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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

CANCELLED: Laura Benanti
Sunday, January 22, 2017 7:00pm
Capitol Steps
Thursday, January 12, 2017 8:00pm
Florida Orchestra: Happy Hour Concerts
Thursday, February 2, 2017 5:30pm
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 8:00pm
Joshua Bell
Sunday, January 29, 2017 7:00pm
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
Pink Martini
Saturday, January 21, 2017 7:30pm
Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow
Saturday, January 7, 2017 8:00pm

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