Opera Tampa announces 2022 season

But it’s closing out 2021 with shows at Donatello and Straz Center.

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click to enlarge Kyle Putnam for ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ onstage at Opera Tampa on March 11 and March 13. - Rob Harris
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Kyle Putnam for ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ onstage at Opera Tampa on March 11 and March 13.


Opera Tampa recently announced its 2022 season, but still has some good shows to check out this year including a performance at Donatello—Tampa’s old-school high-end Italian restaurant—during dinner service tonight, Aug. 26 (reservations can be made by calling 813-875-6660).

The company finishes up the year outside at the Straz’s Riverwalk Stage in October, just in time for sweater weather. “Spanish Nights” coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month happening Oct. 8-9 and then the spooky family-friendly  “Witching Hour” is back again on Oct. 29-30. 

For next year's lineup, a doll-included love triangle “The Tales of Hoffmann” is Feb. 11 and Feb. 13, the classic satire “The Pirates of Penzance” happens March 11 and March 13, and two-parter “Gianni Schicchi and Cavalleria Rusticana” is April 22 and April 24. The 2022 shows are only available as a packaged deal for season ticket holders with options from $90-$331.62 for Friday evening or Sunday afternoon shows all at Straz Center’s Ferguson Hall.

For more information, go to strazcenter.org.

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...
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