Bedlam 'Hamlet' + 'Saint Joan'

Acclaimed theater company Bedlam presents Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' in repertory with Shaw's 'Saint Joan'; running Wednesday, February 21 thru Sunday, February 25 at The Ruby.


A Six-Day Festival

Highlighting the music of Africa & the Diaspora; running Monday, March 26 thru Saturday, March 31 at Motorco Music Hall & the Carolina Theatre.


Rubenstein Arts Center now open!

The Rubenstein Arts Center, a new 70,000 square-foot building for the arts at Duke, has opened. Duke Performances will make presentations at The Ruby's 200-seat von der Heyden Studio Theater.


Upcoming Shows

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Director’s Note for Duke Performances’ 2017/18 Season

We live in anxious, uncertain times. Across our globe, in our country, our state, and even our city of Durham, there seem to be newly monumental consequences of our decisions, many of which feel beyond our control.

2017/18 Artists in Residence

Each year, Duke Performances partners with a range of campus and community organizations to coordinate over 120 distinct artist residency events.

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