Performing Arts

Bakersfield Mist at Waxlax Stage (Riverside Theatre)

Mar 24 - Apr 12, 2020

Inspired by true events, this new comedy follows Maude, a fifty-something unemployed bartender, who buys a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store. Despite almost trashing it, she’s now convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. But when world-class art expert Lionel Percy flies over from New York and arrives at her trailer home in Bakersfield to … +

Dance

Companhia Urbana de Dança is back In Miami at MDCA

Mar 21, 2020, 8:30 PM

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 … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded "The Color Purple" comes to SMDCAC for 2-performances-only

Mar 14 - 15, 2020

The official Broadway tour of The Color Purple, the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival hailed as “a glory to behold” (The New York Times) and “a direct hit to the heart” (The Hollywood Reporter). Based on a Pulitzer Prize winning novel, this epic story of a young woman’s journey to love and triumph in the American South is set … +

Performing Arts

Olympia Lobby Live! at Olympia Theater

Feb 19, 2020, 6 PM

The third Wednesday of every month Olympia Lobby goes Live! Transforming the lobby into our very own cabaret, featuring sketch comedy, improv, music, burlesque and much more! After party with DJ Mikey Forte & special happy hour prices at a cash bar The Doors open at 6 pm and Action starts at 7 pm. Seating is on a first come, first served … +

Dance

Ballet Dr. Ouch! III by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mar 7-8, 2020

Opening the Spring season, the company brings “Dr. Ouch! ” a ballet in two acts based on children poems about the fun adventures lived by nice Dr. Ouch while going to Africa to cure ill monkeys. Based on the books of Kornei Chukovsky, the ballet features music of I. Morozov, choreography by Vladimir Issaev and imaginative costumes designed by creative custom designer … +

Performing Arts

"As You Like It" by National Players at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Feb 7, 2020, 8 PM

By William Shakespeare Directed by Jason King Jones Banished from the only home she’s ever known, Rosalind escapes to the Forest of Arden with her cousin Celia and their fool Touchstone. While disguised as a man, Rosalind meets fellow outcasts in the forest, including the dashing and lovesick Orlando. Determined to woo him, Rosalind persuades Orlando in her male disguise to win … +

Performing Arts

"Lost in Yonkers" on stage at Riverside Theatre

Feb 4 - 23, 2020

Written by Neil Simon and set in Yonkers, New York in 1942, Lost in Yonkers is the Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about two brothers who are sent to live with their stern German grandmother after their mother’s death. Placed there by their traveling salesman father, the boys find themselves contending with new realities – a childlike aunt, a gangster uncle, and a dad who is … +

Dance

AILEY II: The Next Generation of Dance at Arsht Center

Critically acclaimed for their stirring performances, Ailey II’s brilliant young dancers have captivated audiences for over four decades. Led by Artistic Director Troy Powell, the company brings Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by outstanding emerging choreographers to cities across the country and internationally. With powerful performances rooted in a steadfast creative vision, Ailey II brings a fresh dimension to … +

Performing Arts

"Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom" by Culture Shock Miami at MDCA

Feb 7, 2020, 8 PM

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom tells the moving, true story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965.  Infused with the stirring music of the Civil Rights Era, the performance lets audiences of all ages experience what it took to struggle nonviolently and how it felt to be part of changing American … +

Performing Arts

MAMMA MIA! at Actors' Playhouse

Jan 22 - Feb 23, 2020

Over 60 million people worldwide have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel good show. A mother, a daughter, three possible dads and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. A large cast, nonstop laughs and explosive dance numbers, told through the story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs, propel thisenchanting … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded "Thoroughly Modern Millie" at Riverside Theatre

Through Jan 26, 2020

Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie is a high-spirited musical romp that takes you back to the height of the Jazz Age. When Millie Dumont arrives in New York City from Kansas, she quickly finds an exciting new world filled with frisky flappers, dashing leading men and a villainess audiences love to hate. Based on the 1967 film … +

Performing Arts

The 39 Steps, on stage at the Waxlax Stage (Riverside Theatre)

Jan 21 - Feb 9, 2020

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! Winner of two Tony Awards®, the play is filled with nonstop laughs, over 150 characters (played by four actors), a plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance. … +

Performing Arts

The Amazing Max at MTC

Feb 8, 2020

Max is known for his extraordinary skills as a magician and also for his ability to entertain adult audiences while keeping the little ones spellbound. Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer’s faces. This high-energy, interactive and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages.

Dance

Alonzo King Lines Ballet at SMDCAC

Jan 18, 2020, 8 PM

This San Francisco contemporary ballet troupe is renowned for its superb, diverse dancers and for artistic leader Alonzo King’s distinctive blend of expressive, cutting-edge choreography with classical beauty. They’ll perform Common Ground, a 2018 work set to new music commissioned by renowned modern string ensemble Kronos Quartet; and Handel, where the rich elegance of Baroque music comes to life in a graceful, … +

Performing Arts

Slow Burn Theatre Co: Groundhog Day The Musical

Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2020

2017’s Olivier Award Winner for Best Musical and critically acclaimed on both the West End and Broadway, Goundhog Day The Musical revels in one man’s journey of self-discovery, day after day. Inspired by the hilarious film starring Bill Murray, Groundhog Day features a book by original co-screenwriter Dan Rubin, and music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda the Musical). Karma … +

Performing Arts

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom at Miami-Dade County Auditorium

Feb 7, 2020, 8 PM

Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom tells the moving, true story of Lynda Blackmon Lowery, one of the youngest participants in the Selma to Montgomery march in 1965. Jailed nine times before her fifteenth birthday, Lowery fought alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. to secure the right to vote for African-Americans. The performance lets audiences of all ages experience what it took … +

Performing Arts

AMERICAN SON' Florida Premiere at ARSHT

Thursday, January 9 - Sunday, January 26

A New York Times’ Critic’s Pick! and a Florida Premiere by award-winning playwright and Zoetic Stage co-founder Christopher Demos-Brown. Set in a South Florida police station in the middle of the night, two parents search for their missing teenage son, who happens to be African American. A gripping tale of two people caught in our national divide, with their worst fears hanging in the … +

Performing Arts

Broadway' ALADDIN from Disney at Au Rene Theater

Jan 8-9, 2020

A whole new world at Disney’s ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical. From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It’s an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite. Hailed by USA Today as “Pure Genie-Us,” ALADDIN features all … +

Performing Arts

Demetri Martin in Wandering Mind Tour at Parker Playhouse

Thu Jan 16, 2020

Standup comedian, artist, writer, and director Demetri Martin began doing standup comedy in New York City, where he worked as a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O’Brien and was regular on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Demetri won the Perrier Award at the Edinburgh International Fringe Festival for his one-man show and received Australia’s Barry Award at the Melbourne … +

Dance

National Ballet of Odessa, Ukraine: SWAN LAKE at Parker Playhouse

Dec 29, 2019, 3 PM

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 talented Ukrainian dancers, the brightest ballet stars, to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! The National … +

Performing Arts

Moscow’s Ballet in The Nutcracker at The Fillmore

Mon Dec 30, 2019

A celebration of Christmas taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world class Russian artists. Larger than life Puppets, Nesting Dolls and gloriously hand-crafted costumes bring the Christmas spirit to life. Gather the family and see why the press is raving “Knock Out!” – New York Times “Christmas Cheer!” – … +