Calendar Of Events Theater
Written by Miami Today on March 21, 2013
GableStage presents "4,000 Miles" by Amy Herzog. After losing his best friend while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace from his feisty 91 year-old grandmother in her West Village apartment. Thurs, Fri, and Sat 8 p.m. 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday. Through April 14. GableStage at the Biltmore Hotel, 1200 Anastasia Ave., eastern section, Coral Gables. $37.50-$50. Details: (305) 445-1119 or www.gablestage.org.
IN THE HEIGHTS
The Actors’ Playhouse presents Broadway musical "In The Heights," telling of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you and which you leave behind. 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat. 2 p.m. Sundays. Through April 7. Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Mile Theatre, 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables. $37 preview night. $42 weeknights and matinees. $50 Friday and Saturday. Details: (305) 444-9293 or www.actorsplayhouse.org.
Comedy "Brothers Beckett," written by David Michael Sirois and directed by Adalberto J. Acevedo, is a satirical portrait of slacker siblings. Kevin Beckett, Yale alumnus, is awaiting the arrival of his girlfriend Tuesday, who will be spending a week with him and his roommate/brother, Brad. When Kevin divulges to Brad that he plans to propose, Brad tries to find any way possible to keep his brother from moving out of their studio apartment. 7:30 p.m. Performances through March 24. Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Carnival Studio Theater, Miami. $35. Details: (305) 949-6722 or www.arshtcenter.org.
New Theatre presents "Bird in the Hand" by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas. In this comedic play, an adolescent Felix recalls working summers at his father’s tropical-bird theme park in Miami. Through movement, video and sound, the birds played by actors help Felix reconstruct foggy and embellished memories of his past. 8 p.m. Thurs-Sat. 1 p.m. Sunday. 5:30 p.m. March 31 and April 7. Performances through April 7. New Theatre at the Roxy Performing Arts Center, 1645 SW 107th Ave., Miami. $15 student rush at the door. $25 others. Details: (305) 443-5909 or www.new-theatre.org.