Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County Downtown Miami Area

From opera to Broadway, dance to drama, symphonic to pop concerts, cabaret to comedy, jazz to world music, and beyond, this center is home to the greatest artists and productions from around the world. With three state-of-the-art theaters - the 2,400-seat Ziff Ballet Opera House, the 2,200-seat Knight Concert Hall, and the intimate Carnival Studio Theater - plus the beautiful Thomson Plaza for the Arts, designed as a perfect stage for outdoor performances - this is a premier showcase for the performing arts. And set in the heart of the city, it is also a dramatic venue for staging birthday parties, anniversary receptions, corporate meetings and many other special events.


Events

  • JAZZ ROOTS: An Evening with Jon Batiste and Stay Human

    Dec 15

    Jon Batiste is a globally celebrated musician, educator, bandleader and television personality whose musical skill, artistic vision and exuberant charisma make him a...More Details

  • The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses

    Dec 16

    Experience the excitement—all over again! The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses is returning to Miami, with an updated orchestral adventure! The show will f...More Details

  • The TEN Tenors

    Dec 22

    Join Australia’s rock stars of the opera The TEN Tenors as they amaze and enthrall with their unique selection of traditional and contemporary seasonal favorites. Wi...More Details

  • City Theatre's Winter Shorts

    Dec 07 - Dec 23, 2017

    Get in the spirit of the holidays with City Theatre’s brand new Winter Shorts! This festive version of Summer Shorts: America’s Short Play Festival features a jolly program of short plays and musi...More Details

  • Miami City Ballet: The Nutcracker

    Dec 15 - Dec 24, 2017 | 2:00PM - 9:00PM

    New Production of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker! The holiday tradition you love will become even more magical, with an all-new production by Cuban-American arti...More Details

  • Salute to Vienna New Year's Concert

    Dec 30

    Inspired by Vienna’s beloved New Year’s Concert, this charming celebration blends acclaimed European singers and dancers with exceptional local symphonies for a rich cultural experience that will ...More Details

  • Broadway in Miami: Finding Neverland

    Dec 26 - Dec 31, 2017

    Based on the Academy Award®-winning film of the same name and directed by visionary Tony® winner Diane Paulus, this innovative new musical is packed with mesmerizing visuals, enchanting adventures...More Details

  • Peter London Global Dance Company: Rhythmic Atlantic

    Dec 29 - Dec 31, 2017

    The program celebrates the influence of the African drum and instruments on new world music.More Details

  • Adrienne Arsht Center Mondays Farmers Market

    Jan 02 - Jan 01, 2018

    Keep it fresh Mondays! With the expert guidance of The Market Company, the Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market features Florida-grown produce and prepared foods on the Thomson Plaza for the Arts,...More Details

  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

    Jan 06 | 8:00PM

    A Letter to My Nephew is a site-specific work that brings together two impulses: the social/political and deeply personal; inspired by James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time and Jones’ nephew, L...More Details

  • JAZZ ROOTS: Generations: Joey Alexander & Ramsey Lewis

    Jan 12 | 8:00PM

    Ramsey Lewis is a true legend of jazz. He is an NEA Jazz Master, 3-time GRAMMY® Award-winner, and host of “Legends of Jazz,” the acclaimed PBS TV series. A pianist, composer and an iconic le...More Details

  • New World Symphony: Bronfman Plays Beethoven

    Jan 13 | 8:00PM

    World-renowned pianist Yefim Bronfman returns to the Adrienne Arsht Center with the NWS Fellows and Robert Spano, celebrated Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony. Mr. Bronfman calls Ludwig...More Details

  • The Last Jimmy, A Hip Hop Musical featuring Dice Raw of The Roots

    Jan 12 - Jan 13, 2018

    The Last Jimmy is a poignant stage play which explores mass incarceration and shines a light on the ills of the criminal justice system and the prison industrial complex. A hip-ho...More Details

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Jan 17 | 8:00PM

    Acclaimed violinist and conductor Pinchas Zukerman will lead one of the UK’s most prestigious orchestras in this evening of Beethoven and Mozart.More Details

  • Free Family Fest: Story Pirates

    Jan 20

    "Story Pirates" celebrates creative writing by students from coast to coast in a loud, hilarious sketch comedy musical performed by professional improvisers and musicians. The show is bas...More Details

  • The Soap Myth

    Jan 22 | 8:00PM

    More than a half century after WW II at the desperate urging of a passionate survivor, a young investigative reporter finds herself caught between numerous versions of the same story. Played...More Details

  • Opera Lecture Series

    Jan 22 | 6:30PM - 7:30PM

    FGO's interactive lecture series takes place Monday, January 22, 2018 at 6pm beginning with a short lecture inside the store, and followed with dinner at 6:30pm, at the café's outdoor communal tab...More Details

  • South Florida Symphony: Martha Graham's Dance of Life

    Jan 24

    Join the South Florida Symphony Orchestra and the Martha Graham Dance Company!More Details

  • Florida Grand Opera: Salome

    Jan 27 - Feb 03, 2018 | 6:30PM - 7:30PM

    With its bizarre brew of eroticism and religion, Richard Strauss's Salome was so disturbing when it first appeared that it was banned in Vienna and London. Today, it's lost none of its power to se...More Details

  • Wrongful Death and Other Circus Acts

    Jan 18 - Feb 04, 2018 | 8:00PM

    Following a fatal plane crash, Laura Mendes, a struggling personal injury lawyer, scampers to sign up the case of a lifetime.  This dark comedy, by one of South Florida’s finest playwrights,...More Details

  • Rufus Wainwright

    Feb 09 | 8:00PM

    Praised by the New York Times for his “genuine originality,” Rufus Wainwright has established himself as one of the great male vocalists, composers, and songwriters of ...More Details

  • Shh! We Have a Plan

    Feb 10

    Shh! We Have a Plan is the enchanting new theatre production by the multi award winning Theatre Company Cahoots NI. A non-verbal tale featuring magic, music, and ...More Details

  • An Evening with Gladys Knight

    Feb 10 | 8:00PM

    The great ones endure, and Gladys Knight has long been one of the greatest! Very few singers over the last fifty years have matched her unassailable artistry! This seven-time Grammy winner h...More Details

  • Travis Wall's Shaping Sound

    Feb 13

    Travis and SHAPING SOUND bring their brand new show, After the Curtain, to the Arsht Center stage. Heart-wrenching, breath-taking and ultimately u...More Details

  • Coasters, Drifters "Stars" Motown Farewell Salute with the Veterans

    Feb 14

    Known all over the world as the "Ambassador of Romance".  It's Myles Savage, Star Lead Singer From THE PLATTERS,COASTERS, DRIFTERS "STARS" MOTOWN FAREWE...More Details

  • Nu Deco Ensemble: Gershwin, Stevie + Jacob

    Feb 15

    Nu Deco will perform an exploration into the music from "Journey into the Secret Life of Plants" by Stevie Wonder and a musical suite of George Gershwin's masterpiece - Porgy and ...More Details

  • JAZZ ROOTS: George Benson

    Feb 16 | 8:00PM

    In Concert at the Knight Concert HallMore Details

  • Idan Raichel

    Feb 17

    International musician Idan Raichel, well known and loved as the band leader of the Idan Raichel Project over the last 12 years, is taking a bold new move, by returning...More Details

  • L.A. Dance Project

    Feb 16 - Feb 17, 2018

    Bursting onto the dance scene in 2012, L.A. Dance Project has been turning heads with its fresh, contemporary vision of dance and stylistically diverse repertory.More Details

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

    Feb 22 - Feb 25, 2018

    Experience the heart and soul of modern dance as the extraordinary Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns for five sizzling performances that demonstrate their “whiz-bang physical talent...More Details

  • JAZZ ROOTS: Gregory Porter

    Mar 02 | 8:00PM

    In Concert at the Knight Concert HallMore Details

  • Small Mouth Sounds

    Feb 16 - Mar 04, 2018

    Small Mouth Sounds is a funny and ingenious new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us. The New York Times says “it leaves y...More Details

  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

    Mar 04 | 8:00PM

    Recognized for their inspiring blend of a loving knowledge of dance, impeccable comic approach, and the astounding fact that men can, indeed, dance en pointe without falling flat on their fa...More Details

  • Broadway in Miami: The Color Purple

    Feb 27 - Mar 04, 2018

    THE COLOR PURPLE is the 2016 Tony Award® winner for Best Musical Revival about a young woman's journey to love and triumph in the American South featuring a soul-raising score of jazz, gospel, rag...More Details

  • Flamenco Festival Miami: Ballet Nacional de España

    Mar 08 - Mar 10, 2018

    Ballet Nacional de España (BNE), under the direction of Antonio Najarro, is the greatest exponent of Spanish dance, showcasing all of Spain’s dance styles on the most important stages in the...More Details

  • Flamenco Festival Miami: Andalusian Voices

    Mar 11

    This all-star show featuring some of the leading voices in Spain today, in a virtuosic display ranging from the gypsy roots of flamenco to modern innovations. The performance Will feature Ca...More Details

  • An Evening with Jason Mraz: Solo Acoustic

    Mar 14

    Jason Mraz has quietly amassed a diverse fan base throughout all parts of the globe. Since getting his start in coffeehouses in San Diego, Mraz has brought his positive message and soulful, ...More Details

  • Amadeus Live

    Mar 15

    Experience the multi-Academy Award® winning 1984 motion picture Amadeus on a vast HD screen while Mozart’s most celebrated works are performed live in-sync by a full or...More Details

  • Florida Grand Opera: Orfeo ed Euridice

    Mar 17 - Mar 24, 2018

    The grief-stricken musician and poet Orfeo risks the terrifying depths of the Underworld to bring back his beloved Euridice alive.More Details

  • Dancing Lessons

    Mar 08 - Mar 25, 2018

    Dancing Lessons is the story of Ever, a young man with high-functioning autism, who seeks the help of a Broadway dancer to learn enough to survive an awards dinner. The dancer, Seng...More Details

  • Nu Deco Ensemble: Stravinsky, Queen + Folds

    Mar 29

    Nu Deco will perform the iconic music of Queen and another 21st century composer, Igor Stravinsky, as they explore a suite of the infamous ballet, Petrushka. This perfo...More Details

  • Shen Yun

    Mar 30 - Apr 01, 2018

    Shen Yun invites you to experience the divine culture of the Middle Kingdom- a stunning visual and emotional experience you won’t find anywhere else!More Details

  • Broadway in Miami: The Bodyguard

    Apr 03 - Apr 08, 2018

    Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar DEBORAH COX! A breathtakingly romantic thriller, THE BODYGUARD features a host of irres...More Details

  • Che Malambo

    Apr 15

    The powerhouse Argentine based company, Che Malambo, excites audiences through precise footwork and rhythmic stomping, drumming of the bombos, and singing and whirling ...More Details

  • JAZZ ROOTS: Cubismo! Chucho Valdes: Irakere 45

    Apr 20 | 8:00PM

    Cucho Valdes In Concert at the Knight Concert Hall.More Details

  • Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma

    Apr 23

    Inspired by the exchange of ideas and traditions along the historical Silk Road, cellist Yo-Yo Ma established Silkroad in 1998 to explore how the arts can advance global understanding. Join ...More Details

  • An Intimate Evening with David Foster: Hitman Tour

    Apr 25

    David Foster is a musician, songwriter, composer, arranger and one of the most successful record producers in history — creating albums that have collectively sold in the hundreds of million...More Details

  • Florida Grand Opera: Florencia en el Amazonas

    Apr 28 - May 05, 2018

    This story of a Brazilian soprano’s emotionally fraught journey back to her homeland offers a brilliant display of magical realism—and pushes the operatic form to new limits of imagination.More Details

  • Fun Home

    Apr 12 - May 13, 2018

    Recent winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book of a Musical, Fun Home tells the story graphic novelist Alison who dives deep into her past ...More Details

  • Broadway in Miami: Chicago

    May 08 - May 13, 2018

    There's never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway's razzle-dazzle smash. CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show...More Details

  • Adrienne Arsht Center Mondays Farmers Market

    Jan 02 - Dec 30, 2019

    Keep it fresh Mondays! With the expert guidance of The Market Company, the Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market features Florida-grown produce and prepared foods on the Thomson Plaza for the Arts,...More Details


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