 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 2018

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

Shen Yun is a truly remarkable and uplifting performance beyond your wildest imagination! Take a peek into heaven and enjoy the 2018 Shen Yu... View Details

Top Papa

  • January 26, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, television and rad... 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

Carolina Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • February 01, 2018 - February 18, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

No love story is more beautiful or touching than Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet-the story of star crossed lovers, dueling families, intrigue, d... 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

G3 2018: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (of Dream Theater) and Phil Collen (of Def Leppard)

  • February 06, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Guitar superstar Joe Satriani is pleased to announce the 2018 incarnation of his massively popular G3 tour. Satriani will be joined on the highly... View Details

Post Modern Jukebox

  • February 21, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Since Scott Bradlee created Postmodern Jukebox in 2009, the project has amassed more than 740 million YouTube views and 2.7 million subscribers, chalk... View Details

Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

  • February 23, 2018
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Blues artist Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton has wowed the crowds in Raleigh, from the streets of the Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest to the... 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

Dixie's Tupperware Party

  • February 24, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Dixie's Tupperware Party stars Dixie Longate, as the fast-talking Tupperware Lady, who has packed up her catalogues, and left her children in an Ala... 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

Rhiannon Giddens

  • April 14, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Singer-songwriter Rhiannon Giddens is the co-founder of the Grammy award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops, in which she also plays banjo a... 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

Whose Live Anyway

  • May 10, 2018
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

The current cast members of the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? are proud to present their new improv tour: Whose Line Anyway? Whose L... 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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Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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