Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on August 4, 2011
Acrobats, street dancers and contortionists perform against vivid video clips and scenes of a colorful metropolis in "Cirque Éloize — iD." Created by Jeannot Painchaud, the show fuses traditional circus acts with urban dance. Times vary. Ends Aug. 7. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Ziff Ballet Opera House, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Miami. $25-$75. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre presents the world premiere of "See Jane Run!" This musical gives bold insight into the 21st century woman through the trials and tribulations of main character Jane. Times vary. Ends Aug. 14. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $39. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Set in a 1990s West Bank village with the Israeli-Arab struggle as its backdrop, Israeli play "Masked" depicts the tragedy of three Palestinian brothers torn between duty, kinship, principles and survival. 8 p.m. Ends Aug. 7. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $47.50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
Area Stage Company and Theatre Conservatory presents "Bat Boy: The Musical" based on a half-boy, half-bat found living in a cave and given the name "bat boy." Taken in by a veterinarian’s wife, "bat boy’s" adaptation to civilization brings about laughter and doom in a local US town. 8 p.m. Additional performances through Aug. 13. Riviera Theatre, 1560 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables. $10 students and seniors. $20 others. Details: (305) 666-2078 or www.areastagecompany.com.
"A Barren Man" by Michelle Rosenfarb tells of a young Orthodox Jewish man living in Crown Heights, NY, troubled by his sexual identity and desperate to save his marriage, to procreate and to preserve his faith. Playwright and recipient of the Emerging Artist Foster fellowship and winner of the 17th annual Florida Playwright Competition Michelle Rosenfarb will be present at the performance. 7:30 p.m. GablesStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. Free. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.