One of America's Hottest Comedians, Brian Regan, Returns to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center

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Back by popular demand, family-friendly comedian Brian Regan returns to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on September 22, 2012.

Brian Regan returns to DPAC on Sat, Sept 22. Photo Credit: Brian Friedman

"Regan could have his pick of any venue in the region, but he keeps coming back to Durham and DPAC's great sightlines, great sound and awesome audiences that love to laugh," said Bob Klaus, GM for DPAC.

Back by popular demand, family-friendly comedian Brian Regan returns to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on September 22, 2012.

Tickets go on sale to the public beginning May 11 at noon:

  •     Online at DPACnc.com
  •     DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  •     Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
  •     Ticketmaster outlets including Crabtree Valley Mall

Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on May 10. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at http://www.DPACnc.com/friendofdpac.

"With this just announced appearance, Brian Regan joins an elite handful of acts to make their third appearance at DPAC since our opening. It's quite an honor to be chosen time after time by one of comedy's biggest stars. Regan could have his pick of any venue in the region, but he keeps coming back to Durham and DPAC's great sightlines, great sound and awesome audiences that love to laugh," said Bob Klaus, GM for DPAC.

Critics and peers agree: Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.

On November 25, Brian’s highly anticipated second album, “All By Myself,” was released on CD available only through his website. The live concert recording was originally released as a digital download in December 2010. Releasing two critically acclaimed hour Comedy Central specials and DVD’s in as many years - 2008’s “The Epitome of Hyperbole,” and 2007’s “Brian Regan Standing Up” - Brian has set a standard of excellence that others continually try to follow. “The Epitome of Hyperbole” made its CMT debut on March 9.

Brian’s non-stop theater tour has visited more than 80 cities each year since 2005 and continues through 2012. It is the quality of his material, relatable to a wide audience and revered by his peers, which continues to grow Brian’s fan base. In March of 2010, Brian broke the record for the most consecutive shows by a comedian at Abravanel Hall in Salt Lake City with five sold out performances; the previous record was four shows set by Jerry Seinfeld in 2005. In January 2012 Brian performed ten sold out shows at Abravanel Hall.

With his first appearance on “The Late Show with David Letterman” in 1995, Brian solidified his place on the show and has now made more than 20 appearances. A dorm room favorite, Brian’s 1997 CD, “Brian Regan Live,” has sold over 150,000 copies and consistently charts in iTunes Top Ten Comedy Albums. Brian’s 2000 “Comedy Central Presents” special continues to be a top viewer choice and Brian’s independently released 2004 DVD, “I Walked on the Moon,” is available at http://www.BrianRegan.com.

About DPAC
With a mission of presenting one-of a-kind live entertainment events, DPAC truly has “something for everyone”, hosting over 200 performances a year including spectacular touring Broadway productions, high-profile concert and comedy events, family shows and the heralded American Dance Festival. Operated under the direction of Nederlander and Professional Facilities Management (PFM), DPAC has twice been listed as the #1 performing arts organization in the region by the Triangle Business Journal. Don’t miss upcoming superstar shows: Broadway’s biggest blockbuster Wicked (now through May 27), an intimate summer night with R&B superstar Anita Baker (June 17), summer’s can’t-miss bluegrass show with Vince Gill (June 24), and more. You’ve got to be there! For more information please go to http://www.DPACnc.com.

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