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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 … +

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Miami Theater Center presents Slingby’s Emil and the Detectives

A journey about discovery and self-discovery, the value of friendships and taking risks, and the empowerment of young people.  In Slingsby’s signature intimate theatrical style, the story is told by two skilled actors combining the thrilling intrigue of a classic caper with an evocative film noir design, complete with smoke and mirrors, miniature worlds and a cinematic score. Recommended Ages:
 For everyone … +

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"Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom" by Culture Shock Miami at MDCA

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.  Infused with the stirring music of the Civil Rights Era, the performance lets audiences of all ages experience what it took to struggle nonviolently and how it felt to be part of changing American … +

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The Amazing Max at MTC

Feb 8, 2020

Max is known for his extraordinary skills as a magician and also for his ability to entertain adult audiences while keeping the little ones spellbound. Max combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer’s faces. This high-energy, interactive and all-around silly show is appropriate for audiences of all ages.

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Slow Burn Theatre Co: Groundhog Day The Musical

Jan 31 - Feb 1, 2020

2017’s Olivier Award Winner for Best Musical and critically acclaimed on both the West End and Broadway, Goundhog Day The Musical revels in one man’s journey of self-discovery, day after day. Inspired by the hilarious film starring Bill Murray, Groundhog Day features a book by original co-screenwriter Dan Rubin, and music and lyrics by Tony Award-winner Tim Minchin (Matilda the Musical). Karma … +

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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 … +

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City Theatre: 'The Cake' at Carnival Studio

Through Dec 22, 2019

America’s culture wars get an illuminating skirmish in “The Cake,” Bekah Brunstetter’s play about a North Carolina woman named Jen, who returns to her hometown from Brooklyn to plan the traditional wedding of her dreams. Initially thrilled when she thinks Jen has a groom waiting in the wings, Della pleads a packed schedule when it becomes clear that Macy, the inquisitive young, … +

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My Son the Waiter: A Jewish Tragedy at Alan&Diane Lieberman Theatre

Thu Dec 19, 2019 - Sun Jan 12, 2020

A Playhouse Production presenting comedian Brad Zimmerman’s tale of one man’s lengthy struggle to make it as an actor in New York. This hilarious & poignant story is universal in its message: The journey to follow one’s dream & the parents Who SUFFER through it. The story of Brad Zimmerman’s struggle to fulfill his dream and make it as a comedic actor … +

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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 … +

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The Nutcracker at Miami Dade County Auditorium

Dec 7, 2019, 7 PM

Thomas Armour Youth Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker is Miami’s oldest presentation of the holiday classic and has been enjoyed by over 300,000 audience members over 42 years. The cast is a celebration of Miami’s diversity, featuring students from all five TAYB locations, dancers from New World School of the Arts, and internationally known guest stars. Don’t miss this timeless classic this … +

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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 … +

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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 … +

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Slow Burn Theatre Co: A Christmas Story, The Musical at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Dec 13-14, 2019

From the songwriting team behind the smash-hit Tony Award-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen and the Academy Award-winning film La La Land, A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage! Following a successful Broadway run garnering three 2013 Tony Award nominations including BEST MUSICAL, BEST BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Joseph Robinette) and BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (Benj … +

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Playwright’s Forum and MasterClass series at Theatre LAB

through Oct 27, 2019

During October, Theatre Lab offers The Playwright’s Forum & Master Class Series, welcoming some of the nation’s most notable playwrights to share readings of their newest plays followed by a discussion about the work, their process, and the importance of new-play development. In addition, playwrights will offer a 90-minute workshop designed to guide participants through the various stages of playwriting. This year’s … +

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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

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Bailey Hall: The Forgotten Kingdom – Guy Mendilow Ensemble

Oct 29, 2019

The Forgotten Kingdom uses evocative music and story to ignite imaginations. Guy Mendilow and his international musical collaborators bring audiences on a musical trek through a lost world, a journey through former Ottoman lands starting in Sarajevo and winding through Salonica. The music and storytelling conjure voices lost to war, recorded in a language blending archaic Spanish with Turkish and Greek. As … +

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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 … +

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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 … +

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The Rocky Horror Show is back at Waterfront Playhouse

Sat Oct 19, 2019 - Fri Oct 25, 2019

Live on stage at Waterfront Playhouse. This sweet transvestite and his motley crew are back for the Time Warp and promising to be better than ever! With Christopher Peterson, Arthur Crocker, Belle Jampol, Kelsey Wilson, Carolyn Cooper, Donavan Pavlicek, Dave Bootle, Tony Konrath, Nick Mazza and John McDonald in talent. The play is directed by Tom Thayer, and with set design by … +

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“La Memoria”: Theater Improvisation Workshop at Koubek Center

Oct 10, 2019, 11 AM

Utilizing theatrical language, improv techniques, and personal narratives, this workshop aims to create brief performances of around five minutes or less. Participants will be able to explore memories and the richness of the Hispanic language as creative tools. The workshop will be led by theater artist Jose Manuel Dominguez, an En Residencia artist, a program at the MDC Koubek Center in Little … +

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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 … +

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Alta Escena company presents “María Montez 100 years” at The Koubek Center

October 11th and 12th at 8:30 pm

The company Alta Escena in association with Latinos United presents “María Montez 100 años”, authored by Luis Dantes-Castillo. After presentations it the Dominican Republic and New York the play now comes to Miami. Giamilka Román plays María, while Amarilis Rodríguez plays María’s mother (Regla María Teresa), Olga Valdez and Judith Rodríguez are in the roles of María’s cousins ​​(Celeste and Ela) together … +

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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,” … +