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Chicago

Sep 18, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony...

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Latin Nights

Sep 20, 2018
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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Rocky Bleier in THE PLAY

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018
Rocky Bleier makes the play of a lifetime in this highly theatrical, stunningly authentic one-man show. Four-time Super Bowl champ Bleier performs The Play...

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Cannonball Cabaret – Live & Local

Sep 22, 2018
6:00PM-9:00PM Cannonball Cabaret is a St. Pete vaudeville variety show featuring group dance numbers, sultry singing, comedy skits and more in the witty...
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Fourth Friday: Celebrate Downtown at The Straz

Sep 28, 2018
Celebrate Tampa’s Downtown at The Straz during Fourth Friday. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage - An evening of music, poetry and dance celebrating and...
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The Florida Orchestra - Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5

Sep 28, 2018
Michael Francis, conductor   Valentina Lisitsa  Respighi: Pines of Rome    Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2    ...

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Lucia Micarelli

Sep 29, 2018
Fiery violinist Lucia Micarelli made her international name as a soloist with Josh Groban’s world tours —but her role as “Annie” on...

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Valley's End Album Release Party "Coming Home"  with Ginny Owens

Sep 29, 2018
We are so excited to share “Come Home” with you! We hope you will join us September 29th for a very special evening at the beautiful Jaeb...

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Music Faculty Recital

Oct 02, 2018
7:00PM Join the Patel Music Department Faculty for an evening of music featuring composers such as Claude Debussy, Gabriel Faure, Henri Duparc, Francis...

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Hari Kondabolu

Oct 05, 2018
Brooklyn writer, comic and Wait, Wait Don’t Tell Me regular Hari Kondabolu’s Netflix standup special Warn Your Relatives earned him a spot on...

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The Florida Orchestra - Bernstein’s Broadway

Oct 05, 2018
Michael Francis, conductor  Katrina Galka, soprano Matthew Grills, tenor Celebrate a century of Leonard Bernstein, one of America’s greatest...

Silly Sam

Silly Sam The Music Man

Oct 06, 2018
Silly Sam brings his magical treasure of wind instruments, strings, percussion and electronics for kids to connect with the wonder of sound.

Straz LIVE! on the River - Open House Party

Oct 06, 2018
SAT • OCT 6 • 12-4PM Everyone’s Invited to the Straz Center's spectacular Open House Party! We have lots of entertainment including DJ...
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Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Pres. by Pull-Ups® Training Pants!

Oct 07, 2018
Are you ready to DANCE?!? Disney Junior Dance Party On Tour Presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants is an ALL-NEW interactive live concert experience. Sing...

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Follies

Oct 07, 2018
Filmed live. Exported around the world.This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s theater scene to the high...

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Edgar & Emily by Joseph Mcdonough

Oct 10, 2018 - Nov 04, 2018
In January 1864, reclusive poet Emily Dickinson receives a surprise guest: Edgar Allan Poe. Although Poe died 15 years prior, he arrives quite alive and just...

Latin Nights

Oct 11, 2018
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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The Naked Magicians

Oct 11, 2018
Seen on London’s West End, in 200+ cities around the world and by more than 50 million on television – The Naked Magicians is undoubtedly the...

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ in Concert

Oct 13, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
Relive the magic of your favorite wizard in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban™ In Concert. Based on the third installment of J.K. Rowling&rsquo...

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The Play That Goes Wrong

Oct 16, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
What would happen if Sherlock Holmes and Monty Python had an illegitimate Broadway baby? You’d get THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Broadway and London&rsquo...

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Patel Conservatory presents The Addams Family, A New Musical

Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Students in grades 8 through 12 get creepy and kooky in this original tale of a grown-up Wednesday Addams bringing home Gomez’s worst nightmare—a...

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BRIAN KILMEADE – AMERICA: GREAT FROM THE START​

Oct 19, 2018
Brian Kilmeade, nationally-known Fox & Friends co-host and New York Times best-selling author, presents his humor and commentary in this first-ever live...

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Jeremy Stolle

Oct 20, 2018
Most any Broadway fan will recognize Jeremy Stolle after his electrifying eight-plus year run as multiple characters in The Phantom of the Opera. Now the...

The Magic School Bus

The Magic School Bus

Oct 20, 2018
Part of the Kid Time series for ages 5 to 8 When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space...

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Griffin House

Oct 22, 2018
A Club Jaeb favorite returns. Nashville singer-songwriter Griffin House’s atmospheric, rootsy Americana music recalls the best of Nebraska-era...

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Field Trip Grades: K–5

Oct 24, 2018
Join Ichabod Crane, Brom Bones, the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, the residents of Tarry Town and, oh yes, the Headless Horseman, as they live the story made...

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Opera Tampa Singers in The Witching Hour

Oct 26, 2018
FRI • OCT 26 • 7PM Something wicked this way comes when the Opera Tampa Singers unleash the greatest coven of witches of all time and fly into the...

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The Florida Orchestra - Evening at Bach’s Coffeehouse 

Oct 26, 2018
Jeannette Sorrell, conductor and harpsichord soloist  Telemann: Don Quixote Suite Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 Telemann: Grillen...

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Broadway Ball

Oct 27, 2018
Join us for the Straz Center’s spectacular fall fundraiser hosted by the Board of Trustees. The evening will be more special than ever as we theme the...

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Broadway Ball After Dark

Oct 27, 2018
Hip-hop hooray, everybody—it’s time to celebrate Hamilton, Broadway, good friends and great times as we Raise a Glass! at this year’s...

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Toast of Tampa Show Chorus: Standing Room Only

Oct 28, 2018
Toast of Tampa is an award-winning a cappella ensemble of women of who perform engaging harmonies in exciting styles. Founded in 1987, Toast of Tampa...

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Nugget and Fang - Field Trip Grades: PreK–3

Oct 31, 2018
ArtsPower’s under-the-sea musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who get along swimmingly — until Nugget’s first...

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mad Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical

Nov 01, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018
9 to 5 The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the seminal 1980 hit movie. Set in the late 1970s, this...

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The Choir of Man

Nov 02, 2018 - Nov 03, 2018
The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour. Known across the globe as “the...

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The Florida Orchestra
Disney in Concert - Tale as Old as Time

Nov 02, 2018
Stuart Malina, conductor     Be our guest for a magical journey into storytelling and music with the timeless tales of Disney. Brought to life by...

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Straz Live! in the Park

Nov 04, 2018
FREE EVENT! Location: Curtis Hixon Park, Downtown TampaActivities begin: 2PM • Concert: 4-6PM​ Now an annual community event to kick off our new...
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Charlotte’s Web - Field Trip Grades: 3–6

Nov 06, 2018
Based on E.B. White’s bestselling children’s book of all time, Charlotte’s Web tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship...

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Navy Band Commodores

Nov 06, 2018
Jazz is America’s music, and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz...

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Steve Trash: The Science of Ecology - Field Trip Grades: K–6

Nov 07, 2018
Focusing on pollution, conservation of natural resources and the amazing connections that exist in the natural world, Steve Trash: Ecology Is Awesome is an...

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Opera Social Luncheon

Nov 08, 2018
Awaken your senses with delectable cuisine, innovative cocktails and a full bar while enjoying a performance by the Opera Tampa Singers. $40 for general...

Master Chorale

The Florida Orchestra - A Child of Our Time

Nov 09, 2018
Michael Francis, conductor  Janice Chandler Eteme, soprano  Susan Platts, alto Dominic Armstrong, tenor Kevin Deas, bass Master Chorale of...

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Tampa Bay Symphony presents Symphonic Sensations

Nov 11, 2018
Mark Sforzini, conductor  Grigorios Zamparas, PianoRimsky-Korsakov - Capriccio EspagnolKai Young Chan - Seeking SearchingDelius - Summer...

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Open Rehearsal - Die Fledermaus

Nov 13, 2018 - Nov 19, 2018
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper...

Latin Nights

Nov 15, 2018
Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials...

Esther Yoo

The Florida Orchestra - Vaughan Williams’ A London Symphony 

Nov 16, 2018
Michael Francis, conductor  Esther Yoo, violin Elgar: In the South (Alassio) Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto Vaughan Williams: Symphony No....

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DIAVOLO DANCE THEATRE: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION®

Nov 17, 2018
The daredevil dance spectacle from America’s Got Talent returns for more shocking, breathtaking dance-acrobatics. For 20 years, Diavolo has invented...

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VIVERE ALL’ITALIANA: ITALIAN FILM @ THE STRAZ

Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018
Italian Film Festival in conjunction with University of South Florida and Consulate General of Italy in Florida The Straz Center screens six films...

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Discover Opera - Die Fledermaus

Nov 18, 2018
Discover Opera is a free, interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper and production...
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Christie Lenee in Concert

Nov 18, 2018
Christie’s unique guitar work and profound instrumental compositions are well described as ‘Michael Hedges meets Joni Mitchell and Dave Matthews....

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Dom Flemons

Nov 19, 2018
Grammy®-winning co-founder of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dom Flemons recently completed a recording for Smithsonian Folkways celebrating the songs of...

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Benji Brown

Nov 24, 2018
Benji Brown returns after sold-out shows at The Straz last season. Known from his role on The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, the creator of YouTube sensation...

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Erich Bergen

Nov 24, 2018
Beloved as The Four Season’s songwriter Bob Gaudio in the original national tour of Jersey Boys and the 2014 Clint Eastwood-directed film of the same...

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Young Marx

Nov 25, 2018
Filmed live. Exported around the world.This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s theater scene to the high...

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Patel Conservatory presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Nov 29, 2018 - Dec 02, 2018
Students in grades 2 through 12 take on the roles of the Herdman kids -- the worst kids in the history of the world. They lie, steal, smoke cigars, swear and...

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Johann Strauss II's Die Fledermaus

Nov 30, 2018 - Dec 02, 2018
Take a husband on his way to jail, a wife with a wandering eye and a best friend who’s been dying to get revenge ever since that embarrassing night at...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience - Die Fledermaus

Nov 30, 2018
6:30PM Add a pre-performance premium experience to your Friday evening performance and enjoy an elegantly themed mix-n-mingle dining affair ...

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Glenn Beck Live – Addicted to Outrage Tour

Nov 30, 2018
In celebration of the release of his next book Addicted to Outrage, Glenn Beck and executive producer/head writer of The Glenn Beck Program and TheBlaze...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience - Die Fledermaus

Dec 02, 2018
12:00PM The ultimate pre-performance Sunday brunch premium experience includes a decadent spread plus bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys.

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Hello, Dolly!

Dec 04, 2018 - Dec 09, 2018
Winner of four Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival, Broadway’s most beloved musical is back where it belongs! Directed by Tony winner Jerry...

The Texas Tenors

The Texas Tenors: Deep in the Heart of Christmas

Dec 04, 2018
The handsome hombres from the Lone Star State pay homage to the star of Bethlehem in this Texas-style “go big or go home” concert of carols...

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Santa’s Holiday Revue - Field Trip Grades: K–5

Dec 05, 2018
This fast-paced, rollicking musical takes a joyous ‘round-the-world tour of the dances, songs and stories from Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and many...

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The Florida Orchestra - Mozart & Sibelius

Dec 07, 2018
Stuart Malina, conductor  Nancy Chang, violin  Derek Mosloff, viola Mussorgsky/Rimsky-Korsakov: Night on Bald Mountain Mozart: Sinfonia...

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Celeste Barber

Dec 08, 2018
Actor, comedian and social media superstar Celeste Barber is the self-proclaimed queen of everyday sophistication and low-budget lifestyle aspirations. In...

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Jane Lynch A Swingin' Little Christmas

Dec 08, 2018 - Dec 09, 2018
Emmy®- and Golden Globe-winning comedian extraordinaire Jane Lynch (Hollywood Game Night, Glee) delivers a big, shiny sack of Christmas cheer in this...

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An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin

Dec 13, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018
Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole...

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The Florida Orchestra - Holiday Pops

Dec 14, 2018
Jeff Tyzik, conductor  Michael Lynche, vocalist Pure holiday magic you can’t buy at the mall, featuring the velvet voice of American Idol star...

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Amythyst Kiah

Dec 17, 2018
Part Janelle Monae, part Johnny Cash, Southern-Gothic songster and multi-instrumentalist Amythyst Kiah delivers boot-stomping songs built from her...

Latin Nights

Dec 20, 2018
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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Next Generation Ballet's Nutcracker

Dec 22, 2018 - Dec 23, 2018
Now a glittering, star-studded Tampa holiday tradition, Next Generation Ballet’s Nutcracker includes principal dancers from powerhouse companies such...

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A Drag Queen Christmas - The Naughty Tour

Dec 28, 2018
A Drag Queen Christmas – The Naughty Tour, starring contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race on VH-1, performing live on stage and rocking the catwalk...

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Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry

Dec 28, 2018
Discovered by Andrew Dice Clay and launched by Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show, Sebastian Maniscalco’s hilarious no-filter brand of...

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The Florida Orchestra - Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue

Jan 04, 2019
Thomas Wilkins, conductor  Aldo López-Gavilán, piano Still: Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American” Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue ...

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Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Youth America Grand Prix Gala

Jan 05, 2019
Now a thrilling staple to the Tampa area dance season, this spectacular gala features performances by the award-winning wunderkinds from Next Generation...

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Othello by William Shakespeare

Jan 09, 2019 - Feb 03, 2019
Backstabbing politicians, two-faced frenemies, gaslighting, treachery, true love and the never-ending cultural complications of a “black ram tupping a...

Latin Nights

Jan 10, 2019
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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The Florida Orchestra - Unforgettable: 100 Years of Nat & Natalie

Jan 11, 2019
Jeff Tyzik, conductor  Dee Daniels, vocals  Denzal Sinclaire, vocals  Celebrate a century of the legendary Nat King Cole and his...

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Patel Conservatory presents Winter Cabaret

Jan 12, 2019
Performed by Patel Conservatory students grade 7-adult, Winter Cabaret features heart-warming renditions of solo, duet and small group musical theater...

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Hundred Days

Jan 15, 2019 - Mar 24, 2019
HUNDRED DAYS is an uncensored, exhilarating and heartrending true story about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap and loving as if you only had 100 days to...

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Into the Arctic Kingdom with Florian Schultz, photographer

Jan 15, 2019
Despite the Arctic’s reputation as a barren wasteland, award-winning photographer Florian Schulz discovered a vibrant ecosystem including playful polar...

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Les Misérables

Jan 15, 2019 - Jan 20, 2019
Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, LES...

Professor Smart and Dr. Knowitall

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

Jan 16, 2019
The wacky and talented Professor Smart and Dr. Knowitall join forces for an educational, entertaining, exciting and experiential extravaganza. Professor...

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The Florida Orchestra - Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 

Jan 18, 2019
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor  Joshua Roman, cello Still: Poem for Orchestra Bates: Cello Concerto Schubert: Symphony No. 9, “The...

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Rosie Revere, Engineer

Jan 20, 2019
Part of the Kid Time series for ages 5 to 8 Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams...

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Carrie Newcomer

Jan 21, 2019
Author, poet, songwriter and returning Club Jaeb artist Carrie Newcomer traffics in everyday grace, telling stories of working people that reveal deep...

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Your Alien - Field Trip Grades: PreK–2

Jan 22, 2019
One day, you’ll be looking out your window when something wonderful comes your way … and you will want to keep him. ArtsPower’s newest...

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Opera Social Cocktail Reception

Jan 23, 2019
Awaken your senses with delectable cuisine, innovative cocktails and a full bar while enjoying a performance by the Opera Tampa Singers. $45 for general...

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Jan 23, 2019
If you didn’t get tickets in time for the sold-out engagements of previous seasons’ An Astrophysicist Goes to the Movies and An Astrophysicist...

National Theater Live. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Jan 27, 2019
Filmed live. Exported around the world.This acclaimed series brings filmed versions of great performances from Britain’s theater scene to the high...

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A Bronx Tale

Jan 29, 2019 - Feb 03, 2019
Broadway’s hit crowd-pleaser takes you to the stoops of the Bronx in the 1960s where a young man is caught between the father he loves and the mob boss...

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We Shall Overcome: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 31, 2019
In this thrilling, emotional tribute inspired by the words of Dr. King, producer and musical director Damien Sneed showcases repertoire from across the...

Camille Zamora

The Florida Orchestra - Dreams of Spain 

Feb 01, 2019
Jeff Tyzik, conductor  Camille Zamora, vocals Hector del Curto, bandoneon  In Latin-inspired gems from Bizet to Bernstein, star soprano Camille...

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NGM Entertainment presents Im Hussein in Double Trouble

Feb 02, 2019
A Nigerian scammer promises Im Hussein and Abou Hussein $1.5 million, with strings attached. The two fall for the swindle and deplete their savings account...

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I have a Dream - Field Trip Grades: 3–12

Feb 05, 2019
This compelling dramatization of the life and times of one of the most influential and charismatic leaders of the “American Century” and the...

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Anton Coppola's Lady Swanwhite

Feb 09, 2019
Princess Swanwhite must marry the King. But, when he sends the Prince to school her in the demands of being Queen, the youngsters fall for each other’s...

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Lippo The Clown

Feb 09, 2019
Giggle, guffaw and howl with laughter as lovable Lippo the Clown comes to town with his small family circus.

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Hamilton

Feb 12, 2019 - Mar 10, 2019
HAMILTON contains some strong language and non-graphic adult situations.On-sale dates for HAMILTON have not been established at this time. We will share...

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Mayhem Poets - Field Trip Grades: 7–12

Feb 12, 2019
“Let’s go see a poetry show.” That is a sentence rarely proclaimed and usually responded to with cringes and excuses. The Mayhem Poets are...

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Farruquito

Feb 13, 2019
“The greatest flamenco dancer of the century” (The New York Times), Farruquito takes glamour, fantasy and furious footwork to new heights in this...

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mad Theatre presents Heathers The Musical

Feb 14, 2019 - Mar 03, 2019
Heathers The Musical is the darkly delicious story of Veronica Sawyer, a brainy, beautiful teenage misfit who hustles her way into the most powerful and...

Planets

The Florida Orchestra - The Planets

Feb 15, 2019
Michael Francis, conductor  Master Chorale of Tampa Bay Women’s Choir Sekhon: New Work (world premiere) Debussy: Nocturnes Holst...

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Bill Blagg: Science of Magic - Field Trip Grades: 2–7

Feb 20, 2019
Illusionist Bill Blagg’s one-of-a-kind educational experience The Science of Magic takes students on a rare, never-before-seen journey “behind...

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Patel Conservatory presents Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark

Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
For two decades, young readers have been enthralled by Mary Pope Osborne’s inventive Magic Tree House book series. Students in grades 2 through 4...

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Mayumana: Currents

Feb 21, 2019
Thomas Edison vs. Nikola Tesla. Otherwise known as the War of the Currents, the battle between the two inventors to claim supremacy in electric power...

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The Florida Orchestra - A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Feb 22, 2019
Michael Francis, conductor  Anne-Marie McDermott, piano Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 27 Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night’s Dream ...

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Tampa Bay Symphony presents Brush Up Your Shakespeare 

Feb 24, 2019
Mark Sforzini, conductor Jeffrey Smick, ViolinTchaikovsky - Romeo and Juliet Fantasy OvertureMacDowell - Hamlet and OpheliaBen Goldberg - ...

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Open Rehearsal - The Pearl Fishers

Feb 26, 2019 - Mar 07, 2019
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper...

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Wild Florida: Hidden in Plain Sight with Carlton Ward Jr.

Feb 26, 2019
Eighth-generation Floridian Carlton Ward, Jr. has trekked more than 2,000 miles across Florida during two National Geographic-supported expeditions to...

Havana Cuba All-Stars

Havana Cuba All-Stars

Feb 27, 2019
Direct from Havana on the Asere Friendship Tour, Cuba’s greatest musicians assemble as the Havana Cuba All-Stars for an electrifying program...

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LaChanze

Feb 28, 2019
LaChanze stole hearts in her 2006 Tony®-winning performance as Celie in The Color Purple. Launched soon after as a true Broadway diva with her knockout...

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Discover Opera - The Pearl Fishers

Mar 03, 2019
Discover Opera is a free, interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper and production...
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised]
by Adam Long, Daniel Singer & Jess Winfield

Mar 13, 2019 - Apr 07, 2019
The unholy drought is over. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) returns (now [revised]) after a (much too long) 14-year absence. The...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience - The Pearl Fishers

Mar 15, 2019
6:30PM Add a pre-performance premium experience to your Friday evening performance and enjoy an elegantly themed mix-n-mingle dining affair ...

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Georges Bizet's The Pearl Fishers

Mar 15, 2019 - Mar 17, 2019
In a seaside village in the Far East, a veiled priestess arrives to bless the pearl divers. But the catch in this story involves much more than pearls &ndash...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience - The Pearl Fishers

Mar 17, 2019
12:00PM The ultimate pre-performance Sunday brunch premium experience includes a decadent spread plus bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys.

Latin Nights

Mar 21, 2019
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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Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll sings Judy Garland

Mar 24, 2019
A star is born as award-winning dynamo Angela Ingersoll celebrates American icon Judy Garland. Ingersoll won acclaim for her portrayal of Garland in End of...

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Cicada Rhythm

Mar 25, 2019
Andrea Demarcus and Dave Kirslis make up Cicada Rhythm, a Georgia-born and Southern-bred duo who got their chops from time at Juilliard and the best, gritty...

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Kyle Cease - Evolving Out Loud

Mar 27, 2019
Comic, motivational speaker and creator of the insanely popular Evolving Out Loud transformational events, Kyle Cease delves into the hilarious heart of what...

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Whiffenpoofs

Mar 27, 2019
Every year, a group of rising Yale seniors are selected to be in the Whiffenpoofs, the world’s oldest and best-known collegiate a cappella group...

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Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus

Mar 28, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
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 No. 1 best-selling book of...

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Tap Dogs

Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
The global dance sensation TAP DOGS hits the road on an international tour of jaw-dropping new surprises. Experience the thrill of a revitalized genre of...

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The Florida Orchestra - Brahms’ Piano Concerto

Mar 29, 2019
Michael Francis, conductor  Benjamin Grosvenor, piano Brahms: Tragic Overture Schoenberg: Verklärte Nacht (Transfigured Night) Brahms...

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Wild Seas, Secret Shores with Thomas Peschak, photographer

Apr 02, 2019
We’ve all seen it online – the photo of the great white shark tailing a yellow kayak on a clear blue open sea, the man inside the boat looking...

The Swingles

The Swingles

Apr 03, 2019
Vanguards of the a cappella craze, The Swingles started in the 1960s as a trippy mix of Parisian session singers riffing on Bach. The current group of seven...

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Storm Large

Apr 04, 2019
This artist lives up to her name. Musician, actor, playwright, author and singer, Storm Large gathered a huge following during her stint on Rock Star...

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Late Nite Catechism

Apr 05, 2019 - Apr 07, 2019
Part catechism class, part stand-up routine, this interactive comedy is one of the longest-running shows in U.S. theater history. The New York Times calls it...

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Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Apr 05, 2019
Two of Tampa’s favorite things – ballet and drag – merge in The Trocks, the world-famous all-male comic ballet company. Les Ballets...

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The Florida Orchestra - Ragtime, Blues and All That Jazz

Apr 05, 2019
Jeff Tyzik, conductor  Byron Stripling, trumpet and vocals  Fan favorite Byron Stripling is back! He showcases ragtime masters Scott Joplin and...

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Best of Tampa Bay

Apr 06, 2019
Join us at “Tampa’s Best Party!” This ALL-INCLUSIVE all-you-can-eat food and drink extravaganza boasts more than 50 participants including...

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Beauty and the Beast

Apr 07, 2019
Part of the Kid Time series for ages 5 to 8 Step into a tale as old as time, the enchanted world of Beauty and the Beast, a classic story of Belle, a young...

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Open Rehearsal - La Boheme

Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper...

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DEAR EVAN HANSEN

WINNER OF SIX 2017 TONY AWARDS® INCLUDING BEST MUSICAL AND THE 2018 GRAMMY® AWARD FOR BEST MUSICAL THEATRE ALBUM!

Apr 09, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
Winner of six 2017 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and the 2018 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Theatre Album!A letter that was never meant to be...

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The Florida Orchestra - Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 

Apr 12, 2019
Gemma New, conductor  Sarah Shellman, violin Schumann: Manfred Overture Clyne: The Seamstress Brahms: Symphony No. 1  Guest...

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Chad Prather

Apr 13, 2019
Chad Prather is a fast-talking combination of Lewis Grizzard and Jeff Foxworthy, hailed as the “modern day Will Rogers.” Often recognized by his...

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Discover Opera - La Bohème

Apr 14, 2019
Discover Opera is a free, interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper and production...
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Discover Opera - La Bohème

Apr 14, 2019
Discover Opera is a free, interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper and production...
Free Event More Details

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Latin Nights

Apr 18, 2019
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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Dori Freeman

Apr 22, 2019
With a voice that soars between Alison Krauss and June Carter, Dori Freeman’s “You Say” hit more than two million plays on Spotify, paving...

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Patel Conservatory presents Seussical, Jr. 

Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
Performed by students in grades 5-8, this musical set in the world of Dr. Seuss features Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, the Whos and more of your...

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Giacomo Puccini's La Bohème

Apr 26, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
A writer. An artist. A philosopher. A musician. Giacomo Puccini’s masterpiece about struggling bohemians in Paris defined a love-and-friendship genre...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience - La Bohème

Apr 26, 2019
6:30PM Add a pre-performance premium experience to your Friday evening performance and enjoy an elegantly themed mix-n-mingle dining affair ...

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Opera Tampa Premium Experience

Apr 28, 2019
12:00PM The ultimate pre-performance Sunday brunch premium experience includes a decadent spread plus bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys.

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The Florida Orchestra - Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 

May 03, 2019
Michael Francis, conductor  Colin Currie, percussion Reich: Music for Pieces of Wood Norman: Switch (percussion concerto) Mahler...

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Grand Gala 2019

May 04, 2019
Experience the magic Sat., May 4, at 6 p.m. at the Opera Tampa Grand Gala 2019 to celebrate the culmination of a fabulous opera season. This creative black...

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Sandi Sylver Puppet Show

May 04, 2019
Children cheer for the enchanting cast of charming characters Sandi Sylver brings to life in this annual favorite.

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Tampa Bay Symphony presents Sibelius’s Mighty Second

May 05, 2019
Mark Sforzini, conductorSibelius - Symphony No. 2Composition Competition WinnerJack Heller Young Artist Competition Winner

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Anastasia

May 07, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Inspired by the beloved films, the romantic and adventure-filled new musical ANASTASIA is on a journey to Tampa at last!This dazzling show will transport you...

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Hedda Adapted by Lucy Kirkwood from the play by Henrik Ibsen

May 08, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019
Hedda, still mourning the father she adored, returns from her honeymoon with a husband she doesn’t love to a flat they can’t afford and a...

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Next Generation Ballet's Pirates and Cowboys: Le Corsaire and Western Symphony

May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019
The high seas and Wild West meet in NGB Artistic Director Philip Neal’s daring new production, a partial staging of Petipa’s Le Corsaire paired...

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An Evening with David Sedaris

May 15, 2019
If you love David Sedaris’s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you’re getting into at his live readings. You’d...

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Latin Nights

May 16, 2019
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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Kinky Boots

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Choreography, KINKY BOOTS, Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit returns...

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The Florida Orchestra - Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto 

May 24, 2019
Michael Francis, conductor  Jeffrey Multer, violin  Florida Student Composer Competition Winner Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto ...

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Come From Away

Jun 04, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world.The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7...

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mad Theatre presents Man of LaMancha

Jun 06, 2019 - Jun 23, 2019
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway...

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Rock of Ages

Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Broadway’s best party is turning up the volume to ten! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, ROCK OF AGES captures the iconic era of 1980s Hollywood...

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Latin Nights

Jun 20, 2019
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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The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
This “winning adaptation” (The Hollywood Reporter) of the best-selling Disney-Hyperion novel by Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief: The Percy...

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Constellations by Nick Payne

Jul 10, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019
What if every decision we’ve made – and not made – exists simultaneously in infinite parallel universes? So goes this bracing, glorious...

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Opera Social Cocktail Reception

Jul 17, 2019
Awaken your senses with delectable cuisine, innovative cocktails and a full bar while enjoying a performance by the Opera Tampa Singers. $45 for general...

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Latin Nights

Jul 18, 2019
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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A Night in Spain featuring La Verbena de la Paloma, the sizzling zarzuela with the Opera Tampa Singers

Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 29, 2019
On a hot, humid carnival night in Madrid, the people gather to celebrate the miracles of La Virgen, the famed statue and centerpiece of Paloma Street. This...

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Latin Nights

Aug 15, 2019
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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Latin Nights

Sep 19, 2019
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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