Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on May 24, 2012
MDC’s Prometeo Theatre presents a student production of "A Puerta Cerrada (a closed door)," by existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre. The play tells of three people condemned to hell for their crimes who find themselves in a single-room with no way out. Gradually, they learn the real source of their eternal damnation — each other. Sartre, wrote "No Exit" in 1944, and through this piece perhaps best conveys his well-known line of thinking that "Hell is other people." In Spanish with English supertitles. 8 p.m. on May 24 and 25. 8 p.m. May 31-June 2. Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus, 300 NE Second Ave., building one, Miami. $10. Details: (305) 237-3262 or www.prometeotheatre.com.
CHANGE OF PACE
GableStage presents "Time Stands Still" by Donald Margulies, directed by Joseph Adler; with Steve Garland, Betsy Graver, Deborah Sherman and Gregg Weiner. Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent, have been together nine years and share a passion for documenting the realities of war. When her battlefield injuries force them to return to New York, they find their future together threatened by the prospect of a more conventional life. 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Performances through June 3. GableStage at the Biltmore, 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables. $37.50-$50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
The Area Stage Company presents the musical "Spring Awakening." The musical explores the journey from adolescence and self-discovery to adulthood among a group of late 19th century German students, in a celebration of youth and rebellion. 8 p.m. Additional performances through June 3. Area Stage Company and Theatre Conservatory, 1560 S Dixie Highway, Coral Gables. $10-$15 children under 12 and students. $20-$25 others. Details: (305) 666-2078 or www.areastagecompany.com.
PETER & THE WOLF
The Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department presents a free, live theatrical performance of the popular children’s classic "Peter and the Wolf." The production features performers enrolled in the Miami-Dade Parks Disability Services program for adults with intellectual disabilities, led by resident artists Joseph Valbrun of The Playground Theatre and choreographer Ana Miranda. 6:30 p.m. AD Barnes Park Leisure Access Center, 3401 SW 72nd Ave., Miami. Free. Details: (305) 755-7848 or www.miamidade.gov/parks.