TECO Theater at the Straz Center
Regularly priced tickets start at $20
Tampa, Fla. – The Straz Center’s Patel Conservatory will present Charlotte’s Web October 17-20
in the Straz Center for the Performing Art’s TECO Theater.
Named the “best American children’s book of the past 200 years” by the Children’s Literature Association,
the masterpiece of Charlotte’s Web is brought to life by Patel Conservatory students ages seven to 17.
This beloved theatrical presentation tells the story of Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately
wants to avoid the butcher, and an extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and
a good writer.”
Wilbur and Charlotte are joined by a cast of memorable characters in this beautiful play, directed by Sarah
Berland, about friendship.
Charlotte’s Web will be presented in TECO Theater October 17-20. Performances are
Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 10 a.m. (relaxed performance) and 2 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and
4 p.m. Regularly priced tickets start at $20 and may be purchased by calling 813.229.STAR (7827) or
800.955.1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Office or online at www.strazcenter.org.
Handling fees will apply.
More information about the Patel Conservatory is available by calling 813.222.1040 and at www.patelconservatory.org. The accredited Patel Conservatory offers summer camps and classes in dance, music and theater for students of all ages and experience levels. Each year, the Patel Conservatory and the Straz Center’s arts education programs enrich the lives of more than 50,000 students in our classrooms, on our stages and through the community.
Events, days, dates, times and prices are subject to change without notice.
The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and its programs are funded in part by the City of Tampa; the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners; the Tourist Development Council/Hillsborough County; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs;
and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. This Patel Conservatory program is supported in-part by the Triad Foundation and The DeBartolo Family Foundation.