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Givens Performing Arts Center

Open Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Great venue that could you use some upgrades and more variety

It's a large place that's hosted many great artists in the past. However, it seems that most of... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Lumberton, North Carolina
Honors Jazz band...

Awesome comcert...good band at UNC Pembroke. ..and Mr coffin on sax+ was great...good experience... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2016
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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13 Mar 2017
“Best Show in Town”
20 Apr 2016
“Great venue that could you use some upgrades and more variety”
Located on campus at UNC-Pembroke, the 1,600 seat theatre hosts a variety of annual events from Broadway musicals, cirque, orchestras, plays, stand-up comedy and distinguished speakers.
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1 University Rd, Pembroke, NC 28372-8699
+1 910-521-6361
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Givens Performing Arts Center offers the best of broadway without the trip to NYC. The center offers a great Broadway and More Series which features the best of Broadway. The center also offers great university and community theatre opportunities.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Tasha O
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It's a large place that's hosted many great artists in the past. However, it seems that most of the acts that are booked are catering more to the AARP audience. You have doo-wop groups from the 50's and 60's, B list actors from the 70's,...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank TheBogotano
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Let me start off by saying GPAC is constantly overlooked by the locals. They offer a great variety of show types ranging from ballet, off broadway musicals and different stage performances to name a few. The theater is constantly being updated and is always clean....More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Justin J
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

Awesome comcert...good band at UNC Pembroke. ..and Mr coffin on sax+ was great...good experience for my 16 year old...Thank You!

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank nuttoson
Reviewed 21 September 2015

GPAC is a great concert hall and books some really great performers. Unfortunately it is largely ignored by many of the locals who don't know what they are missing out on. I highly recommend this place. Go see a concert!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank TimMiddleton
Reviewed 18 February 2015

This place gets some great shows and its a good venue. I wish I could go more often.. I like (almost) every show I have been to there.

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

I attended a Broadway show tour of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, and the production was amazing. The Givens PAC, however, was a bit of a mess. First, this PAC is on a college campus so parking is a nightmare. Drop off zones were clogged, leaving cars...More

Date of experience: January 2015
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heilsing2015, Director of Sales at Givens Performing Arts Center, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2015

Thank you for your recent visit to the Givens Performing Arts Center. We value your opinion and comments and appreciate your willingness to share the details of your experience. First, we are glad to hear that you enjoyed the show. However, we apologize that your...More

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