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Written by Miami Today on December 3, 2009
The Playground Theatre hosts a production of the Sumerian legend "Inanna and the Huluppu Tree." The 4,000-year-old story tells of celebrating the victory of the young goddess, Inanna, who restores harmony to an ancient city ravaged by endless storms and angry gods. Ends Dec. 20. Playground Theatre, 9806 NE 2nd Ave., Miami Shores. $15. Details: www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Based on Ludwig Bemelmans’ popular book series, "Madeline’s Christmas" begins like an ordinary day for the 12 girls in the old house in Paris. Yet soon after, Madeline is the only one of the little girls in Ms. Clavel’s care who hasn’t come down with the flu on Christmas day. With everyone but Madeline sick in bed, can she save their holiday cheer? 2 p.m. Actors’ Playhouse at Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. Ends Dec. 26. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The Miami Children’s Theater presents the "Annie" musical, the story of a young orphan who escapes Ms. Hannigan’s miserable orphanage for the home of billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Classic songs from the Broadway hit include "Tomorrow" and "Hard Knock Life." 8 p.m. The Miami Children’s Theater at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center, 11155 SW 112th Ave., Miami. $14. Ends Dec. 13. Details: (305) 274-3595 or www.miamichildrenstheater.com.