Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 25, 2004
Coconut Grove Playhouse presents "Fully Committed," an exposition of bad behavior when desperate diners try to get into one of New York’s red-hot, fully booked restaurants. A cast of desperate callers will stop at nothing in their obsession to obtain a reservation and fabulous table at the restaurant. Through May 9. Tickets are $25 and $30. Details: (305) 442-4000, (305) 446-3857 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
‘WEST SIDE STORY’
A revival of the Broadway musical about a doomed interracial love that developed amid conflict between two warring street gangs on the west side of 1960s New York City. When one gang member falls in love with the sister of a rival gang member, tensions and hostilities escalate. 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays; 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 7 p.m. Sundays through March 28 at the 1444 NE 26th St., Wilton Manors. $26-$29. Details: (954) 344-7765.
A chance encounter on a park bench between a blind writer and a banker unfolds into a tale of love, passion, betrayal, fate and the probability of parallel worlds. Mario Diament’s new play is loosely inspired by Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges and is constructed like one of Borges’ poetic labyrinths that entangles and links the writer and the banker. Through April 4. 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays; 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sundays. New Theatre, Burstein Family Stage, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Tickets $30-$40; student tickets are $7. Details: (305) 443-5909.
‘HALPERN & JOHNSON’
Hal Linden and Brian Murray star in the American premiere of Lionel Goldstein’s play. The story explores the unusual relationship between two very different men who meet by chance and discover they have much more in common than they could have ever imagined. Through April 4. Tickets $35-$45. Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
‘THAT’S SHOW BIZ’
The Gold Diggers perform an annual charity show to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of America, Southern Florida Chapter and the Meals on Wheels program. "That’s Show Biz" chronicles the rewards and challenges of Broadway performers. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St. After-theater parties for evening performances at Hyatt Regency Miami, 400 SE Second Ave. $12-$40. Details: (954) 349-6275.