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POP GOES THE ROCK BY CIRQUE DREAMS - April 10-13 Conceived by Neil Goldberg, creator of the groundbreaking Broadway hit CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY and founder of the famed Cirque Dreams Entertainment Brand, POP GOES THE ROCK by Cirque Dreams is a one-of a kind variety show that unites generations through a mash-up of celebrated pop and rock tunes spanning the decades. Neil Goldberg’s stage wizardry blends an international cast of astonishing Cirque Dreamers with singers, dancers and musicians performing crazy feats to off-the-hook beats, on the stage, in the air, and way off the charts. The entire family will marvel and remember this theatrical celebration. Spectacular Cirque Dreamers perform to popular music hits accompanied by the band, hundreds of colorfully inventive costumes and an array of visual artistry that will explode onstage like a Rock n’ Roll party set in a carnival funhouse. Don’t miss POP GOES THE ROCK by Cirque Dreams … a fun time for everyone!

YESTERDAY ONCE MORE: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO THE CARPENTERS - April 20 With breathtaking songs that began their life with Karen and Richard Carpenter, Yesterday Once More takes audiences back in time; recapturing the music an entire generation fell in love with, and fell in love to. Yesterday Once More is enhanced with behind the scenes stories and anecdotes of the pop culture of the 70’s, along with the lush arrangements by Jim Brickman of songs like “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” and ”Close To You!” Bringing the show to life is the talented cast featuring accomplished vocalists Joanna Jahn, John Trones, Jen Burleigh Bentz, from Broadway’s Mamma Mia, and Musical Director David Lohman.

LORNA LUFT - April 24 “A rousing, dramatically riveting musical event. The use of Garland video has enormous impact. Luft belts the songs with fully committed vitality, delivering with passion and honesty. Luft infuses it with uplifting joy. The singer’s time has come.” - Daily Variety. See her up close and personal as part of the Mahaffey Theater’s Mid-Day Live series. The Mahaffey Theater is located at 400 First Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701; 727.892.5798; www.themahaffey.com

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