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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for June 12

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An Intimate Afternoon of Show Tunes: Broadway stars Emilee Dupre and David Larsen will perform songs that have made their careers, including songs by Gershwin, Carole King, and from musicals including Oklahoma and American Idiot. 3 p.m., [email protected], 620 First Ave. S, St. Petersburg. $20, $15 members. (727) 895-6620.

A Tale of Two Cities: Talkback after the performance: The one-man comedy recreates Dickens' story with a drag queen who discovers a baby on his doorstep. Through June 26. 3 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39-$49. (727) 823-7529.

Sunday EDM Series: Excision: Insomniac Events, the electronic music tour and festival producer behind the Electric Daisy Carnival and other major EDM events, partnered with the bar to bring more than a dozen top DJs to town throughout the summer. $30. With Brillz and ETC ETC. 12 p.m., Beach Bar, 7700 Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa. (813) 281-8900.

Midway Fun Day: Families can listen to music by Streetcar Hijack as they "step right up" to play carnival games for big prizes. Get a free drink and five game tickets for every $5 donation. Benefits the DeBartolo Family Foundation for local schools. Noon, Ferg's Live, 490 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Free. (813) 774-0195.

Cabaret: M.A.D. Theatre's production of the legendary musical that focuses on 1930s Berlin's nightclub scene. Don your glad rags and arrive an hour early for a Pre-Show Vintage Soiree in the lobby bar featuring a '20s-inspired soundtrack and dancing. Through June 26. 2 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $25, $35 very limited VIP onstage table seating. (813) 229-7827.

Summer Classic Movie Series : African Queen: All summer long, Tampa Theatre will show classic Hollywood movies. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the series, this year features classic films also celebrating landmark anniversaries of their original release. The series continues with the 65th anniversary of African Queen. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $8 members. (813) 274-8982.

Brian Scolaro: The actor and comic played Doug on TBS' Sullivan and Sons, has appeared on Dexter and Mad Men, and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special. 7 p.m., Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa. $10-$16.50. (813) 960-1197.

Tampa Bay Bridal Show: More than 100 local bridal professionals in one place for you the see the latest in fashion, flowers, photography, caterers and other wedding experts. 12 p.m., Tampa Convention Center, 333 S Franklin St., Tampa. $5. (727) 893-8523.

KIDS AND FAMILY

B-Fest: B-Creative: This book festival for teens features appearances of authors of teen books, special releases, cosplay, trivia, interactive games and more. 2 p.m., Barnes & Noble Tyrone, 2501 Tyrone Blvd., St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 384-5200.

TO WATCH

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, 8 p.m., CBS: Late-night funny guy (and Tony winner) James Corden hosts the celebration of Broadway's finest from the Beacon Theatre in New York City. Expect Hamilton to dominate. The hip-hop phenomenon leads all productions with 16 nominations, the most ever, and the cast is expected to perform an excerpt from the show.

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