Tampa's Carol Morsani Hall is part of the Straz Center, which opened in 1987. It is one of five theaters within the complex, in addition to a Rehearsal Hall and Riverwalk. Seating 2,610 audience members along with a 60-foot-high proscenium and an 11-story backstage, this large performance venue has played host to Broadway-touring productions, ballets, concerts and Opera Tampa shows. The hall also has a 42-ton concert wall that can be lowered for singing and musical performances. The hall, an opera house, is shaped like a horseshoe and is comprised of an orchestra, mezzanine, balcony and gallery level. Due to its size, acoustics and sight lines, many Broadway shows have come to the Morsani Hall, including Anastasia, Dear Evan Hansen and Kinky Boots. Some of the best Straz Center Morsani Hall tickets are available at StubHub.
Are there dining options in the Straz Center?
There are multiple dining options in the Straz Center, including Maestro's Restaurant, On the River for fine-dining options and the CafŽ for more casual ones. Make a reservation online or by phone.
How accessible is the Morsani Hall?
The Morsani Hall aims to help all guests experience the performing arts, regardless of ability. All levels offer wheelchair and scooter-accessible seating, and wheelchair-accessible bathrooms are located on every floor of the venue. Shows in American Sign Language are offered, as well as curbside drop-off for those who are hard of hearing or need a wheelchair. ADA-certified service animals are allowed as well. Please notify a ticket agent if a service animal will be accompanying you, and then he/she can assist you with finding the best Straz Center Morsani Hall seating areas.
Is there food and drink available to purchase?
Drinks and snacks are available, but no foods or beverages purchased outside of the venue are allowed.
Are phones, cameras and other recording devices allowed?
Photography and recording devices are prohibited during the performance. Please silence or turn off all electronic devices while inside the Morsani Hall. Texting, taking videos or recordings and emailing is not allowed during Straz Center Morsani Hall shows.
Are there additional entertainment options nearby?
The Glazer Children's Museum, Tampa Museum of Art, Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Riverwalk, Henry B. Plant Museum and the University of Tampa are right near the Straz Center and the Morsani Hall. Theatergoers of all ages can find something to do before or after a performance.
Are children allowed in the Straz Center's Morsani Hall?
The venue advises that children under five years old only attend shows that are designated as Toddler Friendly, Wee Folk or Kid Time. Broadway shows are not Toddler Friendly. Many shows that the Morsani Hall hosts are inappropriate or not intended for children, since they have mature content, themes and language. Parents and guardians must determine what is appropriate for the children in their care. You can contact email@example.com with questions.Back to Top
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