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12 things to do in Tampa Bay for Feb. 15

The Phantom of the Opera: Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway hit. 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $40 and up. (813) 229-7827.

Complexions Contemporary Ballet: From Bach to Bowie: Complexions mixes styles ranging from ballet to hip-hop. 8 p.m., Ferguson Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $29.50-$45.50. (813) 229-7827.

Volta: The bendy people of Cirque du Soleil. 8 p.m., Greyhound Track, 8300 N Nebraska Ave., Tampa. Starting at $37. Toll-free 1-877-924-7783.

The Midtown Men: Cast members from the original Broadway production of Jersey Boys perform hits from the 1960s by the Beatles, the Four Seasons and Motown. 7:30 p.m., Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $39-$68.50. (727) 893-7832.

Oscar Shorts: Live Action: Including DeKalb Elementary, The Silent Child, My Nephew Emmett, The Eleven O’Clock, Watu Wote/All of Us. 5:30 p.m., animated shorts start at 8 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $11. (813) 274-8982.

Opera at the Dali: Emerging opera artists give 20-minute performances on the Spiral Staircase in the museum lobby. 6 p.m., Dali Museum, 1 Dali Blvd. (Bayshore Drive SE and Fifth Avenue SE), St. Petersburg. Free. (727) 823-3767.

The Glass Menagerie: Tennessee Williams’ masterpiece. Through Feb. 25. 7 p.m., Freefall Theatre, 6099 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. $25-$50. (727) 498-5205.

Serafin String Quartet: This Delaware-based quartet will perform Haydn String Quartet in G minor, Op. 74, No. 3 "Horseman" Still Danzas de Panama for string quartet and Mendelssohn e minor Op. 44, No. 2. 7:30 p.m., USF Concert Hall, 3755 W Holly Drive, Tampa. $10-$15.

Finesse Mitchell: He’s a Saturday Night Live alum and had a role on the Showtime series, Roadies. 8 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $17-$20. (813) 864-4000.

Forever Plaid: Four young singers killed in a car crash posthumously hit the stage for one last performance full of barbershop quartet harmonies and 1950s nostalgia. Through March 11. 7:30 p.m., Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $42. (813) 229-7827.

George Benson: The 10-time Grammy Award-winner. 8 p.m., Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, 777 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. $85-$95. (800) 826-9303.


Florida State Fair: 10 a.m., Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N, Tampa. $13, $7 ages 6-11, $9 seniors; $35 anyday armband; $25 weekday armband. (813) 740-4640.


Conan the Barbarian, 8:30 p.m., Syfy: With the announcement of a new Conan TV series coming, go all the way back to 2011 with this film starring Jason Momoa as the titular warrior.


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