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Photo by Joey Clay. (From left) Derrick Phillips, Ally Farzetta and Gavin Hawk are cast members in American Stage's production of The Pitmen Painters.

Photo by Joey Clay. (From left) Derrick Phillips, Ally Farzetta and Gavin Hawk are cast members in American Stage's production of The Pitmen Painters.

The Pitmen Painters: Young American Night: Based on the true story of British miners who unexpectedly become art-world sensations. Through Aug. 14. Tickets for people ages 21-29 are reduced to $15, and get a drink voucher for the after party at Station House, where they can mingle with the cast, crew and American stage cast. 8 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$59. (727) 823-7529.

Bring It Live: Stars of the Lifetime series, Miss D and her Dancing Dolls hit the stage with a new competition storyline and action-packed finale. The audience can participate in live voting and a Q&A with the cast. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. Starting at $29.75. (813) 229-7827.

Florida Lyric Opera: The historic opera company reopens with a production of Gaetano Donizetti's Viva La Mamma, a farce about opera singers behaving badly and stage mothers behaving even worse. 8 p.m., The Space, 2106 W Main St., Tampa. $30. (813) 390-6835.

Summer Nights: Busch Gardens celebrates summer with extended hours, the Kinetix rock-fueled acrobatic show, fireworks and DJ dancing. The park remains open until midnight every Friday and Saturday night through out Summer Nights. Included with regular daily admission. 9:30 a.m., Busch Gardens, 10165 N McKinley Drive, Tampa. $99, $79 for ages 3-9. (888) 800-5447.

Boris: The Japanese outfit will perform their 2005 album Pink in its entirety. As a bonus, Earth opens the show. 7 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $18-$35. (813) 248-9500.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Carmike Summer Kid Series: Peanuts Movie: This summer movie series features older movies, but admission includes a small popcorn and a small drink. Also taking place at Sundial in St. Petersburg. 10 a.m., Royal Palm 20, 5125 26th St. E, Bradenton. $4. (941) 752-3796.

TO WATCH

Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle, 10 p.m., Comedy Central. Funny folks actually compete in a war of insults. The host calls it " 'Fight Club' for comedians."

MORE TO EXPLORE

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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 28 07/27/16 [Last modified: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 11:25am]
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