One of BroadwayGlobal's top theatre's in the United States, GableStage is co-producing with New York’s Public Theatre and London's The Royal Shakespeare Company. This combined team of talents are just days away from making theatrical history, not just with this new production, but for youth that have never been introduced to live theatre. A new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra set in pre-revolutionary Haiti will take to the stage in The Colony Theater on Miami Beach January 10 – February 9, 2014.
Now is your chance to give back to local youth and to your arts community. You have just a few days to make history, before the most important fund raising event will be over. Don't miss out on making theatre history, just by sharing this KickStarter campaign now. GableStage produces the most vital theatre presentations, offering classic and contemporary playwrights from around the globe, sharing compelling works of art to the muticultural South Florida region.
This partnership with two of world’s most important and influential theatre companies marks a watershed moment in Miami’s growing reputation as an international destination for performing arts. Featuring actors from both the US and UK, the play was produced last month in the Stratford-Upon-Avon and will move on to New York after its' Miami run at The Colony Theater in Miami Beach. The GableStage partnership with The Public Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company marks the first time a theatre from Florida has collaborated efforts, making theatre history.
The production of Antony and Cleopatra is made possible by generous grants from the Miami-County Department of Cultural Affairs and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Antony and Cleopatra is adapted and directed by Liberty City native and world-renowned playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. Tarell Alvin McCraney is a recent recipient of the prestigious MacArthur Fellows "Genius" Award. In addition to the performances for the general public, Antony and Cleopatra will also be presented "free of charge" for thousands of Miami-Dade County Public School students at special morning performances.
GableStage is currently running a KickStarter campaign to raise $55,000 towards the final budget needed.Your donation to this KickStarter campaign will go directly to supporting the public school performances and ensuring this watershed moment in Miami’s growing reputation as an international destination for performing arts gets the support it deserves. Every donation helps. Whether you donate or not, it is vital that you share this article link!
They are only a few days away from completing the Kickstarter for Antony & Cleopatra. Your donation will help support "Free" morning performances for thousands of Miami-Dade County Public school students. Many of the free performances will be for underserved students, many of them whom are seeing live theater for the very "First" time. Please watch this very important video hosted by multi-award winning Producing Artistic Director Joseph Adler.
If you need any help about this Kickstarter, please email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call GableStage office at 305-446-1116. GableStage staff will assist you in making history! Join the cutting age theatre GableStage, The Public Theatre and The Royal Shakespeare Company of London, to make theatrical history this Holiday Season. Your support will bring a very important radical new vervion of Shakespeare’s gripping Antony and Cleopatra, a story of romance, imperial politics and power plays to thousand of youth in public schools for "free".
BroadwayGlobal and Theatre Chat challenge you. Because of the scope of this global collaborated production, GableStage is responsible for raising over "seven hundred thousand dollars" for this national historic event. Remember, every dollar that you contribute goes toward Florida's dedicated reputation as an international destination for Performing Arts. The fun in the sun arts destination is making history this Holiday Season. Share this article with arts lovers around the globe. One click can make a difference bringing live theatre to our youth.