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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...


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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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...

Photo by Charlie Hamilton James

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...


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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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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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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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...

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