Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on December 1, 2005
The true stories of six wrongfully convicted survivors of death row in their own words, moving between first-person monologues and scenes set in courtrooms and prisons. The six interwoven stories paint a picture of an American criminal-justice system gone wrong and six souls who persevered to survive it. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays through Dec. 10 at Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, University of Miami, 1312 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. $6-$18. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
"Evita" brings to life the classic persona of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron. Eva captivated a nation by championing the working class. Latin, pop and jazz influences create a theatrical experience in a score by Andrew Lloyd Webber featuring the standard "Don’t Cry for Me Argentina." 8 p.m. through Dec. 27 at Broward Center for the Performing Arts, 201 SW Fifth St., Fort Lauderdale. Details: (800) 564-9539 or www.browardcenter.org.
A dinner-theater comedy performed by drama students. 7:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Room 3210, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Details: (305) 237-8888.
The musical is based loosely on the 1954 Joan Crawford film. Johnny Guitar takes the Old West through Hollywood’s lens and turns it on its ear. The men are tough and the women are Joan Crawford. 8 p.m. Dec. 3, 9-10 and 16-17 at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $45. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The Actors’ Playhouse presents a sequel to "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day." Alexander has really bad news: His dad has taken a job in a new city 1,000 miles away. Even though his mom says, "Wait, you’ll like it," Alexander already knows that he’ll hate it and has decided that he won’t move. Now Alexander must figure out how to stay put. 2 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 17 at the Miracle Theatre, 200 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $12. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.ticketmaster.com.
‘LOST IN YONKERS’
Winner of four Tony Awards and the 1991 Pulitzer Prize for drama, "Lost In Yonkers" is the often-comical story of two young brothers grappling with the loss of their mother and their new life in Yonkers, NY. Through Dec. 24 at Coconut Grove Playhouse, 3500 Main Highway, Coconut Grove. $40-$60. Details: (305) 442-4000 or www.cgplayhouse.org.