Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on June 30, 2011
FROG AND TOAD
The musical "A Year with Frog and Toad" is based on the 1970s award-winning children’s books by Arnold Lobel. Frog is cheerful and popular and Toad is grumpy, but despite their differences they are great friends. This jazzy and upbeat performance is set during the four seasons and highlights the lessons they learn, especially about friendship and rejoicing in the attributes that make everyone different and special. 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Area Stage Company, 1560 S Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. $10 students. $15 others. Details: (305) 666-2078 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.areastagecompany.com.
RAW, COOKED AND ROTTEN
Chilean playwright Marco Antonio de la Parra’s 1978 work "Lo Crudo, Lo Cocido, Lo Podrido" debuts as part of the XXVI International Hispanic Theatre Festival of Miami. The play follows a trio of waiters trapped in a restaurant as they follow the rules of a long-gone world hoping to return to the glory of their times. In this suffocating environment, desires to express vengeance and repressed violence emerge. In Spanish. 8:30 p.m. July 7. Additional performance July 8. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Carnival Studio Theater, Miami. $24-$29. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.