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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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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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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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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
This is not just tap. Experience high-voltage, rugged, raw talent in the tap dance phenomenon which has taken the world by storm.Dein Perry's TAP DOGS...

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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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Live & Local - Carlos Peña

Mar 30, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMCarlos Peña​ is performing on the River Walk next to the fountains on Saturday, March 30.   Artist website:
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On The Edge

Mar 30, 2019
Featuring the award-winning dancers of the Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Program alongside artists from Next Generation Ballet (NGB), On The Edge offers...

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Patel Conservatory presents Music Honors Recital

Apr 02, 2019
7PM Exceptional students from the private lesson studios of the music program perform on this evening honors recital of classical and contemporary music...

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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...

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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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Piff the Magic Dragon: The Lucky Dragon Tour

Apr 04, 2019
50% Comedian. 50% Magician. 100% Dragon. After earning national acclaim as the standout star of NBC’s America's Got Talent and Penn & Teller...

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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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TASTE @The Straz - 
Formerly known as Best of Tampa Bay

Apr 06, 2019
Tampa’s Best Party is back with a new name, a new look, but the same “eat, drink, party” spirit! Best of Tampa Bay is now TASTE @The Straz,...

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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 Chorus Master Robin Stamper...

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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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Spamilton: An American Parody

Apr 09, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Don’t miss this “convulsively funny” (The New York Times) parody from the comic mastermind behind the long-running hit Forbidden...

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Last Out: Elegy of a Green Beret

Apr 11, 2019 - Apr 14, 2019
Army Green Beret Danny Patton is a modern-day warrior fighting battles that range from tribal Afghanistan to his own living room. As the corrosive gears of...

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Live & Local - Danielle Mohr

Apr 12, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMBorn and raised in Dunedin, this native Floridian is an acoustic guitarist, vocalist, and soul-pop singer/songwriter who is quickly gaining...
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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...



Apr 13, 2019
This event is at the Amalie Arena. An international sensation since 2011’s rendition of Michael Jackson’s “Smooth Criminal” reached...

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Live & Local - Taylor Reed

Apr 13, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PM Taylor Reed is a recording artist who tours regionally and nationally. She currently resides in Tampa Bay, Florida with her husband (Joe) and...
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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 Chorus Master Robin Stamper and production...
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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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Simply Three

Apr 24, 2019
Genre-hopping string trio Simply Three sold out the Jaeb Theater last season. They return to electrify audiences with their masterful interpretations of...

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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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Breakin' Out

Apr 27, 2019
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...

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Spring Into Dance

Apr 27, 2019
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...

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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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Spring Music Spectacular: Music Made in America

May 01, 2019
Explore the works of various American music composers with the Patel Conservatory's music department and Community Partner performance groups. This night...

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Arts Legacy REMIX: Global Storytellers

May 03, 2019
6:30PM-9:30PM • Straz Riverwalk Our community contains a wealth of cultures and talented people. They converge at The Straz Arts Legacy REMIX, where...
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Evening of Dance

May 03, 2019
This performance features students who are enrolled in the Open Dance Program in ballet, tap, jazz and flamenco dance.   

Colin Currie

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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The Joe Budden Podcast with Rory, Mal and Parks

May 03, 2019
Joe Budden, hip-hop's most polarizing critic, joins forces with Rory and Mal, two rap connoisseurs, to face-off and disect their take on pop culture and...

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Opera Tampa Grand Gala 2019

May 04, 2019
Experience the Magic Join us as we take a step back in time to Paris in the Belle Époque – a time of optimism and elegance, a time of impressionism...

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Beginning Dance 1 Recitals

May 04, 2019
The Beginning Dance 1 recitals take place in the TECO Theater and begin with a class demonstration to show skills learned throughout the year. It concludes...

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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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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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Live & Local - Carlos Peña

May 10, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PMCarlos Peña​ is performing on the River Walk next to the fountains on Friday, May 10.   Artist website:
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Live & Local - Jariah Higgins

May 11, 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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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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Patel Conservatory presents Jazz Jam - Spring

May 14, 2019
7:00PM The smooth stylings of jazz will be featured in this culminating performance from the students of the Patel Conservatory as they present an evening...

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May 14, 2019
From the ingenious minds of Rob Evan (Les Misérables, Trans-Siberian Orchestra) and Maestro Randall Craig Fleischer (San Francisco Symphony) comes the...

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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...

Chris Poe

Chris Poe – Live & Local

May 17, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PM Located in the Historic Downtown New Port Richey area. Chris Poe, 32 years old, has become an established full time solo acoustic cover artist...
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The National Tour of Kinky Boots. Photo credit: Matthew Murphy.

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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Live & Local - Connor Zwetsch

May 18, 2019
6:00PM-9:00PM Connor Zwetsch is a singer/songwriter based out of Tampa, Florida currently working on her debut album.Connor Zwetsch is performing on...
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Patel Conservatory presents End-of-Year Celebration

May 18, 2019
This celebration of Patel Conservatory’s brightest and best are highlighted in our annual End-of-Year Celebration. Graduating senior musicians, Theater...

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May 19, 2019
PJ MASKS LIVE: is back with an all new super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! Watch Catboy...

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We Just Move On – The Songs of Kander and Ebb

May 19, 2019
A dynamic duo presents a dynamic duo in We Just Move On—The Songs of Kander and Ebb. Broadway mavens Jana Robbins (Gypsy, I Love My Wife) and Haley...

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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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That's the Spirit

May 30, 2019
An extraordinary culinary experience, That’s the Spirit pairs five courses with specialty cocktails inspired be a featured spirit. This sit-down dinner...

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The Southern Momma Cledus T Judd Comedy Experience

May 31, 2019
Bang Productions presents The Southern Momma Cledus T Judd Comedy Experience produced by John Edmonds Kozma featuring Comedians Red Squirrel and Gary Cargal....

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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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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:
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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 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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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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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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Rob Lowe Stories I Only Tell My Friends Live!

Jun 21, 2019
Following his sold-out debut, Rob Lowe is taking his one-man show, Stories I Only Tell My Friends LIVE on a national tour.    Inspired by the...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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Spymonkey's Hysteria

Sep 17, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Hitchcock’s Rebecca meets The Pink Panther. Spymonkey’s deliciously demented take on the pulp gothic romance overflows with brilliant characters,...

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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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Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Oct 08, 2019 - Oct 13, 2019
Roald Dahl’s amazing tale is now Tampa’s golden ticket! It’s the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film...

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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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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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
“An entirely fresh, funny, and gorgeous new production. A REASON FOR CELEBRATION!” – New York Magazine  Tony-winning director...

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Once On This Island

Nov 19, 2019 - Nov 24, 2019
“What a delight it is to enter the world of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND!” raves The New York Times.  Winner of the 2018 Tony Award for Best Revival...

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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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Dec 19, 2019 - Jan 05, 2020
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical.  From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN...

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Mean Girls

Feb 18, 2020 - Feb 23, 2020
Direct from Broadway, MEAN GIRLS is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff...

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Miss Saigon

Mar 24, 2020 - Mar 29, 2020
“A DYNAMITE BROADWAY REVIVAL.” - The New Yorker. Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical MISS SAIGON, from the creators...

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Summer: The Donna Summer Musical

May 05, 2020 - May 10, 2020

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Jesus Christ Superstar

May 26, 2020 - May 31, 2020
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes...

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My Fair Lady

Jun 02, 2020 - Jun 07, 2020
From Lincoln Center Theater that brought you The King & I and South Pacific, comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all...


The SpongeBob Musical

Jul 21, 2020 - Jul 26, 2020
A legendary roster of Grammy® Award winners. A visionary director and a Tony Award®-winning design team. One of the world’s most beloved...

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