Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on April 21, 2011
A tragic bus accident in a small Illinois town claimed the lives of all but one student in a second-grade class — Emily Book. "The Sparrow," a production of the award-winning House Theatre of Chicago — picks up on the tale as Emily returns to her hometown 10 years after the incident, grappling with heartbreak, superhuman abilities and how she fits into a town struggling to heal. Ends May 1. Carnival Studio Theater at the Sanford and Dolores Ziff Ballet Opera House, Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $35-$50. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Florida International University Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s "Twelfth Night." 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 2 p.m. Sundays. Ends April 17. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Performing Arts Center at Florida International University, 10910 SW 17th St., Tamiami. $10-$15. Details: (305) 348-0496 or http://theatre.fiu.edu.
BEHIND THE BEAKER
"The Radiant" is a dramatic story of famed scientist Marie Curie’s life. This world-premiere production was created by Tony Award-nominated playwright Shirley Lauro. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 1 and 5:30 p.m. Sundays. Ends April 17. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
University of Miami students perform the 1940s Broadway Classic "Pal Joey," created by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. It’s the story of the nightlife-loving Joey, who has developed a reputation for loving the ladies. Times vary. Ends April 23. Jerry Herman Ring Theatre at the University of Miami, 1312 Miller Drive, Coral Gables. $22 weeknights and matinees and $25 Friday and Saturday nights. Details: (305) 284-3355 or www.miami.edu/ring.
"GUYS AND DOLLS"
The Miami Dade College Wolfson Opera Ensemble presents a musical production of "Guys and Dolls." 7 p.m. April 14 and 15. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE Second Ave., Building One, Room 1261, Miami. $5 Miami Dade College students, faculty and staff. $10 others. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.