Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on February 17, 2005
THERE’S GONNA BE A RUMBLE
The Miami Children’s Theater presents West Side Story, featuring young performers from Miami and local areas. Based on the conception of Jerome Robbins, the musical sets a young love story against a backdrop of feuding neighborhoods in a tragic dance to the death over turf. Through Sunday at the Alper JCC, Russell Theater, 11155 SW 112th Ave. Details: (305) 233-2206 or www.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Florida International University presents Jose Rivera’s "Marisol." Marisol is a copy editor for a Manhattan publisher. After escaping a vicious attack, she is visited by her guardian angel, which escorts her through myriad adventures. Through Feb. 20 and 24-27 at Florida International University Theatre, University Park Campus, Southwest Eighth Street and 117th Avenue. $8 FIU students; $10 others. Details: (305) 348-3789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Actors’ Playhouse presents Charles Perrault’s classic "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.
‘RETREAT FROM MOSCOW’
GableStage presents the Florida premiere of William Nicholson’s "The Retreat From Moscow," a contemporary play about a British family. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Feb. 27 at the GableStage, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
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.