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Friday
May 8 8:00 PM

The Bachelor Live

The most successful romance reality series in the history of television is coming to Clearwater to help you find love. The Bachelor Live on Stage official tour will be at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Fri, May 8. The tour is the latest extension of the hit “Bachelor” franchise, which already includes “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor in Paradise” spin-offs, all produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. “The Bachelor” television series, heading into its 24th season on ABC, airs in 31 countries around the world.

Each stage show will introduce an eligible hometown bachelor to local ladies from the audience searching for a chance at love. And, for the first time ever, Bachelor Nation will have a say in the rose ceremony. Along with the audience, Ben will guide the bachelor in his journey to find love, from the first impression rose to group date challenges and the coveted one-on-ones. Watch it all unfold live on stage. If the leading lady accepts the final rose, the night could end with the start of a beautiful romance. The Bachelor Live on Stage has something for everyone, whether you’re looking to find love or just want to enjoy the drama of the evening.

Hosted by “The Bachelor” fan favorites Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins, The Bachelor Live on Stage fits an entire season of “Bachelor” drama into one evening, giving members of the audience the opportunity to find love in their own community, complete with a rose ceremony.

“I am thrilled to be part of the Bachelor Live Tour and alongside Ben as we bring all the best parts of the show to your city,” said co-host Becca Kufrin. “The Bachelor experience changed my life in the most amazing ways, so being able to visit cities around the country and allowing others to feel that unique energy, positivity, hope and love is something so truly special. Because of Bachelor Nation, I have shared myself and relationships, ups and downs, tears and smiles, heartbreak and happiness that came with it and now it’s time for others to share theirs as we kick off this journey together!”

"I am so pumped to host the Bachelor live tour,” said host Ben Higgins. “Bachelor Nation, or maybe I should say the whole Bachelor family, has brought me a ton of joy over the years. I came into this experience as a man trying to process life, and as a result you all have celebrated with me in seasons of joy and mourned with me in seasons of pain. I feel like I have friends and family all over the United States because of this show! I am ecstatic to be able come to your cities with an amazing team of people from Warner Brothers to visit you and show you all a taste of what it is like to be on The Bachelor! We are coming to your cities, meeting you in person, and hopefully spreading some love along the way! See you soon Bachelor Nation!"

For more information on The Bachelor Live on Stage, please visit bachelorliveonstage.com.

Tickets are $48.75, $68.75, $102.75, & *$203.75
*VIP meet & greet ticket includes a special lanyard you will pick up at your performance that grants you access to the VIP area with an opportunity to get a photo, meet and mingle with the bachelor contestants and select stars of The Bachelor TV Show, after the show. Also includes special “VIP” gift.

An email will be sent with details for the time of the meet & greet 2-3 days prior to show. If you haven't received an email by the day prior to show, please call the ticket office at 727-791-7400, as we can't be responsible for spam blockers or incorrect email addresses.

$140 Pre-show Party Packages are available and include a premium seat, access to party lounge including high-end appetizers, dessert & coffee, plus one beer, wine or soda, beginning 1 1/2 hours prior to show time. Artist does not appear at party.

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Enjoy an exclusive Pre-show Party in our Dimmitt Lounge including high-end appetizers, create-your-own action or carving station, dessert & coffee, plus your choice of one beer, wine, single liquor drink or soda ($10 value) for only $25 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Doors open 1 1/2 hours prior to the performance. Due to limited capacity, we suggest advance purchase.

Sample Pre-Show Party Menu:
Buffalo Chicken Cake w/ Blue Cheese Cream and Chive

Warm Shrimp Fondue on Crustini

Sweet Potato Cup w/ Apple Chutney

Turkey Carving Slider Station w/Tangy Cranberry Sauce

Banana Fosters Action Station w/ Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Please note, this is a heavy appetizers dining experience, not full course dinner meal experience. Does not include admission to the show. Show ticket is required for entry. Artist does not appear at dinner. Group discounts available for parties of 15 or more by calling (727) 712-2717. Menu items subject to substitutions without notice.

Ruth Eckerd Hall
1111 McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33759

Ruth Eckerd Hall is located one mile north of the Bayside Bridge (SR 611) and the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60).

On-site parking is available free of charge.  Valet services are also available for most performances.

From St. Petersburg – Head north on I-275 towards Roosevelt Blvd (SR 686); head west and follow signs to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.  Cross the Bayside Bridge.  SR 686 becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr. 

From Tampa – Head west on the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) towards Clearwater Beach.  Turn right (heading north) onto McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr.

From Tarpon Springs/Palm Harbor – Head south on East Lake Rd (SR 611).  East Lake Rd becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn left onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr.

ADA Information
Ruth Eckerd Hall is committed to providing an accessible building and pleasurable performance experience to every member of our audience and staff.

Seat Accommodations
Special accommodations (ie. aisle seats, ramp access, space for a service dog, etc.) should be requested at time of purchase.  Wheelchair locations with companion seats are available for all performances. Limited availability. Please order early.

Accessible Parking & Entry
On the Ruth Eckerd Hall campus, disabled parking places are located around the facility on a first come - first served basis. They are clearly marked; for additional assistance, please ask a parking lot attendant for direction. There are designated drop-off points at each entrance for easy access to the lobbies.

At the Capitol Theatre, the City of Clearwater provides public parking on the street and in local lots in the area.   Patrons are welcome to use valet service when available at 50% off by presenting their disabled parking permit. 

Elevators
Elevators are available at the ground level accessing the Ruth Eckerd Hall upper lobbies, the Margarete Heye Great Room, the Dimmitt Atrium Lounge, the Hoffman Dress Circle Room and the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts. The Capitol Theatre elevator is located on the west side of the building.

Sign Language Interpretation
If you require a sign language interpreter, please submit a written request to the Patron Services Manager at least four (4) weeks prior to the event date. Mail requests to: Patron Services Manager, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL 33759. For more information, call Patron Services at 727.712.2707.

Hearing Assistance System
Patrons with a hearing disability may enjoy use of our state-of-the-art infrared Assistive Listening Device system free of charge. Listeners use a compact, portable receiver and earphones to hear clearly and easily from anywhere in the seating area. Please note, you will need to leave a driver's license or a credit card until the listening device is returned.  Please speak to an usher at the Information Station to request an Assistive Listening Device.

Restrooms
Accessible restrooms are located near all event spaces, classrooms and administrative offices.

Accessibility Services

For more information or to schedule a tour of the facility, please call Patron Services at 727.791.7060 ext 4104.