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Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Categories: Theater

Features: Catering, Guided tours

Payment options: Credit cards accepted

Food available: Yes

More in this neighborhood: Downtown Tampa

Ferguson Hall is one of the large theaters at the Straz Center. Downtown Tampa's dazzling performing arts venue sits on nine acres on the east bank of Hillsborough River. The 330,000-square-foot complex contains five theaters offering one of the nation's best Broadway touring series, grand opera, concerts and a variety of events and performances.

The five individual theaters are: Carol Morsani Hall (2,610 seats), Ferguson Hall (1,042 seats), the Jaeb Theater (268 seats), the TECO Energy Foundation Theater (250 seats) and the Shimberg Playhouse (130 seats).

You can dine before the performance on site at Maestro's Restaurant (buffett, upstairs from the Jaeb Theater; opened for Broadway series, opera and selected events), Maestro's Cafe (in Carol Morsani Hall lobby) or Maestro's On The River (near the fountains). The restaurant also offers late night dining (menu service) on Friday and Saturday post-show for selected performances.

The venues are available for performance related events, including concerts, lectures, meetings, recitals, plays, graduations and pageants.

The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, which opened in 1987, was renamed for philanthropist David A. Straz Jr. in November 2009.

Events at Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Body Traffic
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 8:00pm

CANCELLED: Laura Benanti
Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:00pm
Carl Hiaasen
Sunday, March 5, 2017 7:30pm
Florida Opera Festival
Friday, February 10, 2017 8:00pm
Sunday, February 12, 2017 2:00pm

Florida Orchestra: Happy Hour Concerts
Thursday, February 2, 2017 5:30pm
A Toast to the Classics

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:00pm

It Gets Better
Friday, March 24, 2017 7:30pm
Joshua Bell
Sunday, January 29, 2017 7:00pm

MOMIX Opus Cactus
Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:00pm
Pablo Sainz Villegas
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30pm
Spinosaurous: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with Nizar Ibrahim
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:00pm

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue
Friday, March 3, 2017 7:30pm
Tampa Bay Symphony Winter Concerts
Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:00pm

Tiempo Libre
Friday, March 10, 2017 7:30pm
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 8:00pm

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Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts - Downtown Tampa