Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on November 5, 2009
"The Walworth Farce," by Irish playwright Edna Walsh, comes to Miami to tell the story of a father, two sons, a stranger, blood ties and murder that is at once hilarious and shocking. Ends Nov. 7. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $50. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
BLAST FROM THE PAST
The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre hosts Roger Bean’s Off-Broadway "The Marvelous Wonderettes." The play, set at a 1958 high school prom, features songs from the 1950s and ’60s and tells of a group of friends preparing to embark on life’s journey. Ends Nov. 21. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
A PLAY ON PLAYS
New Theatre offers the world premiere of "In Development" by David Caudle. In this new comedy, sex, death and drama take the stage at a conference for aspiring young playwrights and their legendary mentor. 1 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Ends Nov. 8. 4120 Laguna Street, Coral Gables. $35. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
Play theater critic and help evaluate plays being considered for the 15th Annual Summer Shorts Festival. Scripts will be read live by actors from City Theatre. 7 p.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.
GableStage celebrates its season opening with a cocktail hour before the southeastern premiere of Broadway sensation "Reasons To Be Pretty." The play follows four young working-class friends and lovers who become increasingly dissatisfied with their dead-end lives and each other. Ends Nov. 22. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $150. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.