SFGN Nites for the Week of May 28 - June 3, 2014

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Thursday, 5/29

Film

Angelina Jolie stars in "Maleficent,” the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic film, “Sleeping Beauty." In the same way “Wicked” shed some light on the back story of L. Frank Baum’s Wicked Witch of the West, this film explores the betrayal that turned a queen’s pure heart to stone and fired her burning hatred for the innocent and beautiful Princess Aurora. Any bets on what the hot costume is going to be next Halloween? Check local listings for theaters and show times.

Greg Kabel

Friday, 5/30

Theater

Area Stage presents a unique and quirky play that follows the creative whirlwind and surreal struggle of a writer and composer as they attempt — and succeed — in concocting a hit Broadway show. The production, directed by multiple Carbonell winner John Rodaz and starring Broadway actress Jodie Lnagel (“Les Miserables,” “Evita,” “Cats”), runs Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 7 p.m. through May 23 at the company’s 1560 S. Dixie Hwy. space in Coral Springs. Tickets are $25 – 45 at AreaStageCompany.com.

Saturday, 5/31

Music

The Miami Gay Men’s Chorus is celebrating its 15th anniversary a Quinces party and those girls wants their cake…and their tiaras, too! You can join in the fun at the anniversary concert, #NotSoTraditional, at the Colony Theatre, 1040 Lincoln Rd. in Miami Beach, Friday, May 30 and tonight at 8 p.m. and tomorrow, June 1, at 3 p.m. If you’ve never attended a Miami Gay Men’s Chorus concert before, they are dramatic events and sure to please, so expect to be entertained. Tickets are $30 – 40 at MiamiGayChorus.

Sunday, 6/1

Art

The World Erotic Art Museum, 1205 Washington Ave. in Miami Beach, presents the provocative prints and drawings of French illustrator Tomi Ungerer. The Strasbourg-born artist got his start creating award-winning children’s picture books, but later began creating iconic images for books about adult sexuality. Stop by for the opening reception tonight at 6 p.m. The exhibit will be on display for three months. Admission is $15 for adults; no one under the age of 18 will be admitted. For more information and museum hours, go to WEAM.com.

Monday, 6/2

Theater

Mondays are no longer dark in professional theaters across South Florida. Every Monday, beginning tonight through Aug. 25, the South Florida Theatre League presents Summer Theatre Fest, free readings of new plays by local playwrights at member companies. Tonight, experience “Finding Mona Lisa” by multiple Carbonell Award-winner Michael McKeever. The reading is hosted by Zoetic Stage at the Carnival Studio Theater in Miami’s Arsht Center. The reading begins at 8 p.m. For more information and a complete list of Theatre Fest play readings, go to SouthFloridaTheatre.com.

Tuesday, 6/3

Exhibit

ArtsUnited presents “We Do, Too,” a collection of more than 30 images of LGBT couples who left the state of Florida to get married. The exhibition was born out of discussion two years ago after a member entered a photograph of her niece being married in the United & Proud show. “We Do, Too” opens tonight at Gallery 6 in the Broward County Main Library, 100 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale and will be on display through June 30 to coincide with Gay Pride Month. For more information, go to ArtsUnited.


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