Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 24, 2011
Off-Broadway hit "Circumcise Me" comes to Aventura. The one-man show is based on the life of comedian Yisrael Campbell — formerly Christopher — who transitions from an Irish Italian Catholic from Philadelphia to Orthodox Jewish comic. 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. 8:15 p.m. Saturdays. 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Ends March 27. Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3385 NE 188th St., Aventura. $36. Details: (954) 462-0222 or www.aventuracenter.org.
Written by Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Tracy Letts, comedy "Superior Donuts" follows the unusual friendship between a crabby, white shop owner and an ambitious black teenager with a secret that unfolds in a local donut shop. Set in an old Chicago neighborhood in the midst of change. 8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Ends April 10. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50-$47.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
Broadway-style performance "Rising Stars Showcase" is an energetic, one-of-a-kind performance put on by high school and college students from New World School of the Arts. Features performances by the dance, music and theater departments. 7:30 p.m. Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, 174 E Flagler St., Miami. $20-$50. Details: http://nwsa.mdc.edu.
"In the Heights" is the story of a colorful community in New York’s Washington Heights and the struggles and joys of its residents. Part of the Broadway Across America Series, "In the Heights" is the winner of four 2008 Tony Awards and the 2008 Grammy for "Best Musical Show Album." Times vary. Ends April 3. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, Miami. $25-$79. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.