Calendar Of Events Music
Written by Miami Today on March 31, 2005
EVENING OF JAZZ
The garden of Miami Lighthouse hosts an evening of jazz to benefit Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Event will include wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres. Comedy will be provided by Laughing Gas Improv Comedy Troupe. 8:30 p.m. at Miami Lighthouse for the Blind, 601 SW Eighth Ave., Miami. $20 per person. Details: (305) 856-2288, Ext. 231, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Actors’ Playhouse presents a musical retelling of "Cinderella," the classic tale of a young lady, her wicked stepmother and sisters, a fairy godmother and a prince. Saturdays 11 a.m. through April 9 at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $12 adults; $10 children. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Actors’ Playhouse presents "Aida," featuring a score by Elton John and Tim Rice. "Aida" is a love story involving a captured Nubian princess and an Egyptian captain, Radames, set in ancient Egypt. Through April 10 at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $10-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293, ext. 604 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The Association of Performing Arts of India and Rhythm Foundation presents Indian classical instrumental music featuring Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt on slide guitar and Subhen Chetterjee on percussion. Bhatt has performed throughout Europe, the Middle East, India, Canada, and the United States. 7:30 p.m. at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. RSVP required. $20-$35. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.browardcenter.com.
NERVOUS CITY ORCHESTRA
Tigertail Production presents the Nervous City Orchestra live by Brazilian saxophonist and composer Livio Tragtenberg. Featuring 12 acoustic musicians from Miami’s diverse musical community. 8:30 p.m. Through April 2 at Byron Carlyle Theater, 500 71st St., Miami Beach. $20-$50. Details: (305) 545-8546 or www.tigertail.org.
The Miami Stage Company presents "Cabaret," a musical about the world of Berlin’s culture in the early 1930s. The show features songs including "Cabaret" and "Wilkommen." Through April 3 at Apler JCC, Russell Theater, 11155 SW 112th Ave. Details: (786) 263-0041 or www.miamistagecompany.com.
New World Symphony presents Tchaikovsky Dreaming featuring conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and violinist Leila Josefowicz. 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 2 p.m. Sunday at Lincoln Theater, 541 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach. $25-$74. Details: (305) 673-3331 or www.nws.edu.
The Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University presents "Hair," an American rock musical directed by Wayne E. Robinson Jr. Features songs including "I Got Life," "Easy to be Hard" and "Let the Sunshine In." April 7-10 and 14-17 at FIU, Southwest 107th Avenue and Eighth Street, Miami. $10-12. Details: (305) 348-3789 or email@example.com.