Ferguson Hall at David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts


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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 David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts

Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:30pm

Alonzo King LINES Ballet
Thursday, January 15, 2015 7:30pm

Anjelah Johnson
Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:00pm

Black Violin
Friday, January 30, 2015 7:30pm

Choo Choo Soul
Sunday, September 21, 2014 2:00pm

Chris D'Elia
Saturday, October 25, 2014 8:00pm

Evil Dead the Musical
Saturday, November 15, 2014 7:30pm
Friday, November 14, 2014 7:30pm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 8:00pm

Garfunkel and Oates
Friday, November 21, 2014 8:00pm

Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Thursday, February 12, 2015 8:00pm

Jay Mohr
Saturday, September 20, 2014 7:30pm

Jeff Corwin
Saturday, November 1, 2014 7:30pm

Mediaeval Baebes Christmas
Saturday, December 6, 2014 7:30pm

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 7:30pm
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:30pm

National Geographic Live
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:00pm Islands of Obsession with Jim Richardson
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 7:00pm Extreme Planet with Carsten Peter
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 7:00pm On the Trail of Big Cats with Steve Winter

Nick Swardson
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:30pm

Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience
Sunday, March 15, 2015 5:00pm
Sunday, March 15, 2015 2:00pm
Saturday, March 14, 2015 7:30pm
Saturday, March 14, 2015 2:00pm
Friday, March 13, 2015 7:30pm

Rick Steves
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 8:00pm

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 8:00pm

Tampa Bay Symphony
Sunday, November 2, 2014 4:00pm

The Hit Men
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 8:00pm

Zap Mama and Antibalas
Thursday, January 22, 2015 8:00pm

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