Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on June 16, 2011
Tennessee Williams classic "A Streetcar Named Desire" comes to life once again for an extended performance at New Theatre’s stage. See the play that made shouting "Stella!" famous as a Southern belle fades from glory. 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays. 1 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sundays. No 5:30 p.m. performance on June 19. Ends June 19. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15-$40. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.
City Theatre’s "Summer Shorts" returns, featuring seven short plays in a single performance. Includes "Quiet Please," which follows the interactions of two patients waiting for their therapy appointments, and "What Strong Fences Make," a deeply emotional scene that pits two friends against one another at an Israeli checkpoint. Ends June 26. Carnival Studio Theater at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. Prices vary. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Jai Rodriguez starred in Bravo TV’s "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" and Broadway’s "Rent" and "The Producers." Now, he provokes in "Dirty Little Secrets," a late-night comic performance. 10 p.m. Additional performances June 19 and 24. Carnival Studio Theater at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $17.50-$35. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
FUNDarte closes its "Out in the Tropics" performing arts festival with its storytelling performance "Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud." This performance celebrates its five-year anniversary and debut on WLRN last month. Followed by a reception at Books & Books in Coral Gables. 8 p.m. 10 p.m. reception. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theater, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $15. Details: (305) 910-7898 or www.lipservicestories.com.