St. Petersburg, Fla. (May 8, 2017) – The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater announces two new performances for their 2017-2018 season.
ComingSunday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m., the Australian Bee Gees Show – A Tribute to the Bee Gees is a multi-media theatrical concert experience that takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy of Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
You’ll hear hits like “Stayin’ Alive,” “I’ve Gotta Get a Message to You,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” “Night Fever” and “Jive Talkin.'” The performers’ authentic take on the trio’s clothes, style and moves showcases five decades of the Brothers Gibbs’ success as rock and disco legends, while audiences groove to their unforgettable music.
Together for more than 18 years, the Australian Bee Gees Show has mastered the look, sound and personality of the adored trio, while cementing their reputation as the world’s leading Bee Gees show.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2017 season with its 10th Anniversary National Tour created by Cirque Dreams Founder and Broadway Director Neil Goldberg, stopping in St. Pete onWednesday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 p.m.This critically-acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza is a cirque spectacle …Broadway musical…and family show all in one!
Hailed byThe New York Daily Newsas a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload” and “so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil!,” audiences around the country continue celebrating the most wonderful time of the year at this multi-million dollar live stage production.
Filled with over 300 imaginative costumes, 20 world-class astonishing acts, the finest singers, original music and seasonal favorites, don’t miss snowmen, penguins, angels, reindeer, toy soldiers, gingerbread men, ornaments and of course Santa. Cirque Dreams Holidaze soaring acrobatics, gravity defying feats, elaborate production numbers and illusions will leave you mesmerized. Experience this two-hour theatrical phenomenon theBoston Globeproclaims “full-on sensory immersion in which Las Vegas meets family entertainment meets musical theater” andBroadwayWorldhails “The Perfect Holiday Gift…a show that everyone will enjoy… colorful, festive, imaginative, inventive, and thoroughly entertaining.”
Tickets: $35, $45, $55, $65
Tickets for both performances 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.