Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on June 16, 2005
A BAD FRIEND
A Brooklyn family in the 1950s McCarthy Era faces anxieties from the paranoia of the times. 8 p.m. through June 26 at GableStage, Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
SUMMER SHORTS FESTIVAL
The Carbonell Award-winning festival features 10-minute comedic, dramatic and musical plays that include "Pride and Joy," by Obie Award winner Paul Rudnick; "Late Night, Early Morning," by Frank Pugliese; and "Dogsh*t," by 18-year-old New World prodigy Andres Solorzano. Through June 26 at the Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $27-$29. Details: (305) 365-5400.
HISPANIC THEATER FESTIVAL
The monthlong event features 18 productions from 11 countries – Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Denmark, France, Mexico, Peru, Spain, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela – post-performance forums, acting workshops and roundtables. Through June 26 in venues throughout Miami-Dade and Broward counties. $25. Details: (305) 445-8877 or www.teatroavante.com.
SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
The City of Miami’s Office of Film, Arts, Culture and Entertainment presents a free performance of the Shakespeare comedy "The Taming of the Shrew." Through Saturday, 8 p.m. in front of Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce, Peacock Park, 2820 McFarlane Road, Miami. Details: (305) 458-9789 or www.shakespeare.tripod.com.