Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 8, 2012
The Actors’ Playhouse 2011-2012 season presents "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," an international musical created by the team behind "Evita" and "Jesus Christ Superstar." The musical is a contemporary adaptation of the Biblical tale of Joseph with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Tim Rice. 2 and 8 p.m. performances. Performances through April 8, 2012. The Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $42-$50. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Stephanie Ansin and Fernando Calzadilla’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s classic English fairy tale "Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland" returns. South Florida cast members Linda Bernhard and Marjorie O’Neill-Butler are joined by New York actors Emily Batsford, Josh Carpenter and Jeremy Greenbaum; Chicago actor Makeba Pace, and South Florida actors Troy Davidson, Edson Jean and Nikki Lowe. In this adaptation, time, space and cultures collide as Alice tackles the challenges of her ever-changing dream world, with video projections enhancing every step of the way. 10 a.m. Tuesday-Friday. 7 p.m. Saturday. 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance through March 11. The PlayGround Theatre, 9806 NE Second Ave., Miami Shores. $10 per person for group of 20 or more. $20 per person. Details: (305) 751-9550 or www.theplaygroundtheatre.com.
GableStage presents "A Steady Rain" by Keith Huff with Todd Allen Durkin and Gregg Weiner; directed by Joseph Adler. This drama chronicles love and rage on the streets of Chicago. A domestic disturbance sends two policemen, friends since childhood, on a journey that tests their loyalties and change their lives forever. 8 p.m. Performance through April 1. GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50-$50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
Miami Dade College presents "The Vagina Monologues." Originally written by Eve Ensler in 1996, the play is based on hundreds of interviews conducted by Ensler herself, relating to themes such as sex, rape, love, orgasms, birth and women’s rights. It has garnered international success ever since its debut, and launched the concept of V-Day, a global movement of grassroots activists dedicated to generating broader attention and funds to stop violence against women and girls. All proceeds benefit Miami’s Victim Response. Each production is presented by MDC students, faculty and staff, with actresses performing in English, Spanish and Creole. 8 p.m. March 14 at the Wolfson Campus Auditorium, 300 NE Second Ave., Miami. Additional performances March 22 and 29. $10 for students. $20 others. Details: (305) 237-3262 or www.thecenteratmdc.org.