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New Theatre sets its new season

Ricky j Living up to its motto/mission -- "New Voices - New Works & The Classics" -- Coral Gables' New Theatre has revealed four of the six plays planned for its 25th anniversary 2010-2011 season.

Artistic director Ricky J. Martinez kicks off the lineup with the theater's traditional end-of-summer Shakespeare production, this year The Tempest, which runs from Aug. 27-Sept. 26.

Next is Fizz by the terrific Rogelio Martinez.  The comedy about the failure of the "New" Coke runs Oct. 8-Nov. 7.  A still-to-be chosen production runs Nov. 19-Dec. 19, then Shirley Lauro's The Radiant, a play about the life of Marie Curie, gets its world premiere Jan. 14-Feb. 13.

Another TBA slot is Feb. 25-March 27, then the season ends with a production of Tennessee Williams' American classic A Streetcar Named Desire April 8-May 8.

New Theatre is located at 4120 Laguna St. Five-play flexible subscriptions are $165 or get six plays for $180. For more info on the company and its new season, phone 305-443-5909 or visit its web site.