TICKETS & EVENTS

Forbidden Broadway

Jan 10, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017
FORBIDDEN BROADWAY is the longest-running musical revue in the world — now in its 35th year! Famous for its sharp spoofs of all things Broadway...

William Shakespeare’s As You Like It

Jan 11, 2017 - Feb 05, 2017
Jobsite is excited to bring back Shakespeare in another Cigar City setting: As You Like It will be set in present-day Tampa. 2015’s Twelfth Night, set...

National Geographic Live presents Ocean Wild: The Lights Beneath the Seas

Jan 17, 2017
Brian Skerry’s images illuminate the vast, hidden world beneath the waves. Brian has spent more than 10,000 hours underwater using his camera to tell...

Latin Nights

Jan 19, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Opera Tampa League Donors' Appreciation Reception

Jan 20, 2017
Immediately following the performance, celebrate the opening of the 2017 Opera Tampa season, its 22nd season, with Maestro Daniel Lipton and the stars of our...

Charles Gounod's Romeo and Juliet

Jan 20, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers find themselves trapped in the deadly Montague-Capulet family feud. Defying family honor, they choose each other...

Romeo and Juliet Friday Pre-performance Dinner

Jan 20, 2017
Enhance your Opera Tampa experience by joining us for an elegant meal before the performance. Hosted by the Opera Tampa League, it's the perfect...

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...

Amy Morgan - Live & Local

Jan 22, 2017
11:45 a.m. ‐1:45 p.m. Amy Morgan is a jazz vocalist who has been performing professionally in the Tampa Bay area for over eight years. She has sang venues...
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Romeo and Juliet Sunday Pre-performance Brunch

Jan 22, 2017
Enhance your Opera Tampa experience by joining us for an elegant meal before the performance. Hosted by the Opera Tampa League, it's the perfect...

Peter Bradley Adams

Jan 23, 2017
One half of the now defunct folktronica duo Eastmountainsouth, Peter Bradley Adams’s solo career spans five albums and 275,000 single downloads. A...

Open Rehearsal - Cinderella (La Cenerentola)

Jan 24, 2017 - Feb 02, 2017
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike will enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Maestro Daniel Lipton, observing the director and artists...

Cabaret

Jan 24, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Direct from Broadway, the acclaimed masterpiece returns to Tampa! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning...

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...

Wicked

Feb 01, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017
WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz …but from a different angle.  Long before Dorothy arrives, there is...

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...

Greg West - Live & Local

Feb 04, 2017
5:45‐7:45PM A cross blend between Country, Pop and Americana music Greg West, born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, drew influence and inspiration from a...
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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...

Impressario Society Pre-performance Reception

Feb 10, 2017
Enjoy an intimate dinner before the performance on Cinderella (La Cenerentola). For Opera Tampa League donors at the $5,500 giving level and above. To make...

An Evening with Don Miggs and Special Guests

Feb 11, 2017
A new year and a new tour. Everything is different this time around when Don Miggs returns home to the Straz Center. Well, he's still the same but no...

Rebecca Zapen - Live & Local

Feb 11, 2017
5:45‐7:45PM A third-generation musician in a family tree including players of violin, piano, double bass, guitar, and accordion, Rebecca Zapen has developed...
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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...

Patel Conservatory presents The Adventures of Flat Stanley, Jr.

Feb 16, 2017 - Feb 19, 2017
In this 2nd – 4th grade Patel Conservatory performed production, Stanley Lambchop is your ordinary, everyday ten-year-old until the bulletin board on...

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...

Francesca - Live & Local

Feb 18, 2017
5:45‐7:45PM Francesca started playing and studying classical piano when she was 6-years old, and her passion for music was born. Within a couple of years...
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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.

Rebecca Zapen - Live & Local

Feb 24, 2017
6-9PM A third-generation musician in a family tree including players of violin, piano, double bass, guitar, and accordion, Rebecca Zapen has developed into...
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Camp-A-Palooza

Feb 25, 2017
SAT • FEB 25 • 10-2PM Join us for a FREE afternoon of performances, snacks, games and good times! Take a tour, watch a class and enjoy the fun at...
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Dean Johanesen - Live & Local

Feb 25, 2017
5:45‐7:45PM After being in bands for many years with rotating members and differentiating musical influences, Johanesen decided to pursue a solo career. In...
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Katie Adams: Stories from the Sea

Feb 25, 2017
Splash into aquatic excitement when storyteller Katie Adams and her colorful props bring beloved children’s tales to life. Dive into the imagination...

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...

John McCutcheon

Feb 27, 2017
Folk’s high-elder John McCutcheon carries the mantle of pioneer Pete Seeger. Seeger called his friend and protégé “one of our country’s...

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...

The Dali Experience Featuring Milos - The Florida Orchestra

Mar 03, 2017
A concert devoted to music that inspired one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, Salvador Dalí, featuring images of Dalí’s paintings, dancers...

The Princess Bride: An Inconceivable Evening with Cary Elwes

Mar 04, 2017
Fans of The Princess Bride join the heroic Westley (actor Cary Elwes) in a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the iconic film. After a...

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...

Celtic Woman: Voices of Angels

Mar 05, 2017
Multi-platinum international music sensation and 2017 Grammy® nominee Celtic Woman, returns with their all-new tour, Voices of Angels. The tour showcases...

Something Rotten!

Mar 07, 2017 - Mar 12, 2017
Something Rotten! is “Broadway’s big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and...

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...

Mike Tozier - Live & Local

Mar 11, 2017
5:45-7:45PM Mike Tozier: one of the longest running acoustic musicians in the bay area, with a barrelhouse style reminiscent of John Hammond, and guitar...
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Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

Mar 15, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017
Jobsite completes the trilogy from acclaimed playwright and screenwriter (Six Shooter, In Bruges, Seven Psycopaths) Martin McDonagh that began with the very...

Open Rehearsal - Tosca

Mar 21, 2017 - Mar 30, 2017
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike will enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Maestro Daniel Lipton, observing the director and artists...

Happy Hour Concert - Scheherazade: A Fantasy in Music

Mar 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...

Latin Nights

Mar 23, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus Live!

Mar 23, 2017 - Mar 26, 2017
This Off-Broadway hit is a one-man fusion of theater and stand-up, a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on The New York Times #1 best-selling book of the...

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...

A Night at the Opera - The Florida Orchestra

Mar 24, 2017
Music Director Michael Francis takes you on a glorious tour through the greatest hits of the opera house. Experience the drama and passion of timeless...

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...

Coppola Conducts: 100 Years Young

Mar 25, 2017
This Centennial Celebration concert honors founding artistic director Maestro Anton Coppola’s 100th birthday. This historic event pays homage to...

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...

DRUMLine Live

Mar 26, 2017
Big-band sound meets marching-band style in this nonstop musical extravaganza of swinging tunes, popping percussion and high-stepping dance. Created by the...

Seth Glier

Mar 27, 2017
Seth Glier is a folk sensation with a charged falsetto voice somewhere between Getty Lee and Duncan Sheik. As a piano-playing singer/songwriter, Glier...

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...

IL VOLO: Notte Magica – A Tribute To The Three Tenors

Mar 30, 2017
The acclaimed, powerhouse Italian pop trio Il Volo returns to the United States to pay homage to their biggest inspiration, The Three Tenors, performing...

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...

Discover Opera - Tosca

Apr 02, 2017
You are invited to take part in an interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Maestro Lipton will provide insights about Tosca and...
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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...

Bel Canto Society Reception

Apr 07, 2017
Immediately following the performance, close the season in style with Maestro Daniel Lipton and the cast of Tosca at an exclusive cocktail reception. For...

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...

Tosca

Apr 07, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017
Sometimes rejection feels like a knife in the heart, and no one knows that better than Puccini’s treacherous villain Scarpia when he sets his...

Tosca Friday Pre-performance Dinner

Apr 07, 2017
Enhance your Opera Tampa experience by joining us for an elegant meal before the performance. Hosted by the Opera Tampa League, it's the perfect...

Amy Morgan - Live & Local

Apr 09, 2017
11:45AM‐1:45PM Amy Morgan is a jazz vocalist who has been performing professionally in the Tampa Bay area for over eight years. She has sang venues large...
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Tosca Sunday Pre-performance Brunch

Apr 09, 2017
Enhance your Opera Tampa experience by joining us for an elegant meal before the performance. Hosted by the Opera Tampa League, it's the perfect...

One Woman Sex and the City A Parody of Love, Friendship and Shoes

Apr 11, 2017 - Apr 13, 2017
This loving tribute takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show. TJ Dawe (director and co-creator of One Man...

Chris Rock - Total Blackout The Tour 2017

Apr 14, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017
Grammy® and Emmy® Award-winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced a highly anticipated return to live comedy with...

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...

Latin Nights

Apr 20, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Tour

Apr 21, 2017
Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science, is the follow-up to his smash Edible Inevitable tour. Fans can expect all new everything including songs, multimedia...

Patel Conservatory presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Apr 21, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic...

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...

The Sandi Sylver Puppet Show

Apr 22, 2017
Sandi Sylver’s delightful cadre of soft, fabric puppets entertain wee audiences and their adult companions with masterful storytelling and singing 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 You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown

Apr 23, 2017
SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in...

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...

Darrin Bradbury

Apr 24, 2017
Darrin Bradbury spent years as the front man for Big Wilson River before striking out on his own. A road-seasoned singer-songwriter, Bradbury brings an old...

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

Apr 27, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017
In this hilarious new three-character comedy based on the best-selling book of the same title, audiences are welcomed into a fun-filled world of foolproof...

Symphonie Fantastique - The Florida Orchestra

Apr 28, 2017
Through music, the orchestra tells the story of French composer Hector Berlioz in his Symphonie Fantastique, a self-portrait of an artist’s destructive...

Best of Tampa Bay

Apr 29, 2017
Join us at "Tampa's Best Party!" This all-you-can-eat food and drink extravaganza boasts more than 40 of Tampa Bay's finest restaurants and...

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...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

May 02, 2017 - May 07, 2017
“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed...

Patel Conservatory presents Evening of Dance

May 05, 2017
The performance features students in ballet, tap, jazz and Flamenco dance from the Open Dance Program.

Opera Tampa Year-End Showcase

May 07, 2017
Description is forthcoming.

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...

Sebastian Maniscalco: Why Would You Do That?

May 12, 2017
Saying what we’re all thinking has always been Sebastian Maniscalco’s specialty. Except when he says it, it’s a whole lot funnier, and that...

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...

Patel Conservatory Youth Ballet's Beginning Dance 1 Recitals

May 13, 2017
The Beginning Dance 1 recitals takes place in the TECO Theater and begin with a class demonstration to show skills learned throughout the year. It concludes...

Masters of Dance: Balanchine and Robbins plus Petipa’s Don Quixote Suite

May 13, 2017 - May 14, 2017
Next Generation Ballet presents Masters of Dance: Balanchine and Robbins plus Petipa’s Don Quixote Suite. Any young dancer dreams of the day he...

Joshua James

May 15, 2017
A singer-songwriter raised in the hard-bitten landscape of Nebraska who migrated to found his own small farm in Utah and record self-revelatory albums in...

Israel Horovitz’s Gloucester Blue

May 17, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Stumpy and Latham are working-class housepainters in Gloucester, Massachusetts. Husband and wife Bummy and Lexi are their upscale clients. Blue may be the...

Latin Nights

May 18, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto - The Florida Orchestra

May 19, 2017
Described as both powerful and poetic, TFO debut pianist Dejan Lazic performs Beethoven’s brilliant Piano Concerto No. 5, “Emperor,” in the...

Finding Neverland

May 30, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash...

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...

Latin Nights

Jun 22, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

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...

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Jul 11, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
An Under the Sea Sensation! With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, this beautiful Broadway hit is based on your favorite Disney film...

Caryl Churchill’s Cloud 9

Jul 12, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Jobsite closes the season with a reimagining of what Creative Loafing named a “Top 10 Play of the Decade.” Imagine a British sex farce put into a...

Latin Nights

Jul 20, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Motown The Musical

Aug 08, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
It began as one man’s story … became everyone’s music… and is now Broadway’s musical. Motown The Musical is the true American...

Latin Nights

Aug 17, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Latin Nights

Sep 14, 2017
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

RENT - 20th Anniversary Tour

Sep 19, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway … and forever changed the landscape of American theater. Two decades...

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