If you liked the movie, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” you’re really going to love “Trust,” a kinky play that also explores how those heterosexuals explore their sexual fantasies behind closed doors. Zoetic Stage presents the critically acclaimed play by Paul Weitz in the Carnival Studio Theater at Miami’s Arsht Center Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with matinees at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $45 at ArshtCenter.org.
The concert hall at the New World Center in Miami Beach transforms into a hopping night club tonight at 9 p.m. with “Pulse.” DJ/composer Panic Bomber teams up with Christian Reif and the New World Symphony to explore a very special program featuring hits from Piazzolla to Villa-Lobos—los sonidos de Latinoamérica! The musical experience is accentuated by club-style lighting and projections. You may just dance in the aisles. Tickets $45 at NWS.edu.
Get out the garlic! Infinite Abyss Productions presents “Theater of Vampires,” Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. through March 21 in the new Abyss Theatre, 2304 N. Dixie Highway. in Wilton Manors. The fun, high energy, transmedia production tells a modern tale of Dracula who must summon the most notorious vampires of history to take out Lucius, the leader of a new vamp pack that is grabbing all his glory. Tickets are $20 at Infinite-Abyss.org.
Thinking Cap Theatre inaugurates its new facility, The Vanguard, a former church and now “sanctuary for the arts” located at 1501 S. Andrews Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, with “Always….Patsy Cline.” The drama with music is based on the true story of the singer’s friendship with a Houston fan that continued until her untimely death and stars Ann Marie Olson as Cline. Thursday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 5 p.m. Tickets $35 at VanguardArts.org.
It may be March, but the vampires seem to be lurking everywhere. Head down to the Classic Gateway Theater, 1820 E. Sunrise Blvd. in Fort Lauderdale, for “What We Do in the Shadows,” a comedy about three vampires—Viago, Deacon and Vladislav—living together and trying to cope with modern life, you know, like paying the rent, tackling house chores and getting into the trendy clubs. Oh, and there’s that whole thirst for blood thing. Tickets are $8.50 and $11 at ClassicGateway.com.
The Broadway hit is back. “Wicked,” the untold story of Oz before Dorothy arrived, is playing at the Arsht Center in Miami through March 29. Learn how Elphaba was transformed from a very awkward—and green—teen into the Wicked Witch of the West and marvel in the music of Stephen Schwartz, dramatic special effects, costumes and sets. Tickets start at $49 but arrive early and you could win $25 tickets. For show times and tickets, go to ArshtCenter.org.