Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on May 5, 2005
HOUSE AND GARDEN
Two separate plays on two separate stages make up this Alan Auckbourn comedy that has actors running back and forth from stage to stage entertaining two audiences simultaneously. Through June 5 at Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $30-$45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
New Theatre offers the Florida premiere of "Touch," winner of several national playwriting awards. The play tells the story of Kyle, a man deeply in love with his wife who has mysteriously disappeared. Through May 15. 8 p.m. at the New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $30-$40, students $7. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
The edgy comedian returns to South Florida in her new one-woman show titled "Assassin," featuring her take on the state of the union. At the Au-Rene Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $29.50- $45. Details: www.browardcenter.org.
The Dillard Center for the Arts presents the Tony award-winning musical, "The Wiz!" Through Sunday. 7:30 p.m. at the Amaturo Theater, Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. $10. Details: www.browardcenter.org.
FLORIDA GRAND OPERA
The Florida Grand Opera presents "A Masked Ball." The Verdi opera, involving a love triangle and a murder plot, will be sung in Italian with projected English translations. Through May 14. 8 p.m. at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W Flagler St., Miami. $21- $150. Details: 800-741-1010 or www.fgo.org.
GableStage presents this one-hour production designed to introduce audiences to Shakespeare’s Sonnets, set to music and song. Presentation will include post-production discussion with actors. 2 p.m. at the Sanctuary at ArtSouth, 240 N Krome Ave., Homestead. Details: (305) 446-1116 or www.gablestage.org.
‘LOUIE AND OPHELIA’
The M Ensemble Company Inc. presents this tale of two incompatible people caught up in a companionship plagued by socioeconomic status and class distinction. 3 p.m. at The M Ensemble Actor’s Studio, 12320 W Dixie Highway, North Miami. $15. Details: (305) 859-0335.