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 … +

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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 … +

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Hij@s de la Bernarda (Daughters of Bernarda) by TOJUNTO at ARSHT

Thu Jul 12, 2018 - Sun Jul 15, 2018

Freely adapted version of Federico García Lorca’s The House of Bernarda Alba. Dance-theatre rendered in flamenco and contemporary dance. A widow decrees eight years of mourning for her five daughters. In an atmosphere of authoritarianism, repression and desire, the drama is unfold. Written and directed by/ Escrita y dirigida por Rosa Luisa Márquez Choreography by / Coreografía de Jeanne D’Arc Casas Carnival … +

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Palm Beach Dramaworks: Woody Guthrie’s American Song

Fri Jul 13, 2018 - Sun Aug 5, 2018

Woody Guthrie’s American Song is an ensemble musical theatre piece adapted from the songs and writings of America’s premier folk poet. The show uses Guthrie’s own storytelling to create narrative contexts for his music. He said that his work was inspired by this great country and the people who fought to find meaning and fulfillment in their lives as they wandered through. … +

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Equuus by Palm Beach Dramaworks

Through Sun Jun 3, 2018

Equus is a play by Peter Shaffer written in 1973, telling the story of a psychiatrist who attempts to treat a young man who has a pathological religious fascination with horses. Shaffer was inspired to write Equus when he heard of a crime involving a 17-year-old who blinded six horses in a small town. He set out to construct a fictional account … +


Colony Theatre: Verano y Humo by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa

Sat Jun 9, 2018 - Sun Jun 10, 2018

The original Flamenco work, Verano y Humo, by the company’s Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, is an international collaboration with stellar guest artists from Spain. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. The company offers a wide range of pure flamenco programs, as well … +

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ARSHT presents Summer shorts Festival 2018!

Thu May 31, 2018 - Sun Jul 1, 2018

America’s Short Play Festival returns in 2018 with the best brand-new ten-minute plays and musicals in the country! Summer Shorts 2018 is a yearly theatrical celebration that showcases the diversity of Miami through a 90-minute program of new comedies, dramas, and mini-musicals. Ailurphobia by Scott Gibson The fur flies when a couple enjoying a purrfectly romantic evening wind up at the mercy … +

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Shrek The Musical by Area Stage Company

Fri May 18, 2018 - Sun Jun 3, 2018

Winner of the Lawrence Oliver, Tony, and Drama Desk awards, Shrek the Musical starts off as many fairy tales do: “Once upon a time …” Yet this story is all but your typical fairy tale. After accepting he will live alone, apart from the “Big Bright Beautiful World” outside, Shrek’s swamp is invaded by fairy tale misfits thanks to a new decree by … +

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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 … +

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Caldwell Theatre presents Our Lady of Allapattah

Sun 15 Apr, 2018 - Sun 20 May, 2018

Our Lady of Allapattah is a drama by Christopher Demos Brown. Finalist for the Eugene O’Neil Playwriting Competition, Our Lady of Allapattah is the riveting story of an inexplicable religious image that appears on the side of a Miami strip mall and the two police detectives brought in to investigate. Soon they find themselves engaged with Eddie Camaro, a brilliant but morally … +

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Zorro the Musical by Miami Theater Center

Fri 6 Apr, 2018 - Sun 15 Apr, 2018

This legendary story of good versus evil has been a source of enduring fascination and has been the subject of a best selling novel by author Isabel Allende and several major motion pictures. This new musical retells the dramatic tale of a romantic hero with extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting, and dazzling illusions – all set to the famous red-hot Gipsy Kings … +


Moscow Festival Ballet at Parker Playhouse

Sun 25 Feb, 2018

Moscow Festival Ballet, led by Artistic Director Sergei Radchenko, brings to life two of the most enduring and romantic programs in the canon of dance. Les Sylphides (Chopiniana) Choreography by: Mikhail Fokine Music by: Frederic Chopin This short, one act, non-narrative ballet is often described as a “romantic reverie” and some say the first ballet to be simply about mood and dance … +

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Broadway’s Hand to God comes to Waterfront Playhouse

Thu 22 Feb, 2018 - Sat 10 Mar, 2018

Sesame Street meets The Exorcist in this outrageous comedy about 3 troubled teenagers at a Christian puppet ministry. Things take a twisted turn when one student (Jason) creates a hand puppet that is possessed with a Satanic personality of its own, contrasting its master’s meek demeanor. This five-time Tony Award nominee (including Best New Play) was a smash hit on Broadway in … +


Small Mouth Sounds: A Funny & Ingenious New Play!

Friday, February 16 - Sunday, March 4

Small Mouth Sounds is a funny and ingenious new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. The New York Times says, “it leaves you moved, refreshed and even enlightened.” And New York Magazine declares “it deserves to be seen—and re-seen!” It’s a theatrical experience—and an emotional journey—you will never forget. In the quiet of the woods, … +

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ARSHT presents Small Mouth Sounds

Fri 16 Feb, 2018 - Sun 4 Mar, 2018

Written by Bess Wohl
 and directed by Rachel Chavkin, Small Mouth Sounds is a funny and ingenious new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. The New York Times says, “it leaves you moved, refreshed and even enlightened.” And New York Magazine declares “it deserves to be seen—and re-seen!” It’s a theatrical experience—and an emotional journey—you … +

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Parker Playhouse: Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Tue 6 Feb, 2018

This stirring musical drama is a classic tribute to the great American icon who freed herself and hundreds of her people from the bonds of slavery. As Harriet and her friend Sarah Bradford narrate the story of Harriet’s adventurous life, students share in the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by these brave women who changed the world with courage. Students will find … +

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The Secret Garden at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Thu 14 Dec, 2017 - Sun 31 Dec, 2017

The Tony Award-winning enchanting classic of children’s literature -The Secret Garden- is reimagined in a musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman. Directed by Patrick Fitzwater, it tells the story of 11 year-old Mary Lennox, orphaned in India, who returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate’s … +


Adrienne Arsht Center and Zoetic Stage Present TOPDOG/UNDERDOG

Through Sun 19 Nov, 2017

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Topdog/Underdog, is a dark comedy revolving around two African American brothers, Lincoln and Booth, whose names were given to them by their father as a joke before deserting them, but foretelling a lifetime of sibling rivalry and resentment. Now in their thirties, they must rely on each other for survival and company, coping with women, … +


Theater Up Close season 2017/18 at ARSHT

Thu 2 Nov, 2017 - Sun 13 May, 2018

Following 36 critically acclaimed productions and 20 Carbonell Awards, the 2017/18 lineup features four  plays from Miami’s own Zoetic Stage—including “Best Musical” Tony Award winner Fun Home—and the New York Times “Critics’ Pick” Off-Broadway hit, Small Mouth Sounds by Drama Desk Award winner Bess Wohl. This Season of Theater Up Close will include: Topdog/Underdog By Suzan-Lori Parks Directed by Stuart Meltzer November … +

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Area Stage’s An Octoroon’ Is Stunning Controversial Play That Will Divide Audiences

An Octoroon is the kind of art that defies a Siskel & Ebert thumbs up / thumbs down assessment. You can praise or fault elements of the script or a production, but Area Stage Company’s courageous effort reinforces An Octoroon’s overarching intent as a thought provocateur. It’s impossible to be neutral about its premise and execution, which is what Area Stage and … +

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Palm Beach Dramaworks presents The Little Foxes

Wed 18 Oct, 2017 - Sun 12 Nov, 2017

At the turn of the century in the Deep South, the ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan poison everything they touch. The Little Foxes is a 1939 play by Lillian Hellman, considered a classic of 20th century drama. Its title comes from Chapter 2, Verse 15 of the Song of Solomon in the King James version of the Bible, which reads, “Take us the … +


Arsht Center: BUILDING THE WALL by Robert Schenkkan

Written immediately prior to the recent presidential election, BUILDING THE WALL is a hard-hitting new play inspired by angry campaign rhetoric, and threatening promises made law, that leads to a terrifying escalation of horrifying events. It’s 2019 and the US has suffered another terrorist attack. Declaring martial law, the government has swept up and detained millions of immigrants. Rick is a former … +

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Mad Cat Live! Performs Black Sabbath Vol.4

Mad Cat kicks off their 18th season with their popular concert series Mad Cat Live performing Black Sabbath’s Vol. 4. Just in time for Halloween, this limited engagement will be a must-see live event for fans of Sabbath; a heavy metal band who began their dramatic 50 year history in Birmingham, England as a jazz-blues quartet called Earth, only to find themselves … +

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Fri 14 Jul, 2017 - Sun 6 Aug, 2017

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, the brilliant Tony Award-winning musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and Hugh Wheeler (book), opens at the Don & Ann Brown Theatre on July 14. This deliciously macabre and witty tale of a throat-slitting barber and his enterprising accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, who grinds his victims into meat pies, runs through August 6. … +