TICKETS & EVENTS

Company

mad Theatre presents Company

Jun 15, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017
mad Theatre of Tampa presents Stephen Sondheim's musical comedy Company. Company is largely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical...

Disney

Patel Conservatory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast

Jun 22, 2017 - Jul 02, 2017
Step into the enchanted world of the modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, where Patel Conservatory students grade 9-college bring this "...

Opera Tampa Singers at Donatello Italian Restaurant

Jun 23, 2017
Make plans to see Opera Tampa Singers at Donatello Italian Restaurant.   Donatello Italian Restaurant is located at 232 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa 33609...
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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...

Fourth Friday: Celebrate Downtown at The Straz

Jun 23, 2017
Celebrate downtown at the Straz during Fourth Friday. Live and Local artist Rebecca Zapen will be performing in the Jaeb Courtyard from 6-9 p.m. 
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Disney

Be Our Guest Etiquette Tea

Jun 24, 2017
Be our guest as Lumiere, Cogsworth and Mrs. Potts teach you the proper etiquette to dine at the Beast’s table. The enchanted objects of Patel...

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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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Bring It! live

Jul 02, 2017
ALL NEW SHOW WITH NEVER-BEFORE SEEN PERFORMANCES! After a massive sold-out 2016 summer tour, Lifetime®’s hit series Bring It! is back by...

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Patel Conservatory presents Shakepeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Jul 06, 2017
THU • JUL 6 • 7:30PM Challenged by professional instructors, students delve into one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, while honing...
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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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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...

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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...

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Patel Conservatory presents Jazz Intensive Concert

Jul 14, 2017
The smooth stylings of summer jazz will be featured in this culminating performance from the students of the Patel Conservatory Summer Jazz Intensive as they...

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The Veil of Illusion:
A Decadent Evening with the Aerial Dragons

Jul 15, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
This theatrical evening of aerial acrobatics dazzles audiences with charismatic performers in feats of strength, elegance and fearlessness. Using silks, lyra...

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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...

Disney

Patel Conservatory presents Disney's The Lion King, Jr

Jul 20, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017
The African savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle ... 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...

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Paw Patrol Live!

Jul 29, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017
PAW Patrol is on a roll with the first-ever live tour! It's the day of the Super Adventure Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy...

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End-of-Summer Music Blowout

Aug 02, 2017
Summertime gives our students the opportunity to dream and discover in performance opportunities they might not have during the school year. Come check out...

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Patel Conservatory Popular Dance (PCPD) Summer Intensive

Aug 04, 2017
This showcase features students who are enrolled in the Patel Conservatory Popular Dance (PCPD) Intensive. Students will perform what they learned during...

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Patel Conservatory presents Showstoppers: Once Upon a Dream

Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Showstoppers celebrates the most celebrated classic and contemporary songs from Disney films and musical songbook. Students in grades 9-college perform in...

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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...

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Evening of Dance

Aug 11, 2017
This performance features students who are enrolled in the Open Dance Program in ballet, tap, jazz and flamenco dance.   

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Pole for a Purpose

Aug 12, 2017
The annual Pole for a Purpose™ pole dance and aerial arts showcase features performers from around the United States in this spectacular demonstration...

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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...

Fourth Friday: Celebrate Downtown at The Straz

Aug 25, 2017
Celebrate downtown at the Straz during Fourth Friday. Live and Local artist James Pannofino will be performing in the Jaeb Courtyard from 6-9 p.m. 
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The Flick

Aug 30, 2017 - Sep 24, 2017
Winner: 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 2013 Obie Award for Playwriting, 2013 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding...

John Moreland

John Moreland

Sep 12, 2017
A break-out star from his turn on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert with his rough, honest ballad “Break My Heart Sweetly,” John Moreland bears...

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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...

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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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HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE™ - IN CONCERT

Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 01, 2017
The Harry Potter™ film series is one of those once-in-a-lifetime cultural phenomena that continues to delight millions of fans around the world. The...

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11th Annual Crack Up Cancer Comedy Show

Sep 30, 2017
Crack up Cancer annually features some of the areas best comics, and 2017 is no exception.  The lineup this year includes Danny Bevins, Al Romas, John...

Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen

AC² An Intimate Evening With Anderson Cooper and Andy Cohen: Deep Talk and Shallow Tales

Oct 07, 2017
Join Cohen and Cooper for an unscripted, uncensored and unforgettable night of conversation. The late-night talk show host and the journalist, longtime...

Silly Sam

Silly Sam the Music Man

Oct 07, 2017
Silly Sam brings his magical treasure of wind instruments, strings, percussion and electronics for kids to connect with the wonder of sound. Children love...

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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The Naked Magicians

Oct 12, 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...

Michael McDermott

Michael McDermott

Oct 16, 2017
Honest, daring, defiant and full of the painful memories of learning the hard way, Michael McDermott’s music carries the searing heat of a lava flow...

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THE THREEPENNY OPERA

Books and lyrics by Bertolt Brecht, music by Kurt Weill, English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein

Oct 18, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Set in London in the 1800s, The Threepenny Opera is a musical satire about a notorious bandit who marries a girl much to the chagrin of her father, forcing...

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Neil DeGrasse Tyson: An Astrophysicist Reads the Newspaper

Oct 19, 2017
Everyone’s favorite astrophysicist returns for another out-of-this-world experience in the funny, thoughtful, highly informed and always entertaining...

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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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On Your Feet!

Oct 24, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017
The music is irresistible. The story is unforgettable. From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and broke through...

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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...

John Cleese

John Cleese with a screening of Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Nov 02, 2017
Living comedy legend, John Cleese, is heading to The Straz for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A. *Only absurd and...

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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,...

Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin

Nov 05, 2017
Demetri Martin is a standup comedian, writer, actor and director. He began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer at Late...

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Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound: After the Curtain

Nov 09, 2017
Under the artistic direction of Emmy® Award winner, Travis Wall, and co-created with Nick Lazzarini, Teddy Forance and Kyle Robinson, Shaping Sound is an...

Ben Folds

BEN FOLDS: PAPER AIRPLANE REQUEST TOUR

Nov 11, 2017
Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation. He’s spent over a decade sharing the stage with some of the...

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The Illusionists present Adam Trent

Nov 11, 2017
Direct from Broadway, Adam Trent, the breakout star of the world’s best-selling magic show The Illusionists, brings his signature brand of magic and...

Simply Three

Nov 13, 2017
Genre-hopping string trio Simply Three electrifies audiences with their masterful interpretations of styles from Gershwin and Puccini to Adele and Coldplay...

Benji Brown

Benji Brown

Nov 18, 2017
Fresh from the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the creator of “Miss Kiki” slays audiences with his nonstop onslaught of vivid, hilarious observations...

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Straight No Chaser

Nov 18, 2017
If the phrase “male a cappella group” conjures up an image of students in blue blazers, ties, and khakis singing traditional college songs on...

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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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The Minimalists: Less is Now Tour

Nov 19, 2017
Join The Minimalists for a night of less. They will present an in-depth talk about minimalism and record a live version of “Ask The Minimalists&rdquo...

Tony Furtado

Tony Furtado

Nov 20, 2017
Slide guitar, cello-banjo, baritone ukulele, bottleneck guitar and five-string banjo make the list of intriguing, eclectic instruments in songwriter Tony...

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Fun Home

Nov 28, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark musical can.  The &ldquo...

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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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The Book of Mormon

Dec 05, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
The New York Times calls it "the best musical of this century." The Washington Post says, "It is the kind of evening that restores your faith...

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Love Never Dies

Dec 12, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
The ultimate love story continues in LOVE NEVER DIES Andrew Lloyd Webber’s spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. The year is 1907. It is 10...

Ben Haggard

Ben Haggard

Dec 15, 2017
Like father, like son. In this case, that means hard-driving, real-deal, legendary country music forged by the late, great Merle Haggard. Merle lives on in...

The Grahams

The Grahams

Dec 18, 2017
This roots country power couple pumps out great honky-tonkin’, toe-tapping tunes and turns around to deliver a swelling lament about mama that may put...

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Next Generation Ballet's Nutcracker

Dec 22, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017
Wind the clock, mind the mouse, and get ready for the Tampa Bay area’s stand-out production of Clara’s great dream in The Land of the Sweets...

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School of Rock

Jan 02, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
SCHOOL OF ROCK is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “AN INSPIRING JOLT OF ENERGY, JOY AND MAD SKILLZ!” (Entertainment Weekly). Based on...

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Forever Plaid

Jan 12, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018
When four young singers are killed in a car crash, they posthumously take the stage for one final gig in this goofy, 1950’s nostalgia trip. This...

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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...

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The Tempest

Jan 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018
Jobsite is thrilled to continue our commitment to making the Bard accessible to regional audiences with this delightful fantasy. Our production reimagines...

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Riverdance - The 20th Anniversary World Tour

Jan 19, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018
The international Irish dance phenomenon is back by popular demand in RIVERDANCE - The 20th Anniversary World Tour. Drawing on Irish traditions, the combined...

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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...

John Gorka

John Gorka

Jan 22, 2018
John Gorka’s quiet acoustic strumming belies the down-home, country-road strength shoring up the heartfelt insight of his musical poetry. An all-time...

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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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Decades Rewind

Jan 26, 2018
Take a trip down melody lane with Decades Rewind, a retro extravaganza of more than 60 songs effortlessly blended into unique medleys from some of the most...

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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...

The Barber of Seville

Gioachino Rossini's The Barber of Seville

Feb 02, 2018 - Feb 04, 2018
The race for Rosina’s love is on — but how can Count Almaviva get her from Dr. Bartolo’s clutches? Almaviva needs the man about town who...

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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...

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The Phantom of the Opera

Feb 14, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will return to Tampa as part of a brand new...

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...

Dana Louise

Dana Louise

Feb 26, 2018
With a svelte, throaty singing tone over a unique finger-picking guitar style, Dana Louise conjures a sweet rambler type of folk music reminiscent of a young...

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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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Dance Theatre of Harlem

Mar 03, 2018
A singular, thrilling tour de force on the American dance scene since 1969, Dance Theatre of Harlem exploded traditional notions of classical ballet as...

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The Color Purple

Mar 06, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018
THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival! Hailed as “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter...

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Man in Snow

Mar 07, 2018 - Apr 01, 2018
Jobsite’s relationship with internationally-renown filmmaker, poet, and playwright Israel Horovitz was recognized last year with a Best of the Bay...

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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...

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Lippo the Clown's Small Family Circus

Mar 10, 2018
Giggle, guffaw and howl with laughter as loveable Lippo the Clown comes to town with his small family circus. They bring the beloved acts of the classic...

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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The Bodyguard

Mar 20, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018
Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox! Former Secret Service agent...

Anna & Elizabeth

Anna & Elizabeth

Mar 26, 2018
In the tradition of legends Rhiannon Giddens and Gillian Welch, Anna & Elizabeth mined the old-timey traditions to put grit into their soulful, calling...

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Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

Mar 27, 2018 - Apr 01, 2018
Long before she was Carole King, chart-topping music legend, she was Carol Klein, Brooklyn girl with passion and chutzpah. She fought her way into the record...

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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...

Opera Gala

Opera Gala 2018

Apr 07, 2018
Hosted by the Opera Tampa League, this annual event is a highlight of the opera season. It is always an unforgettable evening including the presentation of...

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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...

Lady Macbeth

Giuseppe Verdi's Macbeth

Apr 13, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018
Scottish heath? Check. Toil, trouble? Double check. Macbeth, commander of the Scottish army, meets a trio of witches on his way home from work and...

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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...

Dead Horses

Dead Horses

Apr 23, 2018
Soulful, literary and spiced with a rootsy, bluesy swing, Milwaukee-based folk band Dead Horses have cultivated a sound that is part testimonial, part tent...

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Waitress

Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by five-time Grammy® nominee...

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1984

Apr 25, 2018 - May 20, 2018
1984 warns us with the story of Winston Smith, a small cog in the giant machine-state of Oceania. Physically and mentally under the omnipresent eye of Big...

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Next Generation Ballet's Cinderella

May 05, 2018 - May 06, 2018
Prokofiev’s jubilant music sweeps this magical ballet along at a brisk, joyous pace as we meet all our favorite characters – the terrible...

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The Sandi Sylver Puppet Show

May 12, 2018
Children cheer for the enchanting cast of characters Sandi Sylver brings to life in this annual favorite. These soft, fabric puppets handled with Sandi's...

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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...

Shannon McNally

Shannon McNally

May 21, 2018
"She has the voice: bruised, smoky and ornery, right at home where country and soul meet. She has the melodies and the timing—she’s...

Maria from The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Jun 05, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018
The hills are alive! The brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC is returning to Tampa. The beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will...

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Dancing at Lughnasa

Jun 13, 2018 - Jul 08, 2018
Winner: 1991 Olivier Award Best Play, 1992 Tony Award Best Play, 1992 New York Critics Circle Best Play, 1992 Outer Critics Circle Best Play. This...

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