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Straz Center's Patel Conservatory puts modern spin on Hans Christian Andersen's 'The Little Match Girl'

Student production will also help local charities
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Posted at 4:52 AM, Nov 22, 2021

TAMPA, Fla. — The student actors at the Straz Center's Patel Conservatory are putting a poignant modern twist on Hans Christian Andersen's holiday classic "The Little Match Girl."

Performances begin Dec. 2. Tickets start at $47.50.

In this version, the orphaned street urchin meets a well-heeled runaway, both learning from each other.

Ticketholders to the performance will also have a chance to donate to Metropolitan Ministries and find out more about the Heart Gallery of Tampa's foster child program.

For more information, go here.