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HAPPENINGS DANCE, OPERA & THEATER NOVEMBER 6—9 BALLET NACIONAL DE ESPAÑA Ballet Nacional de España (BNE) makes its triumphant return to Miami with its newest brilliantly staged full-length production, Sorolla, a breathtaking dance kaleidoscope illustrating the many provinces of Spain, each region brought stunningly to life by its local dance traditions, music and costumes. www.arshtcenter.org NOVEMBER 6—22 DETROIT Somewhere in the suburbs of a mid-sized city, Ben and Mary welcome into their lives the mysterious couple who moves next door. But as this foursome bonds over backyard barbecues, the neighborly connection they find threatens to unravel the lives they’ve built. www.arshtcenter.org NOVEMBER 8 CARMEN The music of Carmen has been widely acclaimed for its brilliance of melody, harmony, atmosphere and orchestration, and for the skill with which Bizet represents musically the emotions and suffering of his characters. miamilyricopera.org NOVEMBER 15—22 MADAMA BUTTERFLY A Japanese geisha catches the fancy of a caddish American naval officer. She crosses cultural boundaries to become his bride and grapples with a serious dilemma while faithfully awaiting his long delayed return. Puccini’s tale of tradition, romance, sacrifice and yearning is one of the world’s most beloved operas. www.arshtcenter.org NOVEMBER 22—DECEMBER 21 BAD JEWS In a New York apartment, the grandchildren of a recently deceased Holocaust survivor fight over his religious heirlooms, bickering over who deserves them more — and exposing long-simmering family feuds. There’s nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people — and this unhappy truth is displayed with delectably savage humor. www.gablestage.org DECEMBER 2—14 THE BOOK OF MORMON The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” It’s The Book of Mormon, a nine-time Tony Award-winning Best Musical from the creators of South Park. www.arshtcenter.org DECEMBER 18—24 MIAMI CITY BALLET PRESENTS GEORGE BALANCHINE’S THE NUTCRACKER George Balanchine’s rendition of The Nutcracker is a magical treat for all ages, complete with beautiful sets, lavish costumes, dazzling special effects and glorious music. www.arshtcenter.org DECEMBER 30—JANUARY 4 DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST This smash hit Broadway musical returns to Miami. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of more than 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. www.arshtcenter.org (O) VFC_Gala_2015_S FL Luxury_6_25x2_25.pdf 1 10/21/14 12:40 PM 32 november/december 2014 southfloridaluxuryguide.com


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