Beyond our mainstage series, join us for additional, dynamic programming all season long. Featuring live music, creative storytelling, improv comedy, and staged readings of new works, this programming brings together local performers and guests to celebrate and unite the Tampa Bay community.

CABARET

Enjoy live music, from American standards to new music from a variety of genres including: jazz,  blues, and musical theatre favorites performed by local vocalists and musicians.

AN EVENING WITH SHAKESPEARE’S LOVERS

Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at 7:00PM
Performed in the Hough Lobby Cabaret  |  GA (General Admission) seating  |  $20 tickets

The St. Petersburg Celebration of the Arts is celebrating the work of William Shakespeare with local arts and cultural organizations presenting variations on the Bard’s work during the month of February. American Stage will feature a one-night-only performance of  An Evening With Shakespeare’s Lovers with Shakespeare and Shakespeare-inspired scenes, sonnets, and songs.

Featuring: Stephanie Gularte, Jim Sorensen, Colleen Cherry, Adam Workman, Jeremy Douglass, Kaylie Horowitz, Rose Hahn, Donovan Whitney, Dylan Renfrow, Cynthia Beckert, Alison Burns, Matt Acquard, Sadie Lockhart, and more!

 

SYNIA CARROLL & SCOTTY WRIGHT:

East Side West Side
Tuesday March 26, 2019 at 7PM
Performed on the Mainstage  |  GA (General Admission) seating  |  $30 tickets

Jazz vocalist Synia Carroll is happy to present and collaborate with her musical brother-from-another-mother Scotty Wright! Scotty currently hails from the west coast jazz mecca, Monterey California where he has wowed audiences for many years. Together they will sing with their mutual friend Billy Marcus on piano, and will also be joined by Don Mopsick – bass & Stephen Bucholtz – drums.

MATTHEW MCGEE & WHITNEY JAMES
WITH LA LUCHA:

A Tribute to NYC
Saturday April 27, 2019 at 8PM
Performed on the Mainstage  |  GA (General Admission) seating  |  $30 tickets

ADTBJA PRESENTS
M&M LATIN JAZZ ENSEMBLE:

Adventures of Zorro
Saturday May 4, 2019 at 7PM
Performed on the Mainstage  |  GA (General Admission) seating  |  $30 tickets

Join the M&M Latin Jazz Ensemble as they explore the sounds, sights, and thoughts inspired by the legend of the masked vigilante, Zorro. With all original music (by Marty Morell), artwork (by Randy Cross), and poetry (by Gloria Munoz), this Jazz experience will transport you to another time and place.
On stage will be: The M & M Latin Jazz Ensemble: Michiko Morell (percussion) & Marty Morell (vibraphone), the La Lucha Trio: John O’Leary (piano), Alejandro Arenas (Bass), Mark Feinman (Drums), Jeff Rupert (Tenor Sax), and Gloria Munoz (Poetry).

AMERICAN SONGBOOK SERIES
FEATURING PAUL WILBORN & BLUE ROSES

Let’s Misbehave
Friday May 17th, 2019 at 8:00PM  |  Saturday May 18th, 2019 at 8:00PM  |  Sunday May 19th, 2019 at 7:00PM
Performed in the Hough Lobby Cabaret  |  GA (General Admission) seating  |  $25 tickets

Celebrate spring with a bouquet of songs about indiscretion, excess and carnal cravings. ‘Tis the season to misbehave, and you’ll get lessons on how from Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart, George Gershwin, Irvin Berlin, and more, plus bad advice from miscreants both famous and infamous. This show is rated R – for Racy! Featuring Paul Wilborn, Eugenie Bondurant, Frank Bowman and Matt Cowley.

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IMPROV

HAWK & WAYNE’S #AskUsAnythingLive
First Sunday of every month @7pm (except Super Bowl Sunday)

You’ve got questions, we’ve got (made-up) answers.

Now in their 10th Anniversary season at American Stage, this hilarious “Best of the Bay” duo takes unscripted comedy to a new level! Join in on social media feeds and in real time with #AskUsAnythingLive. Follow American Stage Improv on Facebook to be part of the conversation… and the show!

IMPROV NIGHT!
Third Saturdays of Every Month at Pinellas Ale Works

American Stage Improv presents an evening of raucous improvised comedy with featured team AS PER USUAL, plus rotating ASI teams and local opening acts performing genres, like musical improv, sketch comedy, and more! Always fresh, always funny.

The Jam: A Musical Improv Show

Last Thursdays of Every Month at Hideaway Cafe

A NEW monthly musical improv show!

Join American Stage Improv’s musical house team, DEFINITELY NOT MURDERERS in a fully improvised one-act musical, plus a new concept from the creator of THE FLORIDA BJORKESTRA… Roll Play: A Dungeons & Dragon-inspired improvised concert. Beginning in March we’ll have a new ASI short form improv team kick off the evening.