OUT IN THE TROPICS 2012 PRESENTS: Teatro El Público's Caligula (from Havana to Miami Beach)
June 14-16 at The Colony Theater, Lincon Road
FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics brings award-winning contemporary LBGTQ artists and arts events to South Florida annually. In its third year, the Festival presents Teatro El Publico’s staging of Caligula from Havana, Cuba on June 14-16, 2012, at 8:00 p.m. at the Colony Theater, in Miami Beach.
In this production (never before seen in the U.S.), the tyrannical Caligula is given a contemporary face, armed with a "mask of gayness" and "the glamour of illustrious uniforms," inciting audiences to witness other forms of misconduct beyond the sexual.
Caligula’s love devours everything via his weakness for masculine bodies and his intent to seduce and trample the innocent. His pawns all contribute to a string of endless manipulations in this "Cubanized" version of Rome, where flesh comes with a price tag and desire is tucked between their lips (presented in Spanish, with English subtitles).
Tickets may be purchased in advance online for all events. Advance ticket sales may also be purchased in-person at the the Colony Theatre without a service charge. Group sales discounts can also be arranged by calling (305) 519-6877. All venues are wheelchair accessible. More information can be found online at www.fundarte.us, or by contacting FUNDarte at firstname.lastname@example.org or (305) 316-6165.
FUNDarte is a multidisciplinary non-profit organization, dedicated to producing, presenting, and promoting music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts that speak to Miami’s diverse cultures.
Support for FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics comes in part from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners; the City of Miami Beach Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council; State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts; the GLBT Community Project Funds at The Miami Foundation, in partnership with the National Gay & Lesbian Task Force; GlassWorks Multimedia; Funding Arts Networks, Romaldesign, University of Miami, South Arts, LGBTQ Visitor Center, The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald; Miami New Times; and Mega TV as official media sponsor.
Teatro El Publico: Caligula, by Albert Camus
Thursday-Saturday, June 14-16, 2012 (8:00 p.m.)
Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
Tickets are $30 and $25 for students/seniors and may be purchased at fundarte.us or ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000 or in-person at the Colony Theatre box office Tuesday –Saturday, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (305) 674-1040.
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