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The RP Funding Center is pleased to offer groups the best experience at the best prices! Our groups receive a personalized service experience when booking and planning their visit. Groups also enjoy reduced ticket prices for most shows, early reservation options, and pre-show dining discounts. From Corporate Partners to Educational Organizations, we have options available to suit any group!

Group Patrons Enjoy the Following Perks:

  • Special discounts available for groups of 10 or more
  • Opportunities to pre-select seating prior to public on-sale
  • 10% discount on Center Stage pre-show dining, when available
  • Accessible seating for wheelchair patrons and their companions, when available
  • Assistance with lodging, dining, and shopping information
  • One FREE ticket for every 20 tickets purchased
  • One FREE bus parking pass per reservation for groups of 20 or more

Call the RP Funding Center’s Group Sales Department at 863-834-8137 for information or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rebate Program

Scouts & Specialized Events

Corporate Partners

Partner Discount Programs

ALL DEPOSITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE and required within 14 days of the contract date. If deposit is not received, seats will be released back to the public. Credit Card payments are preferred, but checks are also acceptable. Final balance must be paid 4 weeks prior to the event date. IF FULL PAYMENT IS NOT RECEIVED BY THE BALANCE DUE DATE, ALL TICKETS WILL BE RELEASED BACK TO THE PUBLIC. Make all checks payable to the City of Lakeland and send to: RP Funding Center, ATTN: Group Sales, 701 W Lime Street, Lakeland, FL 33815. Cash is not accepted unless payment is made at the RP Funding Center Box Office. Please do not mail cash. Performances, dates, prices and times subject to change, and ticket quantities are limited. Ticket required for age 2 and over; age of children requiring a ticket varies by show so call ahead to confirm. All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges will be permitted. Group discounts and dining not available on every performance. Due dates are subject to change due to high demand.


Events with Group Discounts

Sesame Street Live! presents Make Your Magic

September 19, 2022

Join your favorite Sesame Street friends for a magical adventure when Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic visits your neighborhood. Elmo and Abby Cadabby team up to learn how determination and practice are the best ways to reach your goals. Along the way, they are joined by Cookie Monster, Big Bird, Grover, Count and Rosita to discover why it's okay to make mistakes and real magic can be found when you believe in yourself. With high-energy dancing and an introduction to the art of illusion, you’ll enjoy every magical moment with your family and friends at Sesame Street Live! Make Your Magic.


Jazz Hamilton "Carnevale"

September 30, 2022

There is a magic at a JAZZ HAMILTON concert! With a career spanning over 3 decades as a soloist, the Classical Pop saxophonist brings you a musical journey through romance, passion, excitement, and well-known melodies that will transfix your imagination. With an uncanny ability of combining Classical music with elements of Jazz, Pop, and Latin, the artist unearths his unique ID after years of immersing himself in the academic study of music and profoundly testing the limits of the saxophone. Consequently, Jazz Hamilton crafted a distinctive sound which emerges from a Classical backdrop but then transcends beyond the limits of any single creative expression masterfully placing his instrument at the forefront of the orchestra. Now, Jazz Hamilton presents his mystical and electrifying masquerade concert showcasing masterpieces such as: "Song From A Secret Garden," "Libertango," "Over The Rainbow," "Green Hornet," "Aranjuez," and "Besame Mucho" along many more using a theatrical style approach to create unforgettable memories for his audience. All this intertwined with his personal original arrangements, orchestrations, and spellbinding interpretations. Come and celebrate love in a unique immersive musical experience to the organic, smooth, and warm tone of Jazz Hamilton in this dynamic and breathtaking Book of Moments that today he calls: "CARNEVALE"...
Enjoy the Masquerade... 


Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure

October 19, 2022

Do not miss this PAWsome opportunity to see the whole pack as they set sail in a pirate themed live touring stage performance. Join them for this adventure-filled high-seas mission aboard the Sea Patroller as they save their mateys, Carlos and Tracker, and find some pirate treasure too! We hope you’re as excited as we arrr!


Cirque Dreams Holidaze

November 19, 2022

CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up the stage in this awe-inspiring and eye-popping family holiday spectacular. As lights dim and music plays, a fantastical cast of holiday storybook characters come to life presenting an elaborate wonderland, invoking the stories behind a child’s eye as they dream on the most magical of nights. Ballerinas, nutcrackers, snowmen, penguins, reindeer, ethereal aerialists, gingerbread people, carolers and colossal ornaments fly, balance, juggle and stretch imaginations. 
Audiences nationwide will celebrate this most wonderful time of the year with over twenty of the world’s critically acclaimed and accomplished artists and circus acts all gift-wrapped in over 300 imaginative and one-of-a-kind costume designs. Broadway singers perform original music along with new twists on seasonal favorites such as “Deck The Halls,” “Winter Wonderland” and “Jingle Bell Rock”. 


Ballet Magnificat! presents Most Incredible Christmas

December 6, 2022

Ballet Magnificat! presents Most Incredible Christmas, which is an exciting new Broadway-style contemporary ballet that tells the story of a town’s contest to find the most extraordinary and incredible thing about the Christmas season. Contestants entertain the audience with loveable traditions, songs that capture the spectacle of the season, and reflections on the first Christmas. Set to heartwarming familiar Christmas tunes from around the world, the evening’s contest comes to a close and a winner is declared!


My Fair Lady

December 16, 2022

BROADWAY PRODUCTION!

From Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner & Loewe’s MY FAIR LADY. Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” and “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly,” MY FAIR LADY tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?


A Christmas Carol

December 19, 2022

This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from Nebraska Theatre Caravan is rich with thrilling ensemble music, alive with color and movement and is created to tell this great and enduring tale in a manner that people of all ages will enjoy. Woven throughout this classic tale are beautiful new arrangements and moving renditions of holiday songs such as God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Wassail Wassail, Good Christian Men Rejoice, Away in a Manger, Greensleeves, The Boar’s Head Carol and many more. Featuring a cast of 23 performers, live musicians, and Broadway-style scenery and costumes, audiences cherish this sumptuous holiday classic.


The Australian Bee Gees Show: A Tribute To The Bee Geez

January 6, 2023

It’s Saturday Night Fever every night with The Australian Bee Gees Show- Tribute to the Bee Gees. One of the most successful and adored acts in musical history is recreated on the Vegas stage in a 75-minute multi-media concert event. You’ll hear hits like, “Staying Alive,” “You Should Be Dancing,” “How Deep is Your Love,” and “Jive Talkin.”


Legally Blonde The Musical

January 8, 2023

BROADWAY PRODUCTION!

America’s favorite blonde, Elle Woods, is ready to prove who’s in charge (again) as Legally Blonde - The Musical comes to the RP Funding Center. The ultimate Broadway tribute to girl power, Legally Blonde will take you from the UCLA sorority house to the Harvard halls of justice with the timely coming of age story of Broadway’s brightest heroine. Based on the beloved movie, Legally Blonde follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, sexism, snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams, and proves that you can be BOTH legally blonde AND the smartest person in the room.


The Fab Four - The Ultimate Tribute

January 24, 2023

The Fab Four are one of the world's most in-demand Beatles tribute acts! They're note perfect and the attention to detail is so impressive, you'd be forgiven for thinking you were in the presence of the real thing. From mop-tops to Wings, let the Fab Four take you on a journey through the life of a band that still thrill, five decades after they split up!


Fiddler on the Roof

February 13, 2023

BROADWAY PRODUCTION!

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as FIDDLER ON THE ROOF visits cities across North American. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family. This production raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!


Motown With A Twist

March 7, 2023

This show has made thousands and sold out theaters. With stars from Dancing With The Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol, and The Voice, Motown with a Twist is a ton of fun! The choreography is showstopping, the music is enchanting, and the production will wow audiences everywhere. The crowd goes wild for Motown classics from Smokey Robinson, to Michael Jackson, to Diana Ross.


The Beat Goes On Featuring Lisa McClowry as CHER

March 8, 2023

The international touring show, “The Beat Goes On” features American singer/actress Lisa McClowry's portrayal of the Goddess of Pop in her one-womanBroadway-style live stage show. Lisa is completely convincing as CHER with every aspect of playing Cher down pat including her singing and speaking voice, the walk, the talk, the costumes, the makeup, and the mannerisms. In addition, the show incorporates a live band, LED walls, video, multiple costume changes, dynamic dialogue, humor, and fun audience participation. You can expect to hear Cher’s hits spanning from the 60’s to now including: I Got You Babe, Gypsies Tramps and Thieves, If I Could Turn Back Time, songs from ABBA - from Cher’s Dancing Queen album, Woman’s World, Welcome to Burlesque, Believe and so much more!


ON YOUR FEET! The Story of Emilio & Gloria Estefan

March 16, 2023

BROADWAY PRODUCTION!

HER VOICE. HIS VISION. THEIR STORY.

ON YOUR FEET! is the inspiring true story about heart, heritage and two people who believed in their talent—and each other—to become an international sensation: Gloria and Emilio Estefan. Now their story is an all-new exhilarating original musical winning the hearts of critics and audiences alike, with the Chicago Tribune declaring “IT’S A HIT!” and The New York Times cheering, “The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing musical!” ON YOUR FEET! features some of the most iconic songs of the past quarter-century, including “Rhythm is Gonna Get You,” “Conga,” “Get On Your Feet,” “Don’t Want To Lose You Now,” “1-2-3” and “Coming Out of the Dark.” Prepare to be on your feet from start to finish!


Shen Yun

March 14 & 15, 2023

Shen Yun takes you on an extraordinary journey through China’s 5,000 years of divinely inspired culture. Exquisite beauty from the heavens, profound wisdom from dynasties past, timeless legends and ethnic traditions all spring to life through classical Chinese dance, enchanting live orchestral music, authentic costumes, and patented interactive backdrops. Revisit a time when scholars and artists sought harmony with the Tao, or the “Way” of the universe, and when divine beings walked upon the earth to inspire humanity. Join us for a night filled with courage and wisdom, light and hope… Experience Shen Yun!