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“Great spot.”
Review of Mahaffey Theater

Mahaffey Theater
Ranked #20 of 130 things to do in St. Petersburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Located in the heart of beautiful Downtown St. Petersburg,the Progress Energy Center for the Arts—Mahaffey Theater is a 2,031 seat cultural jewel featuring elegant ballroom space, spectacular waterfront views, and European box-style seating. Just steps away from the culturally vibrant Downtown and minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-famous museums, the Mahaffey hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, classical, pop, rock, comedy, dance, family, and the renowned Florida Orchestra. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.
Punta Gorda, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
327 reviews
101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“Great spot.”
Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

We managed to catch the Titanic exhibit as it was ending its run at the theater. The relics and story line were well presented and I thouroughly enjoyed myself. The theater was walking distance from The Dali.

Thank Hobomonty
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful new Entertainment Venue on the Cultural Corridor”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

Downtown St Pete is fast becoming an artistic mecca with the Stately Museum of Fine Art along with the Brand New World Class Dali and the fabulous MahaffeyTheater! I just saw the Titanic Exhibit at the Mahaffey and they did a superb job!

Visited November 2012
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Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best of All”
Reviewed February 28, 2013

The Mahaffey Theater the best looking and best designed theater in all of the Tampa Bay area. It's easy to get to and has ample parking. I just wished that they could get the top broadway shows like the Straz theater gets, because we would certainly go there more often.

Visited December 2012
Thank 902LDCollins
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Longs, South Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Titanic Exhibit”
Reviewed February 25, 2013

What a disappointment. My mom had seen a Titanic Exhibit in Las Vegas, so this is why we went to this one. There were very few artifacts and it was really lame. If you are interested in seeing an old rusted bolt in a glass case, then you may like this, but I was hoping to see part of the ship that was at the Las Vegas exhibit! Sadley, there wasn't much to see. Poorly executed, you didn't know where to go or what to do because there was no one at the door. We just wandered in and an old man giving a little talk about the ship told us we could listen in.

Visited February 2013
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Riverview, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
103 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Nice venue...”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

We went to the theater for the Titanic Exhibit. The staff was helpful while we purchased our tickets and audio guides. The exhibit was also set up nicely - very informative. The area around the theater is also very nice.

Visited February 2013
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