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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  

All My Sons

  • June 08, 2016 - June 19, 2016
  • Location: Kennedy Theatre at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 East South Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Thursday, June 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Friday, June 10, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM; Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 3:00 PM; Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Friday, June 17, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 2:00 PM; Saturday, June 18, 2016 at 8:00 PM; Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 3:00 PM

Theatre Raleigh will present All My Sons, Arthur Miller's dramatization of the human fallout of a true 1940's military scandal that resulted... View Details

Michael Carbonaro Live

  • June 17, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Ever wondered what it feels like to be on the other side of Michael Carbonaro as he works his magic to make people believe the unbelievable? This is ... View Details

Miss N.C. Pageant

  • June 22, 2016 - June 25, 2016
  • Location: Memorial Auditorium at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Save the Date! The Miss North Carolina and Miss North Carolina’s Outstanding Teen 2016 Pageants will take place in June 2016. Preliminary compet... View Details

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

  • October 14, 2016
  • Address: 2 E. South St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Created by Bradlee, the rotating collective of Postmodern Jukebox has spent the past few years amassing more than 450 million YouTube views and 1.9 mi... 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

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