GableStage artistic director Joseph Adler has announced the five shows that complete his 2013-14 season, which features the already-announced U.S. premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney’s set-in-Haiti Antony and Cleopatra.
The season opens Nov. 23-Dec. 22 with Aaron Posner’s My Name Is Asher Lev, based on a Chaim Potok novel about a young Jewish painter caught between his culture and his artistic dreams. Antony and Cleopatra is Jan. 11-Feb. 9, followed March 15-April 13 by Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, in which Dr. Martin Luther King encounters an unusual hotel maid on the night before his assassination.
Then comes Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, an Anton Chekhov-inspired comedy, May 17-June 15. Samuel D. Hunter’s The Whale, about the reunion of a 600-pound recluse and his angry teenage daughter, runs July 19-Aug. 17, 2014. The season ends Sept. 20-Oct. 19, 2014, with David West Read’s The Performers, a comedy about high school pals who reconnect at the Adult Film Awards in Las Vegas.
GableStage’s 2012-13 season has two plays to go, David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People July 20-Aug. 18 and Stephen Karam’s Sons of the Prophet Sept. 21-Oct. 20.
The company is offering its 2013-14 lineup for $225 to current subscribers and $260 to new subscribers. Performances are at Coral Gables’ Biltmore Hotel except for Antony and Cleopatra, which will be staged at Miami Beach’s Colony Theatre; 305-445-1119, gablestage.org.
CINTAS at MDC
A Poetic Reality: Magical Realism of the CINTAS Fellows Collection is on display through Sept. 21 at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art + Design at the Freedom Tower, 600 Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
The show’s exploration of Magical Realism, a mid-20th century Latin American literary movement, features works by 10 artists including José Mijares and Ernesto de la Vega Pujol as well as compositions by CINTAS music fellows Tania Leon and Orlando Jacinto Garcia. Curated by Natalie Fulgencio Perez, it explores concepts of race, religion and culture through the use of fantastical elements in everyday situations.
Gallery hours are noon-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; 305-237-7722, mdcmoad.org.
Girl Play festival
Girl Play 2013, the Women’s Theatre Project’s fourth annual festival of lesbian-themed works, runs Friday through June 23 at the Woman’s Club of Wilton Manors, 600 NE 21st Ct., Wilton Manors, with readings of 16 plays grouped into two programs.
The plays, chosen from more than 100 submissions, are Joan Lipkin’s Are You Married?, Sharon Goldner’s Based on True Events, Donna Hoke’s Cake Top This, Rahti Gorfien’s Diaphanous, Dian “MJ” Perrin’s Dyke Tracy, Detective, Karen L. Lewis’ Gallery Postmortem, Jan O’Connor’s Gayby’s Playdate, Ruth Dyck Fehderau’s Hildie and Hilda Go for a Walk, Tabia Lau’s In the Water, Penny Jackson’s Palpitations, Barbara Lhota’s Personal Penchants, Eileen Tull’s Semi-Circles, Kathleen Warnock’s Sharing the Pie, Patricia Milton’s Stonehenge, Michelle F. Solomon’s Taste of Thai and Carol Mullen’s Zero Mile Mark.