• Comedian Tracy Morgan Returns to the Mahaffey Nov. 5

    St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 8, 2017)Tracy Morgan, one of the most respected comedians in his field, will bring a night of comedy to St. Petersburg and the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at 7 p.m. And not surprising, he was recently selected to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    He starred for seven seasons on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning “30 Rock,” and appeared opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as “Tracy Jordan,” the unpredictable star of the hit variety show, TGS with Tracy Jordan. After headlining a nationwide stand-up tour titled “Picking Up the Pieces” he was asked to premiere his stand up special on Netflix this May titled “Staying Alive.”

    Tickets, $39, $49, $59 and $69, go on sale to the public Friday, May 12 at 10 a.m. Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts members can purchase tickets starting at noon today. Tickets may be purchased online at  themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office.

     

    The Mahaffey Theater

    The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.

    Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.

     

    Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts

    Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater! 

    The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.

     

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