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Straz Center for the Performing Arts

1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602-3720
+1 813-229-7827
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Nice venue, easy access

We attended a Florida Orchestra performance of the musical score for Harry Potter Chamber of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
thetowguy
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Florida
Work Function In December

We had a work function in one of the theatres and then had food and drinks outside by the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tinkerbell1391
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Riverview, Florida
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The Straz Center began as a dream by visionary citizens of Tampa who persevered to bring to reality one of the finest performing arts centers in the nation. It is many things to many people and it’s more than just a building, more than just a performing arts center. It is a presenter, a producer, an educator, a community partner and an economic engine for the Tampa Bay area. It is a cornerstone of the Tampa Bay community. The Straz Center creates a regional economic impact of more than $100 million each year. To our local economy it can mean more tourists staying in hotels, eating in restaurants, shopping in stores and visiting other venues when they are here. At both the local and national level, it provides access to more than 700,000 people of all ages, abilities and cultures each year. It also provides jobs for artists and other professionals who have a passion for the arts and for our mission.
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“morsani hall” (23 reviews)
“broadway shows” (21 reviews)
“great venue” (34 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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1010 N W C Macinnes Pl, Tampa, FL 33602-3720
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Reviewed yesterday

We attended a Florida Orchestra performance of the musical score for Harry Potter Chamber of Secrets. Terrific show, can't wait for more in the series. As for the Straz Center, this was our first time in the venue and we were impressed. We frequently attend...More

Thank thetowguy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a work function in one of the theatres and then had food and drinks outside by the water. The theatre was perfect for our event. The seats were a bit old but they worked. The outside area was nice. There didn't seem to...More

Thank Tinkerbell1391
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the movie with the Florida orchestra playing all the music. This was a magical experience. Great venue.

Thank holwal75
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great time seeing the book of Mormon. But my God the seats are awful. We all were in pain by the end of the show . We ranged from 32 to 37. Not a group of 90 year olds. They really have to...More

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I very much enjoyed the show from Balcony Level 2. However, the amplified sound from the performers on stage was slightly distorted and I couldn't understand some of the obviously funny laugh lines. Our seats were fine and had good sightlines even though we were...More

Thank GayleyPablo
Reviewed 10 December 2017

This is to refute Callianne64 review of the Book of Mormon. I have seen this show in NYC and now in Tampa. It is hands down the funniest show ever to come out of Broadway. If you ever have the opportunity to see it you...More

Thank shoopafun
Reviewed 8 December 2017

If you have one smidgen of religion do not go see this show. I knew from the beginning that it contained explicit language, but had no clue as to how bad and offensive it would be. I probably would have walked out except it was...More

Thank Callianne64
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Enjoyed watching The Book of Mormon musical last night at the Straz. Not our first visit here but first time sitting in the balcony. Most seats have an excellent view of the stage so not an issue. The seats however, were extremely uncomfortable ( not...More

Thank Renie9797
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Guitar Pull country show. Parking was easy and accessible. Morsani Hall was beautiful and very nice. Drinks at the patio bar before were nice. A different set up for a country concert, but enjoyed the evening.

Thank Anne F
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Love the Straz. So many things to see and do. There are matinees if you would like to go during the day. Take a walk along the riverfront and see the art and musical instruments. Parking is always challenging. Taking the downtowner is a great...More

Thank lttlewys
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690williamt
9 April 2017|
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Response from nursejoanna57 | Reviewed this property |
No reservations. Sorry. You just drive up, if spaces are available, they will park your car. Get there early. You will get Valet.
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Dcchance
28 March 2017|
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Response from LeeAnn D | Property representative |
We usually recommend 90 minutes before the show for valet when there are multiple shows happening on the same night, especially if touring Broadway is in one of the houses. For March 30, 60 minutes should be sufficient, but... More
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Debbie M
29 January 2017|
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Response from LeeAnn D | Property representative |
Valet is normally $18. $17 if you have a handicapped placard.
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