The Mahaffey Theater Announces Family Shows for 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2013) – Four family shows, appealing to all ages from preschooler and up, are coming to The Mahaffey Theater in 2014. With them come house cats, dinosaurs, escapologists, jugglers, clowns and a smart kid! All of the shows are presented by the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts.
Tickets for all shows will go on sale Friday, Aug. 16 at noon. Ticket buyers who purchase two or more of the family shows at the same time can save 10 percent.
The world famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater featuring Gregory and his cast of jugglers, clowns, 15 house cats, 10 dogs, eight white doves, four geeese and two parrots will come to St. Petersburg Sunday, Jan. 26 for a 2 p.m. performance. Tickets are $22.50, $32.50 and $42.50.
Gregory, who became of member of the renowned Moscow Circus when he was 17, was a finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. His “extravaganza of European-style clowning, balancing acts and, of course, very talented performing pets” has entertained audiences in more than 20 countries.
Dinosaur Train-Live! combines two things that fascinate kids: dinosaurs and trains. The show brings the beloved stars of the hit PBS series to St. Petersburg and The Mahaffey stage for the first time Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22.50, $32.50 and $42.50.
The entire family is invited to come aboard and join Buddy, Tiny, King, Don and more in this fun-filled, interactive and immersive live trip back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth…and rode on trains. It’s Buddy’s Big Adventure!
Imagine a magic show that includes grand illusions, beautiful dancers, exotic animals, quick change artists and you have Masters of Illusion Live! at The Mahaffey Theater Sunday, Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. Tickets for this incredible show with escapologists and comedy magic are $22, $32, $42 and $52.
Sid the Science Kid comes to St. Pete for a live show at The Mahaffey on Sunday, May 18 at 2 p.m. Tickets for Sid the Science Kid-Live! are $22.50, $32.50 and $42.50.
The inquisitive youngster uses comedy to tackle basic science principles and explain why things work the way they do. With mysteries to explore and wonders to discover, Sid and his friends set off on a day of adventure with you in tow. Sid the Science Kid-Live! is based on the television show produced by The Jim Henson Co.
Tickets for all shows 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 Box Office is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
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 Theater 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.
About The 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.