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
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
Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Do you remember the first time you heard “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas”? Join as Mannheim Steamroller makes history again as they bring their annual holiday tour to fans throughout the country. Experience the performance of the #1 Christmas music artist in history and for the first time ever, hear the entire album that started it all, LIVE - "Mannheim Steamroller Christmas!"
An Evening with Bill Engvall
Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. He was recently awarded "Casino Comedian" of the year at the 2019 Casino Entertainment Awards in Las Vegas, NV. He is currently on tour and since 2016, Bill has hosted a weekly podcast "My 2 Cents" with PodcastOne which offers his funny, thought-provoking and unique perspective on just about everything. Bill's latest comedy special "Just Sell Him For Parts" is currently available on VUDU streaming service.
Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story
Now in its 30th amazing year, the "World's Most Successful Rock 'n' Roll Musical" continues to thrill audiences around the world. Viewed by more than 22 million people worldwide, Buddy opened in London's West End in 1989, and has been seen on Broadway, throughout Canada, the U.S., Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa, the Netherlands and Singapore; winning numerous awards along the way. Buddy tells the story of Buddy Holly through his short yet spectacular career, and features the classic songs, That'll Be The Day, Not Fade Away, Oh Boy, Ritchie Valens' La Bamba, The Big Bopper's Chantilly Lace and many more! This show is just Peggy Sue-perb!
Village People is the greatest disco group in the world. Their music is part of the international songbook. The debut album, released in 1977, featured the hit singles “San Francisco (You Got Me)” and “In Hollywood (Everybody’s A Star).” As the 40th anniversary of the group’s founding neared, Victor Willis who was Village People before Village People even existed returned with a fresh re-boot of the group. His powerful and distinctive voice is known the world-over on all the group’s hits. Now, the group (along with their live band) perform Village People on stage.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Holiday Tour
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s unique take on American swing & jazz music has thrilled audiences around the world, while their unique and spirited “Wild and Swingin’ Holiday Party” has become an eagerly anticipated annual family event. Drawing on a rich catalogue of holiday classics and Christmas originals from the band’s two full length holiday albums, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings its world-renowned live show, and fun and quirky take on the holidays, to you.
Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular
Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular is THE Holiday Show of the season with the world-renowned cast of Cirque Musica performing to some of the greatest holiday music of all time. The show combines cirque, theater, and holiday music to create a must-see show for the entire family.
You Can’t Stop the Beat! HAIRSPRAY, Broadway’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy phenomenon that inspired the blockbuster film and live television event, is back on tour! Join 16-year-old Tracy Turnblad in 1960’s Baltimore as she sets out to dance her way onto TV’s most popular show. Can a girl with big dreams (and even bigger hair) change the world?
Remembering Hee Haw
COME CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF AMERICA’S ORIGINAL COUNTRY COMEDY! A NIGHT OF GREAT MUSIC AND GOOD OLE COUNTRY LAUGHTER! Hee Haw, the iconic music variety show famous for its comedic skits, bedtime stories, All-Jug band, music and hosting a variety of popular musicians is bringing the Kornfield to Polk County.
For a quarter of a century, RENT has inspired us to choose love over fear and to live without regret. This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning phenomenon has become more than a musical – it’s a cultural touchstone and a source of joy and strength for millions. RENT’s 25th Anniversary “Farewell Season of Love” is your FINAL CHANCE to experience this celebrated touring production – so don’t miss it!
Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand¬-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own standup specials and sitcoms and he continues to tour the country performing to standing-room-only crowds worldwide. As a standup, he shares the ups and downs of his childhood experiences as one of eleven children in Minnesota.
Marie Osmond has spent 5 iconic decades in the entertainment business performing as a successful singer, television performer & talkshow host, dancer, actor, author, entrepreneur and public speaker. She has continued to remain a recognizable figure across the globe. Marie is a multiple gold and platinum selling artist and CMA winner, has numerous Billboard chart-topping singles and albums, and three New York Times Bestselling books. She is currently working on a symphonic album which will be half broadway and half classical popular songs in the repertoire.
Love transcends the harsh realities of war and prejudice in this sweeping Pulitzer Prize-winning tale centered around two unlikely love affairs. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this timeless Rodgers & Hammerstein classic features some of the most beautiful music ever composed woven into an inspiring story cherished the world over. Winner of ten Tony Awards, the beloved score's songs include "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," and "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" amidst big, Broadway performances and a chorus of American sailors and Navy nurses ready to take you to Bali Ha'i.
Love Me Tender
Muscian / Actor Scot Bruce celebrates what made Elvis not only The King of Rock & Roll... but The King of Cool! See the magic that made a generation swoon in the 1950’s and 60’s, before the white jumpsuit, sunglasses and the glitter of Vegas. Along with his rockin’ 4-piece band, Bruce Meticulously & respectfully recreates the electrifying musical excitement of Elvis in his prime, right down to the vintage instruments, the hip ‘threads’ and the grease in the hair. From Elvis’ humble beginnings at Sun Records, to the Ed Sullivan Show through his Hollywood Career.
Champions of Magic
Described by the press as ‘The Avengers of magic’ The Champions Of Magic cast present incredible interactive magic, a daring escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction that has to be seen to be believed, levitation high above the stage and a finale beyond explanation. The show happens all around the theatre and features spectacular illusions that can’t be seen anywhere else. Don’t miss this unbelieveable show to entertain the entire family and see why fans return to see one of the world’s biggest touring illusion shows time and time again.
Blue Man Group
More than 35 million people around the world have experienced the smash hit phenomenon that is BLUE MAN GROUP and now it’s your turn! It’s everything you know and love about BLUE MAN GROUP—signature drumming, colorful moments of creativity and quirky comedy—the men are still blue but the rest is all new! Featuring pulsing, original music, custom-made instruments, surprise audience interaction and hilarious absurdity, join the Blue Men in a joyful experience that unites audiences of all ages.
Menopause the Musical
COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing about for over 18 years! It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!®
The Price is Right
The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games just like on television's longest running and most popular game show…from Plinko™ to Cliffhangers™ to The Big Wheel™ and even the fabulous Showcase.
Playing to near sold-out audiences for more than 14 years, the Price Is Right Live™ has entertained millions of guests and given away more than 12 million dollars in cash and prizes.
If you’re a fan of The Price Is Right™ on TV, you’ll no doubt love this exciting, live (non-televised), on-stage version of the show!