Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her fictional life. In Gerwig’s take, the beloved story of the March sisters – four young women each determined to live life on her own terms – is both timeless and timely. Portraying Jo, Meg, Amy, and Beth March, the film stars Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh, Eliza Scanlen, with Timothée Chalamet as their neighbor Laurie, Laura Dern as Marmee, and Meryl Streep as Aunt March. Welcome to the season’s major Oscar contender.
Area Stage Company in Coral Gables presents The Ballad of Janis Matthews and the Dodo Scouts, a world premiere musical written, directed, and designed by ASC’s own Giancarlo Rodaz, with music by Rachel Dean. This … +
The MIAMIsFF Series presents “Focus on: 2019 Festival Winners” at the Deering Estate. As the first shorts program of 2020 at the Deering Estate Theatre, it will feature 6 short films that were all winners … +
Frost’s very own faculty artists collaborate to offer a feast of chamber music by some of the most influential Latin American composers of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. Musicologist Marysol Quevedo hosts a 30-minute … +
The pairing of guitar and flute has long inspired delightful music, at once earthy and delicately translucid. An evening featuring Robert Beaser’s Mountain Songs, based on Appalachian music; Astor Piazzolla’s Histoire Du Tango, a tango … +
Marian Anderson’s debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in 1955 broke through the company’s longstanding Jim Crow practices. Carol Oja, Professor of Music at Harvard University, revisits the campaign waged by the NAACP and Anderson’s … +