Best Of 2013

Best eclectic programming: The Mahaffey Theater

Best eclectic programming

The 2012-13 season at Mahaffey was packed with eclectic and enticing programming. Beyond its resident Florida Orchestra offerings, St. Pete’s waterside theater presented a diverse range of events encompassing music (Weezer, Diana Ross, Black Crowes), comedy (Dennis Miller, George Lopez, Kevin James), food and drink (the 97x Craft Beer Experience) and dance (Tap Dogs, Shen Yun classical Chinese dance company), as well as hosting performances by Beijing circus company Cirque Chinois, auditions for Wheel of Fortune, a Pink Floyd laser spectacular, a Super Bowl kick-off party, Jack Hanna’s local Into the Wild Live stop, and even adult puppet theater – Henson Alternative's Stuffed And Unstrung. 400 First St. S., St Petersburg, 727-892-5767, themahaffey.com.