March 22, 2023

Extra Theaters in Miami to Be Found



The Blues Opera


By  Yours Actually and Jan Engoren

Listed below are eight extra theaters in Miami you could have not recognized about on this, Half 2 of a sequence. The record was  deliberate to be a “keeper” to take a look at whenever you’re eager about a cultural or leisure outing. And never solely that, we’ve indicated in daring some upcoming productions this summer time that you simply’ll need to think about placing in your record together with a big day for kids. Click on right here for those who missed Half 1 with the primary twelve theaters in Miami.


Arca Pictures –


Arca Pictures, based in 2001 by Alexa Kuve and Larry Villanueva , the theatre now boasts Pulitzer Prize successful playwright Nilo Cruz as its creative director.  They create, produce and promote authentic modern theater and new diversifications of traditional performs for Miami’s numerous English-Spanish bilingual audiences, in addition to associated Hispanic performing arts together with music. Arca works with native artists and presents advanced works that mirror the area’s multicultural character.


Among the many firm’s productions are “Chambelona,” a brief movie written and directed by Villanueva, and his play: “Allá afuera hay fresco,” “Sueño Americano” by Eduardo Pardo and a collective creation, “Las Brujitas del Downtown.” In July they may current Nilo Cruz’s World Premiere of Kisses By the Glass, his newest play.

Arca Pictures is situated on the Miami Dade County Auditorium, 2901 W. Flagler Avenue, Miami, Florida 33135. Tel:  (786) 327-4539.


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Based in 1979, Teatro Avante presents theatre as a part of their mission to preservation its Hispanic cultural heritage. The corporate has staged works by Albee, Alomá, Ariza, Assad and Cabrujas, amongst others.


From July 8 -31 is their annual award-winning Worldwide Hispanic Theatre Pageant of Miami, which has acquired 5 worldwide awards. Productions are in Spanish although some have English subtitleds. A number of the productions embrace Bette Davis, Estas Ahi from Uruguay; Alacran o La Ceremonia from Spain; Los Colores de Frida; Rota (Damaged) from Argentina (Spanish with English subtitles); Mejor Me Callo (I’d Higher Shut Up in Spanish with English subtitles). There’s additionally a world youngsters’s day with artistic workshops and a bilingual efficiency of Los colores de Frida.

Productions for the Pageant are held at totally different theaters round city.


Juggerknot Theatre –


Based in 1998 by Tanya Bravo, Juggerknot Theatre Firm, beneath the route of Tai Thompson, is the producer of Miami Motel Tales, a real-time immersive theatre expertise that takes place inside resort/motel areas and tells the tales of these neighborhoods.

From now till July 3 is The Blues Opera an immersive, autobiographical  one man present written by Miami’s blues musician Eric Garcia often known as “Uncle Scotchy”. The Blues Opera welcomes 10 company to a secret location in Little Havana revealed solely as soon as tickets are bought. Anticipate an evening of stay music, video games, drinks and true tales about love, household, loss and redemption.


The corporate, beneath the creative route Bravo showcases and develops works from native and nationwide playwrights and prides itself on pushing the boundaries and expectations of its viewers.

Juggerknot Theatre is situated at 2950 SW third Avenue, Miami, Florida 33129.  Tel:  (786) 757-1986.


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Extra Theaters in Miami

Microtheater Miami –


Pressed for time, however nonetheless need that theatre expertise?  Try Miami’s 15-minute quick performs, one of many extra novel theaters in Miami for its setting.

The idea of Microtheater was born in Spain in 2009 and landed in Miami three years later, due to Jorge Monje who based Microtheatre Miami in partnership with Centro Cultural Español (CCE).


Bringing tradition to the road, the group presents seven performs every season, with six productions every evening Thursday – Sunday.  Every play is an authentic 15-minute play in English and Spanish offered inside transport containers, creating a singular expertise.

From now to July 2 is Temporada LGBTIQ+.

Microtheater Miami is situated at 1490 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, 33132.  Enter by way of  fifteenth Avenue.  Tel:  (305) 448 9677.

Right here’s a hyperlink to an earlier publish about Microtheater Miami.



Miami Gentle Mission –


Based in 1989, Miami Gentle Mission presents stay performances by progressive dance, music and theater artists from all over the world and helps the event of recent work by South Florida-based artists.  A cultural discussion board to discover modern society, the theatre is low situated at The Gentle Field at Goldman Warehouse in Wynwood.

The progressive theatre group invitations neighborhood participation within the creation of recent work.

Miami Gentle Mission is situated at 404 NW twenty sixth Avenue, Miami, FL 33127.  Tel: (305) 576-4350.


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Miami New Drama –


Situated on Lincoln Highway within the Colony Theatre, Miami New Drama, based by playwright and director Michel Hausmann and Nationwide Medal of the Arts winner Moises Kaufman, presents groundbreaking work that displays Miami’s to culturally numerous neighborhood.  “We make theater that’s ALWAYS in dialog with our distinctive multicultural and multilingual neighborhood and is related to nationwide discourse for social change,” they are saying.

Their programming consists of world-class theater productions and co-productions in partnership with high nationwide and worldwide organizations. They concentrate on world premieres they fee in addition to others.  Throughout the COVID-19 quarantine, they mounted 54 productions of “7 DEADLY SINS,” reworking six vacant storefronts and the Colony Theatre loading dock into seven distinctive theater areas.

From July 7 to 31 is  “ “Papá Quatro,” a world premier musical concerning the origins of the Cuatro, an iconic Latin American string quartet and the streaming premier of a musical biography of Louis Armstrong titled, “A Fantastic World.”


Miami New Drama is situated within the Colony Theater, 1040 Lincoln Highway, Miami Seashore, Florida 33139.  Tel:  (305) 674.1040.



Miami Theater Heart (Miami Shores) –


Underneath the creative route of Victoria Row-Traster, Miami Theater Heart levels household and youngsters’s theater, with a concentrate on fashionable theater, dance and music performances, in addition to common youngsters programming and particular occasions. Situated inside an historic movie show, previous productions have included Ballet Hispanico, Inez Barlatier’s “Ayiti”, Tales and Songs from Haiti” and for kids, “Dogman: The Musical” and a manufacturing of “Emil and the Detectives”.

Miami Theater Heart is situated at 9806 NE 2nd Avenue Miami Shores, Florida 33138.  Tel:  (305) 751-9550.


M Ensemble – (MEC) 


The final on the record of theaters in Miami is the longest operating black skilled theater firm in Florida, M Ensemble Firm (named for the founder’s daughter, Maria) .It was shaped in 1971 on the College of Miami campus beneath the route the late T.G. Cooper and his spouse Grace, (each alum of the College of Miami Theatre Division) who initially each wrote the performs the ensemble carried out. With a mission to protect and promote the African American tradition and experiences by way of the performing arts, the ensemble is at the moment beneath the manager and creative route of Shirley Richardson and celebrated their 50th yr in 2021.

Previous productions embrace “The Trial of One Quick-Sighted Black Lady vs Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae,” “Harlem Duet,” “The Present Horse and Knock Me A Kiss,” and Layon Grey’s “Kings of Harlem,” about an African-American basketball crew within the Thirties.   

M Ensemble is situated in Liberty Metropolis on the Sandrell Rivers Theater, 6103 NW seventh Avenue, Miami, Florida 33127.  Parking out there at 6101 NW sixth Court docket.

Tel:  (305) 705.3218.







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