Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 26, 2009
The Miami Lyric Opera presents a performance of Vincenzo Bellini’s "I Puritani." The opera follows the story of two lovers during the English Civil War who overcome all odds to be together. 8 p.m. March 28. Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach. $30. Details: (305) 674-1040 or www.miamilyricopera.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 St., 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.
The Florida Grand Opera presents Mozart’s "The Marriage of Figaro." Performances of the play, on which the opera is based, were forbidden in pre-revolutionary France, but even Marie Antoinette had a reading of the play secretly given at Versailles. The servants are presented as better people than their entitled master and Napoleon once said that the play was one of the single most important catalysts that led to the French Revolution. 7 p.m. March 27, 28. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: www.arshtcenter.org or www.fgo.org.