A theatre company comes across unpublished manuscripts of the poet María Luisa Milanés (1893-1919), an ardent feminist and patriot born in Bayamo, Cuba, and undertakes to put on a play based on her complicated life, thereby discovering the fascinating story of a dangerous clash with patriarchal tyranny.
Writing in Sand is a multidisciplinary stage production directed by Carlos Caballero, featuring actress Mabel Roch, choreographer and dancer Lucia Aratanha, musician Inez Barlatier, and the writing of Griselda Ortíz. The work opens a dialogue that explores themes of displacement, immigration, trauma, personal crisis, and assimilation as a mirror of Miami itself. Three female performers – one Cuban, one Brazilian and one … +
Climakaze Miami 2017 is highlighting profound female voices from Haiti and Australia in a unique event, Miami-grown songstress Inez Barlatier and Melbourne’s riveting cabaret priestess Moira Finucane get together to address climate issues through the arts and dialogue. The Rapture by Moira Finucane (Australia) Fri May 5, 2017, 8:30 PM Inez Barlatier in Concert (Miami-Haiti) Sat May 6, 2017, 8:30 PM Eco-Theater … +
This indoor series includes the return of the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, the free International Children’s Day, a jazz concert starring Negroni’s Trio & Edgar Omar, performances featuring Conecta: Miami Arts, ARCA Images, FUNDarte’s Climakaze Miami 2021 and more. MDCA and Teatro Avante present the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, featuring theatrical performances by companies from Uruguay, Ecuador and Mexico. These … +
FUNDarte’s NO BORDERS Series presents, Contemporary Dance from Brazil. Companhia Urbana de Dança tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lie. Alternately mesmerizing and rippling with adrenaline and raw energy, their works explore the cultural roots of Brazil and the gritty life stories of the … +
Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +
Following 36 critically acclaimed productions and 20 Carbonell Awards, the 2017/18 lineup features four plays from Miami’s own Zoetic Stage—including “Best Musical” Tony Award winner Fun Home—and the New York Times “Critics’ Pick” Off-Broadway hit, Small Mouth Sounds by Drama Desk Award winner Bess Wohl. This Season of Theater Up Close will include: Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Stuart Meltzer November … +