Florida Grand Opera 2016-2017 Season

Through 2017

In celebration of our 75th continuous year of bringing the finest opera to South Florida we have designed a season with something for everyone. Each of the operas will resonate with one our various communities. Before Night Falls, based on the autobiography of Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas, will be the fourth installment in our Made for Miami series. Composer Jorge Martín is … +


Waterfront Playhouse: Sock Hop Gala!

Jan 21, 2017, 6 PM

The Waterfront Playhouse Gala presents “Rock around the clock shock hop gala”. This is a one-night-only event to dance away the night. It will include a best costume contest where poodle skirts and leather jackets are more than welcome. The night also features food by the Key West Iron Chefs, open bar, great music, and a silent auction, plus an Art Bike … +


Film Jackie by Pablo Larraín at MDC's Tower Theater

Dec 21-22, 2016

Directed by Chilean filmmaker Pablo Larraín (No, The Club), Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity … +


An American Paris at ARSHT

Dec 27, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017

An American in Paris is the new Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into the perfect harmony with songs from George and Ira Gershwin in … +


Placido Domingo in Luisa Fernanda at MDC's Tower Theater

Dec 18-19, 2016

Set in Madrid during the Bourbon Restoration, Luisa Fernanda contains some of the most inspired numbers of Spanish lyrical genre, with enormous popularity since its premiere at the Teatro Calderón in Madrid on March 26, 1932. The assembly has been co-produced with the Washington opera, and has a magnificent cast of performers led by Plácido Domingo. Recorded live at Teatro Real de … +