Lincoln Road Welcomes Miami New Drama’s Our Town
to the Colony Theatre
Miami Beach, FLA., October 11, 2017 – Lincoln Road, the social and civic spine of Miami Beach, will soon welcome theater audiences to the highly anticipated Miami New Drama (MiND) production of Our Town at the historic Colony Theatre. Re-envisioned by MiND’s Artistic Director Michel Hausmann, the original classic by Thornton Wilder about life, love and death in small town America has been adapted to reflect a multilingual 21st century Miami. The play is the latest in a series of ground-breaking productions Miami New Drama has brought to Lincoln Road’s iconic former Paramount Pictures movie house at 1040 Lincoln Road. Our Town premiers Thursday, October 26 and runs through Sunday, November 19, 2017.
“One of the Lincoln Road Business Improvement District (BID) objectives is to continually provide residents, as well as visitors from around the world, with innovative cultural programming, which Miami New Drama continues to deliver in the iconic Colony Theatre,” shares Steven Gombinski, president of the Lincoln Road BID board of directors. “We look forward to Miami New Drama’s production of Our Town, the upcoming South Beach Jazz Festival in January and many more world-class performances at the Colony Theatre.”
Founded by Michel Hausmann and Tony/Emmy nominee, Moise Kaufman, Miami New Drama (MiND) has transformed the Colony Theatre into a vibrant cultural institution. Committed to theatrical excellence and storytelling designed for the intersections of Miami’s multicultural 21st – century audience, past productions of Miami New Drama include the critically acclaimed The Golem of Havana, the American premiere of Ferdinand von Schirach’s Terror and the southern U.S. premier of Por Piedad Teatro’s A Special Day.
“Miami New Drama is proud to call Lincoln Road and the Colony Theatre home, a unique setting and stage unlike any other in the world,” explains Michel Hausmann, Artistic Director of Miami New Drama. “I invite everyone to discover our re-envisioned production of Our Town and become immersed in this story that represents today’s diverse Miami community.”
The Miami New Drama’s Our Town runs at the Colony Theatre October 26 – November 19, 2017 with Thursday-Sunday performances at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 3:00p.m. Opening night tickets are $100 per person and general admission for all other shows are $45-$65 per person. For more information regarding the 2017-2018 season and to purchase tickets, visit www.colonymb.org. For more information about Miami New Drama, visit www.miaminewdrama.org.
For news and updates on Lincoln Road, visit www.Lincolnrd.com.
Lincoln Road is an iconic pedestrian district, located in Miami Beach, Florida, that serves as a hub for modern culture-seekers, both local and international. It is home to the New World Center concert hall, historic Colony Theatre managed by resident Miami New Drama company, and ArtCenter/South Florida, a collection of studios and gallery spaces for artists. Lincoln Road also features over 200 designer boutiques, national retail stores and fine restaurants and bars. For additional information, visit us online at https://lincolnrd.com.
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