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Nilo Cruz’s Hurricane Swirls With Unbridled Passion, Superb Craft

The tempest dies down, but the emotional tumult rages on in Nilo Cruz’s superbly staged world premiere of Hurricane, getting a criminally brief run at Arca Images in Miami. Rarely do South Floridians see such a highly polished and boundlessly inventive alloy of words, sounds, movement and stage pictures as Cruz does here directing his work.

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Nilo Cruz Unleashes a World Premiere With His Rewritten ‘Hurricane’ At Arca Images

The devastation from a hurricane outside is only a reflection of the greater emotional destruction already crippling the protagonists in Nilo Cruz’s play Hurricane set for only five performances this week from Arca Stages in Miami.

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New Theatre & Nilo Cruz’s Bicycle Country Is Moving Gem

The quality of New Theatre’s work is famously variable, but every season or so, they deliver a moving, finely crafted gem of theater to be unreservedly proud about. In this case, it’s the production of Nilo Cruz’s, A Bicycle Country, a lyrical tragedy about three friends who escape Cuba on a raft.

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New Theatre’s New Season: Two Premieres & Two Edgier Shows But No Shakespeare For Now

New Theatre, which weathered eviction from its Coral Gables home late last year, has announced two world premieres and a late night program as part of its upcoming season at its new home at the Roxy Performing Arts Center. But none is likely to be a work by Shakespeare because of the economic burden of the Bard’s large casts, said Managing Director Eileen Suarez.

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Hamlet Prince of Cuba Delivers the Bard in English and Spanish

Hamlet, Prince of Cuba is a new version adapted in English by Michael Donald Edwards, producing artistic director of the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, and translated into Spanish by Nilo Cruz, the Pulitzer-winning playwright raised in Miami, playing at the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center..

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Jerry Visits Dolly, New Theatre Goes Cruz-ing, Playhouse To Visit Other Desert Cities

Hello Jerry You’d think he’d have seen it enough times, but Jerry Herman, the composer-lyricist of Hello, Dolly!, dropped in on last Friday’s performance of his best-known work at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. Herman, a University of Miami grad and …

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UM Students, Arsht and Nilo Cruz Join for House of Bernarda Alba

By Bill Hirschman It’s all about synergistic partnerships. The production of The House of Bernarda Alba opening Thursday in Miami is a fusion between The University of Miami and the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, between professionals and theater …

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