Ruth Eckerd Hall

1111 N Mcmullen Booth Rd
Clearwater FL  33759

Phone: (727) 791-7400

Ruth Eckerd Hall

Ruth Eckerd Hall's near perfect acoustics have received rave reviews from artists, technicians and audience members since opening in 1983. Combined with state of the art equipment, comfortable amenities and world class entertainment, it's no wonder that it has been recognized as one of Tampa Bay's best concert halls numerous times as well as a finalist for Pollstar's Theater of the Year twice. In 2003, the Hall's audience chamber received a complete refurbishment, its 2,180 seats were reconfigured to accommodate more patrons with disabilities, and lobby and restrooms were expanded.

Ruth Eckerd Hall has continental-style seating. Almost every patron prizes a center seat and continental-style provides the maximum possible. There are no support columns, no obstructed views. Seating is sloped and staggered. For safety and comfort, the aisle space is wider than traditional layouts; entry and exit can be made while patrons remain seated. There are 14 sets of double doors leading out from the audience chamber. With this configuration, a full house can be cleared in a matter of minutes.

Among the original community leaders who conceptualized building a performing arts center this side of Tampa Bay, was Jack Eckerd. During construction, Mr. Eckerd designated a significant contribution as a birthday gift to his beloved wife, Ruth, making the dream a reality. The Hall proudly bears her name.

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Ruth Eckerd Hall's near perfect acoustics have received rave reviews from artists, technicians and audience members since opening in 1983. Combined with state of the art equipment, comfortable amenities and world class entertainment, it's no wonder that i

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Celtic Thunder X Tour

Celtic Thunder X Tour
08:00 pm - 12/15/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Celtic Thunder returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall to celebrate their 10th Anniversary with their new and highly anticipated show, Celtic Thunder X Tour! Backed by the amazing...

Kansas

Kansas
07:30 pm - 12/08/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

America’s preeminent progressive rock band, Kansas, returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of their massive hit album Point of Know Return....

Your Eye Sight Matters!

Your Eye Sight Matters!
08:30 am - 10/27/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

The Macular Degeneration Association will be hosting a FREE awareness program in beautiful Clearwater, FL on Saturday, October 27th, 2018. Program will be held at...

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

The Australian Pink Floyd Show
08:00 pm - 09/27/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

The Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall to celebrate their 30th anniversary with a brand new show, Time! Performing the music of Pink Floyd with...

OAR - Just Like Paradise

OAR - Just Like Paradise
07:00 pm - 08/02/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

American Rock Band, O.A.R. returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since 2010 with special guest Matt Nathanson! O.A.R. is a roots-and-reggae band that transcended...

Dan & Phil World Tour 2018

Dan & Phil World Tour 2018
08:00 pm - 07/07/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Dan & Phil actually leave their house travelling from the UK to Ruth Eckerd Hall to see you IRL again! You’re in for a crazy evening of entertainment combining...

Tyler Henry - The Hollywood Medium

Tyler Henry - The Hollywood Medium
07:30 pm - 06/21/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Tyler Henry, star of E! Entertainment’s hit tv show, Hollywood Medium, makes his way to Clearwater for his Ruth Eckerd Hall debut! For the first time, audiences...

Brit Floyd

Brit Floyd
08:00 pm - 06/14/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

The World's Greatest Pink Floyd Show, Brit Floyd, returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the Eclipse Tour celebrating 45 Years of The Dark Side of the Moon! Performing...

Happy Together 2018

Happy Together 2018
07:00 pm - 06/10/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Happy Together returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the ninth year in a row for an evening of hit after hit, after HIT! Don't forget to arrive early for the Happy Together...

Harry Connick Jr

Harry Connick Jr
08:00 pm - 06/05/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Returning for his seeventh appearance at Ruth Eckerd Hall after a sold out performance in 2015, Multiple GRAMMY® award and Emmy® award winner Harry Connick Jr....

Cedric the Entertainer

Cedric the Entertainer
08:00 pm - 05/26/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

A King of Comedy and charismatic actor, Cedric the Entertainer returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall for the first time since 2010 for a night filled with laughing harder...

Peppa Pig Live!

Peppa Pig Live!
06:00 pm - 05/24/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces that due to Hurricane Irma, Peppa Pig’s Surprise has been rescheduled. Tickets will be honored at the new date, Thursday, May 24 at...

Peppa Pig’s Surprise! - Clearwater, FL

Peppa Pig’s Surprise! - Clearwater, FL
06:00 pm - 05/24/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Oink! Peppa Pig is back with the brand new live show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise coming to a city near you this Fall! The fun-filled show brings the hit TV series to...

Waiting for Godot

Waiting for Godot
07:30 pm - 05/17/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Often described as the play where nothing happens, twice, Waiting For Godot is a surrealist masterpiece of comic desperation. Beside a tree, two men wait for a man...

Joe Bonamassa in Clearwater, Florida (May 12)

Joe Bonamassa in Clearwater, Florida (May 12)
08:00 pm - 05/12/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

JOE BONAMASSA and his 2018 Spring Tour visit and perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL on May 12, 2018 (Exact Time TBD) Still Need tickets? Visit concerttour.us/2015-concert-tour-dates/joe-bonamassa-2015-tour-dates/...

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
08:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

GRAMMY®-nominated blues-rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa returns for two amazing shows at Ruth Eckerd Hall after his last two sold-out shows in 2015! Bonamassa announces...

Joe Bonamassa in Clearwater, Florida (May 11)

Joe Bonamassa in Clearwater, Florida (May 11)
08:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

JOE BONAMASSA and his 2018 Spring Tour visit and perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL on May 11, 2018 (Exact Time TBD) Still Need tickets? Visit concerttour.us/2015-concert-tour-dates/joe-bonamassa-2015-tour-dates/...

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa
08:00 pm - 05/11/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

GRAMMY®-nominated blues-rock guitar icon, Joe Bonamassa returns for two amazing shows at Ruth Eckerd Hall after his last two sold-out shows in 2015! Bonamassa announces...

Jamey Johnson

Jamey Johnson
08:00 pm - 05/03/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Eleven-time GRAMMY® nominated Country artist Jamey Johnson returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall! Jamey has been called one of the greatest country singers of our time. He...

Alan Parsons Live Project

Alan Parsons Live Project
08:00 pm - 04/27/2018

At Ruth Eckerd Hall

Alan Parsons Live Project returns for their 4th appearance at Ruth Eckerd Hall! It was Alan Parsons’ genius as a sound engineer for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of...

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