New Theatre

From Jan 15th through May 17th, 2009.  New Theatre. Miami TheaterNew Theatre’s final three plays of the 2008-2009 “Nouveau Classic Season” commences after the first of the year, with the world premiere of Kissing by Robert Caisley, running January 15th through February 15, 2008. Things heat up in this quirky romantic comedy and lives spin out-of-control during an office softball game. When an illicit kiss between Sam and Tess threatens to break up his long-time marriage to Helen, Tess breaks off the relationship, and makes an attempt at a new life with Andrew. A play about the biology and sociology of kissing and the choices we make after passion and guilt intervene.

In February, The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams running from the 26th through the 28th, 2009. Tennessee Williams’ most lyrical and powerful memory play about the Wingfield family, The Glass Menagerie is one of the great masterpieces of American drama and winner of the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for best play. Tom is torn between family obligation and his deep desire to escape his domineering mother, Amanda, and his frail sister, Laura.

Closing the season, straight from its Broadway premiere by Pulitzer Prize nominated Theresa Rebeck, Mauritius, running April 16th through May 17th, 2009. In its South Florida Premiere at New Theatre, this sharp, funny, and engaging work keeps audiences at the edge of their seats hinged on each plot twist. Jackie and Mary are half-sisters whose mother’s death leaves them in possession of a rare stamp collection, while battling over who owns the stamps three dealers have designs of their own. Who is friend and who is foe?

Performances are Thursdays through Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. Additional Sunday 5:30 p.m. on select Sundays
 
New Theatre
4120 Laguna Street
Coral Gables, FL 33146
305.443.5909
www.new-theatre.org

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