News

World Premiere of “The Cubans” at Colony Theatre

Wed Jan 23, 2019 - Sun Feb 16, 2020

The mission of developing and presenting new work by Miami artists continues with the debut of the first play by Cuban-American playwright and actor Michael Leon. The Cubans turns the classic American family drama into a quintessential Miami story – a poignant, humorous exploration of the fraught generational dynamics and struggle for identity in a Cuban-American family. When Christy returns to Miami for a … +

Dance

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami presents Jewels of the Russian Ballet at Colony Theatre

Dec 7, 2019, 8 PM

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami (CCBM) artistic director Eriberto Jimenez in conjunction with St. Lucie Ballet and Grace Arts Florida will present “Jewels of the Russian Ballet” highlighting famous pieces from the renowned Russian repertoire including: “Scheherazade”, based on tales of ‘One Thousand and One Nights’;  the Odalisque’s pas de trois from “Le Corsaire” and the Greek myth of the Goddess of … +

Music

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: CMS Miami at Colony Theatre

Jan 9-10, 2020

Jan 9, 2020, 8 PM Co-Artistic Directors of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and recipients of Musical America’s Musicians of the Year award, David Finckel and Wu Han are among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. The energy, imagination, and integrity they bring to their concert performances and artistic projects go unmatched. “Mr. Finckel and … +

Dance

Dance NOW! Miami at Colony Theatre

Dec 21, 2019, 8 PM

Dance NOW! Kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a world premiere from founding co-Director Diego Salterini. Salterini uses Earth, Air, Fire and Water as metaphors to investigate personal, societal and global issues. The evening will also include the audience favorite Visions of Unrest from DNM Co-Director Hannah Baumgarten, and work from guest choreographers Angela Gallo, of Coker University and Miami Dance Luminary Daniel … +

Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24 - Nov 17, 2019

Five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan adapts Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel, turning this richly multi-faceted tale, of five travelers in colonial Peru hurled to their deaths by a collapsing bridge, into a wryly lyrical fable of fate, love, and the transformative magic of theater. “There is a land of the living and a land of the dead,” … +

Performing Arts

Viva la Parranda! by Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre

Thu Apr 25, 2019 - Sun May 19, 2019

A village, a dream, a new musical. Bringing passion and color through traditional rhythms and dances, Betsayda Machado and La Parranda El Clavo—her village’s own multi-generational band—invites audiences to discover, indulge, and celebrate the contagious beats of Afro-Venezuelan soul through stories and songs of their real-life struggles and triumphs. The energizing percussion and vocal ensemble presents an engaging repertoire cultivated through centuries of … +

Cinema

Miami New Drama: Cocaine Cowboys at Colony Theatre

Thu Mar 7, 2019 - Sun Apr 7, 2019

Based on the acclaimed documentaries by Billy Corben, Cocaine Cowboys chronicles the development of the illegal drug trade in Miami during the 1970s and 1980s through the eyes of Rivi Ayala, a hired assassin working with the notorious drug dealer Griselda Blanco. Created from the actual texts of Ayala’s depositions, newspaper articles of the time, and other found documents, this new theatrical documentary … +

Performing Arts

FAKE by Miami New Drama at Colony Theatre

Thu Jan 24, 2019 - Sun Feb 17, 2019

Amidst cut-throat competition at a renowned auction house, Camila has just been promoted as the head of the Latin American Art Department when she is presented with one of her great-aunt Amelia Pelaez’s paintings as a last minute inclusion. The authenticity of the painting is questionable, Camila’s dedication to her great Aunt is not, forcing Camila to decide between her own burgeoning … +

Performing Arts

One Night in Miami on stage at Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 25, 2018 - Sun Nov 18, 2018

The night of February 25th, 1964 a young Cassius Clay emerges from the Miami Beach Convention Center as the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. Against all odds, he’s defeated Sonny Liston and shocked the world of boxing. While crowds of people swarm Miami Beach’s hotspots to celebrate the match, Clay, unable to stay on the island because of Jim Crow-era segregation laws, spends … +

Performing Arts

MIAMI New Drama Season 2018-19

Thu Oct 25, 2018 - Sun May 19, 2019

Miami New Drama includes an eclectic mix of original plays, musicals, classics and world premieres – featuring work commissioned specifically for Miami New Drama (MIND). Actors, directors and designers, culled from the Miami community and beyond, create work that reflects Miami city and highlights some of the best theatrical talent in the world. 2018-2019 Season will feature: One night in Miami Oct … +

Music

Legends Jorge Glem and Paquito D’Rivera in Concert at Colony Theatre

Sat Sep 8, 2018

Jorge Glem’s Venezuelan Cuatro welcomes Paquito D’Rivera, one of the legends of jazz worldwide, for an unprecedented artistic encounter. The power and versatility of the Venezuelan national instrument combined with the mastery and genius of Paquito’s clarinet (accompanied by the sensational Venezuelan bassist Rodner Padilla), will undoubtedly mark a milestone in the history of Latin music. Latin jazz classics, traditional Cuban and … +

Performing Arts

“Piaf, Voice and Delirium” at Colony Theatre

Through Sun Sep 2, 2018

“Piaf, Voice and Delirium” combines the theatrical experience with the musical assembly, to tell the tumultuous life of French singer Edith Piaf through the common thread of her songs. It is a biographical work of high evocative power and invites the viewer to let himself be carried away by the emotions generated by each stroke of his life (sadness, lack of love, defeat, triumph, … +

Performing Arts

Colony Theatre MIND’ Current Season plays THE ALBUM

Thu May 31, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018

Presidential Medal of the Arts winner and MiND’s co-founder Moisés Kaufman and his groundbreaking Tectonic Theater Project join the theater on a challenging new play to launch the “work in progress” series. The Album is inspired by The Höcker Album, a chilling collection of photos of Nazi officers frolicking at a retreat just 20 miles from the Auschwitz concentration camp. Kaufman and … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival Presents The Magic of Opera & Piano Transcriptions

Sunday, May 13, 7:00 PM

In collaboration with the vocal studio of Manny Perez, this unique program will feature the great opera singers Eglise Gutierrez, Elizabeth Caballero, Mabel Ledo, Yetzabel Arias, Betsy Diaz, Susana Diaz, Ana Collado, Katiuska Rodriguez , Armando Naranjo, Ray Gonzalez ,Matthew Manness, under the direction of pianist/conductor Caren Levine, followed by piano transcriptions, based on opera, performed by the TWO astonishing pianists: Alexander … +

Music

Miami International Piano Festival Presents two Extraordinary Recitals

May 12, 2018. 3:00 and 7:45 PM

An old hand at the piano at the young age of 12, multi-talented prodigy Harmony Zhu’s been featured several times on the Ellen show, where she proved to be off the charts on the cuteness scale. She’s also performed at Carnegie Hall three times and happens to hold the distinction of being the youngest student at Juilliard. Now this prolific composer and world-champion chess … +

Music

Gala Evening Of Opera and Piano at Colony Theatre

Sun May 13, 2018

Singing arias of Beethoven, Bellini, Verdi, Mascagni followed by piano Transcriptions performed by two extraordinary pianists: ALEXANDER GAVRYLYUK (Ukraine) & KEMAL GEKIC (Croatia) In Collaboration with the Vocal Studio of Manny Perez This unique program will feature Opera Singers: Eglise Gutierrez / Soprano Elizabeth Caballero / Soprano Mabel Ledo / Mezzo-soprano Yetzabel Arias / Soprano Betsy Diaz / Soprano Susana Diaz / … +

Music

12 Year Old Piano Prodigy Harmony Zhu in Concert at Colony Theatre

Sat May 12, 2018

A prodigy with multiple talents. She has been featured on CBC TV, NBC’s Ellen DeGeneres. In her free time, Harmony enjoys playing chess, composing her own music on the piano, spelling, math, daydreaming, and being in nature. Program BACH – Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue, BWV 903 BEETHOVEN Sonata No. 17, Op. 31 No. 2 CHOPIN Preludes Op. 28 No. 1 to No. … +

Performing Arts

Miami New Drama presents Queen of Basel’ WORLD PREMIERE at Colony Theatre

Sat 14 Apr, 2018 - Sun 6 May, 2018

Queen of Basel is an Only-in-Miami story of lust, power and class. Hilary Bettis, one of America’s hottest young playwrights and a writer on the FX hit series The Americans, revamps August Strindberg’s classic Miss Julie for the present day. Set during Miami’s famous Art Week at a luxurious hotel, Julie, the owner’s glamorous but spoiled daughter, gets entangled with Christine, a … +

News

Miami New Drama presents A Special Day at Colony Theatre

Fri 24 Mar, 2017

On May 8, 1938, Hitler arrives in Rome to meet with Mussolini. While Italy celebrates the rise of Fascism, an over-worked housewife and a mysterious bachelor meet by chance. Based on Ettore Scola’s 1977 Oscar-winning Italian film Una Giornata Particolare, Award-winning artists Ana Graham and Antonio Vega tell this epic story using minimalistic elements that celebrate the powerful imagination of the theater. … +

Dance

Ballet flamenco La Casa de la Muñeca at Colony Theatre

Sat 1 Apr, 2017

Inspired in Ibsen’s A Doll’s house, La Casa de la Muñeca by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is an original Flamenco ballet by Ilisa Rosal. This production features guest artists from Spain such as La Sentío, Oscar de los Reyes and Eloy Aguilar, singer Alicia Morales and guitarist Israel Heredia. With its exquisite vocals and guitar melodies, this flamenco is at once sensual … +