Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on November 13, 2008
The New Theatre hosts the world premiere of Michelle Rosenfarb’s coming-of-age drama "The Gates of Choice." Set in Israel’s ultra-Orthodox quarter of Mea Shearim, a Hasidic young woman facing an arranged marriage finds refuge and answers in a taboo relationship to the secular world. 8 p.m. Ends Dec. 14. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables. $40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.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.
THE WINTER’S TALE
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. 13-15 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.
The Florida Grand Opera presents an interpretation of Verdi’s "La Traviata," this fall. The opera follows a young courtesan, Violetta, who is destined to die alone but hopes for redemption through the power of love. 7 p.m. Ends Nov. 25. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $27.75-$253.75. Details: (800) 741-1010 or www.fgo.org.