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Address: 312 Wall St., Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: 305 294-5015
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Description: Named "The Best Professional Theater in Florida" (Florida Monthly...
Named "The Best Professional Theater in Florida" (Florida Monthly Magazine), The Waterfront Playhouse is a not-for-profit, professional theater located on historic Mallory Square in Old Town Key West that attracts locals and tourists alike with a wide range of comedies, dramas, musicals, concerts, and world premieres. Recent hit productions at the Playhouse include "The Drowsy Chaperone," "The 39 Steps," "August: Osage County," Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," "Glengarry Glen Ross," "Lend Me a Tenor," "Doubt," "Twelve Angry Men," "The Full Monty," "Reefer Madness," "Urinetown," "Equus" and the world premiere of Hy Conrad's "Home Exchange." Join us for an exciting evening of theater in Paradise. When the sun sets, the curtain rises at The Waterfront Playhouse.
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Run as quickly as you can to see Spamalot before it's gone

Take a plane, a train, a boat, a bus, just get to the Waterfront Playhouse any way you can to see the amazing production of Spamalot. It was fantastic and hysterically funny. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Long Island, New York
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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Take a plane, a train, a boat, a bus, just get to the Waterfront Playhouse any way you can to see the amazing production of Spamalot. It was fantastic and hysterically funny. It is a must see. We spent a two week vacation in Florida and no other attraction even came close to the fun we had seeing Spamalot.

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Toronto
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

"Spamalot" , the hysterical musical comedy from Monty Python, was a world class production by the Waterfront Theatre in Key West. The theatre is relatively small - only 150 seats - but every single one was taken , and the audience had a great time. The actors performed with verve and enthusiasm, managing multiple costume changes and demanding dance routines... More 

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Probably the best production we have seen in the many years we have seen in the many years of going there. It is not often the whole audience laugh as one, but it does many times. As good as the movie. A most enjoyable evening. Well done

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Spamelot was done exceptionally well. Seatscwere good, ordered over the web- no problem at will-call window. Definitely would check out the playhouse on our next visit.

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went to the opening night of Spamalot. Even though the creative director came on stage at the beginning warning us of possible flubs the show went off fine. There were tons of light cues and costume changes but from the audiences point of view the show was enjoyed by all. This was my first visit to... More 

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Key West, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

You can seldom go wrong with anything the Waterfront Playhouse does but Spamalot might be my all time favorite production...although I can think of many others that were amazing. The quality of the professional staff combined with the talents of mostly local performers who are always fantastic makes for an evening that you would never expect to find in a... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Celebrating 75 years in Key West this is a great local theatre with first class performances. Make sure you check out their schedule when planning your Key West vacation. We saw NEXT FALL this year and it was GREAT!

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Marathon, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

A long time Waterfront Theater enthusiast, the lastest performance took it to a new high. "Next Fall" could easily fallen to mawkish sentimentality on one side, or preachy lecturing on the other. Instead, due to outstanding performances and sharp, disciplined directing, it did what theater at it's best does - allows you to see the inner workings of human beings... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My wife purchased tickets online for "She Loves Me". We didn't really know what to expect, and we were totally pleased with the facility and the performances. This is a rather small theater with good sound and all good seats. It may have been partially due to the abilities of the actors, but the play just went off great. It... More 

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Reedsburg, Wisconsin
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

My wife and I visited recently and loved the intimate feeling of this community theater. Building was great and I don't think there was a bad seat in the house. We reserved tickets a couple nights ahead and there were still plenty of seats available but the performance was sold out - so make your plans earlier than later. The... More 

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