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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

Aaron Tveit
Sunday, April 30, 2017 7:00pm

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

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

CANCELLED: Laura Benanti
Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:00pm

Capitol Steps
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:00pm

Carl Hiaasen
Sunday, March 5, 2017 7:30pm

Cheyenne Jackson
Sunday, March 26, 2017 7:00pm

Decades Rewind
Friday, October 14, 2016 7:30pm

Florida Orchestra Masterworks Series: Songs of the Sea
Friday, November 11, 2016 8:00pm
Saturday, November 12, 2016 8:00pm
Sunday, November 13, 2016 7:30pm

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Beethoven’s Violin Concerto
Friday, December 2, 2016 8:00pm
Saturday, December 3, 2016 8:00pm
Sunday, December 4, 2016 7:30pm

Florida Orchestra Masterworks: Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto
Saturday, April 1, 2017 8:00pm

Florida Orchestra: Happy Hour Concerts
Thursday, February 2, 2017 5:30pm
A Toast to the Classics
Thursday, February 23, 2017 5:30pm
American Spirits
Thursday, March 23, 2017 5:30pm
Scheherazade: A Fantasy in Music

Home Free
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 7:30pm

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

It Gets Better
Friday, March 24, 2017 7:30pm

Leslie Odom Jr.
Sunday, February 26, 2017 7:00pm

MOMIX Opus Cactus
Thursday, March 23, 2017 8:00pm

Masters of Dance
Saturday, May 13, 2017 2:00pm
Saturday, May 13, 2017 7:00pm
Sunday, May 14, 2017 2:00pm

National Theatre Live: Frankenstein
Sunday, October 16, 2016 2:00pm

National Theatre Live: One Man, Two Guvnors
Sunday, December 11, 2016 2:00pm

Ocean Wild: The Lights Beneath the Seas
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 7:00pm

Pablo Sainz Villegas
Saturday, February 25, 2017 7:30pm

Pink Martini
Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:30pm

Rhinos, Richshaws and Revolutions: My Search for Truth with Ami Virale
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 7:00pm

Shanghai Nights: Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China
Saturday, December 3, 2016 7:30pm

Simply Three
Saturday, November 5, 2016 7:30pm

Spinosaurous: Lost Giant of the Cretaceous with Nizar Ibrahim
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 7:00pm

Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow
Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:00pm

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue
Friday, March 3, 2017 7:30pm
Saturday, March 4, 2017 7:30pm

The Havana Cuba All-Stars
Sunday, November 27, 2016 4:00pm

The House of Pooh Corner
Sunday, April 2, 2017 2:00pm

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:00pm

Tiempo Libre
Friday, March 10, 2017 7:30pm

Twinkle Time
Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:00pm

Unelectable You
Sunday, September 25, 2016 8:00pm

Sunday, November 20, 2016 8:00pm

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