Duke Energy Center for the Arts - Mahaffey Theater
St. Petersburg's bayside jewel is the site of celebrity entertainment, special exhibits, performances and shows. Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat theater boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances. From Broadway to ballet, R&B to rock n' roll, The Mahaffey Theater has something for everyone. The 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and supports the highly successful Class Acts program. This program enables school children to experience the performing arts though in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension program.