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  • Demens Landing Bayshore Dr SE & 1st Ave SE St. Petersburg, FL 33701 (map)

Directed by Shain Stroff

“The Ultimate Feel Good Show!” -The Guardian


It’s 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable “pleasantly plump” teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire — to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her ‘do!

Winner! Tony Award for Best Musical


American Stage in the Park has been a celebrated Tampa Bay tradition for over thirty-years. Established in 1986, American Stage in the Park was first known for producing Shakespeare to audiences in and around Tampa Bay.  American Stage in the Park expanded to included comedies and modern musicals presented under the stars each spring at Demens Landing Park in St. Pete.

PLEASE NOTE: No alcohol or pets are allowed into the park, by City Ordinance.

Food and beverages (both alcoholic and non) are available at concessions.

Earlier Event: March 13
WBTT Fundraiser
Later Event: April 23
Riverwood Music Festival