Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on May 7, 2009
GableStage presents Nilaja Sun’s "No Child…" starring Lela Elam. The actress transforms herself into an entire classroom of children, their teachers, their parents, the principal, the janitor and the school security guard to shine a light on the struggles — and miracles — of public schools. 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Opens April 18, Ends May 17. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
New Theatre presents Theresa Rebeck’s "Mauritius," which comes to Coral Gables after its Broadway premiere. It follows half-sisters who wage war over a rare stamp collection left to them by their recently deceased mother. Ends May 24. The New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15-$40. Details: www.new-theatre.org.
The Florida Grand Opera presents "Madame Butterfly," which follows a young woman who is sold to be trained as a geisha after the death of her father and is impregnated and abandoned by a US Navy lieutenant. Ends May 9. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org or www.fgo.org.
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre hosts the Florida premiere of "Havana Bourgeois." The play, written by Carlos Lacámara, explores the impact of Fidel Castro’s revolution on the Cuban middle class through the eyes of the employees of a Havana advertising agency. Ends June 7. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
GableStage at the Biltmore hosts three benefit performances of "On An Average Day" by John Kolvenbach. This "dark comedy" follows around two brothers who, after being apart for years, are reunited and remember their dark past and the mysterious disappearance of their father. 8 p.m. Ends May 13. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $25. Details: (305) 445-1119 or boxoffice@GroupUpandRising.org.