St. Petersburg, Fla. (August 7, 2017) – The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater in downtown St. Pete has announced a few revisions for two performances during the 2018 entertainment season: Tango Fire and ABBA MANIA.
TANGO FIRE Moves to The Mahaffey Theater and Date Changed to Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Current ticket holders’ seats will be relocated to comparable seats. The Mahaffey Theater will contact patrons directly regarding their new seat assignments.
Ticket holders will experience the passion of a late night in Buenos Aires as the art of the Argentine Tango dance unfolds with Tango Fire. Dancing that sizzles with sensuality is accompanied by the unforgettable music and song of the great Tango masters. International Tango superstar German Cornejo’s dance troupe The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires is a global phenomenon and the world’s leading Tango company.
Tango Fire consistently sells out performances across the globe and the extraordinary choreography has captured the world’s imagination. As one of the world’s most popular dance forms, this exhilarating show combines the rawness and sophistication, seductive and sultry side of Tango. The cast includes World Tango Champions from the greatest Tango houses in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Tango Fire Company of Buenos Aires was conceived in 2005, allowing five couples creative freedom to showcase their individual styles.
Tickets: $52.50, $42.50, $32.50, $22.50
ABBA MANIA Moves to The Mahaffey Theater Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Current ticket holders’ seats will be relocated to comparable seats. The Mahaffey Theater will contact patrons directly regarding their new seat assignments.
Sing along to all your favs with uplifting music during the performance of ABBA MANIA. ABBA MANIA is known as the world’s number one touring ABBA production. During this special concert presentation fans can relieve those special memories when ABBA ruled the airwaves. ABBA MANIA brings ABBA fans old and new a night not to be missed. If you’re looking for an excuse to party, reminisce or simply be entertained by the best music ever, then ABBA MANIA is for you! Join in and enjoy all of your favorites including: “Mamma Mia,” “Voulez Vous,” “Dancing Queen,” “Winner Takes It All,” “Super Trouper” and many more. So dig out those platforms, dust down those flares and thank ABBA for the music.
Tickets: $49.50, $39.50, $29.50, $19.50
Tickets may be purchased online at themahaffey.com, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. All three new performances will take place at the Palladium Theater located at 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater
The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – 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.