It’s not the size of the boat, but the motion of the ocean. Or so goes the platitude told to millions of apprehensive boys after their first locker-room strip-down. And for those plagued with the issue of male insecurity, group therapy has arrived in the form of Mark Della Ventura’s one-man play, Small Membership. The always-entertaining Della Ventura stars as the anxiety-ridden 26-year-old protagonist Matt, taking his audience on a roller-coaster ride through puberty, true love, heartbreak, and the C-word: celibacy. With acting chops that include a best actor win for work off-off-Broadway and a 2011 Carbonell nomination for best supporting actor, Della Ventura steers viewers through a series of flashbacks and revelations that promise to be both poignant and hilarious. Directed by frequent collaborator David Michael Sirois, the show is a production of Alliance Theatre Lab, a Miami mainstay that’s into artistic risk. So if that ruler doesn’t quite read the way you’d like it to — or if you’ve ever felt you didn’t measure up in any other area — spend a few hours of quality time with Matt. Therapy rarely comes this cheap. The play shows Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Main Street Playhouse (6766 Main St., Miami Lakes) and runs through June 24. Tickets cost $10 to $30. Visit thealliancetheatrelab.com or call 305-259-0418.
Sun., June 3; Sun., June 24, 2012
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Miami, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.
More Calendar News
- Carnaval on the Mile,
- Grillin in the Grove
- New Times' Seventh Annual Artopia