tbpacup_06-300x7621Are you one of the 10 million guests that have set foot in the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center in the last 20 years? If not, it is highly recommended that you and your family visit The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, located at 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place, which sits on a beautiful nine-acre site along the east bank of the Hillsborough River. Spanning 335,000 square feet, it is the largest performing arts complex south of the Kennedy Center. The venue is an ideal place to entertain your family and is nationally respected for producing grand opera in addition to a wide variety of concerts, performances and various other events.

The Tampa Bay Business Journal says “Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center’s Carol Morsani Hall ranks with the best theater venues in the world.”

The entire complex is made up of five distinct theaters, a performing arts Conservatory, a rehearsal hall, boutiques and three on-site restaurants and banquet facilities. The five theaters include the Carol Morsani Hall (2,610 seats), Ferguson Hall (1,042 seats), the Jaeb Theater (268 seats), the TECO Energy Foundation Theater (250 seats) and the Shimberg Playhouse (130 seats).

The Patel Conservatory covers 45,000 square-feet and offers extensive education programs. With over 2,700 education on-site activities, the Conservatory has served more than 52,000 students. In addition, it features 20 studios, including two dance studios with sprung floors, a sound/lighting laboratory, technical theater workshop, rehearsal hall, isolation/sound booth, state-of-the-art black box theater and media arts/TV studio.

For more information on shows currently playing, view the calendar. For tickets, call 813.229.STAR or 800.955.1045 outside of the Tampa Bay area. The TBPAC Ticket office is open Monday through Saturday from noon until 8 p.m. and Sundays from noon until 6 p.m.

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