Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 12, 2009
GableStage at the Biltmore presents a production of John Patrick Shanley’s "Defiance." The play, set on a Marine Corps base in 1971, follows two officers, one black, the other white, who are on a collision course over race, women and the high cost of doing the right thing. Ends March 22. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50, $42.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
The New Theatre hosts a production of Tennessee Williams’ "The Glass Menagerie." The play follows a young man, Tom, who is torn between his family obligations and his desire to escape his domineering mother, Amanda, and his frail sister, Laura. Ends March 29. 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
VIVE LA REVOLUTION
The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre hosts the regional premiere of the Tony Award-winning masterpiece "Les Misérables." Based on the book by Victor Hugo, the play tells the saga of social injustice and the triumph of the human spirit through heart-wrenching ballads and a powerful ensemble. Ends April 5. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: www.actorsplayhouse.org.
A TASTE OF SHAKESPEARE
Florida International University’s College of Architecture and the Arts presents a production of William Shakespeare’s "Pericles." The classic play tells the tale of a family separated and united by the power of the sea. 8 p.m. Ends March 15. Herbert & Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center, 10910 SW 17th St., Black Box Theatre, Sweetwater. $10 students and seniors, $12 others. Details: (305) 348-0496 or carta.fiu.edu.
The Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida presents choreographer and Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev’s vision of the 1888 ballet "Die Puppenfee." First written by Josef Bayer the 19th century production follows a young boy working in a toy shop when all of the dolls come to life. Julius Littman North Miami Beach Theater, 17011 Northeast 19th Ave., North Miami Beach. $15, $25. Details: (305) 935-3232 or www.artsballettheatre.org.