The Seven Year Itch
Miami Theater Center opens an exceptional new adaptation
 
Greg Allowe, Cathy Gordon, Stephanie Ansin & Spencer Stewart

Miami Theater Center (MTC) is Miamiís home for exceptional new work and unexpected adaptations. MTC celebrated the opening of its new and unconventional interpretation of a theater classic -- the 1950s Broadway hit comedy The Seven Year Itch, which inspired the iconic Hollywood film. Socialmiami.com Publisher Aaron Glickman made his South Florida acting debut in the lead role of Richard Sherman.

In MTCís production, the original playís sexual innuendos and romantic fantasies were brought to life along with a few irreverent surprises including an unexpected nod to a classic Marilyn Monroe moment. The re-imagined play, which runs through March 22, was co-adapted by MTC Artistic Director Stephanie Ansin and MTC Resident Artist Fernando Calzadilla, and directed by Ansin.

More than 100 of the cityís leading business and civic leaders, arts patrons, and artists enjoyed a post-performance reception with the creative team and cast in the theaterís SandBox space after the sold-out performance. Party-goers dined on regional Florida fare provided by The Florida Cookery at The James Hotel.

Opening night guests included Edmund Ansin and Maria Harris, James Ansin and Carlos Felix, Stephanie Ansin and Spencer Stewart, Toby Lerner Ansin and Sanford Evans, Geane Brito, Fernando Calzadilla, MTC Board member Audra Cherry, Charlie Cinnamon, Thom Collins, MTC Board member David Coviello, Maria Del Valle, Marvin Ross Friedman and Adrienne bon Haes, MTC Board member Aaron Glickman, Elysze Held, Stella Holmes, Elaiza Irizarry, Bill Jones, Wendy Levitz, MTC Board President Kevin Miller, Migna Sanchez-Llorens, Nichole Scott, George Skouros, MTC Board member Susan Toepfer and Bryan Wells, Barbara Viniegra, Ted and Nora Weinreich

Photos by Manny Hernandez


Thom Collins, Stephanie Ansin, Marvin Ross Friedman & Adrienne bon Haes

Elena Botero & Stella Holmes


The Cast: Diana Garle, Linda Bernhard, Betsy Graver, Shira Abergel, Aaron Glickman, Chaz Mena, Jessica Farr, Anaridia Burgos, Lucky Bruno, Caiti Wiggins & James Howell


Elaiza Irizarry & Fernando Calzadilla

Audra Cherry, Richard Sherman & Stephanie Ansin


Sanford Evans & Toby Ansin

Todd Neal, Kevin Miller, Stephanie Ansin, Bill Jones & Britt Whitfield


Elysze Held & Stephanie Ansin

Migna Sanchez-Llorens, Barbara Viniegra & Diana Garle


Nora Weinreich & Charlie Cinnamon

Geane Brito & Wendy Levitz


Stephanie Ansin & Edmund Ansin

Marvin Ross Friedman & Aaron Glickman

Toby Ansin & James Ansin