Artistic opportunities from theater to music to dance and more are no strangers to Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater residents.
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place
Tampa, FL 33602..........................813-229-7827
The Straz Center is the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center. The 335,000-square-foot center has five theaters, a conservatory, a rehearsal hall, shopping and three restaurants. The center plays host to a range of entertainment including Broadway series, grand operas and concerts.
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater
400 First St. S
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-893-7832
In the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, this cultural center with waterfront views and European box seating hosts special events, Broadway shows and rock, pop, country and classical concerts.
The Palladium Theater
253 Fifth Ave. N
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-822-3590
This downtown treasure on the St. Petersburg College campus contributes culturally with such diverse entertainment as classic rock ’n’ roll, comedy cabaret, animated movies, opera, jazz performances and more.
Ruth Eckerd Hall
1111 McMullen Booth Road
Clearwater, FL 33759 727-791-7400
Nominated as one of the top five concert halls in America, this Clearwater venue features performances from contemporary rockers to Broadway shows to the Florida Orchestra.
687 Central Ave.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 727-895-3045
This historic theater in downtown St. Pete boasts a roster of bands, concerts and music from national acts to great local artists.
The Tampa Theatre
711 N. Franklin St., Suite A
Tampa, FL 33602 813-274-8981
Since 1926, this theater has symbolized Tampa’s past and future with one of the country’s best-preserved examples of grand movie palace architecture. Whether cinema, theater or concerts grab your attention, it’s “the most elegant place in which you will ever order Goobers.”