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Pink Martini

Jan 21, 2017
Pink Martini distills its global inspiration for music into a 12+ piece band that makes any evening with them a tipsy, head-spinning, ’round-the-world...

Joshua Bell

Jan 29, 2017
With Sam Haywood, piano After tremendous critical acclaim and a successful concert career, lauded violin prodigy Joshua Bell became a household name in 2007...

Biscuit - Field Trip Grades K-2

Jan 30, 2017
This musical features a frolicking little puppy named Biscuit who loves exploring, making new friends and even stirring up some mischief. Along the way...

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Field Trip Grades 7-12

Jan 31, 2017
Born on the south side of Chicago, the international underground bad boyz of jazz, also known as “yo’ favorite band,” land in Tampa on...

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

Feb 01, 2017
Born on the south side of Chicago, the international underground “bad boyz of jazz” also known as “yo’ favorite band” land in...

Happy Hour Concert - A Toast to the Classics

Feb 02, 2017
Don’t just sit there on the Howard Frankland Bridge after work. Let the music move you instead at happy hour with The Florida Orchestra. Start with...

Discover Opera - La Cenerentola

Feb 05, 2017
You are invited to take part in an interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Maestro Lipton will provide insights about La...
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Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Feb 10, 2017 - Feb 12, 2017
Forget the fairy godmother and glimmering glass slipper … this comedic turn on the cinder-tending heroine of the classic folktale features Cenerentola...

An Evening in Conversation with Yanni

Feb 14, 2017
The Straz Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Live present An Evening in Conversation with Yanni on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m. A multi-gold and platinum...

Let’s Go Science Show - Field Trip Grades 4-8

Feb 14, 2017
The wacky and talented Professor Smart and Dr. Knowitall join forces for an educational, entertaining, exciting and experiential extravaganza. Professor...

Let Freedom Sing - Field Trip Grades 2-6

Feb 15, 2017
Uncle Sam says “I want you” to celebrate American history with Stages Productions’ musical revue, Let Freedom Sing! This high-energy...

Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 - The Florida Orchestra

Feb 17, 2017
The playful power of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 is set against the soft, entrancing tones of French composer Duruflé’s Requiem, featuring The...

Tampa Bay Symphony Spring Awakens

Feb 19, 2017
Featuring Young Artist Competition Winner ​Gioachino Rossini - William Tell Overture Young Artist Competition Winner (TBD) Robert Schumann - Symphony No...

National Geographic Live presents Spinosaurus: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous

Feb 21, 2017
Discovered more than half a century ago in Morocco by the German paleontologist Ernst Stromer, Spinosaurus’s fossil remains were lost in the Allied...

BODYTRAFFIC

Feb 22, 2017
Named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 to Watch,” BODYTRAFFIC has skyrocketed to international acclaim. Born from the sheer love of dance...

Franzini Family Science Circus - Field Trip Grades K-5

Feb 23, 2017
Circus props and more are transformed into objects of scientific concern and fascination to stimulate thought, interest and a better understanding of science...

Happy Hour Concert - American Spirit(s)

Feb 23, 2017
Don’t just sit there on the Howard Frankland Bridge after work. Let the music move you instead at happy hour with The Florida Orchestra. Start with...

Mardi Gras in New Orleans - The Florida Orchestra

Feb 24, 2017
Famed trumpeter Byron Stripling leads this parade of hot New Orleans jazz. The good times roll with music from Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson and Louis Armstrong.

Pablo Sainz Villegas

Feb 25, 2017
Heralded as “the soul of the Spanish guitar,” Villegas shocked Spanish audiences with his grasp of the instrument when he took home the Andrés...

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue

Mar 03, 2017 - Mar 04, 2017
Colorful costumes, joyful dance and thrilling live music make up Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue. This evening explodes with the sounds of India...

An Evening with Carl Hiaasen

Mar 05, 2017
Native son of Florida, award-winning satirical author and Miami Herald columnist Carl Hiaasen keeps the oddball, environmental and often borderline (or...

Tiempo Libre

Mar 10, 2017
Tiempo Libre returns to The Straz by popular demand. Classically trained at Cuba’s premier conservatories and now based in Miami, the members of three...

Momix Opus Cactus

Mar 23, 2017
Opus Cactus takes audiences on a dynamic journey into the hidden landscape of the American Southwest, where bodies morph into splendid figures of the iconic...

it gets better

Mar 24, 2017
When several young people took their lives after being bullied in school, syndicated columnist and author Dan Savage and his partner Terry Miller created a...

Opera Tampa Gala 2017

Mar 25, 2017
This year’s Opera Tampa Gala celebrates Maestro Anton Coppola’s 100th birthday and pays homage to his illustrious career and his status as opera...

An Evening of Song with Cheyenne Jackson

Mar 26, 2017
Sizzling actor-singer Cheyenne Jackson captivated television audiences with his roles on 30 Rock, American Horror Story: Hotel and Glee, simultaneously...

National Geographic Live presents Rhinos, Rickshaws, and Revolutions: My Search for Truth

Mar 28, 2017
Since beginning her career covering such stories as the conflict in Kosovo and the disputed Pakistan-India border, photojournalist Ami Vitale let one...

Home Free

Mar 29, 2017
Founded by brothers Chris and Adam Rupp, this country a cappella quintet won NBC’s The Sing-Off and began a wildly popular national tour. Their high...

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff - The Florida Orchestra

Mar 31, 2017
Recognized as one of today’s most gifted conductors and pianists, Ignat Solzhenitsyn will do both, performing Beethoven’s charming and bouncy...

The House at Pooh Corner

Apr 02, 2017
Spend some tender time with faithful friends Piglet, Tigger, Christopher Robin and that lovable bear called Winnie-the-Pooh in this delightful adaptation of...

Bianca Del Rio - Not Today Satan Tour

Apr 07, 2017
Bianca Del Rio, the alter ego of comic Roy Haylock and season 6 winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, is a self-professed “clown in a gown.” This...

Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge

Apr 15, 2017
Featuring the award-winning dancers of the Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Program alongside artists from Next Generation Ballet, On the Edge offers...

Singin’ and Swingin’: A Century of Ella - The Florida Orchestra

Apr 21, 2017
Celebrate a century of the one and only Ella Fitzgerald. Join Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford and conductor Jeff Tyzik for the music that...

Breakin' Out

Apr 23, 2017
The spring recital features students in Preparatory tap, Level 1A jazz and tap, Level 1B jazz, Young Children’s Tap Gr. K, Young Children’s Tap...

Patel Conservatory presents Spring Into Dance

Apr 23, 2017
The spring recital features students enrolled in Beginning Dance 2, Beginning Dance 3 and Primary. It is an opportunity for the students to have their first...

An Evening of song with Aaron Tveit

Apr 30, 2017
Aaron Tveit, who created the role of Gabe Goodman in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next To Normal, began his Broadway career when a mock audition for...

Tampa Bay Symphony Dazzling Inspirations

May 07, 2017
Featuring Jeffrey Multer, violin ​Composer Competition Winner Holst - Beni Mora - Oriental Suite for Orchestra, Op 29, No. 1 Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto...

The American Songbook: Then and Now - The Florida Orchestra

May 12, 2017
Nobody loves a piano like Tony DeSare. The jazzy singer-songwriter-pianist has a style that’s all his own. From Sinatra to Prince from Mercer to...

The Naked Magicians

Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017
The Naked Magicians returns to The Straz! The show features magic, mirth and more than a touch of mayhem as these two hot and hilarious magicians say...

Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase

Jun 04, 2017
The Straz Center presents this Tony Awards® inspired awards showcase in Ferguson Hall to honor area high school musical theater programs and students...

An Evening of song with Leslie Odom Jr.

Jun 23, 2017
Direct from his Tony®-winning role as Aaron Burr in Broadway’s hottest hit, Hamilton, Leslie Odom, Jr. appears in this solo concert for one...

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