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The David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts announced that they are “suspending” all performances, classes and events through April 19.
“The health and safety of our patrons, staff and visiting artists is our top priority and we understand we must all do our part to contain the spread of COVID-19,” the center said in a news release.
Broadway touring productions Jersey Boys and Miss Saigon and Opera Tampa’s The Pirates of Penzance are among the affected events.
This also includes performances from Jobsite Theater, the center’s resident company who perform in the Shimberg Playhouse. They would have opened the drama Doubt this weekend.
The center recommends that patrons hold on to their tickets. The hope is to reschedule as many events as possible. Ticket holders will be contacted about refunds and other options “soon.” The Straz is not responsible for the refund practices of secondary ticket providers.
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