Calendar Of Events Children
Written by Miami Today on May 20, 2010
KID TURNED KING
Actors’ Playhouse presents a new musical: "Young King Arthur." Watch the kid king as he gets into trouble with the help of Merlin the Magician and a peasant girl named Brynith, learning that true power comes not from sorcery but from the heart. 2 p.m. Ends May 29. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
The PlayGround Theatre presents "The Love of Three Oranges," a magical story full of twists and turns. After years of illness, a team of strange doctors reveals a possible cure for Prince Tartaglia: laughter. Yet after hiring a comedian to perform at his palace, his laughter prompts Fata Morgana to curse him and make him wander the globe in search of three mysterious oranges. Times vary. Ends May 23. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $15. Details: (305) 751-9550 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
Journey to far off lands at a performance of Disney’s "Aladdin," the story of a commoner’s battle to save free-spirited Princess Jasmine from her royal confines with the help of his mischievous monkey Abu and a silly genie. 2 p.m. or 8 p.m. Ends May 23. Miami Science Museum, 3280 S Miami Ave., Coconut Grove. $12 online. $20 at the door. Details: www.miamisci.org.
Author Adrienne Sylver shares her kid-friendly, comical book on the global history of hot dogs, "Hot Diggity Dog." 11 a.m. Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables. Details: (305) 442-4408 or www.booksandbooks.com.