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American Stage

Upcoming events

  • 2019-12-01 4:00 pm - 2019-12-01 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Dec. 1, 8 & 15 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2019-12-08 4:00 pm - 2019-12-08 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Dec. 1, 8 & 15 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2019-12-15 11:00 am - 2019-12-15 12:00 pm
    The 2019 School Tour takes us “beyond the Wild Wood, into the Wild World.” Four lovable and familiar friends remind us to go out and discover more. They also show us that sometimes you have to go away in order to come back home.
  • 2019-12-15 4:00 pm - 2019-12-15 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Dec. 1, 8 & 15 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2019-12-21 11:00 am - 2019-12-21 12:00 pm
    The 2019 School Tour takes us “beyond the Wild Wood, into the Wild World.” Four lovable and familiar friends remind us to go out and discover more. They also show us that sometimes you have to go away in order to come back home.
  • 2019-12-23 7:00 pm - 2019-12-23 9:00 pm
    Tampa Bay’s “Best Cabaret Act” (Creative Loafing – Best of the Bay) The Scott & Patti Show brings you an all-new Holiday extravaganza perfect for the whole family (especially your weird uncle)!
    Join Scott & Patti as they celebrate the season through songs, dances, side splitting comedy and a bevy of special guests. Remember Andy Williams and his annual Christmas Special? Well, Scott and Patti guarantee to bring back a nostalgic Yule of yesteryear that is warmer than your Aunt Fanny’s fluffy poinsettia sweater. The Scott & Patti Show stars Tampa Bay’s award-winning actor Matthew McGee and international song and dance man Scott Daniel as the lovable Mother and Son team. So, don your gay apparel and prepare for a Yule that’s cool. Dec. 23 and 24 at 7pm General seating is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. V.I.P. Seating is $40 and offers a reserved seat & includes a brief meet & greet, with a chance for a photo opp with Scott & Patti!
  • 2019-12-24 7:00 pm - 2019-12-24 9:00 pm
    Tampa Bay’s “Best Cabaret Act” (Creative Loafing – Best of the Bay) The Scott & Patti Show brings you an all-new Holiday extravaganza perfect for the whole family (especially your weird uncle)!
    Join Scott & Patti as they celebrate the season through songs, dances, side splitting comedy and a bevy of special guests. Remember Andy Williams and his annual Christmas Special? Well, Scott and Patti guarantee to bring back a nostalgic Yule of yesteryear that is warmer than your Aunt Fanny’s fluffy poinsettia sweater. The Scott & Patti Show stars Tampa Bay’s award-winning actor Matthew McGee and international song and dance man Scott Daniel as the lovable Mother and Son team. So, don your gay apparel and prepare for a Yule that’s cool. Dec. 23 and 24 at 7pm General seating is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. V.I.P. Seating is $40 and offers a reserved seat & includes a brief meet & greet, with a chance for a photo opp with Scott & Patti!
  • 2020-01-04 7:00 pm - 2020-01-04 9:00 pm
    The Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association is thrilled to ring in the new year with a concert featuring jazz vocalists Whitney James & Synia Carroll.  Whitney  & Synia will be Singin’ & Swingin’ together for an electrifying third time at American Stage, along with members of La Lucha and other special guests. This exciting evening will feature Whitney and Synia signing original duet arrangements of favorite jazz standards and stunning solo samples of why these ladies are among the best in the business. Jazz in January at American Stage on Saturday the 4th, 2020. 7:30 p.m.. See you there. Admission: $25 general  
  • 2020-01-11 7:00 pm - 2020-01-11 11:00 pm
    Two shows. Endless laughter. A full evening of raucous comedy in an array of improv styles – from short-form games as seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway? – to UCB-style longform with rich and strange characters, to a fully improvised musical!

    Music & Mayhem @ 7pm

    American Stage musical improv team, Definitely Not Murderers performs fully improvised one-act musicals! Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by American Stage Improv shortform team Swipe Right and new longform house team Small Talk.

    The Hawk & Wayne Show @ 9pm

    American Stage’s popular duo is back! Gavin Hawk of Second City, and Ricky Wayne from The Groundlings are a perfect storm of wit, bold characters, and physical comedy.
  • 2020-01-12 1:00 pm - 2020-01-12 2:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: BEHIND-THE-SCENES The perfect primer! Take a peek behind the curtain before each production opening with this informative and entertaining presentation about the play, the playwright, and the American Stage artists who bring it all to life. Professor Emerita Dedee Aleccia will provide relevant details about the history and central themes of the play, while members of the artistic team will give an insider’s perspective on their process. Pricing: $10 for General Public. Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members
  • 2020-01-30 9:00 pm - 2020-01-30 10:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Jan. 30 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-02-02 4:00 pm - 2020-02-02 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Jan. 30 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-02-09 4:00 pm - 2020-02-09 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Jan. 30 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-02-16 4:00 pm - 2020-02-16 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK Jan. 30 & Feb. 2, 9, & 16 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-03-01 1:00 pm - 2020-03-01 2:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: BEHIND-THE-SCENES The perfect primer! Take a peek behind the curtain before each production opening with this informative and entertaining presentation about the play, the playwright, and the American Stage artists who bring it all to life. Professor Emerita Dedee Aleccia will provide relevant details about the history and central themes of the play, while members of the artistic team will give an insider’s perspective on their process. Pricing: $10 for General Public. Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members
  • 2020-03-07 7:00 pm - 2020-03-07 11:00 pm
    Two shows. Endless laughter. A full evening of raucous comedy in an array of improv styles – from short-form games as seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway? – to UCB-style longform with rich and strange characters, to a fully improvised musical!

    Music & Mayhem @ 7pm

    American Stage musical improv team, Definitely Not Murderers performs fully improvised one-act musicals! Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by American Stage Improv shortform team Swipe Right and new longform house team Small Talk.

    The Hawk & Wayne Show @ 9pm

    American Stage’s popular duo is back! Gavin Hawk of Second City, and Ricky Wayne from The Groundlings are a perfect storm of wit, bold characters, and physical comedy.
  • 2020-03-19 9:00 pm - 2020-03-19 10:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK March 19, 22, & 29 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-03-22 4:00 pm - 2020-03-22 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK March 19, 22, & 29 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-03-29 4:00 pm - 2020-03-29 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK March 19, 22, & 29 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-04-18 2:00 pm - 2020-04-18 4:00 pm
    Join American Stage’s popular musical improv team, DEFINITELY NOT MONSTERS, for an afternoon of laughter for the whole family with a fully improvised musical story inspired by the imaginations of our young audience members. Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by more American Stage Improv house teams. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
  • 2020-04-25 2:00 pm - 2020-04-25 4:00 pm
    Join American Stage’s popular musical improv team, DEFINITELY NOT MONSTERS, for an afternoon of laughter for the whole family with a fully improvised musical story inspired by the imaginations of our young audience members. Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by more American Stage Improv house teams. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
  • 2020-04-25 7:00 pm - 2020-04-25 11:00 pm
    Two shows. Endless laughter. A full evening of raucous comedy in an array of improv styles – from short-form games as seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway? – to UCB-style longform with rich and strange characters, to a fully improvised musical!

    Music & Mayhem @ 7pm

    American Stage musical improv team, Definitely Not Murderers performs fully improvised one-act musicals! Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by American Stage Improv shortform team Swipe Right and new longform house team Small Talk.

    The Hawk & Wayne Show @ 9pm

    American Stage’s popular duo is back! Gavin Hawk of Second City, and Ricky Wayne from The Groundlings are a perfect storm of wit, bold characters, and physical comedy.
  • 2020-05-02 2:00 pm - 2020-05-02 4:00 pm
    Join American Stage’s popular musical improv team, DEFINITELY NOT MONSTERS, for an afternoon of laughter for the whole family with a fully improvised musical story inspired by the imaginations of our young audience members. Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by more American Stage Improv house teams. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
  • 2020-05-09 7:00 pm - 2020-05-09 11:00 pm
    Two shows. Endless laughter. A full evening of raucous comedy in an array of improv styles – from short-form games as seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway? – to UCB-style longform with rich and strange characters, to a fully improvised musical!

    Music & Mayhem @ 7pm

    American Stage musical improv team, Definitely Not Murderers performs fully improvised one-act musicals! Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by American Stage Improv shortform team Swipe Right and new longform house team Small Talk.

    The Hawk & Wayne Show @ 9pm

    American Stage’s popular duo is back! Gavin Hawk of Second City, and Ricky Wayne from The Groundlings are a perfect storm of wit, bold characters, and physical comedy.
  • 2020-05-24 1:00 pm - 2020-05-24 2:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: BEHIND-THE-SCENES The perfect primer! Take a peek behind the curtain before each production opening with this informative and entertaining presentation about the play, the playwright, and the American Stage artists who bring it all to life. Professor Emerita Dedee Aleccia will provide relevant details about the history and central themes of the play, while members of the artistic team will give an insider’s perspective on their process. Pricing: $10 for General Public. Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members
  • 2020-06-04 9:00 pm - 2020-06-04 10:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK June 4, 7, 14 & 21 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-06-07 4:00 pm - 2020-06-07 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK June 4, 7, 14 & 21 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-06-14 4:00 pm - 2020-06-14 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK June 4, 7, 14 & 21 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-06-21 4:00 pm - 2020-06-21 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK June 4, 7, 14 & 21 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-07-05 1:00 pm - 2020-07-05 2:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: BEHIND-THE-SCENES The perfect primer! Take a peek behind the curtain before each production opening with this informative and entertaining presentation about the play, the playwright, and the American Stage artists who bring it all to life. Professor Emerita Dedee Aleccia will provide relevant details about the history and central themes of the play, while members of the artistic team will give an insider’s perspective on their process. Pricing: $10 for General Public. Free for American Stage Subscribers and Act 1 Club Members
  • 2020-07-23 9:00 pm - 2020-07-23 10:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK July 23 & 26 and Aug. 2 & 9 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-07-26 4:00 pm - 2020-07-26 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK July 23 & 26 and Aug. 2 & 9 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-08-02 4:00 pm - 2020-08-02 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK July 23 & 26 and Aug. 2 & 9 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-08-09 4:00 pm - 2020-08-09 5:00 pm
    Spotlight Series: CHATBACK July 23 & 26 and Aug. 2 & 9 Immediately following select performances, chat with the artists and other audience members while the experience of the play is fresh! Ask questions about the play, the characters, and the process, and respond to the story and ideas aroused by the production.
  • 2020-08-27 7:00 pm - 2020-08-27 11:00 pm
    Two shows. Endless laughter. A full evening of raucous comedy in an array of improv styles – from short-form games as seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway? – to UCB-style longform with rich and strange characters, to a fully improvised musical!

    Music & Mayhem @ 7pm

    American Stage musical improv team, Definitely Not Murderers performs fully improvised one-act musicals! Plus, laugh out loud with opening sets by American Stage Improv shortform team Swipe Right and new longform house team Small Talk.

    The Hawk & Wayne Show @ 9pm

    American Stage’s popular duo is back! Gavin Hawk of Second City, and Ricky Wayne from The Groundlings are a perfect storm of wit, bold characters, and physical comedy.