Broadway Ball 2016

Oct. 29, 2016
6 p.m. – midnight
Carol Morsani Hall


Kick off the fabulous new season in style — join us for the Straz Center’s spectacular fall fundraiser hosted by the Board of Trustees. This black-tie event features live and silent auctions, a gourmet dinner on Morsani Hall stage and show-stopping entertainment. The evening culminates in the lobby with desserts and dancing at the hip and fresh Broadway Ball After Dark.

In its 16-year history, Broadway Ball has raised more than $4.5 million to benefit the non-profit Straz Center’s many artistic, education and community outreach programs.

6 p.m. – Cocktails and Silent Auction
7:30 p.m. – Dinner on Carol Morsani Hall stage
9 p.m. – Live Auction and Entertainment
10 p.m. – Broadway Ball After Dark

Complimentary Valet Parking

Sponsorships available starting at $7,500
Table of 8 - $6,500
Guest Ticket - $500

To make a reservation or for more information, please call the Straz Center’s Special Events department at (813) 222-1275.

And don't forget to enter-to-win the Winner's Choice Prize Drawing!

To view photos from past events, please visit

Broadway Ball 2016 sponsors:

(as of September 22, 2016)


Elite Sponsors

Patsy & Gene McNichols and 
 Rita and Todd Wickner

Marquee Sponsors

Florida Health Care News/Dr. Barry Levine & Gina d’Angelo
Penny and Jeff Vinik

Red Carpet Sponsors

The Bank of Tampa
Carlton Fields
Jan and Don DeFosset
Raymond James
Tampa Bay Rays

Encore Sponsors

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida
Florida Blue
Michele and Douglas Freedle
JPMorgan Chase
Karen and Steven Mezer
Drs. Kiran and Pallavi Patel
Hinks and Elaine Shimberg Family
Sharon and Bernie Stein
Ambassador and Mrs. David A. Straz, Jr.
Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tampa Bay Lightning
Wells Fargo Bank


BNY Mellon Wealth Management

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