TICKETS & EVENTS

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Jeremy Douglass: Broadway Pre-Show

Jan 15, 2019 - Jun 04, 2019
5:00-7:15PM Jeremy is a solo and ensemble pianist and accompanist living in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has performed jazz, broadway shows, rock, country...

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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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Nicholas David

May 20, 2019
This good old American soulful songster gives all the feels with his wholly unique voice. Channeling a little Delta angel and a little muddy water blues...

John Mcrae

Live & Local - John Mcrae

May 24, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PM John Mcrae’s favorite place to hang out as a kid were his parent’s and grandparent’s record cabinets. Count Basie, Foreigner...
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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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Victoria’s School of Dance 22nd Annual Recital

May 26, 2019

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That's the Spirit

May 30, 2019
The elevated and more exclusive sister of TASTE @ The Straz, That's the Spirit presents a five-course dinner presented by five celebrated chefs. Each...

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The Southern Momma Cledus T Judd Comedy Experience

May 31, 2019
Country satire superstar and former 99.5 FM WQYK Tampa morning show personality Cledus T. Judd is back after a hiatus that had fans wondering if they'd...

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Dawson Dance Academy Annual Recital

Jun 01, 2019
Dawson Dance Academy presents their dancers in our annual dance recital.

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Broadway's Eric Petersen Sings "Swinging Thru Broadway"

Jun 01, 2019
This swinging cabaret evening will feature some of your favorite songs from classic musicals like “Guys & Dolls” and “Singin’ In...

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Broadway Star of the Future Awards Showcase

Jun 02, 2019
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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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 La Mancha

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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The City of Tampa and Cando Inc.
Dance & Gym Recital: There's No Place Like Home

Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019

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Live & Local - Jarrod Barefoot

Jun 07, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMJarrod Barefoot​ is performing on the River Walk next to the fountains on Friday, June 7.   Artist website:https://www.facebook.com...
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Live & Local - Eden Shireen

Jun 08, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMEden Shireen has written her own narrative in the music industry by expressing her own melodic storytelling with an eclectic blend of pop, indie...
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Rock of Ages

Jun 11, 2019 - Jun 15, 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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Opera Tampa Singers at Donatello Italian Restaurant

Jun 14, 2019
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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Live & Local - Frankie Raye

Jun 14, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMFrankie Raye is a full-time musician who has been featured on ABC/CBS-affiliate talk show programs, radio stations in Tampa and Sarasota, Tampa...
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Patel Conservatory presents Junior Intensive

Jun 14, 2019
This showcase features students who are enrolled in the Junior Intensive (full day option). Students will perform what they learned during their two-week...

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Live & Local - Jariah Higgins

Jun 15, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMJariah Higgins is a soulful singer songwriter based out of Tampa Florida. He captivates his audience with his soul driven voice, entrancing...
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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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Little Black Dress

Jun 28, 2019 - Jun 30, 2019
LITTLE BLACK DRESS! Back by popular demand, the fearlessly funny ladies’ night out musical makes for one wild and unforgettable evening with its...

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Laughs for the Troops: The Funniest Night in America

Jun 29, 2019
Join us as we celebrate all veterans and first responders and give you the Funniest Night in America – 4 great comics – 1 great cause – 1...

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Patel Conservatory presents Newsies

Jul 06, 2019 - Jul 07, 2019
Based on the 1992 Disney film, Disney's Newsies! comes to life on the Ferguson stage this summer. Performed by students age 13 through college, the story...

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James Charles: Sisters Tour 

Jul 07, 2019
See you on the road, SISTERS! James Charles, the world-famous makeup artist and digital phenomenon, is coming to the Big Guava! In his first ever SISTERS...

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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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Aerial Dragons: Hypnotica

Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls! Join us for a hypnotic journey into a mystical world of the Freaky and the Fantastic. Once again, The Aerial Dragons...

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Opera Socials 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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Patel Conservatory presents Annie, Jr. 

Jul 18, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Performed by students age 8-14, this junior adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical, Annie, features a story with equal measures of pluck and positivity...

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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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Next Generation Ballet: Summer Showcase

Jul 19, 2019
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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John Cusack plus a screening of Say Anything

Jul 24, 2019
 The 1989 comedy/drama Say Anything brought popular culture the love story of Lloyd Dobler (actor John Cusack) and Diane Court (actress Ione Skye). An...

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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 28, 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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Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue

Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
PAW Patrol is on a roll with its hit live tour! Come roll with the PAW Patrol as everybody’s favorite heroic pups race to the rescue on the day of the...

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Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Intensive: Christmas in August

Aug 07, 2019
This not-to-be-missed holiday spectacular performance, held in the Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall, features students enrolled in the Patel Conservatory...

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Evening of Dance

Aug 08, 2019
The performance features students in ballet, tap and jazz dance from the Open Dance Program.

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Patel Conservatory presents Showstoppers: Hooray for Hollywood!

Aug 08, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
Featuring favorite moments from nostalgic to modern-day Hollywood, this professionally produced showcase features performances by the finest students of...

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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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85 South Show

Aug 17, 2019
Recommended for ages 21+ The last few years, the 85 South Show has been shaking up the podcasting scene with improvs and freestyles by some of the fastest...

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Opera Tampa Singers at Donatello Italian Restaurant

Aug 23, 2019
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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Meteor Shower by Steve Martin

Sep 06, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019
Nobody does comedy like the wild ‘n’ crazy guy, and nobody around here does Steve Martin like Jobsite. Building on Jobsite’s sold-out...

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Rhett & Link: Live in Concert

Sep 08, 2019
Get your earholes ready for a Mythical evening of songification with your favorite lifelong best friends. Join Rhett & Link as they take you on a musical...

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Spymonkey's Hysteria

Sep 17, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. Hitchcock’s Rebecca meets...

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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...

Silly Sam

Silly Sam The Music Man

Oct 05, 2019
Silly Sam brings his magical treasure of wind instruments, strings, percussion and electronics for kids to connect with the wonders of sound! Children love...

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Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. Roald Dahl’s amazing tale...

Broadway Ball

Oct 19, 2019
Join us for the Straz Center’s spectacular fall fundraiser hosted by the Board of Trustees. The event features a cocktail reception with silent auction...

Broadway Ball After Dark

Oct 19, 2019
Celebrate Broadway, good friends and great times at Broadway Ball After Dark, a benefit for the Straz Center. The evening features live entertainment, a...

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Gretchen Peters 

Oct 21, 2019
Gretchen Peters stands with the heavenly-host crowd of folk singer-songwriters like Nanci Griffith, Lucinda Williams and Bonnie Raitt. Her lilting but deeply...

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DIAVOLO DANCE THEATRE: ARCHITECTURE IN MOTION®

Oct 25, 2019
The jaw-dropping daredevil dance troupe returns with signature spectacular numbers involving enormous, rocking set pieces, muscular dancers and plenty of...

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The Thanksgiving Play by Larissa Fasthorse

Oct 25, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019
Let’s see … how to create a holiday pageant that simultaneously celebrates Thanksgiving while honoring Native American Heritage Month in the...

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Bianca Del Rio: It’s Jester Joke

Oct 31, 2019
Bianca Del Rio, the alter ego of seasoned comic Roy Haylock and season six winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, is a self-professed “clown in a gown...

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Dog Man: The Musical

Nov 02, 2019
BFFs George and Harold face one of the greatest challenges of 5th grade: how to turn their comic about a part-dog, part-policeman into a showstopping musical...

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National Geographic Symphony for Our World

Nov 02, 2019
This unprecedented event pairs National Geographic’s stunning natural history footage with an original symphony composed by Bleeding Fingers Music...

Fiddler On The Roof

Fiddler On The Roof

Nov 05, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. “An entirely fresh, funny...

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Straight No Chaser: The Open Bar Tour

Nov 14, 2019
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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Ryanhood

Nov 18, 2019
The multi-talented, multi-instrumentalist duo of Cameron Hood and Ryan Green comprise Ryanhood, a dream team of neofolk music. Once superstars on the indie...

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Once On This Island

Nov 19, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. “What a delight it is to...

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The Four Italian Tenors: Viva Italia

Nov 30, 2019
The next generation of great Italian tenors is here with Viva Italia!: A Salute to Four Great Italian Tenors. This humble, humorous and heartfelt tribute by...

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Nick Offerman: All Rise

Dec 07, 2019
All Rise is an evening of deliberative talking and light dance that will compel you to chuckle whilst enjoining you to brandish a better side of humanity...

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Kyshona Armstrong

Dec 16, 2019
A staple of the Athens and Nashville singer-songwriter scenes, Kyshona Armstrong built her powerful, mesmerizing style from years of counseling inmates...

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Aladdin

Dec 19, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. Discover a whole new world at...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020
As a famous man once noted, “the course of true love never did run smooth.” That famous man happened to be William Shakespeare writing dialogue...

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Shannon Wild: Pursuit of the Black Panther

Jan 21, 2020
Wildlife photographer and cinematographer Shannon Wild is a passionate conservationist who lives in Africa but works wherever the wildlife calls. In her 15...

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Discover Opera - Carmen

Jan 26, 2020
Discover Opera features free interactive forums designed to enrich your grand opera experiences. Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper and...

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Open Rehearsals - Carmen

Jan 27, 2020 - Jan 30, 2020
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper...

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David Wilcox

Feb 03, 2020
For a man with 20 albums to his credit, David Wilcox made fans wait an eternity – four whole years – for his latest soul-searching masterpiece...

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Georges Bizet’s Carmen

Feb 07, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020
Vixen. Vamp. Sexpot. Siren. Whatever you want to call Carmen, don’t call her “mine.” George Bizet’s original independent woman...

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Lippo The Clown

Feb 08, 2020
Giggle, guffaw and howl with laughter as lovable Lippo the Clown comes to town with a big-top sized imagination for a tiny-top sized circus.

Mean Girls

Mean Girls

Feb 18, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. Direct from Broadway, MEAN...

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Gina Chavez

Feb 24, 2020
Bilingual folk pop songstress Gina Chavez’s bewitching voice and intelligent story-songs won her acclaim as a 10-time recipient of the Austin Music...

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Charlie Hamilton James: I Bought a Rainforest

Feb 25, 2020
Over the last five years, photojournalist Charlie Hamilton James has travelled from the east coast of Brazil to the dense Amazon rainforest, living with and...

Cinderella

Feb 29, 2020
Glass slipper? Check. Fairy godmother? Check. Original modern songs kids love and parents will, too? Double check. The Panto Company USA ignites the classic...

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Discover Opera - The Pirates of Penzance

Mar 01, 2020
Discover Opera features free interactive forums designed to enrich your grand opera experiences. Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper and...

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Open Rehearsals - The Pirates of Penzance

Mar 02, 2020 - Mar 05, 2020
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper...

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Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance

Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
Swashbuckling slapstick from the masters of theatrical tomfoolery, The Pirates of Penzance presents the screamingly funny satirical perfection of Gilbert and...

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Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley

Mar 13, 2020 - Apr 05, 2020
A priest, a nun, an accusation but no proof. John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer®- and Tony®-winning drama about what may or may not have happened...

Jersey Boys

Mar 13, 2020 - Mar 15, 2020
Jersey Boys is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note....

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Logan Ledger

Mar 23, 2020
New Rounder Records artist Logan Ledger captures the golden age of honky-tonk singing over an exciting mix of surfer/classic country guitar. Snapped up and...

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Miss Saigon

Mar 24, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. “A DYNAMITE BROADWAY...

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Yudhijit Bhattacharjee: The Anatomy of Deceit 

Mar 31, 2020
Honesty may be the best policy, but scheming and deception are part of what makes us human. Studies show that our natural instinct to deceive starts in early...

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Discover Opera - Aida

Apr 05, 2020
Discover Opera features free interactive forums designed to enrich your grand opera experiences. Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper and...

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Open Rehearsals - Aida

Apr 13, 2020 - Apr 16, 2020
Opera aficionados and neophytes alike always enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Managing Director and Chorus Master Robin Stamper...

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Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida

Apr 24, 2020 - Apr 26, 2020
A slave girl caught between her love and her father, a young general trapped between duty and desire, a princess pinned by pride. As Egypt wages war against...

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Charlotte's Web

Apr 26, 2020
Some pig, huh? This heartwarming tale of unconditional love and friendship is T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C. Join gentle spider Charlotte as she guides precocious pig...

Katie Adams: Animal Safari Stories

Katie Adams: Animal Safari Stories

May 02, 2020
Storyteller Katie Adams takes tots on a jungle adventure with folk tales from around the world about animals who can teach people a lot about themselves. The...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

May 05, 2020 - May 10, 2020
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. “THE AUDIENCE REACHES A...

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The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
by Bertolt Brecht, Translated by George Tabori

May 15, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020
Bertolt Brecht’s 1941 literary shot-across-the-bow at the Nazi takeover, The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui recasts Hitler's rise to 1930’s...

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Jesus Christ Superstar

May 26, 2020 - May 31, 2020
On sale date to be announced at a later time.JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th...

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My Fair Lady

Jun 02, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020
Tickets available on the 9 show subscription package only. The single ticket on sale date will be announced at a later time. From Lincoln Center Theater...

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Animals Out of Paper by Rajiv Joseph

Jul 17, 2020 - Aug 09, 2020
Ilana, a world-renowned origami artist, is going through a divorce and her dog has run away. She hasn’t answered her phone in two months. Then, her...

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The SpongeBob Musical

Jul 21, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020
On sale date to be announced at a later time. A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design...

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