John Cusack, Rob Lowe and more celebs coming to the Straz Center

30 years ago, a young John Cusack popped up on the big screen holding a boombox above his head and blasting “In Your Eyes,” proving his love to the conflicted Diane (Ione Skye). Say Anything is just one of many hit films in Cusack’s career spanning nearly 40 years.If this cult-classic was one of your favorites, you’re not going to want to miss this opportunity.

On July 24 at 7:30pm, John Cusack with be hosting a screening of Say Anything followed by a live conversation about the making of the movie and Cusack’s career. Fans will now get the opportunity to experience a moderated discussion with John answering audience questions as well.


Iconic actors coming to the Straz

Tickets go on sale March 29 through the Straz ticketing website. According to the event page, a limited number of VIP Gold Circle seats will be available that include a post-show photo opportunity with Cusack.

Cusack isn’t the only celebrity set to grace the Straz Center stage. Nick Offerman, who you might know as Ron Swanson from Parks & Rec., will bring his deliberative stage show to Tampa on December 7. Tickets for the event are on sale now and start at $39.50.


Rob Lowe heading to Tampa

The iconic heart throb Rob Lowe is also headed to the Straz Center. Lowe has created an all-new peek behind the curtain at Hollywood, fame, fatherhood, marriage and a life lived at the forefront of culture for four decades. The event takes place on June 21 from 8-10pm and tickets start at $25.

The New York Times’ bestselling author David Sedaris is bringing his wit and intellect to the stage on May 15. eturns to the road following the release of his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious collection, Calypso. Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny – it’s a book that can make you laugh ’til you snort. Tickets start at $35.


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