Where can you mix food and fun and a variety of entertainment in Miami? No, not by eating donuts as you listen to the radio in the storied Miami traffic jams nor is it munching mariquitas while people watching at one of the pristine beaches or many shopping malls. If it’s song and dance, comedy and improvisation or a hybrid of them all that you seek, then you will find it at one of Miami’s cabaret events.
Just The Funny Theatre & Training Center
3119 Coral Way
Miami, FL 33145
What could be better than knee-slapping comedy sure to have you gasping for breath? How about comedy performances by a cast that not only performs specific comedy skits, but also takes suggestions from the audience for improvisational derring-do? This award-winning theatre and training center has a variety of programs that include performances, classes and even custom performances for private parties or corporate events.
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Ache Supper Club
3600 SW 8th St
Miami, FL 33135
Pronounced ‘Ahh-Chay,’ which means the ‘hour of ache,’ this supper club cabaret used to be the famous Copacabana. Located in the heart of Little Havana on Southwest 8th Street in Miami, directly across from the landmark Versailles Restaurant, it is a magnet for latinos and gringos alike who wish to experience a spicy island supper club offering disco cabaret or flamenco performances while enjoying the sumptuous wine bar. Get a dose of culture with a visit.
La Scala de Miami
905 Brickell Bay Drive
Inside The Four Ambassadors Towers
Miami, FL 33131
If it’s dinner theater betwixt the shimmering buildings that are the sentries of Miami’s magnificent skyline, then this venue is made to order. Located inside the Four Ambassadors—an exclusive and tony enclave that was hip, slick and cool before the rest of Miami caught up—it is an ideal spot for song, dance and comedy. Ample and sumptuous seating and even a bar to belly up to will easily have you coming back for more.
2301 SW 32nd Ave
Miami, FL 33145
If living la vida alternate lifestyle is your taste, then this club featuring gay musicals, comedians and uber-popular cabarets like “Drag Wars” will tantalize your senses and delight your imagination. The club isn’t short on atmosphere either with an ethereal bar and dance floor complete with laser strobe lights for audience participation in dancing. Attend one of Club Sugar’s performances to experience the excitement first hand.
Tobacco Road Bar and Restaurant
626 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33130
Looking for a place to listen to a variety of music in a cozy neighborhood watering-hole atmosphere? Kick back and cool the sunburn with a frosty libation accompanied by good times, good friends and the historic ambience of this century’s old venue. Built in the 1900s, The Road has survived all manners of life’s little mayhems and is recognized as an institution in Miami entertainment. Check out the calendar on the website to find a performance that looks like fun. There are plenty to choose from.
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Glenn Osrin is a journalist and seasoned consumer products sales professional living in Miami, Florida. A new vegan, his most recent assignment is writing about the benefits of a plant-based diet and lifestyle while learning about the Miami vegan community. His work can be found at Examiner.com.