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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...

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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...

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In The Spotlight: The City of Tampa and Cando Inc. Dance & Gym Recital

Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
More information is forthcoming.

Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro

Jun 16, 2017
One of Rolling Stone’s 50 best stand-up comics of all time, the sensational Tig Notaro is currently best known for her starring role on the semi...

Leslie Odom Jr.

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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Voice of the Nightingale

Jul 01, 2017
Voice of the Nightingale with Filipino singer Lani Misalucha in concert with a live band 

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Patel Conservatory presents Choral and Chamber Music Intensive Concert

Jul 07, 2017
Enjoy an evening of new works and traditional favorites of choral music, string chamber music and works for combined orchestra and choir as our Choral and...

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Next Generation Ballet's Summer Intensive Showcase

Jul 21, 2017
This performance features over 150 students from all across the United States, Mexico, Canada and Hong Kong who are enrolled in the Next Generation Ballet...

Chris Thile

Chris Thile

Oct 11, 2017
Multiple Grammy Award-winner and MacArthur Fellow Chris Thile, a member of Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek, and now the host of A Prairie Home Companion, is...

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Siro-A: Techno Circus

Oct 22, 2017
Melding mime, dance and traditional Japanese culture with groundbreaking visual effects that floored judges on America’s Got Talent, SIRO-A takes live...

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PJ Masks Live: Time to be a Hero

Oct 28, 2017
It’s time to be a hero! PJ Masks LIVE! is a super-heroic, brand-new live show featuring Catboy, Owlette and Gecko leaping, flipping and climbing as...

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Fernando Varela

Nov 03, 2017
Latin classical tenor Fernando Varela swept up millions of new fans with his pop crossover album Vivere and accompanying PBS special. With a clear, multi...

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Junie B. Jones

Nov 04, 2017
Outspoken, precocious, lovable, Junie B. Jones navigates the angst-ridden world of first grade in this colorful, funny, fast-paced musical about new friends,...

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No Man's Land

Nov 19, 2017
Filmed live.  Exported around the world. This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s National Theatre to...

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Tango Buenos Aires

Nov 30, 2017
Direct from Buenos Aires, this Straz Center audience favorite arrives in Tampa with The Spirit of Argentina, a fresh, new show that takes the viewer through...

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China Soul: The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, People's Republic of China

Dec 03, 2017
Get ready for jaw-dropping Shaolin Kung Fu. Prepare for breathtaking feats of gravity-defying acrobatics. Expect a magic stunt or two. In this dreamy...

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View From Above with Terry Virts, astronaut

Jan 16, 2018
Sometimes, a little distance is all you need to see things in a brand new way. For astronaut Terry Virts, his newfound perspective unfolded from his seat on...

Lucian Msamati as Antonio Salieri, Adam Gillen as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Amadeus

Jan 20, 2018
Filmed live.  Exported around the world. This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s National Theatre to...

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Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat

Jan 21, 2018
What could be worse than a rainy day with nothing to do? How about the arrival of a cat with Thing One and Thing Two? Come along as Sally, her brother and...

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Gobsmacked!

Jan 24, 2018
Direct from sell-out shows in London and featuring the reigning world champion beatboxer Ball-Zee, Gobsmacked! is a new twist on a cappella shows that has...

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Black Violin

Feb 01, 2018
Take one violin, one viola, add a DJ and a drum kit, and you have the four forces needed to become Black Violin, the South Florida hip-hop, Brahms-playing...

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Take Me to the River: Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue

Feb 02, 2018
Get your foot-stompin’ ready for this live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the Take Me to the River...

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The Lightning Thief

Feb 03, 2018
Zeus’s master lightning bolt has been stolen and Percy Jackson is the prime suspect. On top of that, Percy is about to be kicked out of boarding school...

Laura Benanti

Laura Benanti

Feb 11, 2018
Tony®-winning actress Laura Benanti debuted on Broadway as Maria in The Sound of Music opposite the legendary Richard Chamberlain. Since then, her...

Jeremy McCarter

Jeremy McCarter

Feb 18, 2018
Co-author with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the book Hamilton: The Revolution, the No. 1 New York Times bestseller, Jeremy McCarter’s extensive writing on...

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro

Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
No one can do barely controlled chaos better than Mozart, and this uproarious sequel to The Barber of Seville features Almaviva, Figaro, Bartolo, and Rosina...

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A Wild Life with Bertie Gregory, photographer and filmmaker

Mar 08, 2018
Whether camping with wolves on Vancouver’s western beaches, pursuing peregrine falcons in London or filming leopards in the streets of Mumbai, Bertie...

Ana Gasteyer

Ana Gasteyer

Mar 18, 2018
When Ana Gasteyer steps up to the mic, she evokes the swagger of an era when a lady ruled a nightclub and an audience knew they were in for a good time. The...

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Standing at the Water’s Edge with Cristina Mittermeier, marine biologist and photographer

Apr 03, 2018
Photojournalist Cristina Mittermeier knows the power of water: the power to give life when it is respected and the power to destroy when it is misused...

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Sons of Serendip

Apr 12, 2018
These America’s Got Talent finalists wowed audiences with their serene, ethereal interpretations of pop music using voice, harp, piano and cello. With...

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Angels in America Part I: Millennium Approaches

Apr 14, 2018
Filmed live.  Exported around the world. This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s National Theatre to...

Megan Hilty

Megan Hilty

Apr 22, 2018
Take a heavy serving of Marilyn Monroe, mix it with a dollop of Dolly Parton and Christina Applegate then add a dash of Kristin Chenoweth and you’ll...

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Angels in America Part II: Perestroika

May 20, 2018
Filmed live.  Exported around the world. This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s National Theatre to...

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