Creative Arts Enterprises Presents
by Mary Damiano
Photos by Harvey Burstein
Creative Arts Enterprises presented their first
full-length production of the year, Hannah Free, at the
Miami Globo Theatre in Little Havana August 12-28. Other
CAE productions this years have included Varla Jean
Mermanís Under a Big Top in May at the Byron Carlyle and
the third annual Lavender Footlights Festival held
September 16-17 at the Dot 51 Gallery in the Miami
Hannah Free was presented as a staged reading at the
first Lavender Footlights Festival in 2003. CAE is the
only arts organization in South Florida dedicated to gay
and lesbian theatre and entertainment.
Hannah Free, by renowned Chicago playwright Claudia
Allen, tells the story of a two women who have been in
love their whole lives. Now, confined to their hospital
beds just down the hall from one another, a disapproving
family keeps them from being together.
For more info on Creative Arts Enterprises, visit http://www.caemia.org/.