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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

Ben Folds
Saturday, November 11, 2017 8:30pm

Birdman Live with Antonio Sanchez
Friday, November 3, 2017 8:00pm

Demetri Martin
Sunday, November 5, 2017 8:00pm

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2
Friday, December 1, 2017 8:00pm
Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture
Friday, October 27, 2017 8:00pm

PJ Masks Live!: Time To Be A Hero
Saturday, October 28, 2017 2:00pm
Saturday, October 28, 2017 5:00pm

Siro-A: Techno Circus
Thursday, October 19, 2017 7:00pm

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