Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on November 18, 2004
The University of Miami Hillel presents the musical production "Hair," a celebration of the music and culture of the Vietnam War era. Featuring songs such as "Aquarius" and "Let the Sun Shine In." 8 p.m. through Saturday at the University of Miami Hillel, Kutcher Auditorium, 1100 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables. $15-$20. Details: (305) 284-6399 or www.gotoquantum.com/hair.
‘MAN OF LA MANCHA’
The Main Street Players presents Tony award-winning musical "Man of La Mancha," based on "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes. 2 and 8 p.m. Fridays-Sundays through Sunday at the Main Street Play House, 6766 Main St., Miami Lakes. Details: (866) 782-4399 or www.mainstreetplayers.com.
‘THE ODD COUPLE’
The Miami Stage Company present Neil Simon’s "The Odd Couple." Premiering on Broadway in 1965, this comedy has since been adapted into film and television. Staring Bill Altfield and John Cosomano. Through Sunday at Alper JCC Theater, 11155 SW 112th Ave. $18. Details: (786) 263-0041 or www.miamistagecompany.com.
‘TWO TRAINS RUNNING’
The M Ensemble Actor’s Studio presents "Two Trains Running," by Pulitzer Prize-winning author August Wilson. Set in 1969 Pittsburgh, the changing urban community is viewed by a group of regular diners at Memphis Lee’s Restaurant. Community residents struggle to cope through humor, loud voices and big hearts. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 19 at the M Ensemble Actor’s Studio, 12320 West Dixie Highway, North Miami. $25 opening night; $15-$20 all other nights. Details: (305) 895-8955 or www.themensemble.com.
Actors’ Playhouse will present "Shear Madness," America’s longest-running murder, mystery and comedy act. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday through Jan. 2 at Actors’ Playhouse, Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
‘BEAUTY AND THE BEAST’
Actors’ Playhouse presents Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast." Join Belle, the Beast, Lumiere and Mrs. Potts as they perform this enchanted love story. The first five consecutive Saturdays of this performance will include a character brunch where the whole family can enjoy brunch with Belle and the Beast. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays; 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Jan. 2 at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Brunch will be from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.. $37.50-$45 for show tickets only; $65 brunch and show for adults; $45 brunch and show for children. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The Florida Grand Opera presents Giacomo Puccini’s "Madama Butterfly." A beautiful geisha turns her back on her family to marry a US Navy officer. Her heart is broken when the officer returns from sea with an American wife. Sung in Italian with projected English titles. 8 p.m. Nov. 19, 23 and 27; 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami; 8 p.m. Dec. 2-4 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale. $19-$150. Details: (800) 741-1010 or www.fgo.org.