February 26, 2015

Join 250,000 of your closest friends for the annual Gasparilla Festival of the Arts,
where 300 of the world’s most talented artists showcae their work,
this weekend in Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park.

Thursday, February 26

Madama Butterfly Open Rehearsals Begins 6:30pm

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

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


Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Kids 

Begins 7pm

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals and discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks.


Two Days, One Night 

7:30pm to 9:15pm

Tampa Theatre

Sandra has just returned to work after recovering from depression, and management tells her she will be let go. After learning that her co-workers will vote to decide her fate, Sandra races to convince each of her fellow employees to let her keep her job.


First Date – Broadway’s Musical Comedy

Begins 7:30pm
Straz Center for the Performing Arts
When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. Can this couple turn what could be a dating disaster into something special before the check arrives?

Begins 7:30pm

Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Hailed as the greatest “hoofer” of our time, Savion Glover has his name on some of the most crowd-pleasing rhythmic romps of recent memory. In this new show, Glover and a quartet of hand-selected tap dancers pay heel-clapping, toe-tapping tribute to Glover’s heroes and inspirations.

List of musical entertainment at downtown bars and restaurants updated weekly.

Check Arts and Culture Spotlight section below for more to do in downtown!

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