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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical

  • November 25, 2016 - December 24, 2016
  • 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

Triangle Brass Band Concert

  • December 21, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Come celebrate the season with Triangle Brass Band and special guest Ryan Sharp, former Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Baileys Circus lead trumpet... View Details

Sierra Hull

  • January 06, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Sierra Hulls breakout album Weighted Mind, produced by Bela Fleck, features the young mandolin virtuoso coming into her own as a singer-songwriter. Th... View Details

Dom Flemons with Kaia Kater and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton

  • February 24, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Dom Flemons, Kaia Kater and Jerron Blind Boy Paxton share the stage for one night only, spotlighting the African roots of the banjo and the impact tha... View Details

Shen Yun 2017

  • February 25, 2017 - February 26, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Shen Yun show is an amazing culture show that is truly exquisite, a once in a lifetime experience featuring Classical Chinese Dance and uniqu... View Details

The Marriage of Figaro

  • February 25, 2017 - March 04, 2017
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Can Susanna marry Figaro before the Count gets his hands on her? Will the Countess find a way to bring her straying husband back to her? Where will th... View Details

Billy Strings

  • March 31, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Billy Strings is a 23-year-old, tattoo covered guitar picker and singer from Michigan who has been making waves in the bluegrass scene and on the fest... View Details

Mountain Faith

  • April 07, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

North Carolinas own Mountain Faith has played their unique brand of music since 2000. Their fresh Appalachian take on gospel, bluegrass, folk, R&B... View Details

Sarah Jarosz

  • April 21, 2017
  • Location: Fletcher Opera Theater at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601

Sarah Jarosz is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and vocalist. Undercurrent, her fourth Sugar Hill album, is her first release since graduating wit... View Details

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