Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on January 13, 2005
The Coconut Grove Playhouse will present the premiere of "Real Men," a musical by Charles Strouse, the Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer of "Annie" and "Bye Bye Birdie." The musical explores the lives of men and their relationships with women, children, parents and with each other over a lifetime. Through Jan. 30 at the Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Miami. $35-$60.
Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
The Miami City Ballet will present "Coppelia," based on the book by Charles Nuitter and Arthur Saint-Leon. A romantic story of a man named Franz who falls in love with Coppelia, later realizing that a toymaker created her. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20-$88. Details: (877) 929-7010 or www.miamicityballet.org, www.ticketmaster.com.
The Jackie Gleason Theater will present the Tony Award-winning "Thoroughly Modern Millie." Based on the 1967 Oscar-winning film, this musical takes place at the height of the Jazz Age in New York City where flappers were raising their hemlines and entering the workforce. 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 7:30p.m Sunday Jan. 18-23 at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20-$55. Details: www.gleasontheater.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
The Coconut Grove Playhouse will present "Edge," a play by Paul Alexander that revisits February 1963, as the final hours of 20th-century poet Sylvia Plath’s life is reconstructed. The play tells of her childhood, her life as a poet and her relationship with English poet Ted Hughes. Through March 27 at the Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Hwy., Miami. $35-$25. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.