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

Showtime Performing Arts Theatre: SHREK The Musical jr.

Through Sat Dec 7, 2019

A main stage production brought to you by your local, off-broadway theatre, Showtime Performing Arts Theatre. Beauty is in the eye of the ogre in Shrek The Musical jr., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and … +

Performing Arts

Tracks One Act Play at Dillard Center for The Arts

Nov 8-9, 2019

A group of strangers meet in a dirty subway station. They have arrived with limited personal belongings, their watches have stopped and they all claim to be in different cities. Soon they learn there is no way out of the station, and the unfortunate truth is told to them: they are all dead. Since subway stations have two sides, they reason the … +

Performing Arts

Play: The Monroe Doctrine at Arts Garage

November 17, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

What does success mean in America? What does it mean when you don’t make it? In THE MONROE DOCTRINE, poet and adjunct professor REAL MONROE tries to hold his world together from his trailer on Hog Island on Maryland’s eastern shore. Nov 17,2019, 7 PM

Performing Arts

The Lost Virginity Tour at Empire Stage

Oct 31-Nov 24, 2019

Take a funny, profound, and provocative road trip with four women who share their stories of love, sex, and their ‘first time’ – with often hilarious but sometimes harrowing detail. The Lost Virginity Tour is a funny, profound, and provocative play about four women in their golden years – not talking about their grandkids or their knitting circles, but talking about sex … +

Performing Arts

In the Heights at Sunrise Civic Center Theatre

Oct 24-Nov 10, 2019

In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in Washington Heights, New York–a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of Latin music. Measure for Measure Theatre begins it 2019-20 season with the Tony AwardⓇ-winning musical In the Heights Thursday, October 24 to Sunday, November … +

Performing Arts

Orchestra Miami: Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage for all ages at Alan & Diane Lieberman Theater

Oct 13, 2019

A journey back in time: Orchestra Miami presents Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage!  A dramatic story, a little bit of history and the world’s best-loved classical music set the scene in a musical adventures for all ages! This popular story in the Classical Kids series tells the story of the great composer Mozart’s young son, Karl, who longs to spend more time with his … +

Performing Arts

The Bridge of San Luis Rey at The Colony Theatre

Thu Oct 24, 2019

Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel adapted by five time Obie Award-winning actor and playwright David Greenspan, 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 … +

Performing Arts

GableStage presents WIESENTHAL by Tom Dugan

Sat Sep 21-Sun Oct 20, 2019

Filled with hope, humanity and humor – this is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, who devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Intelligent, funny, flawed and noble – his unbelievable dedication and tenacity over decades is honored in this play, which gives equal weight to his wisdom and wit during his long, purposeful life. … +

Performing Arts

GableStage presents SKELETON CREW by Dominique Morisseau

Sat Jul 20, 2019 - Sun Aug 18, 2019

The play tackles the corrosion of the American Dream – and the economic, racial, and social tensions of a city, a workforce, and a nation. Set in a small factory in Detroit – the play articulates the workers struggle to survive. Their banter and confrontations are a powerful currency, posing urgent questions and revealing startling truths. “CRITICS PICK! A deeply moral and … +

Performing Arts

Murder for Two at the Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables

Wed Jul 17, 2019 - Sun Aug 11, 2019

Mixing classic musical comedy with a dash of Agatha Christie, everyone is a suspect in this house of eccentric characters unfazed by the dead body on the floor. Murder for Two is a hilarious musical murder mystery with a twist; one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all 13 suspects, and they both play the piano! A zany madcap musical mystery, … +

Performing Arts

THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood at GableStage

Through Sun Apr 14, 2019

In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, a couple of retired nuclear engineers are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. This scary play makes tense drama out of the … +

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 … +

Performing Arts

Teatro Avante’s new play explores the Cuban exile experience at MDCA

From Jan 31 through Feb 3, 2019

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and Teatro Avante present En Ningún Lugar del Mundo (Nowhere in the World) by playwright Abel González Melo. The dramatic comedy explores the relations between Cubans from two shores, and poses the question: Do visible borders define one’s homeland? Exile breaks up families, and years of separation produce the mirage of a reunion. After a long forced exile, Ángel returns to … +

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

Nilo Cruz’s Exquisita Agonía performs at MDCA

Nov 16 through 18, 2018

Miami-Dade County Auditorium and ARCA Images present Exquisita Agonía, (Exquisite Agony), by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz, a story of love and loss, grief and romantic obsession. When opera singer Millie’s husband Lorenzo, a famous classical musician, dies in a car crash, her grief leads her to a doctor’s office, in a desperate search for the recipient of her husband’s heart. Millie … +

Performing Arts

GableStage presents ACTUALLY by Anna Ziegler

Sat Nov 24, 2018 - Sun Dec 23, 2018

A precocious and fiercely competitive actress, her father – a famous playwright – and a wickedly intense evening combine as they deliberate whether to read the reviews of her off-Broadway debut…and things unravel from there. This critically acclaimed play – in turns dark, funny probing – pulls the audience into the middle of a deeply complicated relationship and sheds light on the … +

Performing Arts

INDECENT, tribute to Sholem Asch’s God at Palm Beach Dramaworks

Fri Oct 19, 2018 - Thu Oct 25, 2018

This spellbinding drama with music explores the firestorm surrounding the 1923 Broadway premiere of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance, and pays heartfelt tribute to the people that brought it to life. The original drama from 1907 God of Vengeance (Got fun nekome) is about a Jewish brothel owner who attempts to become respectable by commissioning a Torah scroll and marrying off his daughter to a … +

Performing Arts

FUNDarte presents for the first time in Miami “Mendoza”, a theater play by Los Colochos Teatre

October 11th and 12th, 2018

FUNDarte in collaboration with The Miami Dade County Auditorium presents Mendoza, a theater play by Los Colochos Teatro (Mexico). The internationally acclaimed and award winner play will impress the Miami audience for two nights only, October 11th & 12th, 2018. “Mendoza” is an adaptation by Antonio Zúñiga and Juan Carrillo of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth in a Mexican context. With an alternative dramaturgy … +

Performing Arts

SUPERIOR DONUTS on stage by Main Street Players

Fri Sep 28, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

Arthur Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. This comedy-drama by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Tracy Letts explores the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship. Written by Tracy Letts Directed by Danny … +

Performing Arts

“When A Baby Cries” on stage at Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Wed Aug 29, 2018 - Sun Sep 2, 2018

A comedic paradox that shows how the lives of four people are dramatically uplifted through the redemptive power of new life.  Lemon is a woman healing from the physical and emotional scars of a tragic fire intentionally set by her husband 18 years ago, which claimed his life and the life of their infant son. She again begins to feel the sting of … +

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 … +

Performing Arts

33rd International Hispanic Theater Festival of Miami

Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 29, 2018

Avante Theater, Adrienne Arsht Center and Miami Dade County Auditorium present the 33rd Miami International Hispanic Theater Festival. The Festival will consist of 9 shows from six countries: Argentina, Spain, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Uruguay. The works will be performed in Spanish and some with supertitles in English. Performances and Venues: Jul 12, 2018, 8: 30 PM Carnival Studio Theater at … +

Performing Arts

Seven Guitars by The M ensemble on stage at Sandrell Rivers Theater

Through Sun Jun 24, 2018

The world according to August Wilson – a world churning with life and death, lovemaking and violence, uplifting dreams and hard realities – is back onstage in South Florida with the opening of M Ensemble’s Seven Guitars. Written in the mid-1990s, the sprawling drama is part of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright’s 10-play Pittsburgh Cycle (first called the Century Cycle), with each play … +