Fabulous February Theatre Performances in Tampa Bay 2017

Unfortunately by the time you hear about a fantastic theatre performance with raving reviews, it has come and gone. Gone and no chance of you seeing the show again! How can you be informed about the shows coming to Tampa Bay? Tracking them yourself can be tiresome. With this list of fabulous February theatre performances in Tampa Bay 2017 you can stay informed and plan your next theatre night accordingly. Check your schedule, pick a date, and buy your tickets so you do not miss out on all the theatre the Tampa Bay area has to offer you. 

Bermuda Avenue Triangle | Early Bird Dinner Theater

January 7 - February 26, 2017

The Early Bird Dinner Theater in Clearwater proudly presents "Bermuda Avenue Triangle," a comedic play by the authors of Lovers and Other Strangers, which is a must watch for a night of rampant buffoonery. The comedy revolves around the crazy antics of two widows, one Jewish and one Irish, as their daughters cart them off to Las Vegas where their adventure begins after meeting a suave gambler. Tickets are $36 which include your pre-show entertainment, a buffet meal and the performance.  

Wicked | Straz Center

February 1-February 26, 2017 
The Straz Center for the Performing Arts gifts audiences with this Broadway phenomenon and takes us to the Land of Oz but not like how you remember it. With your favorites “Defying Gravity,” “Popular” and “For Good,” WICKED will take you to a time before Dorothy appears and introduces you to the misunderstood emerald-green girl. Watch as her blonde rival-turned-friend helps draw the line between the “good” and the “bad” in this epic tale.  Tickets are selling out quickly for this Broadway spectacular, so get yours soon to avoid disappointment. Tickets start at $67.50. 

Forbidden Broadway | Straz Center

January 1- March 12, 2017 

Enjoy a good Broadway spoof? Watch all your favorite Broadway musicals spoofed to your delight. Be a part of the longest-running musical revue in the world into its 35th year! Enjoy spoofs of everything Broadway from Hamilton to The Lion King has audiences dancing down in the aisles. Including celebrity spot-on impersonations of Patti LuPone, Sarah Brightman, Mandy Patinkin, Ethel Merman, Harvey Fierstein and much more leaving audiences screaming in laughter. Tickets start at $40. 

The Aliens | Presented by Stageworks

February 9-26, 2017 

Like Aliens? Cozy up with them at  Stageworks Theatre in Tampa.  Quoted by the New York Times as “Gentle and extraordinarily beautiful…something distinctly Chekhovian in her writing…” this play will introduce audiences to two disillusioned men in a Vermont coffee shop as they discuss music as Bukowski then teaches a lonely high-school student “everything they know.” Tickets are $30. 
Bringing Joseph Alan Johnson's (Best Local Playwright nominee) new play to the stage of Tampa Bay–a saucy tale of love playing tribute to the fairy tales of our youth with a modern twist. 
Tickets are $25 and $20 for students and seniors. 

Hello Dolly! | Francis Wilson Playhouse

   February 23 – March 12, 2017 

Sing along at the Francis Wilson Playhouse with this musical based on Thornton Wilder’s comedy, The Matchmaker. Follow the story of Dolly Levi, a matchmaking widow in turn of the century New York. 
Tickets are $26 and $15 for students. 

Red Velvet | Freefall Theatre

February  25- March 26, 2017 

Haven’t heard of Ira Aldridge? Ira Aldridge was an American actor who became the first black actor to play the title role of Othello on the London stage. This play opens in 1833 on a young black American actor as he is asked to take the role of Othello from Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, who has collapsed on the stage of the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden. Amidst public rioting over slavery, how will the young actor fare? Tickets start at $25. 

Welcome February by bundling up with these fabulous February theater performances in Tampa Bay 2017. No excuses! You have the list of theater events in Tampa Bay. Mark your calendars, buy your tickets, and we will see you at the show.  See one, see them all, and share your thoughts below!