"Death and Harry Houdini," written and directed by Nathan Allen with magic by Dennis Watkins, tells of magician Harry Houdini, brought to the stage by the Chicago company that presented last season's acclaimed "The Sparrow." Dennis Watkins performs Houdini's most renowned and dangerous escape, the Water Torture Cell, in this dark and tumultuous story. 7:30 p.m. Adrianne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, 1300 Biscayne Blvd., Carnival Studio Theater, Miami. $40. Details: (305) 949-6722 or email@example.com or www.arshtcenter.org.