Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid like you’ve never seen it before!

Fri Jan 18, 2019 - Sun Feb 3, 2019

Area Stage Company adds a charming, fishy fairy-tale to its already wildly successful Mainstage Season. The Coral Gables-based theatre will open Disney’s The Little Mermaid in January, presenting the well-known story as a seaside circus spectacular. Following the immense success, and critical acclaim, of his Shrek The Musical and She Kills Monsters earlier this year, Giancarlo Rodaz will direct as well as … +

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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 … +

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Area Stage Company presents The Ballad of Janis Matthews and the Dodo Scouts

Through September 30th, 2018

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 folk rock, coming-of-age musical story follows Janis Matthews, a young girl living in 1960’s Colorado. During the course of a summer, she is set on a rollicking … +

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Tar Beach -on stage- by FAU’ Theatrelab

Fri Nov 30, 2018 - Sun Dec 16, 2018

It is July 1977. Son of Sam is on the loose and New York City is in the midst of a brutal heat wave. Mary Claire, 16, and her best friend, Mary Francis, start that day sunning themselves on the roof of an Ozone Park row house. Younger sister, Reenie, is searching for her lost Greek Mythology class project, while their parents … +

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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 … +

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The Ladies Foursome by Empire Stage

Thu Oct 4, 2018 - Sun Oct 21, 2018

Imagine Sex and the City on a golf course!  Canada’s best-loved storyteller, Norm Foster’s funny, fast-paced story of friendship in The Ladies Foursome. It’s the day after the funeral, and three women gather for a round of golf in honor of their recently departed fourth. They are joined at the tee by an old friend of the deceased and many surprises, secrets and … +

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Menopause, The Musical at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Tue Oct 23, 2018 - Thu Oct 25, 2018

Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious musical parody set to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s will have you cheering and dancing in the aisles! See what millions of women worldwide have been laughing … +

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Slow Burn Theatre Co: FREAKY FRIDAY

Thu Oct 18, 2018 - Sun Nov 4, 2018

Hailed by The Washington Post as “a polished, peppy, modern fairy tale,” this classic story of a mother and daughter who magically swap bodies for 24 chaotic hours has been given a contemporary spin with a hilarious new book and “a driving pop and rock score” by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winners Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey. Book by Bridget Carpenter Music by Tom … +

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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 … +

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The Colored Museum, directed by Jamel Booth at AHCAC

Wed Sep 19, 2018 - Sun Oct 14, 2018

The Colored Museum is a 1986 play by African-American playwright George C. Wolfe. Serving as an elaborate satire of the prominent themes and identities of African-American culture, the play is set in a fictional museum where iconic African-American figures are kept for public consumption. Told in a series of eleven sketches, each segment centers on a different “exhibit” in the museum, and serves … +

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RONIA, The Robber’s daughter by FAU Theatre Lab

Sat Sep 8, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018

Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter: A US Premiere and The Heckscher Theatre for Family Series.  In a mythic countryside in a mountain fort surrounded by wild forest and woodland creatures, young Ronia is raised and loved by her family, who happen to be a band of robbers. Everything changes when she encounters the impetuous son of a rival band of robbers. Their friendship … +

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“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 … +

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Island City Stage & City Theatre present SHORTS GONE WILD 6!

Through Sun Aug 26, 2018

Island City Stage and City Theatre are proud to present Shorts Gone Wild 6 at Island City Stage in Wilton Manors. This all-new production marks the sixth season of South Florida’s hottest LGBT-themed short play festival. Shorts Gone Wild takes seven short plays, six playwrights, four directors, six actors, and a team of designers, and whips it all up into a provocative, funny, surprising, entertaining theatrical … +

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Mary, Mary played at The Vanguard

Fri Sep 14, 2018 - Sun Sep 30, 2018

Mary, Mary, Mary What’s in a name? What’s in a legacy when one great figure’s death gives birth, quite literally, to another literary genius? Mary Wollstonecraft, often hailed as the mother of the equal rights movement, died just 7 days after giving birth to Mary Shelley, the famed author of Frankenstein. Shelley aspired to her mother’s greatness as a social figure and … +

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“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, … +

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West Side Story on stage by Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts

Through Sun Aug 12, 2018

Selected the Best Community Theatre 3 years in a row, West Side Story is inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City in the 1950s and explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. The infamous score  includes Maria, Tonight and I Feel Pretty. Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts (PPTOPA) … +

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Cutler Bay Community Theater’ “Almost, Maine” at SMDCAC

Fri Aug 3, 2018 - Sat Aug 4, 2018

Cutler Bay Community Theater presents Almost, Maine (a collection of eight one acts by John Cariani). On a cold, clear moonless night in the middle of winter, all is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. As the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in … +

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To Kill a Mockingbird on stage at Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Sat Aug 11, 2018

From a young age, Scout has enjoyed the privileges that come with being affluent and white in the racially segregated town of Maycomb, Alabama. When her father, a lawyer, takes on the task of defending a black man against a potential death sentence, Scout’s sheltered existence from racial issues is turned upside down. Scout quickly learns that growing up means doing what … +

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Student production of WIZARD OF OZ at Maltz Jupiter Theatre

Fri Jul 27, 2018 - Sat Jul 28, 2018

Dorothy dreams of what lies over the rainbow.  One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away to another world.  Join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they seek the Wizard of Oz.  Student production featuring students in grades 3 through 5. The not-for-profit Maltz Jupiter Theatre has become one of Florida’s preeminent professional theatres, committed … +

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Empire Stage on the first production of Aunt Jack

Through Sun Aug 12, 2018

Empire Stage will mount the first production of Aunt Jack by S.P. Monahan (Diva, Live from Hell), under the direction of Michael Bush (Himself and Nora). AUNT JACK follows the madcap family of Norman Sable-Church. After breaking up with his boyfriend-since-college, Norman moves clear across the country, leaving his fathers, George and Jack, in a tizzy. Months later, with George, a prominent … +

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Gablestage at The Biltmore plays White Guy On the Bus

Sat Aug 11, 2018 - Sun Sep 9, 2018

A fearless new play that unravels a complex web of moral ambiguity, revenge, and racial bias. A wealthy white businessman and a struggling black single mom ride the same bus week after week. As they get to know each other, their relationship sparks a candid and surprising look at racial and economic divides. This play by Bruce Graham has been selected as New … +

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Five Women Wearing the Same Dress: on stage by MSP

Fri Jul 20, 2018 - Sun Aug 12, 2018

During a wedding reception, five reluctant, identically clad bridesmaids hide out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid the proceedings below. As the afternoon wears on, these five very different women joyously discover a common bond in this wickedly funny, irreverent, and touching celebration of the women’s spirit. Written by Alan Ball Directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo CAST Thiana … +

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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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CCE Miami’ Microtheater presents I need a (Space) Man

Through Sun 15 Apr, 2018

I need a (Space) Man is a new comedy held by Microtheater at Centro Cultural Español. It portrays a bumbling social worker’s ‘dating’ anniversary which plans are thrown for a loop when he discovers his fiancée’s secret fetish…Will their relationship survive this new twist? Author: Michael Kingston Director: Michael Kingston Ensemble: Kris Bean and Shane Lowe Genre: Comedy Language: English Thursdays-Sundays 8PM-12AM … +