Straz Center for the Performing Arts

1010 N W.C. MacInnes Place Tampa, FL 33602 (813) 222-1000

www.strazcenter.org

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts provides world-class entertainment, ranging from lavish Broadway shows to classical music and rock concerts. It is the largest facility of its kind in the Southeastern United States. Visit www.strazcenter.org. Please contact our Ticketing Office at (813) 229-7827.

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  • Admission Prices: Varies
  • Days/Hours of Operation: Varies based on show schedules.
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Venues

  • Total Square Footage: 300000
  • Total Capacity (Reception): 2600
  • Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 18
  • Internet Access in Meeting Rooms
  • Wireless Access in Meeting Rooms
  • Inhouse Catering
  • Liquor License
  • Outdoor Facilities Sq Ft: 25000
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Largest Meeting Room Sq Ft: 5000
  • Largest Theatre Capacity: 2,610
  • Largest Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Largest Banquet Capacity: 1,500
  • Largest Reception Capacity: 2,600
  • Number of Max Booths (8 x 10): 45
IL VOLO: Notte Magica – A Tribute To The Three Tenors

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

03/30/2017

The acclaimed, powerhouse Italian pop trio Il Volo returns to the United States to pay homage to their biggest inspiration, The Three Tenors, performing songs from their latest album, Notte Magica...

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

03/30/2017 - 04/01/2017

Jobsite completes the trilogy from acclaimed playwright and screenwriter ( Six Shooter, In Bruges, Seven Psycopaths ) Martin McDonagh that began with the very first show they performed as resident...

Open Rehearsal - Tosca

Open Rehearsal - Tosca

03/21/2017 - 03/30/2017

Opera aficionados and neophytes alike will enjoy a behind-the-scenes peek into a rehearsal with Maestro Daniel Lipton, observing the director and artists working on scenes from the upcoming opera...

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff - The Florida Orchestra

Beethoven & Rachmaninoff - The Florida Orchestra

03/31/2017

Recognized as one of today’s most gifted conductors and pianists, Ignat Solzhenitsyn will do both, performing Beethoven’s charming and bouncy Piano Concerto No. 2. Also on the program is...

MattyB featuring The Haschak Sisters

MattyB featuring The Haschak Sisters

04/01/2017

Matthew David Morris aka "MattyB" is a 14-year-old pop singer/rapper from Atlanta, GA. He was born on January 6, 2003. Since beginning his music career at age 7, he has quickly become an Internet...

Discover Opera - Tosca

Discover Opera - Tosca

04/02/2017

You are invited to take part in an interactive forum designed to enrich your grand opera experience. Featuring Managing Director and Choral Master Robin Stamper and Stage Director Jeffrey Buchman....

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

Recurring weekly on Sunday until 04/09/2017

Jobsite completes the trilogy from acclaimed playwright and screenwriter ( Six Shooter, In Bruges, Seven Psycopaths ) Martin McDonagh that began with the very first show they performed as resident...

The House at Pooh Corner

The House at Pooh Corner

04/02/2017

Spend some tender time with faithful friends Piglet, Tigger, Christopher Robin and that lovable bear called Winnie-the-Pooh in this delightful adaptation of the A.A. Milne classic. The House at Pooh...

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara

04/06/2017 - 04/08/2017

Jobsite completes the trilogy from acclaimed playwright and screenwriter ( Six Shooter, In Bruges, Seven Psycopaths ) Martin McDonagh that began with the very first show they performed as resident...

Tosca

Tosca

04/07/2017

Sometimes rejection feels like a knife in the heart, and no one knows that better than Puccini’s treacherous villain Scarpia when he sets his machinations on the beautiful singer Tosca and her lover...

Amy Morgan - Live & Local

Amy Morgan - Live & Local

04/09/2017

Amy Morgan is a jazz vocalist who has been performing professionally in the Tampa Bay area for over eight years. She has sang venues large and small; from 17 piece big-band benefit shows to many...

Tosca

Tosca

04/09/2017

Sometimes rejection feels like a knife in the heart, and no one knows that better than Puccini’s treacherous villain Scarpia when he sets his machinations on the beautiful singer Tosca and her lover...

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

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

04/11/2017 - 04/13/2017

This loving tribute takes audiences through a laughter-infused version of all six seasons of the beloved show. TJ Dawe (director and co-creator of One Man Star Wars Trilogy, One Man Lord of the Rings...

Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge

Patel Conservatory presents On The Edge

04/15/2017

Featuring the award-winning dancers of the Patel Conservatory Popular Dance Program alongside artists from Next Generation Ballet, On the Edge offers something from the contemporary dance world for...

Theresa Caputo LIVE! The Experience

Theresa Caputo LIVE! The Experience

04/18/2017

From TLC’s hit show Long Island Medium, Theresa Caputo LIVE! The Experience brings Caputo face-to-face with her fans, as she lets spirits guide her through the audience. She will share personal...

Latin Nights

Latin Nights

Recurring monthly on the 3rd Thursday until 05/18/2017

Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live...

Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet

Marsha Ambrosius and Eric Benet

04/20/2017

Grammy® nominees Marsha Ambrosius , of Floetry, and the soulful Eric Benét collaborate on this electrifying tour mixing and melding the best of both of their musical worlds. Ambrosius has been at the...

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Tour

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science Tour

04/21/2017

Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science , is the follow-up to his smash Edible Inevitable tour. Fans can expect all new everything including songs, multimedia presentations, talk-show antics and bigger and...

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

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

04/21/2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown . The whole gang...

Singin’ and Swingin’: A Century of Ella - The Florida Orchestra

Singin’ and Swingin’: A Century of Ella - The Florida Orchestra

04/21/2017

Celebrate a century of the one and only Ella Fitzgerald. Join Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist Carmen Bradford and conductor Jeff Tyzik for the music that made the “First Lady of Song”...

The Azure Sky In Oz

The Azure Sky In Oz

04/21/2017

THE AZURE SKY IN OZ, by William Leavengood, is a powerful, funny, but unflinching drama about two women whose lives are profoundly changed by their immersion in the world of the other-abled. Mary, a...

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

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

04/22/2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown . The whole gang...

Rocktopia Live

Rocktopia Live

04/22/2017

Rocktopia showed up on to the Pop / Rock scene with the release of tour album "ROCKTOPIA", released on N/A. The song immediatley became a success and made Rocktopia one of the top emerging great shows...

The Sandi Sylver Puppet Show

The Sandi Sylver Puppet Show

04/22/2017

Sandi Sylver’s delightful cadre of soft, fabric puppets entertain wee audiences and their adult companions with masterful storytelling and singing that enchants audiences of all ages. Sandi brings her...

The Azure Sky In Oz

The Azure Sky In Oz

04/23/2017

THE AZURE SKY IN OZ, by William Leavengood, is a powerful, funny, but unflinching drama about two women whose lives are profoundly changed by their immersion in the world of the other-abled. Mary, a...

Tony Furtado

Tony Furtado

04/24/2017

Slide guitar, cello-banjo, baritone ukulele, bottleneck guitar and five-string banjo make the list of intriguing, eclectic instruments in songwriter Tony Furtado’s repertoire. His gorgeous playing and...

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

04/27/2017 - 04/28/2017

In this hilarious new three-character comedy based on the best-selling book of the same title, audiences are welcomed into a fun-filled world of foolproof moves and insider advice that could only be...

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

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

04/28/2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown . The whole gang...

Symphonie Fantastique - The Florida Orchestra

Symphonie Fantastique - The Florida Orchestra

04/28/2017

Through music, the orchestra tells the story of French composer Hector Berlioz in his Symphonie Fantastique, a self-portrait of an artist’s destructive passion for his beloved. Also on the program:...

The Azure Sky In Oz

The Azure Sky In Oz

04/28/2017 - 04/29/2017

THE AZURE SKY IN OZ, by William Leavengood, is a powerful, funny, but unflinching drama about two women whose lives are profoundly changed by their immersion in the world of the other-abled. Mary, a...

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

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

04/29/2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown . The whole gang...

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

04/29/2017 - 04/29/2017

In this hilarious new three-character comedy based on the best-selling book of the same title, audiences are welcomed into a fun-filled world of foolproof moves and insider advice that could only be...

An Evening of song with Aaron Tveit

An Evening of song with Aaron Tveit

04/30/2017

Aaron Tveit, who created the role of Gabe Goodman in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next To Normal , began his Broadway career when a mock audition for RENT during a college acting class turned...

Let's Play Live

Let's Play Live

04/30/2017

The future of entertainment events is here. This nerdcore fantasy unites gamers in an outrageous evening of insanity and energy with YouTube game channel stars from Achievement Hunter and Funhaus. See...

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

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

04/30/2017

Performed by Patel Conservatory students in grades 5-12, Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip comes to life onstage in Clark Gesner’s classic musical, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown . The whole gang...

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man

04/30/2017

In this hilarious new three-character comedy based on the best-selling book of the same title, audiences are welcomed into a fun-filled world of foolproof moves and insider advice that could only be...

The Azure Sky In Oz

The Azure Sky In Oz

04/30/2017

THE AZURE SKY IN OZ, by William Leavengood, is a powerful, funny, but unflinching drama about two women whose lives are profoundly changed by their immersion in the world of the other-abled. Mary, a...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

05/02/2017 - 05/04/2017

“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed. THE KING AND I is a five-handkerchief masterpiece.” – Ben...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I - KIDS' NIGHT

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I - KIDS' NIGHT

05/03/2017

KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY - Come early to the Wednesday performance to enjoy free activities and entertainment before the show, and stay late for a talk-back with the company members. Plus, kids 12 and...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

05/05/2017

“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed. THE KING AND I is a five-handkerchief masterpiece.” – Ben...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

05/05/2017

“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed. THE KING AND I is a five-handkerchief masterpiece.” – Ben...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

05/06/2017

“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed. THE KING AND I is a five-handkerchief masterpiece.” – Ben...

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I

05/07/2017

“I doubt I’ll see a better production in my lifetime.” – Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal “SOMETHING WONDERFUL indeed. THE KING AND I is a five-handkerchief masterpiece.” – Ben...

Tampa Bay Symphony Dazzling Inspirations

Tampa Bay Symphony Dazzling Inspirations

05/07/2017

Featuring Jeffrey Multer, violin Composer Competition Winner Holst - Beni Mora - Oriental Suite for Orchestra, Op 29, No. 1 Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto

Sebastian Maniscalco

Sebastian Maniscalco

05/12/2017

Buy Sebastian Maniscalco tickets to see this Chicago-born stand-up comedian perform live. Known for his blue-collar comedy about everything from parenting to shopping at TJ Maxx, Sebastian Maniscalco...

The American Songbook: Then and Now - The Florida Orchestra

The American Songbook: Then and Now - The Florida Orchestra

05/12/2017

Nobody loves a piano like Tony DeSare. The jazzy singer-songwriter-pianist has a style that’s all his own. From Sinatra to Prince from Mercer to McCartney, he spans the generations for marvelous music...

Darrin Bradbury  in Tampa

Darrin Bradbury in Tampa

05/15/2017

Darrin Bradbury spent years as the front man for Big Wilson River before striking out on his own. A road-seasoned singer-songwriter, Bradbury brings an old school sense to his songs about the workaday...

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

05/30/2017 - 06/01/2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart” ( Time) . Vogue cheers,...

Finding Neverland - KID'S NIGHT ON BROADWAY

Finding Neverland - KID'S NIGHT ON BROADWAY

05/31/2017

KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY - Come early to the Wednesday performance to enjoy free activities and entertainment before the show, and stay late for a talk-back with the company members. Plus, kids 12 and...

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

06/02/2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart” ( Time) . Vogue cheers,...

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

06/03/2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart” ( Time) . Vogue cheers,...

Finding Neverland

Finding Neverland

06/04/2017

FINDING NEVERLAND is Broadway’s biggest new hit and the winner of Broadway.com's Audience Choice Award for BEST MUSICAL! This breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart” ( Time) . Vogue cheers,...

Tig Notaro

Tig Notaro

06/16/2017

Mathilde "Tig" O'Callaghan Notaro is an American stand-up comic, writer, radio contributor, and actress. Wikipedia Known for her Netflix documentary TIG and her role on Amazon’s hit series Transparent...

Latin Nights

Latin Nights

06/22/2017

Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live...

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid

07/11/2017 - 07/12/2017

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! Come fall in love with the magic for the first...

Disney's The Little Mermaid - KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY

Disney's The Little Mermaid - KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY

07/13/2017

What To Expect The Thursday, July 13, performance will be sign language interpreted. KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY - Come early to the Wednesday performance to enjoy free activities and entertainment before...

Disney's The Little Mermaid - KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY

Disney's The Little Mermaid - KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY

07/14/2017

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! Come fall in love with the magic for the first...

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid

07/15/2017

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! Come fall in love with the magic for the first...

Disney's The Little Mermaid

Disney's The Little Mermaid

07/16/2017

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! Come fall in love with the magic for the first...

Latin Nights

Latin Nights

07/20/2017

Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live...

Latin Nights

Latin Nights

08/17/2017

Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live...

Latin Nights

Latin Nights

09/14/2017

Maestro's proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live...