It happens every year, right around Thanksgiving, productions of the Nutcracker pop up from coast to coast, marking the start of the holiday season. But on Saturday, Miami audiences have the opportunity to see a truly contemporary take — “The Hip Hop Nutcracker” — at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts.
Promising a night of airiness and ardor, Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami will bring “Ballet’s Pointe of Passion” to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center, where the company joins an attractive lineup this season.
On Sunday, impresaria Judy Drucker’s friends and the classical music community will honor her with a champagne brunch and full concert at Temple Israel of Greater Miami celebrating the Great Artist Series’ 50th anniversary.
Famed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas has announced he’ll be stepping down as music director of the San Francisco Symphony. But Thomas — better known as MTT — plans to continue as co-founder and artistic director of Miami-based New World Symphony, the national orchestral academy, according to NWS spokesman Craig Hall.
‘On Your Feet!’, the Broadway musical about Cuban-born superstars Gloria and Emilio Estefan, makes an electric debut in Miami at the Arsht Center with thrilling music and dancing. It’s also a compelling reminder of the power of the American Dream.
The dreams of more than 26,000 seventh graders will take flight this week as the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts rolls out its newest production: “Kitty Hawk,” which incorporates science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM).
Pulitzer Prize-winner Robert Schenkkan, who wrote the LBJ play ‘All the Way,’ takes on anti-immigrant rhetoric in the new play ‘Building the Wall.’ Produced by City Theatre, the play opens Sept. 29 at the Arsht Center in Miami