The Map Explorer is an interactive way to find hotels, restaurants and things to do, and...More
Return to last page

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.

General

General
  • Accessible to people with disabilities:
  • Elevators Indoor:
Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 5
  • Total Sqft.: 80,000
  • Theatre Capacity: 4,770
  • Indoor:
  • Band Allowed:
  • Linens Available:

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                           No  
Meymandi Concert Hall X           1700                 No  
Raleigh Memorial Auditorium X           2300                 No  

The Planets

  • September 24, 2015 - September 27, 2015
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Gustav Holst's epic orchestral suite, The Planets, has been popular around the world since its first debut nearly 100 years ago. There have been many ... View Details

The Screwtape Letters

  • October 02, 2015 - October 04, 2015
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

C.S. Lewis' brilliant novel The Screwtape Letters, reveals spiritual warfare from a demon's point of view. A sold-out hit in New York, Chicago, Boston... View Details

Nephew Tommy: I Got People Inside My Head Tour

  • October 03, 2015
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Nephew Tommy: I Got People Inside My Head Tour. Thomas "Nephew Tommy" Miles has built a career that encompasses radio, television, film and ... View Details

Alvin & The Chipmunks Live!

  • October 11, 2015
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Alvin and the Chipmunks LIVE! On Stage, is a dynamic, engaging, interactive, music-filled tour, featuring music by One Direction, Maroon 5, Carly Rae ... View Details

VeggieTales Live!

  • November 13, 2015
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

VeggieTales Live! Little Kids Do Big Things is a must-see, fun filled celebration for families and VeggieTales fans of all ages. Join the VeggieTale... View Details

Open Social Area

Get Social With Us

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

DMAI Discover America