Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on August 27, 2009
GableStage presents "Speed-The-Plow" by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet. The play follows two greedy Hollywood executives set to pitch a can’t-lose deal to the studio boss but an unlikely obstacle, a seductive secretary, creates unexpected complications. Ends Sept. 13. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
BATTLE OF THE SEXES
The New Theatre opens its 2009-2010 season with a performance of William Shakespeare’s comedy "The Taming of The Shrew." This classic battle-of-the-sexes play is the tale of a shrewish woman and her strong-willed husband, both wreaking havoc on the conventions of courtship and marriage. Ends Sept. 27. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts presents a stage performance of "The Harder They Come." Based on the Jimmy Cliff movie that put reggae music on the worldwide stage, the play follow a young Kingston man with dreams of becoming a reggae star. Ends Sept. 13. The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50 and $95. Details: www.arshtcenter.org.