Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Top things to do in Tampa Bay for May 15

Mr. Burns: In this "post-electric" play, the few survivors left to rebuild after a cataclysm due to grid failure attempt to remember the details of an episode of The Simpsons. As time goes on, iconic pop culture becomes mythology. Through May 22. 2 and 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $21-$48. (727) 498-5205.

Andrew York: A Los Angeles based Grammy-Award winning guitarist and composer. 2 p.m., Museum of Fine Arts, 255 Beach Drive NE, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 896-2667.

RuPaul's Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons: The television series hits the stage in a live show with an opening DJ set by Pearl. Michelle Visage will host the 2016 Extravaganza tour with a line-up including Adore Delano, Courtney Act, Ginger Minj, Miss Fame, Phi Phi O'hara and Violet Chachki. 9 p.m., Ritz Ybor, 1503 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $37.50-$299. (813) 247-2555.

Taste of South Tampa: Enjoy unlimited food and drink samples from south Tampa restaurants, live entertainment and family activities. Then, vote for Best of South Tampa. 1 p.m., Tampa Garden Club, 2629 Bayshore Blvd., Tampa. $40-$80 advance, $50-$90 after Friday, $30 military/seniors/ages 20-11, 10 and younger, free. (813) 637-0156.

The Mystery of Edwin Drood: The audience votes on the ending to this musical "whodunit" based on the unfinished work by Charles Dickens, to solve the mystery of the disappearance of young Edwin Drood. Through May 22. 2 p.m., Francis Wilson Playhouse, 302 Seminole St., Clearwater. $26, $15 students. (727) 446-1360.

The Maids: A Jobsite Theater production of the 1947 play by French novelist Jean Genet. It was inspired by a famous 1933 French murder trial of two sisters, employed as maids, who gruesomely killed their employer and her adult daughter. Through May 22. 4 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Lavell Crawford: This stand-up comedian is perhaps best known for playing Saul Goodman's bodyguard Huell Babineaux in Breaking Bad. 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $30. (813) 864-4000.

Florida Orchestra Pops Series: Tango Caliente: The orchestra presents the seductive sounds of the tango. 7:30 p.m., Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, Clearwater. $15-$45. (727) 892-3337.

Sunday Cabaret: DJ Ace Vedo provides the music for Power Infiniti's birthday celebration with special guest Lady Bunny and a vocal performance by Derek Dean.VIP includes front of the line entry and a meet and greet. 9 p.m., Liquid Tampa, 1502 E Seventh Ave., Tampa. $8, $10 at the door, $15 VIP. (813) 248-6104.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic: Mickey Mouse leads a parade of more than 50 character and princesses through 14 classic and modern Disney stories. 1 and 5 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $15 for guests 2 and older. Rinkside dining seats with a food and beverage package start at $85. (813) 301-2500.

TO WATCH

SEASON FINALE, The Last Man on Earth, 9:30 p.m., Fox. Season 2 of The Last Man on Earth — and Phil's (Will Forte) strange hair year — come to an end as the entire Malibu group reportedly gets a "figgin'" awesome surprise.

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