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Beauty and The Beast

Next date: Aug 19, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

Area Stage Company (ASC) will present its new immersive version of Disney’s “tale as old as time” classic, Beauty and The Beast, in August at the Adrienne Arsht Center’s Carnival Studio Theatre.The beloved Broadway classic will display new twists to the show’s presentation, placing the audience directly in the heart of Beast’s enchanted castle. Audience members are invited to dine alongside Belle during “Be Our Guest” and raise their mugs with Lefou in the tavern during “Gaston,” providing a magical Disney experience like no other.

The production will launch on August 9th and run through August 28th. Evening and matinee show options are available. Student discounts are available.

For more information about the show or to buy tickets, visit website.

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Contact Information

Maria Banda-Rodaz

305-686-0074

www.areastage.org

www.areastage.org/beast

Fade

Next date: Aug 19, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

Fade by Tanya Saracho
Directed By Teo Castellanos

A witty dramatic comedy about class, integrity, and culture. Lucia is understandably nervous. It’s day one at her first TV writing job. As a Hispanic novelist, she may actually be the “diversity hire” she’s heard whispers about. Uncertain whether she can make a place for herself in cutthroat Hollywood, she feels less alone when she meets Abel, the Latino janitor. They form a bond and share stories, but it turns out that their friendship is not what Abel expects.

Preview performance: Friday, June 19. Tickets $35-$65.

Location

GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Now and Then

Next date: Aug 24, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

From the author of Actors' Playhouse's signature plays Making God Laugh, The Tin Woman, and Married Alive, Sean Grennan's Now and Then is an inspiring story of love and life. Sometimes what happens after the last call just might change your life. Jamie is a young aspiring pianist working as a bartender. He is closing up for the night when a desperate last-minute customer enters and offers him and his girlfriend Abby two thousand dollars to sit and have a drink with him. What follows is funny, moving and captivating. Who wouldn't take it?

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Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

The Box Office

305-444-9293

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org

Funnyhouse of a Negro

Oct 22, 2022 & Oct 23, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

As a part of our "Dans le avant-garde series," "Funnyhouse of a Negro" by Adrienne Kennedy, directed by Zaylin Yates, is a poetic and symbolic investigation into one woman's mind before her death. Sarah has created four different personas as a way to grapple with her own self-hatred: Queen Victoria, the Duchess of Hapsburg, Jesus, and Patrice Lumumba. With these four characters at her side, Sarah tries to make sense of her conception (from rape), her life without her parents, and the creeping insanity that she feels all around her.

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Runtime: Approximately 1hr.

Following the show, we will host "My Blackness Is Too...," a symposium on colorism and self-identity. This symposium will feature a panel of special guests and focus on mental and emotional healing for black/brown men and women. Mental illness, self-hate, and the need to be socially accepted are issues that currently plague the black community, and it is time to have a conversation. Admission to the symposium will be free. If you plan to only attend the symposium, you will be admitted once the performance concludes.

Visit brevotheatre.org for more information about the theatre and cast.

Location

Little Haiti Cultural Center
212-260 NE 59th Terrace, Miami, FL 33137 (Map)

Heisenberg

Oct 28, 2022 to Nov 20, 2022 - various times - English

By Simon Stephens.

Preview performance: Friday, Oct.28

Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, Georgie spots Alex, a much older man, and plants a kiss on his neck This electric encounter thrusts these two strangers into a fascinating and life-changing game. Directed by Bari Newport, Heisenberg brings to blazing, theatrical life the uncertain and often comical sparring match that is human connection. Internationally renowned for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, visionary playwright Simon Stephens returns to the stage with this sharply original production starring South Florida’s own Margery Lowe and Colin McPhillamy (most recently: Broadway’s Hangmen).

Location

GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Million Dollar Christmas

Next date: Nov 16, 2022 - click here for time schedule - English

Book by Colin Escott.

The boys are back to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley come together again to celebrate the holidays! Sun Records, now festively decorated with a Christmas tree, garland, and mistletoe, rings with sounds of the season and the chart toppers that made the “Million Dollar Quartet” famous. Jam-packed with unforgettable performances of classic holiday hits and favorite chart-toppers such as “Jingle Bell Rock,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “Don’t Be Cruel,” “Blue Christmas,” “Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town,” “Ring of Fire,” “Santa Baby,” “I’ll Be Home For Christmas,” “Run Run Rudolph” and more.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

Disney's Aladdin

Jan 3, 2023 to Jan 8, 2023 - various times - English

Discover a whole new world at Disney's ALADDIN, the hit Broadway musical.

From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of ALADDIN, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.

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Hailed by USA Today as "Pure Genie-Us," ALADDIN features all your favorite songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony® and Academy Award® winner Alan Menken (Newsies) with lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice (The Lion King, Aida), and book writer Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer).

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon, Something Rotten!), this "fabulous" and "extravagant" (The New York Times) new musical boasts an incomparable design team, with sets, costumes and lighting from Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins), Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots) and Natasha Katz (An American in Paris). See why audiences and critics agree, ALADDIN is "exactly what you wish for!" (NBC-TV).

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

We Will Not Be Silent

Jan 6, 2023 to Jan 29, 2023 - various times - English

By David Meyers

Preview performance: Friday, January 6.

Risking everything to stand up for social justice, German college student Sophie Scholl courageously led a major act of civil disobedience against Hitler and his fascist regime. Scholl’s moral strength is tested while being interrogated for her crimes, leading her to question whether to save her own life or continue her righteous crusade. Based on true events, We Will Not Be Silent is a provocative and timely new work that examines the role of ordinary people in extraordinary times.

Location

GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Escape to Margaritaville

Next date: Feb 1, 2023 - click here for time schedule - English

Book by Greg Garcia and Mike O’Malley.
Music and Lyrics by Jimmy Buffett.

Escape to Margaritaville is a musical comedy that features both original songs and the most-loved Jimmy Buffett classics, including “Cheeseburger in Paradise”, “Margaritaville,” “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere,” “Fins,” “Volcano,” and many more. With a book by Emmy Award winner Greg Garcia (“My Name is Earl,” “Raising Hope”) and Emmy nominee Mike O’Malley (“Survivor’s Remorse,” “Shameless”), this engaging fun-loving show is all about the choices we make–and the people we become–once we’ve had a change in latitude.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

Wicked

Feb 15, 2023 to Mar 14, 2023 - various times - English

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in.

WICKED, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is another young woman, born with emerald-green skin smart, fiery, misunderstood and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly blonde who is exceptionally popular, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships until the world decides to call one "good" and the other one "wicked."

From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED the untold true story of the Witches of Oz transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is "a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry and think."

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

A Doll's House, Part 2

Feb 24, 2023 to Mar 19, 2023 - various times - English

By Lucas Hnath

Preview performance: Friday, February 24

As a door slams in 1879 Norway, a young wife and mother leaves behind her family, freeing herself from the shackles of traditional societal constraints. Now, 15 years later, that same door opens to reveal Nora, a changed woman with an incredibly awkward favor to ask the people who she abandoned. Lucas Hnath’s bitingly funny sequel to Ibsen’s revolutionary masterpiece unfolds in a series of bristling stand-offs that reveal in Nora’s world, much like our own, behind every opinion there is a person, and a slamming door isn’t just an end, but also the chance for a new beginning. Starring Rachel Burttram, Brendan Powers and Elizabeth Dimon.

Location

GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Bright Star

Next date: Mar 29, 2023 - click here for time schedule - English

Music, Book and Story by Steve Martin
Music, Lyrics and Story by Edie Brickell

Inspired by a true story and featuring the Tony®-nominated score by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, Broadway’s Bright Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. With beautiful melodies and powerfully moving characters, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tightly in its grasp, Bright Star is as refreshingly genuine as it is daringly hopeful.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

El Huracán

Apr 14, 2023 to May 14, 2023 - various times - English

By Charise Castro Smith
Directed by Dámaso Rodríguez

Preview performance: Friday, April 14

As Hurricane Andrew threatens Miami, a mother and daughter ready themselves for the storm, but Abuela takes shelter in a world of memory, music, and magic. A powerful tale of family and forgiveness, El Huracán, written by Miami native and recent Academy Award winner Charise Castro Smith (Disney’s Encanto), reveals what can be rebuilt in the aftermath of life’s most devastating tempests and what can never be replaced. A Florida Premiere, inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Location

GableStage at the Biltmore
1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations

May 9, 2023 to May 14, 2023 - various times - English

Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations is the electrifying, new smash-hit Broadway musical that follows The Temptations extraordinary journey from the streets of Detroit to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. With their signature dance moves and silky-smooth harmonies, they rose to the top of the charts. They created an amazing 42 Top 10 hits, with 14 reaching No. 1.

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Nominated for 12 Tony® Awards and the winner of the 2019 Tony Award for Best Choreography, Ain't Too Proud tells the thrilling story of brotherhood, family, loyalty and betrayal, as the group's personal and political conflicts threatened to tear them apart during a decade of civil unrest in America.

Written by three-time Obie Award winner Dominique Morisseau, directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), and featuring the Tony-winning choreography of Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, On Your Feet!), the unforgettable story of this legendary quintet is set to the beat of the group's treasured hits, including "My Girl," "Just My Imagination," "Get Ready," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone" and so many more.

Location

Adrienne Arsht Center
1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132 (Map)

Proof

Next date: May 17, 2023 - click here for time schedule - English

By David Auburn.

David Auburn’s Proof is an elegant and engaging story of passion, genius, and family bonds. The story combines elements of mystery and surprise with old-fashioned storytelling to provide a compelling and entertaining theatrical experience. This winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama will receive its first professional production in Miami in over 20 years.

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

Defending the Cavewoman

Next date: Jul 19, 2023 - click here for time schedule - English

By Emma Peirson

Whose cave is it anyway? A raucous mid-life existential crisis unfolds as Defending the Cavewoman digs deep into the caves of the female psyche and sends the male of the species scattering in all directions, by debunking the stereotypical myths about how women think. Written by Emma Peirson, Defending the Cavewoman is a tongue-in-cheek, affectionate look at the quirks, foibles and idiosyncrasies of both men and women, from the modern Female perspective. Don’t miss the North American premiere of this wild one-woman comedy about two completely different creatures desperately trying to co-exist on one tiny plant…sharing one bathroom!

Location

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 (Map)

Contact Information

305-444-9293 x1

305-444-4181

www.actorsplayhouse.org/mainstage

tickets.actorsplayhouse.org

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