Thursday, March 17, 2011

The Scene for March 18

In the odd schedule of life, The Scene for Friday the 18th of March actually comes out on THURSDAY, which is St. Patrick's Day.  Now somehow, this celebration of a sainted Irish monk as turned into an orgy of green beer and whisky that would have appalled the devout Catholic cleric. 

So we'll just point out that if you want to celebrate your Irish heritage in a more appropriate manner, there are options.  For example, you can catch Sir James Galway and his wife in concert at The Broward Center.  But if you must have the green beer, you can make a stop along Himmarshee Street first, then stumble up the hill for an evening with a Gaelic master.  And if you're farther north, there are still tickets to see The Celtic Tenors at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre.


The Alliance Theatre Lab opens its world premiere production of David Michael Sirois' The Brothers Beckett, which will run through April 3.

Edge Theatre is opening Don Juan in Hell, but they don't have a website, so I can't link to anything.  But the press release mentions a lot of dead people who won't be in this production.  It's this Saturday and Sunday only, and we are told to note that "this location is in North Miami."  You have been duly warned.

you still haven't missed...

Tracy Letts' critically acclaimed drama, August: Osage County, plays at Actors' Playhouse through April 10.

Meanwhile,  Gablestage's production of Tracy Letts' Superior Donuts offers a lighter tale, and it also runs through April 10.

Florida Stage presents the world premiere of Ghost-Writer, through April 3.

The critics are raving about The Light in the Piazza  at The Stage Door Theatre, which plays through April 10.

Caldwell Theatre Company presents  Next Fall, through March 27, 2011.

Palm Beach DramaWorks is running Dinner with Friends through April 17. 

Grey Gardens makes its South Florida Premiere at the Rising Action Theatre, through April 3.

The Stage Door Theatre  production of Plaza Suite runs through March 20 has been extended to April 24.

Laffing Matterz  serves up the laughs at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, through May 14, 2010

last chance to see...

The Jesus Quintero Studio original production of Hour of the Wolf, described as "creating an experience for the audience, rather than putting on a show," winds up its run on March 20.

passing through...

Jersey Boys returns to South Florida, this time stopping in at the Arsht Center's Ziff Ballet Opera House through March 20.  Joe Bwarie, who plays Frankie Valli in the show, made time to check out Florida Sunshine Pops' Tribute to Frankie Valli, arranged and conducted by Charles Calello (himself one of the original Four Seasons).

Robyn Peterson's Catwalk Confidential plays this weekend only at the Arsht Center's Carnival Studio Theater, March 17-20.

Circumcise Me plays at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center through March 27.

for kids...

It's spring break.  They get the whole durned week.

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