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Kevin Lara plays Otto L? mmermeier and performs "Touch Me," during a dress rehearsal on August 31, 2016, of "Spring Awakening," a play that made its original Broadway debut in 2006. On Sept. 8 mad Theatre brings the play, directed by Anthony Paul Gilkinson, to the Jaeb Theater in the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Tampa, Fla., with shows running through Sept. 18.

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Kevin Lara plays Otto L? mmermeier and performs "Touch Me," during a dress rehearsal on August 31, 2016, of "Spring Awakening," a play that made its original Broadway debut in 2006. On Sept. 8 mad Theatre brings the play, directed by Anthony Paul Gilkinson, to the Jaeb Theater in the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Tampa, Fla., with shows running through Sept. 18.

Spring Awakening: A MAD Theatre production, the rock musical is based on a German play from the late 19th century on the inner turmoil of teenage sexuality. This show contains adult language and situations and is intended for mature audiences only. 8 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $32.50-$37.50. (813) 229-7827.

Bloom: Local art and fashion designers present a live, Wildflower-themed photo shoot experience. Takes place in part of St. Pete Art and Fashion Week. 7 p.m., Platformz, 179 First Ave. N, St. Petersburg. $10. (727) 580-9328.

The Underpants: Jobsite Theater's production of Steve Martin's farce about a couple's life twists resulting from her pants falling down in public during a parade. Runs through Oct. 2. 8 p.m., Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28. (813) 229-7827.

Struggle Jennings and Caskey : The rappers team up for a show with openers, WhiteGold abd Dangeruss. 7 p.m., State Theatre, 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25. (727) 895-3045.

Joe Zuniga: Experience a fresh, new sound as the award winning Latin recording artist sings and plays guitar. 7 p.m., Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library, 3910 S Manhattan Ave., Tampa. Free. (813) 273-3652.

Tory Lanez: See the rising rapper during his I Told You tour with special guest, Veecee. 8 p.m., The Orpheum, 1915 E Seventh Ave., Ybor City. $29-$99. (813) 248-9500.

Gary Gulman: A veteran of late-night talk shows, the comic's critically praised stand-up special premiered on Netflix earlier this year. Called It's About Time, it's a reference to his 20-year career and also that it's been four years since his last special. 8 p.m., Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. $35. (727) 791-7400.

Ari Shaffir : The comedian has standup specials on Comedy Central and his own late-night television series, This Is Not Happnening. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

Bob the Builder Workshop: Children ages 4 to 5 can put on a hard hat to pose for photos with Bob the Builder and help him build a skyscraper using science, technology, engineering and math activities. Included with admission. 10:30 a.m., Glazer Children's Museum, 110 W Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa. $15, $12.50 military/seniors, $9.50 children, under 1 free. (813) 443-3861.

TO WATCH

SEASON PREMIERE Project Runway, 9 p.m., Lifetime. Some shows apparently never go out of style. The competition returns for its 15th season as a new batch of designers try to make it work.

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