Dance

Requiem for a Stone Curlew, by Lukas Avendaño at CCE Miami

April 8 and 9, 2022

Réquiem por un alcaraván (Requiem for a stone curlew) is the performative dance of the man-woman. The Zapotec culture, through muxheidad, lives homosexuality, gaycity and same-sex marriages with certain contradictions: a muxhe is a man who assumes roles culturally destined for women, both work and affective, emotional and sexual, muxheidad is a veiled social acceptance and at the same time the celebration … +

Dance

Corporeal Decorum. Choreographed by Liony Garcia at Miami Theater Center

Apr 7, 8, 9, 2022 8:00 p.m.

“Corporeal Decorum” is a multidisciplinary performance piece and investigation into the cultural erasure of Miami’s Art Deco District. The piece memorializes important features of the city’s surviving deco architecture; it concretizes elements in both scenography and the body itself. Drawing inspiration from earlier examples of architectural preservation in Miami Beach, the choreography reinterprets Miami’s urban and material past as a contemporary embodied … +

Performing Arts

Area Stage Company presents This Is Our Youth

April 15th - May 1st. Fri, Sat, Sun

Set in New York in 1982, the script follows forty-eight hours in the lives of three very lost young souls: Warren, a dejected nineteen-year-old who has just stolen $15,000 from his abusive, tycoon father; Dennis, his charismatic drug-dealing friend who helps Warren put the stolen money to good use; and, Jessica, the anxiously insightful young woman who Warren yearns for. Funny, painful, … +

Performing Arts

Tennessee Williams’ Suddenly, Last Summer presented by Island City Stage

March 17 through April 17, 2022

Paying homage to one of America’s most celebrated playwrights during his birthday month, Island City Stage will present its debut of Tennessee William’s gothic mystery Suddenly, Last Summer, March 17 – April 17, 2022. Suddenly, Last Summer is part of the award-winning theater company’s 10th Anniversary 2021-22 South Florida Season. Evoking themes of aging, beauty, hypocrisy, greed, sexual repression, and cannibalism, the … +

Dance

To Reach the Light: a collaborative performance by Variant 6 and Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

Mar 31 2022 - Apr 01 2022

To Reach the Light is a collaborative multi-disciplinary performance presented and curated by IlluminArts performed by Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami and Philadelphia-based vocal ensemble Variant 6. These performances will feature six newly commissioned pieces by composers from across the United States and Europe with new original choreography by Dimensions Dance Theatre. In the summer of 2020, we asked each composer to write a piece based … +

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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 … +

Events

Miami-Dade County Auditorium presents MDCA IRL: Summer, a new theater series

Fri Jul 9, 2021 - Sat Aug 28, 2021

This indoor series includes the return of the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, the free International Children’s Day, a jazz concert starring Negroni’s Trio & Edgar Omar, performances featuring Conecta: Miami Arts, ARCA Images, FUNDarte’s Climakaze Miami 2021 and more. MDCA and Teatro Avante present the 35th International Hispanic Theatre Festival, featuring theatrical performances by companies from Uruguay, Ecuador and Mexico. These … +

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Tomorrow’s coming! Area Stage Company present: Annie with 8 actors, no children!

June 11th – 27th, 2021

It’s Annie like you’ve never seen it before! Area Stage Company proudly announces their newest Mainstage professional production, performed by eight actors and no children. Conceived and directed by ASC’s Giancarlo Rodaz, and starring NYC actress Staci Stout as Annie, this reimagining of the well-loved Broadway hit is the latest in Area Stage’s tradition of presenting classic titles in fresh and exciting … +

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The Jungle Book this weekend at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre

Apr 24, 2:00 pm - Apr 25 at 3:00 pm

The jungle springs to life in a music-filled spectacle that chronicles young Mowgli’s adventures growing up in the animal kingdom. Based on Rudyard Kipling’s time-honored children’s tales, join Mowgli as he learns about friendship and survival with the help of friends like the wise black panther Bagheera and Baloo the lovable bear. Cheer as Mowgli faces his fear and foils his nemesis … +

Events

Virtual play reading of Borrowed, written by Jim Kierstead. Watch it on Vimeo

April 19th - Sunday, April 25th

Multi-award-winning professional theatre based at the Arsht Center in Downtown Miami, presents the newest addition to its Virtual Play Reading Series. The series focuses on new plays by new writers, giving them exposure and the opportunity to develop their work, after hearing it presented in front of a virtual audience. Borrowed, the two-character play written by Him Kierstead, is an intense ride … +

Performing Arts

Multi-Awarded "Fuácata or a Latina's Guide to Surviving the Universe" by Actors' Playhouse

Jul 15 - Aug 16, 2020

This one-woman tour-de-force brings more than 20 characters to glorious life, by weaving together tales of love, marriage, immigration and identity through eccentric stories and whimsical song. Multiple Carbonell Award Winner Elena María García is magical on stage, blending observant humor and poignant moments with sociopolitical commentary. FUACATA finds endless humor in what it means to be a Latina in today’s America. … +

Performing Arts

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 … +

Performing Arts

Zoetic Stage' Gringo Landia at ARSHT

May 13 - 14, 2020

Returning to the country he escaped from 50 years ago, a man returns to Cuba in search of a family heirloom. Accompanied by his non Spanish-speaking son and daughter, the family commences on a journey of closure, truth, and an examination of their cultural identities. Taking place in various locations throughout the island of Cuba, this fascinating new play by a gifted … +

Performing Arts

The Miss Firecracker Contest by FIU Theatre Department at Wertheim Performing Arts Center

Apr 15 - 16, 2020

FIU Department of Theatre presents The Miss Firecracker Contest: Camille Scott is a small town nobody, but she’ll show them when she’s crowned Miss Firecracker! A feisty comedy for anyone who dreams big. The Miss Firecracker Contest is a Southern literature play written by Beth Henley. It was originally produced in Los Angeles in 1980 at the Victory Theater directed by Maria Gobetti. It got a production at the Manhattan … +

Performing Arts

"Lost in Yonkers" on stage at Riverside Theatre

Feb 4 - 23, 2020

Written by Neil Simon and set in Yonkers, New York in 1942, Lost in Yonkers is the Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about two brothers who are sent to live with their stern German grandmother after their mother’s death. Placed there by their traveling salesman father, the boys find themselves contending with new realities – a childlike aunt, a gangster uncle, and a dad who is … +

Performing Arts

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.

Performing Arts

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 … +

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 … +

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The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sun Dec 8, 2019

Directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber, The Hip Hop Nutcracker is a contemporary dance spectacle set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless music. A unique event, this production is performed by a supercharged cast of a dozen all – star dancers, a DJ, a violinist, and MC Kurtis Blow, one of hip hop’s founding fathers, who opens the show with a short set. Just like … +

Performing Arts

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 … +

Performing Arts

Around the World in 80 Days at Waterfront Playhouse

Thu Dec 12, 2019 - Sat Dec 28, 2019

Stampeding elephants, raging typhoons, runaway trains! The original amazing race at Waterfront Playhouse. Previews of this play will happen on Dec 11-12, 2019 The story follows two travelers that grow to a trio and then a foursome as they fight their way through countless obstacles to reach home. The main characters are Phileas Fogg , a ruthless perfectionist who cares more about the … +

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 … +