Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on October 21, 2010
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.
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 performance 5:30 p.m. Oct. 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.
SEEN MY HAND?
The plot kicks off in Martin McDonagh’s "A Behanding in Spokane" with a man who’s been searching for his missing hand nearly half a century. Add two con artists, a nosy hotel clerk and you’ve got a dark comedy celebrated for its irony and edge. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Ends Nov. 21. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50-$47.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.