Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on November 6, 2008
GableStage at the Biltmore presents "In The Continuum" by Nikkole Salter and Danai Gurira. The play focuses on two black women, a middle-class wife and mother in Zimbabwe and a 19-year-old in the Los Angeles inner city. Although from disparate cultures and vastly different economic and social environments, they are trying to move ahead in a world in which everything is changed and yet nothing has changed. Ends Nov. 18. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50-$42.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
JUST OFF BROADWAY
GableStage hosts the Southeast premier of Pulitzer Prize-winner David Mamet’s "November." The play, set in the Oval Office days before a presidential election, takes a humorous look at civil marriages, questionable pardons and campaign contributions. Ends Nov. 16. Showtimes and prices vary. The GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 446-1116 or www.gablestage.org.
Theater by the Book and Rafael de Acha present Edmond Rostand’s tragic comedy about a man with a nose for wine, women and swordplay. 2 and 6 p.m. Alliance Française, 618 SW 8th St., Miami. Details: (305) 667-6798 or www.rafaeldeacha.com.
The University of Miami Jerry Herman Ring Theatre hosts a performance of one of William Shakespeare’s most intriguing plays. "The Winter’s Tale" follows the king of Sicily as he suspects his best friend of having an illicit love affair with his wife, the queen. In a fit of jealous revenge, the king orders his wife to prison and sends his infant daughter into exile in Bohemia. 8 p.m. Nov. 12-15 and 19-22, 2 p.m. Nov. 15, 16 and 22. Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, 1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $8-$18. Details: www.miami.edu/ring.