News

Nick Dear’s FRANKENSTEIN premieres at the Arsht

From October 14 - 31, 8:00 p.m.

One of the great horror stories of all time, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gods and monsters still fascinates 200 years after its 1818 publication! First presented at the National Theatre in London, where it was directed by Danny Boyle and starred Benedict Cumberbatch, Nick Dear’s adaptation is highly theatrical and surprisingly relevant. Employing striking images and beautifully poetic language, the play … +

Music

Jonas Kaufmann in recital at the Arsht

Thursday, October 14 - 8:00 p.m.

Jonas Kaufmann is among the world’s most acclaimed tenors. Born in Munich, Kaufmann has been an international star since a breakout appearance in 2006 at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. Singing in German, Italian, French, and English, Kaufmann has performed lead roles in Otello, Tosca, Andrea Chénier, Carmen, Werther, Die Walküre, Lohengrin, and many other classic operas at venues such as … +

Music

MAINLY MOZART FESTIVAL returns this Saturday with Violinist Kevin Zhu’s debut in Miami

Sat, Sep 11, 4:00pm - Sun, Sep 12, 2:00pm

Twenty-year-old violinist Kevin Zhu is a recipient of the 2021 Avery Fisher Career Grant. He has amassed an outstanding record of concert performances and competition wins since he began playing violin at age three. Praised for his “awesome technical command and maturity” (The Strad) and “absolute virtuosity, almost blinding in its incredible purity” (L’ape musicale), Kevin regularly performs on the world’s largest … +

Music

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami w its 2021-22 Season

January 2021

The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Miami and the Adrienne Arsht Center this January for the 15th year of its residency. Music director Franz Welser-Möst will lead four performances featuring symphonic masterworks by Dvořák, Mozart and Tchaikovsky as well as rarely heard orchestral music of Rodion Shchedrin and George Walker. Praise for The Cleveland Orchestra under the artistic leadership of Welser-Möst has come … +

Music

Sol and The Tribu. Live on the Plaza

May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Sol and The Tribu is a group of Cuban musicians who blend traditional Caribbean music and modern technology with a Miami twist. As ambassadors of the New Miami Sound, they pride themselves on what makes Miami “The Magic City,” with its blend of Caribbean influences and American swamp funk. Sol and The Tribu — “tribu” means tribe — has seven members, but … +

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 Musical “Fiddler on the Roof” at ARSHT

Oct 29 - Nov 23, 2019

Tony®-winning director Bartlett Sher and the team behind South Pacific, The King and Iand 2017 Tony-winning Best Play Oslo, bring a fresh and authentic vision to this piece from Tony winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. The original production won ten Tony Awards, including a special Tony for becoming the longest-running Broadway musical of all time. You’ll be there when the sun rises on … +

Performing Arts

Caravan: A Revolution on the Road at ARSHT

Fri Oct 18, 2019

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective collaborate with choreographer Rennie Harris’ company, Puremovement, and sculptor/projection mapping artist Andrew Scott to create Caravan: A Revolution on the Road, a new work expanding on themes explored on the first E-Collective recording and tour. These artists have created a multi-disciplinary performance that transcends racial and social boundaries and breathes new artistic life into conversations on personal and collective identity in relation to social … +

Music

Don Giovanni by FGO at Ziff Ballet Opera House

Sat Oct 26 - Sat Dec 7, 2019

Don Giovanni is the story of the world’s greatest lover, Don Juan, a young, arrogant, and charismatic aristocrat, who will stop at nothing to fulfill his ravenous lust. But when a midnight seduction ends in murder, Don Giovanni soon finds himself pursued on all sides by those he has wronged in the past. This masterwork is a brilliant combination of an engrossing story … +

Performing Arts

DIAVOLO’s Voyage at Arsht

Sat Oct 12, 2019

Seen by over 95 million people as a top 10 finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, DIAVOLO shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasps of gravity. Led by the inventive genius of Artistic Director Jacques Heim and his fearless, athletic daredevils, the Los Angeles based company continues to push a new edge of performance. With a unique style that encompasses dance, acrobatics, and gymnastics, DIAVOLO … +

Events

Arts LAUNCH 2019 at ARSHT

Sat Sep 7, 2019

ArtsLaunch is the biggest free community event in Miami that celebrates the performing arts and other arts disciplines. This open house is the annual kick-off to Miami’s art season! ArtsLaunch is a full day of over 50 activities including free mini performances, interactive workshops, kids’ activities, farmers market, tours and more. 9:30am: Lobby OpeningEnjoy light refreshments in our Ziff Ballet Opera House … +

Performing Arts

Reza’ Edge of Illusion comes to Ziff Ballet Opera House

Aug 24, 2019, 7:30 PM

Reza’s current tour transports concert level lighting & production merged with the most incredible magic in existence today. Reza has garnered a world-wide buzz and loyal fan base with his passion for creating signature grand-scale illusions such as making motorcycles and helicopters materialize out of thin air! Reza’s unique brand of illusion has landed him on popular reality shows across 31 countries, … +

Literature

An Evening with Colson Whitehead at Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM | Knight Concert Hall

Jul 26, 2019, 8 PM Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel. A devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of … +

Dance

Mainly Mozart FEST: Rehearsal In Paris

Jun 29, 2019, 4 PM

A ground-breaking intersection of music, dance and film, this dazzling multi-genre performance will take the audiences on an imaginary journey to Paris. Members of the Miami City Ballet will join phenomenal award-winning classical musicians of the Mainly Mozart Festival in this smart and beautiful meditation on the ephemeral nature of dance.  Ashley Knox, dancerAlexander Peters, dancerEric Trope, choreographerMarina Radiushina, pianoThomas Mesa, celloQianqian Li, violin Ali Habashi, filmmaker

Performing Arts

COME from AWAY, the Musical at ARSHT

Tue Jun 18, 2019 - Sun Jun 23, 2019

A new Musical by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year’s Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. The New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of a true story: 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into … +

Performing Arts

The Origin of LOVE at Knight Concert Hall

John Cameron Mitchell, the double Tony Award winning, Golden Globe-nominated co-creator of Hedwig & the Angry Inch, brings songs and stories from his history in a big, brash and bold rock spectacle, performing songs from his rock musical and regaling audiences with stories from 20 years of Hedwig with special guest Amber Martin. Mitchell will also preview songs from his upcoming musical … +

Announcements

School of Rock at the Arsht Center

Tue Apr 9, 2019 - Sun Apr 14, 2019

Andrew Lloyd Webber, the man who brought rock and romance to Broadway, is back with a new heart-stirring hit. School of Rock is a New York Times Critics’ Pick and “An inspiring jolt of energy, joy and mad skillz!” (Entertainment Weekly). Reuters raves “Andrew Lloyd Webber has broadway rocking again!” Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, … +

Announcements

Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Adrienne Arsht Center

Through Sun Apr 7, 2019

This modern musical masterpiece tells the story of the obsessively vengeful barber Benjamin Barker and his twisted partnership with the outrageous Mrs. Lovett who together, devise a devilish plot to add a special ingredient to a recipe that has all of London dying for their pies! Sondheim’s gloriously gruesome musical combines melodrama and murder with one of the most thrilling scores ever … +

Announcements

Adrienne Arsht Center presents HUNDRED DAYS

Wed Apr 10, 2019 - Sun Apr 21, 2019

HUNDRED DAYS is the uncensored, exhilarating and heartrending ​true story​ about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had 100 days to live. With magnetic chemistry and anthemic folk-punk music, creators and stars Abigail and Shaun Bengson explore a fundamental question: how do we make the most of the time that we have? “A luminous musical memoir.” – … +

Events

SWAN Spoken Soul Showcase Vol 12 Celebrates Women Artists in Honor of SWAN Day

March 22 - 24, 2019

Spoken Soul Festival is celebrating an equally simple and complicated concept: the word. SSF 12’s theme, #WordIsBond, explores how in the digital age words have no boundaries and comments on how because of this, words are more powerful than ever before in our history. The open admission showcase will experience the rich cultural diaspora that they have come to expect from the … +

Announcements

Friday: Pianist & Latin Grammy-nominated artist Jorge Mejia!

Friday, March 22 | KNIGHT CONCERT HALL

“Jorge Mejia’s world is imagery, cinema, storytelling, and he doesn’t hold back.” – El Nuevo Herald This Friday at the Adrienne Arsht Center – An Open Book: A Memoir in Music! An Open Book, is a music, literary, and visual tour de force, featuring Jorge Mejia, a Latin GRAMMY®-nominated composer and Steinway artist, performing narratives and playing the piano, accompanied by an … +

Announcements

Flamenco Festival Miami 2019: Ballet Flamenco Sara Baras

Wednesday, March 13 - Sunday, March 17

After selling out four performances during our Flamenco Festival in 2015, the incomparable Sara Baras—direct from Spain—returns to the Arsht Center as the star of the Center’s 12th annual Flamenco Festival Miami. Celebrated for her brilliant footwork and captivating stage presence, Sara Baras has become internationally famous in a career that has spanned more than 20 years and earned her dozens of … +

Music

Florida Grand Opera presents FRIDA

Sat Mar 16, 2019 - Sun Mar 24, 2019

Robert Xavier Rodríguez’s colorful score is a perfect match for the passionate art of the legendary painter Frida Kahlo. Although the artist was wracked by agonizing physical pain and caught up in a stormy marriage to Diego Rivera, the flame that fueled Kahlo’s art just kept burning and never turned to ash. She created fifty-five self-portraits. But no portrait of her is … +

Announcements

The Joshua Redman Quartet Adrienne Arsht Center | Knight Concert Hall

Jan 18, 8pm

It’s Friday Night Jazz with the Joshua Redman Quartet. Internationally acclaimed saxophone master Joshua Redman is renowned for his sound and boundless creativity. In this highly-anticipated performance, Joshua performs with his quartet – pianist Aaron Goldberg, bassist Ben Williams and drummer Obed Calvaire. Expect an exceptional performance from this group of musicians The New York Times described as “feverish and soulful”. Get … +