Actor’s Playhouse Announces 2020-2021 Mainstage Season Productions

Actor’s Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre has announced its exciting upcoming productions for the 2020-2021 mainstage season.

From On Your Feet! to Hank Williams: Lost Highway to Disney’s Newsies, the 2020-2021 season will offer an incredible array of variety at Coral Gables\ Miracle Theatre.

“The excitement soars at the Miracle Theatre next year when we are delighted to produce a five-show season of diverse theatrical experiences with star power,” said Actors’ Playhouse Executive Producing Director Barbara S. Stein. “In 2020-2021 we will celebrate our 33rd season, with 25 of those seasons happening here at the Miracle Theatre, the facility that we restored into a three-stage performing arts center in partnership with the City of Coral Gables. We hope that the community will continue to be part of our Miracle during this commemorative year, and show their support by becoming an important subscriber member of our organization.” said Barbara Stein, Executive Producing Director for Actor’s Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre.

The 2020-2021 season will begin on November 11th. See the official announcement with details on all the exciting new productions below.

The Official Announcement

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is proud to announce the five Mainstage productions secured for its 2020 – 2021 Mainstage Season.

The lineup includes the South Florida regional premiere of the Broadway musical On Your Feet! that tells the inspiring story of Cuban-born superstars Emilio and Gloria Estefan(November 11 – December 20, 2020), a new play Middletown®  written by South Florida Playwright Dan Clancy that features a rotating cast of celebrities including Cindy Williams from the hit show Laverne & Shirley (January 27 – March 14, 2021), the Tony Award®-winning international hit Disney’s Newsies (March 10 – April 4, 2021), the spectacular musical biography of a legendary singer-songwriter Hank Williams: Lost Highway (May 12 – June 6, 2021), and the captivating romantic comedy Now and Then (July 14 – August 8, 2021).

The best way to support culture in the community and also guarantee seats to this exhilarating new season is to become a valued Actors’ Playhouse subscriber.

Season subscriptions for the 2020 – 2021 Mainstage Season are on sale now with prices from $215 for preview performances, $275 for Wednesday, Thursday or Friday evenings, $315 for Saturday evenings or Sunday matinees, and $315 for VIP Flexible/Anytime tickets for premium seats to any performance.

Opening Night Subscriptions, which include invitations to the Gala Opening Night celebrations, are $415. Miracle Maker donor subscriptions, including two tickets to the Gala Opening Night celebrations, donor acknowledgement and invitations to special events including the annual Reach for the Stars Gala Auction are $1,500.

Subscriptions for children 18 years and younger with a full paid adult subscription, and college students, are $165 (restrictions apply). Handling fees apply.

Actors’ Playhouse subscribers receive guaranteed best seating and pricing, lost ticket insurance, generous membership benefits to Coral Gables’ finest restaurants and discounts on single tickets, among other benefits. To become a part of the Miracle as an Actors’ Playhouse subscriber, call 305.444.9293 or order online at www.actorsplayhouse.org.

Group rates are available for 10 people or more through the Group Sales Department.

Visit www.actorsplayhouse.org for up-to-date information on details and schedules.

All shows and rates are subject to change.

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre’s 2020 – 2021 Mainstage Season:

On Your Feet!

November 11 – December 20, 2020

Music & Lyrics by Gloria Estefan

Music & Lyrics by Emilio Estefan

Book by Alexander Dinelaris

On Your Feet! is the inspiring story of Emilio and Gloria Estefan, a 26-time Grammy Award-winning couple who believed in their talent, their music and each other, and became an international sensation. On Your Feet! is an emotionally-charged celebration of the Estefan’s greatest hits that will have audiences’ dancing in the aisles. Featuring “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You,” “1-2-3,” “Live for Loving You,” “Conga,” and many more. On Your Feet! is a portrait of two legendary artists that reveals fierce determination and visionary creativity matched with the exhilarating energy of the Miami Sound Machine.

Middletown®

January 27 – March 14, 2021

By Dan Clancy

In a creative partnership with the Tony Award®-winning producers of Fiddler on the Roof and Menopause the Musical®, Middletown® is a joyful, intimate and universal depiction of love, life and friendship. Through story-telling by two couples Don and Dotty Abrams, and Tom and Peg Hogan, the audience explores how they endured the ups and downs of life over 33 years of friendship. Featuring a rotating cast of beloved celebrities, Actors’ Playhouse is pleased to announce that Cindy Williams (Laverne & Shirley) will join our Miami cast. Additional celebrity cast members to be announced soon.

Disney’s Newsies

March 10 – April 4, 2021

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Jack Feldman

Book by Harvey Fierstein

Based on the Disney Film Newsies, this exciting Broadway musical tells an amazing story of Americana with a rousing true story of newsboys who strike against unfair conditions in turn-of-the century New York City. The Tony Award®-winning international hit features a score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors) and book by Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots) and features exhilarating dancing and song while also delivering a timeless message about fighting for what’s right.

Hank Williams: Lost Highway

May 12 – June 6, 2021

By Mark Harelik and Randal Myler

Hank Williams: Lost Highway is the spectacular musical biography of the legendary singer-songwriter as one of the great innovators of American popular music. The play follows Williams’ rise from his beginnings on the Louisiana Hayride to his triumphs on the Grand Ole Opry to his eventual self-destruction at only twenty-nine and includes unforgettable songs like “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry,” “Move It on Over” and “Hey, Good Lookin’.”

Now and Then

July 14 – August 8, 2021

By Sean Grennan

From the author of Actors’ Playhouse’s signature plays Making God Laugh, The Tin Woman and Married Alive, Now and Then is an inspiring story of love and life. Sometimes what happens after the last call just might change your life. Jamie is a young aspiring pianist working as a bartender. He is closing up for the night when a desperate last-minute customer enters and offers him and his girlfriend Abby two thousand dollars to sit and have a drink with him. What follows is funny, moving and captivating. Who wouldn’t take it?

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