Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on October 13, 2011
The Miami Children’s Theater begins its 2011-2012 season with musical "Les Misérables," based on Victor Hugo’s 19th century novel of the same name which follows the lives and interactions of several French characters over a 17-year period. 8 p.m. Additional performances through Oct. 30. Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center,11155 SW 112th Ave., Russell Theater, Kendall. $12 seniors and children under 12. $15 others. Group of ten or more can purchase single tickets at $10 each. Details: (305) 274-3595 or www.miamichildrenstheater.com.
Miami Dade College’s "Cultura de Lobo" 2011-12 performance series begins with a one-man performance of Samuel Beckett’s "First Love," featuring Conor Lovett. A young man takes refuge on a bench by a canal upon being expelled from his family home after his father’s death. His new makeshift home brings him to meet a woman who takes him home, but not without humor-ridden consequences. 8 p.m. Additional performance Oct. 15. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., auditorium building 1, Miami. $10 MDC students. $20 seniors and non-MDC students. $30 others. Details: (305) 237-3010 or www.mdc.edu/culture.
NOT A MOUSE STIRRING…
The South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center presents "Hamlet Redux," a contemporary adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy "Hamlet," produced by the Sarasota-based Asolo Repertory Theatre. The play is part of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs’ "Shadow Interpreted Theater Program" and "Open Access Theater Series," providing performing arts experiences for audiences with and without disabilities. The show is performed with shadow interpretation, a cast of specially trained sign language interpreters who perform as "shadows" alongside voiced actors. 8 p.m. South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, 10950 SW 211th St., Cutler Bay. $15. Details: (786) 573-5300 or www.smdcac.org.
New Theatre continues its family-themed season with "Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them," which examines the lives of two teens having to create a makeshift family and its values while getting through the pangs of growing up. Under the direction of the Theatre’s artistic director, Ricky J. Martinez, the play features three young actors making their New Theatre debuts: Juan Gonzalez Machain, John Robert Warren and Natasha Waisfeld. Special performance and post-play meet-the-artist reception
with the cast at SAWA Restaurant. 8 p.m. Additional performances through Oct. 30. New Theatre, 4120 Laguna St., Coral Gables. $15 for students at the door. $35 Thursday and Sunday evenings. $40 all other performances. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.