Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on June 19, 2008
City Theatre presents the 13th annual Summer Shorts Festival featuring three series of short plays: "Signature Shorts," "Shorts 4 Kids" and "Undershorts." The festival ends June 22. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 365-5400 or www.citytheatre.com.
"THE FANNIE LOU HAMER STORY’
The M Ensemble Company presents "The Fannie Lou Hamer Story," an inspirational portrait of the political activist and unsung hero, Fannie Lou Hamer. Various dates and times. Ends July 13. M Ensemble Actors Studio, 12320 W Dixie Hwy., North Miami. $30 for opening night performance (6/19); $25 general admission; $20 students/seniors. Details: (305) 895-0335 or www.themensemble.com.
Family Counseling Services of Greater Miami hosts a theater performance of "Shining City" by Conor McPherson to benefit the non-profit organization. A pre-performance reception will be at 6 p.m., Coral Gables Congregational Church, 3010 DeSoto Blvd., Coral Gables. Performance begins at 8 p.m., GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $50-$75. Details: (305) 740-8998, Ext. 144 or www.familycounseling.org.