1. My First Time @ Area Stage Company
Run time: Now until Nov. 6
Price: $20 – $25 general admission, $10 students
2. A Behanding in Spokane @ GableStage at the Biltmore
A black comedy about one man’s search for his missing hand by the English-born Irish playwright Martin McDonagh, a two-time Carbonell Awards winner for Best Play for The Pillowman (2006) and The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2007). Learn more HERE.
Run time: Now until Nov. 21
Price: $37.50 to $47.50, depending on the day
3. No Exit @ The Naked Stage
A one-act play, No Exit is Jean-Paul Satre’s 1944 existential masterpiece about three strangers searching for meaning in (actual) Hell. Learn more HERE.
Run time: Now until Nov. 21
Price: $25 general admission, $18 seniors, $12 students
4. Romeo and Juliet @ Broward College Theatre
In this adaptation of Shakespeare’s oft-adapted classic, set in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Romeo and Juliet are a Pashtun Muslim and a U.S. Marine, respectively. “. Religious, cultural and political forces confront the young lovers in a tale that continues to resonate among modern audiences.” Learn more HERE.
Run time: Now until Nov. 7
Price: $15 general admission, $8 students
5. The House of Yes @ The Alliance Theatre Lab
Incest, desertion, desire — Wendy MacLeod’s play about the Pascals, “for whom the clock stopped with the Kennedy assassination,” defies synopsis. Learn more HERE.
Run time: Nov. 4 – Nov. 21
Price: $25 adults, $15 students and seniors
6. Hedda Gabler @ University of Miami’s Jerry Herman Ring Theatre
Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen’s 1890 masterpiece of realism, Hedda Gabler has profoundly befuddled audiences for more than 100 years, with the title character often regarded as the female Hamlet. Learn more HERE.
Run time: Nov. 10 – Nov. 20
Price: $8 – $18, depending on the day
7. Oliver! @ Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
The winner of two Tony Awards, Oliver! sets Charles Dickens’ novel to music with a cast and orchestra of more than 50 people. Learn more HERE.
Run time: Nov. 17 – Dec. 26
8. On the Town @ The Broward Stage Door Theatre
With music by Leonard Bernstein, On The Town is the adventure of three sailors on 24-hour leave in New York City. Made into a film starring Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelley, the play features the classic numbers “Come Up to My Place” and “New York, New York.” Learn more HERE.
Run time: Oct. 20 – Dec. 5
9. RENT @ FIU Theatre
“Jonathan Larson’s award-winning revolutionary rock opera Rent tells the story of a group of bohemians struggling to express themselves through their art and “measuring their lives in love.” Against the gritty backdrop of New York’s East Village, these friends strive for success and acceptance while enduring the obstacles of poverty, illness and the AIDS epidemic.” Learn more HERE.
Run time: Nov. 4 – 7, Nov. 11 – 14, and Nov. 18 – 21
Price: $20 general admission, $18
10. Cirque Du Soliel Kooza @ Grand Chapiteau at Bicentennial Park
“KOOZA is a return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil: It combines two circus traditions – acrobatic performance and the art of clowning. The show highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its splendor and fragility, presented in a colorful mélange that emphasizes bold slapstick humor.” Learn more HERE.
Run time: Nov. 12 – Dec. 5
Price: $50 – $355
This list was compiled by Lisa Rosen, a Miami local and graduate of the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers. To view more Top Ten Miami lists for November, click HERE.