Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on July 16, 2009
Breaking free from the confines of spoken language and theatrical convention, "Fuerza Bruta" is an event for which reality takes a back seat. Global audiences have already seen this 360-degree spectacle featuring visual effects just inches above the audience’s heads, a man running full speed on a giant treadmill, performers suspended in mid-air surrounded by a vast sea of mylar and more. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Ends Aug 2. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
A LIFE SENTENCE
The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents Sean Grennan’s "Married ALIVE!" Originally titled "From Niagara to Viagra," this hilarious musical shows audiences the triumphs and defeats of marriage. Ends Aug. 16. The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.com.
GableStage at the Biltmore hosts the Southeastern premiere of Paul Rudnick’s "New Century." The comedy, produced last season at New York City’s Lincoln Center, revolves around a Jewish mother from Long Island, a flamboyant Palm Beach resident and a Midwestern craftswoman who collide under surprising circumstances. Ends July 19. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50 to $42.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
The Hispanic Theatre Festival’s 24th season will bring some of the most notable theater companies from Europe and Latin America to Miami for three weeks. Performances include William Shakespeare’s "Othello" and Cervantes’s and Zorilla’s "Clásicos Españoles." Ends July 26. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Details: (305) 445-8877 or www.taetroavante.com.
The M Ensemble Actors Studio presents a production of "I Just Stopped by to See the Man." The film follows a British rock star as he seeks out an old Mississippi-blues musician for advice. 8 p.m. 12320 W Dixie Hwy., North Miami. $20-$30. Details: www.themensemble.com.