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HIGHLIGHTS FROM OUR
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JERRY HERMAN RING THEATRE
The following productions are coming to the Ring Theatre in this its 79th Season: Pippin from October 5-14; Romeo & Juliet, November 9-18, Blind Mouth Singing, February 22-March 3 and Pirates of Penzance April 19 – 28.

Season memberships now on sale: online, by phone, or in person. The Box Office is open Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

For other cultural programming of interest, you may wish to visit the websites for the FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC (www.frost.miami.edu) and the Lowe Art Museum (www6.miami.edu/lowe/)

Music & Lyrics by
Stephen Schwartz

Book by Roger O. Hirson
October 5 – 14
With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Children of Eden) and a timeless book by Roger O. Hirson, Pippin tells the fable of a young prince on a quest to find true happiness and fulfillment. Through Prince Pippin’s encounters with fantastical characters that he meets along the way, we discover whether he will find his corner of the sky.

by William Shakespeare 

November 9 – 18
History’s most famous star crossed lovers play out their ill-fated tale by William Shakespeare set in the backdrop of Italy’s Verona. Packed with epic sword fights and compelling soliloquies, Romeo & Juliet is sure to transport the audience back to the Globe during the English renaissance.


MUSIC AT EPIPHANY

EPIPHANY CONCERT SERIES
RED PRIEST
Monday, November. 13, 7:30p
Frequently performing at the most preseigious venues world=wide, this unique group from England dazzles with a break all rules approach to early music. Masterworks of Vivaldi, Telemann and others are rearranged with compelling virtuosity.


THE WIRTZ GALLERY

Located in the lobby of the First National Bank of South Miami, each month The Wirtz Gallery presents local & international artists.  Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday 9a-4p, and Friday, 9a-6p.  Artist receptions are generally held on the second Friday of the month from 6-9p and are open to the public.

Presently in the gallery are hanging the works of artist Roxanne Sora, who brings lively colors of nature to her canvases.

In November, the gallery presents watercolorist Carol Garvin. A Floridian, Carol’s subjects are tropical places. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of her work are donated to environmental preservation and animal welfare. She is represented by galleries and fine gift shops, and her work can also be seen at juried art shows in Florida.


CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

arango has enjoyed over fifty years in presenting Miamians modern design in housewares, furnishing and accessories. For decades, arango was a fixture at Dadeland. However the owners David and Marianne Russell took arango from the mall to main street with their retail gallery located in a 1950s modernistic storefront at 5864 Sunset Drive. The store regularly features exhibitions of modern design artists with their collections.


The Area Stage Theatre Company is a non-profit theatre and conservatory located in Coral Gables. With a mission to be a dynamic force of cultural growth, Area Stage Co has continuously produced a mix of contemporary plays, musicals and original new works, becoming one of South Florida’s most influential theater companies. Area Stage Company now houses a professional theater company, a professional level conservatory for young, aspiring performers, and a theater program for people with developmental disabilities.

Area Stage Company is located at the historic Riviera Theatre. 1560 South Dixie Highway.
For ticket information, please call 305.666.2078 or visit us at areastagecompany.com

October 20-29

Disney’s Winnie the Pooh KIDS is a delightful show based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film. Featuring favorite songs from the film, as well as new hits by the Academy Award-winning Robert and Kristen Lopez (Frozen), this honey-filled delight is as sweet as it is fun. Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship and, of course… sharing snacks.

November 10-19

The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm, and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA was the most widely viewed program in TV history.   As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits!

 

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