Shortly after winning a 1992 Tony Award -- or so the story goes -- composer William Finn found out he had a brain tumor. Despite his having just received the top award in his field for the Broadway musical Falsettos, the bad news inspired Finn to write a new semiautobiographical musical -- this time about a composer who fears dying without leaving anything of value behind. Dont take A New Brain as criticism about the Tonys or Falsettos; Finn, along with partner James Lapine, merely set out to write a heartfelt comedy about his nonterminal situation. The musical plays this week at the University of Miamis Jerry Herman Ring Theatre. Showtimes are tonight through Saturday night at 8:00 and Saturday and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Tickets rang from $16 to $18. Mature audiences only. Call 305-284-3355, or visit www.miami.edu/ring.
Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 8 p.m.; Sat., Dec. 2, 2 p.m.; Sun., Dec. 3, 3 p.m.
Get the Events Newsletter
What's happening in town? From underground club nights to the biggest outdoor festivals, our top picks for the week's best events will always keep you in on the action.
More CALENDAR News
- Carnaval on the Mile,
Fri., May 1, 6:35 p.m.
Sat., May 2, 1 p.m.
Sat., May 2, 5:35 p.m.
Sun., May 3, 1:05 p.m.
- Grillin in the Grove
- New Times' Seventh Annual Artopia