Family Shows at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts- Box Office Opening Sept. 6- Cinderella Show Tickets Giveaway

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Looking for some great family entertainment in the Miami-Dade area?  Look no further than The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County.

The Center’s official 2014-2015 Box Office Opening begins Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. and includes a wealth of family programming including Sesame Street Live Make a New Friend,” Cinderella, Disney’s Newsies, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Peter and the Starcatcher and Into the Woods.  Further information regarding additional shows in the upcoming 2014-2015 season may be found here.

The Adrienne Arsht Center and VEE Corporation present SESAME STREET LIVE “MAKE A NEW FRIEND”

October 11, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

October 12, 2014 at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.

Tickets: $24, $34.50, $45, & $78.50*

$10 for lap seating for children 12 months old or younger.

Ziff Ballet Opera House – Adrienne Arsht Center

South Florida fans are invited to see the all-new SESAME STREET LIVE “MAKE A NEW FRIEND” show and make wonderful memories with friends and family! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing to sharing cookies!

SESAME STREET LIVE “MAKE A NEW FRIEND”offers a fun-filled, interactive learning experience, including up-close and furry interactions with the audience! Like television’s Sesame Street, each SESAME STREET LIVEproduction features timeless tunes and lessons for all ages. The universal appeal of each Broadway-quality musical production continues long after preschool. Adults will appreciate the high-tech stagecraft, cleverly written script, and music they’ll recognize and enjoy sharing with children, such as “Count Me In,” and fun new parodies of “Hot and Cold” and “Moves Like Jagger.”

Tickets to SESAME STREET LIVE “MAKE A NEW FRIEND”will be available to Arsht Center members August 8 and to the general public August 15.

The Adrienne Arsht Center presents Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA

October 28- November 2, 2014

Ziff Ballet Opera House- Adrienne Arsht Center

Tuesday- Friday: 8 p.m.

Saturday: 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Ticket: $26-96*

“THRILLING! Never underestimate the power of a ball gown and glass slippers!” – Entertainment Weekly

Part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Miami series

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that’s delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale.

This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments audiences love—the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more—plus some surprising new twists! Fans will be transported back to their childhood as they rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s most beloved songs, including “In My Own Little Corner,” “Impossible/It’s Possible” and “Ten Minutes Ago,” in this hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who’s ever had a wish, a dream… or a really great pair of shoes.

The Adrienne Arsht Center presents DISNEY’S NEWSIES

February 3- 8, 2014

Ziff Ballet Opera House- Adrienne Arsht Center

Tickets: $26-$96*

“An irresistible, high energy winner… a surprise sensation!” – Entertainment Weekly

Part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Miami series

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines. Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney. Winner of the 2012 Tony Awards® for “Best Score” and “Best Choreography”, NEWSIES has audiences and critics alike calling it “A musical worth singing about!” (The New York Times). Filled with one heart-pounding number after another, it’s a high-energy explosion of song and dance audiences should not want to miss.

Based on true events, NEWSIES tells the captivating story of a band of underdogs who become unlikely heroes when they stand up to the most powerful men in New York. It’s a rousing tale about fighting for what’s right…and staying true to who you are.

NEWSIES is brought to the stage by an award-winning creative team. It features a score by Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast) and Jack Feldman (The Lion King II: Simba’s Pride) and a book by Harvey Fierstein (La Cage Aux Folles), with choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific) and direction by Jeff Calhoun (Big River).

The Adrienne Arsht Center presents DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

December 30- January 4, 2014

Ziff Ballet Opera House- Adrienne Arsht Center

Tickets: $26-$96*   

 “One of the most enchanting love stories of all time, and this touring production rocked my world!” – DC Theater Scene

Part of the 2014-2015 Broadway in Miami series

Tale as old as time, true as it can be. Based on the Academy Award®-winning animated feature film, Disney’s beauty and the beast is an eye-popping spectacle that has won the hearts of over 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.

Disney’s beauty and the beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

The Adrienne Arsht Center and University of Miami Department of Theater Arts present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER by Rick Elice – Regional Premiere!

October 9 – 26, 2014

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Carnival Studio Theater

Tickets: $45*

“Miraculous! Spectacle, wit, and joy spill out of this production like treasure from a magic pocket.” – New York Magazine

Winner of five Tony Awards, Rick Elice’s PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is the innovative and imaginative play with music based on the best-selling novel by Miami native Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. In this high-flying adventure, twelve actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters – plus most of the scenery and furniture – in an exhilarating journey to answer the century-old question: How did Peter Pan become The Boy Who Never Grew Up? This epic origin story proves that one’s own imagination is the most captivating place in the world!

As part of the multi-faceted collaboration between the University of Miami Department of Theatre Arts and the Adrienne Arsht Center now in its fourth year, this production will serve as a professional learning experience that offers the theater majors at the University an opportunity to work with seasoned professionals in creating a professional production. Miami’s hottest regional theater actors join UM’s talented student actors to create more than 100 characters. Students majoring in technical theater and design will work side-by-side with the Adrienne Arsht Center/UM production and creative team to create a professional set, costumes and lighting design and will assist the production manager, stage manager and other key production staff members.

DreamCatcher Theater and the Adrienne Arsht Center present INTO THE WOODS        

January 22 – February 15, 2015

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by James Lapine

Originally Directed on Broadway by James Lapine

Orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick

Carnival Studio Theater

Tickets: $50*

“It will take you somewhere wonderful!” – The New York Times

“Do you know what you wish? Are you certain what you wish is what you want?” Once upon a time, in the fairytale kingdom of the Brothers Grimm, a baker and his wife were sent on a quest into the woods by a mysterious witch. Thrust into a world of magic and adventure, they find their story intertwined with a whole group of legendary characters including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood and a certain young man named Jack who happens to have some very magical beans. Sondheim’s dazzling lyrics and sumptuous melodies, paired with Lapine’s captivating plot, make this Tony Award-winning Broadway musical about wishes, chasing your dreams, and the importance of the stories we tell our children at once deeply touching and laugh-out-loud funny. This is a show for all ages, and for all time!

DreamCatcher Theatre, led by Miami native brother-sister team Natalie and JJ Caruncho, is South Florida’s newest regional theater company making its Miami debut with this wonderful production at the Arsht Center.

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  1. Free October 28th and would love to see Cinderella!

  2. I’ve been looking forward to the 2014-2015 season at the Ashton Center since it was announced! Would love to attend the opening night of Cinderella!

  3. Oops…Arsht!! Auto correct!

  4. Available and looking forward to it! Gracias for the giveaway.

  5. Leigh Anne R says:

    Can’t wait for opening night. Feeling optimistic so it is already on my calendar. My tiara and glass slippers are polished and ready to go!

  6. Would love to attend!!! Thank your for this opportunity!

  7. Definitely available and very excited too!!