Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on January 20, 2005
The Jackie Gleason Theater presents Tony Award-winning "Thoroughly Modern Millie." Based on the 1967 film, this musical takes place at the height of the Jazz Age in New York City where flappers were raising hemlines and entering the workforce. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach. $20-$55. Details: www.gleasontheater.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
The Coconut Grove Playhouse presents the premiere of "Real Men," a musical by Charles Strouse, composer of "Annie" and "Bye Bye Birdie." 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. $35-$60. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
Actors’ Playhouse presents Charles Perrault’s classic tale, "Cinderella" in musical format. 2 p.m. each Saturday through Feb. 26 at 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $10 children; $12 others. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.ticketmaster.com.
Coconut Grove Playhouse presents "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. $35-$25. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.
BROADWAY ON ICE
The Broward Center for the Performing Arts presents Broadway on Ice. Led by Gold Medalist Brian Boitano, Olympic skaters move to over 40 musical numbers. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $30-$50. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org.