Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on April 1, 2004
‘FIDDLER ON THE ROOF’
The Actor’s Playhouse in Coral Gables presents the Tony Award-winning musical "Fiddler on the Roof." The production explores the effect of emigration and resettlement on a Russian family in the early 20th century and their ability to retain their native culture in a foreign land. Through April 11 at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile. Tickets $35-$40. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
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.
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 Sunday. 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 Sunday. Tickets $35-$45. Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.