Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on September 30, 2004
Jerry Herman Ring Theatre will present "Tintypes," a musical that looks at American life in song. The show will go back in time to the changing world of automobiles, electricity and telephones. Popular songs from 1890 to 1917 will be performed by characters of the period, including President Theodore Roosevelt. 8 p.m. Sept. 30-Oct. 8, 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and 9 at Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $14-$16. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
‘WAIT AND SEE’
The New Theatre presents the world premiere of "Wait and See," by Michael McKeever. A musician is involved in an airplane crash and survives as she continuously experiences miracles and is later called the Messiah. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 3 at the New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $30-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
‘ANNA IN THE TROPICS’
Coconut Grove playhouse presents "Anna in the Tropics," a funny and tragic story set in Tampa of a family of Cuban cigar makers and a man hired to entertain the tobacco workers in the factory. The author and director, Nilo Cruz, is a 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner and a 2004 Tony Award nominee. Through Oct. 4 at Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Coconut Grove. $35-$45. Details: (786) 552-0491 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
Cole Porter’s "Anything Goes" is a romantic musical comedy about a nightclub singer, a debutante and a gangster who secretly slips onto a ship to avoid the FBI. 2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays and 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 10 at Broward Stage Door Theatre, 8036 W Sample Rd., Coral Springs. $26-$29. Details: (954) 344-7765.
‘SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN’
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino will present the Broadway musical "Singin’ in the Rain." The romantic comedy features musical dance and upbeat songs. 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tuesdays-Fridays, 8 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 12 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood. $25. Details: (305) 358-5885, (954) 523-3309 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Actor’s Playhouse will present the play "Shear Madness," America’s longest-running murder, mystery and comedy act. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 2 at Actor’s Playhouse, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Florida International University Theater presents "Dracula." The famous horror story will thrill and spook the audience with its mysterious and fascination characters. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 24 at Florida International University Theater, Wertheim Performing Arts Theater, 11200 SW Eighth St. Details: (305) 348-3789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Miami Beach multimedia theater dramatization program will present "Air Roots," a documentary highlighting Cuban dramatists through personal interviews and a close examination of their body of work. 6-8 p.m. at North Shore Youth Center Stage, 501 72nd St., Miami Beach. Free. Details: Barbara Hawayek, (305) 673-7000, ext. 6977.
Gables Stage will present, "Frozen," a play by Bryony Lavery. The drama explores the moral and emotional effect of serial killers on the relatives of victims and the murderer when three people are drawn together by horrific circumstances. 8 p.m. through Nov. 7 at the Biltmore Hotel, Gables Stage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.