Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on October 14, 2010
The New World School of the Arts kicks off its 2010-2011 theater season with the 1933 comedy "The Girl From Maxim’s." Full of Victorian-era fashion, infidelity, ghosts, it’s one crazy night on the town. 7:30 p.m. Additional performances Oct. 16 and 2 p.m. Oct. 17. Louise O. Gerrits Theater, 25 NE Second St., Miami. $5 students and seniors. $12 others. Details: (305) 237-3541 or http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Nilo Cruz’s "The Color of Desire" takes place in 1960 Havana. As the revolution catches on, a dashing American businessman and a young Cuban actress fall passionately in love then are torn apart, mirroring the surrounding political climate. 8 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays. 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Ends Nov. 7. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $40 weeknights and matinees. $48 Friday and Saturday evenings. $15 student rush tickets. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
"MY FIRST TIME"
Area Stage Company presents the South Florida premiere of comedy "My First Time." 8 p.m. Additional performance Oct.16. Riviera Theatre, 1560 S Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. $10-$35. Details: (305) 666-2078 or www.areastagecompany.com.
New Theatre presents the southeast premiere of Bob Glaudini’s "Jack Goes Boating," a touching play about learning to stay afloat through marital troubles, betrayal and day-to-day issues. Contains adult content and language. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturdays. 1 p.m. Sundays. Additional Sunday performances at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 17 and 24. Ends Oct. 24. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $35 Thursdays and Sunday evenings. All other performances $40. Details: (305) 443-5373 or www.new-theatre.org.
Direct from the Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York, comes the new stage production of "DREAMGIRLS." Follow the good times and the bad as a 1960s all-girl singing group rises to stardom. Includes hits like "One Night Only" and "Listen." Ends Oct. 24. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $25 and up. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.