Don Pasquale, La Boheme June 28 - 29, August 6 - 7
While many of your favorite arts groups and ensembles are winding things down for the season, the Miami Lyric Opera has plenty going on this summer to satisfy your opera cravings. Gaetaeno Donizetti’s Don Pasquale runs June 28th at 8pm and the 29th at 4pm at the Colony Theater in Miami Beach. Later this summer, the biggest production in their season opens at the Olympia Theater. La Boheme runs Saturday August 6th at 8pm and Sunday the 7th at 4pm at the Olympia Theater. For tickets and more details, visit miamilyricopera.org.
Jesus Christ Superstar June 13
A musical that has been a global phenomenon for over 40 years has been re-imagined for the 21st century as an arena rock spectacular…Jesus Christ Superstar! Jesus Christ Superstar features a cast made up of actual rock stars…Brandon Boyd of Incubus sings Judas Iscariot, NSYNC vocalist JC Chasez as Pontius Pilate, Michelle Williams of Destiny’s Child sings Mary Magdalene, and Ben Forster reprises the role of Jesus. Jesus Christ Superstar, June 13th at the BB&T Center. The show starts at 8pm, and you can get more details online at artscalendar.com.
Mid-Life Crisis - The Musical Now - June 21
This weekend the Broadway Palm opens a musical that tackles the aging process and all of the mood swings, doctor’s exams, and hot flashes that come with it. It’s called Mid-Life Crisis – The Musical, written by theatre veterans, turned playwrights, Bob and Jim Walton. Three men and three women seem to be singing and dancing their way through their very own mid-life crisis, right there on stage. Mid-Life Crisis – The Musical opens this weekend and runs through June 21st at the Broadway Palm in Fort Myers. broadwaypalm.com
The Pride Now - June 22
Alexi Kaye Campbell’s award winning drama The Pride is on stage now through June 22nd at Empire Stage in Ft. Lauderdale. The story works on two timelines; Oliver, Philip, and Sylvia are caught in a kind of erotic time warp. Their complex love triangle, complete with conflicting loyalties and passions, jumps from 1958 to the present and back in a vortex of fantasy, repression and rebellion in this innovative new drama. The Pride, now through June 22nd , presented by Island City Stage at Empire Stage. Show days and time vary, visit islandcitystage.org.