Murder Ballad, which was seen Off-Broadway last summer at the Union Square Theatre, will run Oct. 8-Nov. 2. Murder Ballad was conceived by Jonathan Larson Award winner and two-time Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jordan with book and lyrics by Jordan and music and lyrics by indie rock singer/songwriter Nash.
First Date, which features a book by Winsberg and music and lyrics by Zachary and Weiner, will run March 18-April 12, 2015. The musical, setting up serial-dater Casey with tightly wound Aaron, opened on Broadway last summer at the Longacre Theatre, where it played through Jan. 5.
The season also includes Miracle on South Division Street by Tom Dudzick (Dec. 3-28); Ragtime, featuring a book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens (Jan. 28-Feb. 22, 2015); The Book Club Play by Karen Zacarias (May 13-June 7, 2015); and Unnecessary Farce by Paul Slade Smith (July 15-Aug. 9, 2015).
Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre is located at 280 Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, FL. For more information, visit ActorsPlayhouse.org.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.