David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts
Type: Art & Culture
The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class center for the performing arts that hosts most of the area's major cultural performances. Here you can enjoy performances from the Florida Orchestra and Opera... Read More
The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class center for the performing arts that hosts most of the area's major cultural performances. Here you can enjoy performances from the Florida Orchestra and Opera Tampa as well as popular music greats such as Lena Horn and the Isley Brothers. The Straz also hosts a full calendar of Broadway musicals. The facility is modern and beautiful with a variety of venues. The largest and most impressive is the 2,610 seat Carol Morsani Hall that features state-of-the-art acoustics and a 120 foot stage. In addition to another, smaller concert hall, the 268 seat Jaeb Theater can be set up cabaret style for more intimate performances.
- Romantic Things to Do: "There may be no Broadway musicals, but following stringent COVID-19 guidelines, the Straz has reopened smaller theaters for local productions. There are also free outdoor performances scheduled. Check the website for details."
- Things to Do in December: "Stay safe and enjoy great performances at outdoor events including the Holiday Music Stroll on December 8 and the unique Nutcracker Outdoor Wonderland, December 11-23. Indoor performances are subject to strict safety measures."
- Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: The Straz Center is Tampa's world-class performing arts center featuring indoor and outdoor stages. It's the perfect choice for an elegant night out.
- Best for Things to Do in December Because: Nothing says the holidays like a night at the theater and Tampa's Straz Center is hosting a variety of indoor and outdoor holiday performances this December.