Broward College presents a perfect-for-spring play, Matthew Barber’s Enchanted April, Thursday through March 24. The play is about a group of British women who answer an ad in The London Times and journey to an Italian villa, where they spend a life-transforming month.
Performances are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday at the Broward College Fine Arts Theatre (Building 6, Second Floor), 3501 SW Davie Rd., Davie. Tickets are $8-$15; 954-201-6884.
St. Martha series
The St. Martha-Yamaha Concert Series will present the Chamber Orchestra Kremlin and pianist Paul Posnak in a program of Elgar, Shostakovich, Bach, Dvorak and Gershwin at 3 p.m. March 17 at St. Martha Church, 9301 Biscayne Blvd., Miami Shores. Tickets are $10-$20 at saintmartha.tix.com or 305-982-5535.
The series will present its first fundraising concert at 8 p.m. April 6 featuring jazz artists Shelly Berg, Carmen Bradford and Tierney Sutton and University of Miami Frost School of Music musicians in works including the jazz vespers Convergence by Berg, dean of the Frost school. Donation levels are $50, $100 and $1,000 at the website above.
• Orchestra Miami will present free outdoor concerts at three public parks: 8 p.m. Friday at the North Shore Park Bandshell, 7250 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 7 p.m. March 17 at Pinecrest Gardens’ Banyan Bowl, 11000 SW 57th Ave., Pinecrest; and 6:30 p.m. March 24 at Heritage Park, 19200 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach; 305-274-2103.
• The Greater Miami Symphonic Band will perform with guest conductor Arnald D. Gabriel and saxophone soloist Dale Underwood at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Gusman Concert Hall, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables. Tickets are $15, students $5 students at gmsb.org.
• Miami playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney has been named one of nine winners of the new Windham Campbell literature prize from Yale University. McCraney, 32, is the youngest winner and, like the others, will receive $150,000. His next play, Head of Passes, has its world premiere at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre April 4-June 1.
• In his first public appearance since leaving the troupe last fall, Miami City Ballet founding artistic director Edward Villella will take part in an interview series Monday at New York’s Paley Center for Media, with his daughter, Crista, querying him about his career at New York City Ballet and MCB.
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