In the mood for an '80s prom?
On Feb. 14, Rubix Cubed (the official cover band of Stuck in the '80s) will play an '80s Prom at Ybor City's Ritz Theatre in Tampa. The event gets started at 7 p.m. and tickets run $10. For those who haven't seen Rubix Cubed in person, this is probably the perfect opportunity to check them out. And the Ritz makes for the ideal prom setting. Warning: This is also the night of the Gasparilla Night Parade in Ybor, so plan ahead as far as parking goes.
Want something a little more theatrical? The Awesome '80s Prom is coming to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall from Feb. 26 to March 1.This is an interactive show (sorta like Tony and Tina's Wedding) with the characters seamlessly mingling with the audience as an entire prom takes place -- with you as a participant. The theater will be transformed into the dance floor of a high school gym. There will be a high school principal to keep your wandering hands in check and a prom king and queen are crowned at the end of the night. The show started out on Broadway and has won rave reviews.
And yes, Stuck in the '80s will be at BOTH shows. I'm not not 100 percent sure which Awesome '80s Prom we'll be attending, but the safe money is on Friday, Feb. 27. Co-host Sean Daly plans to attend, and even Vegas Girlfriend will be there. More details to come soon.