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Waterfront Playhouse

312 Wall St., Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
305 294-5015
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Ranked #11 of 82 Attractions in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Owner description: Named "The Best Professional Theater in Florida" (Florida Monthly Magazine), The Waterfront Playhouse is a not-for-profit, professional theater... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Shows are generally cast from local actors who are true professionals. Each show is a gem! 5-6 shows per season plus special events. All worth your time. Check the website waterfrontplayhouse.org for schedules and tix.

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Albany, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This review is for the production, more than the venue. While pleasant, well located and nicely kept, it was the play that made this particular visit.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Outstanding - you will think you are seeing a show in NYC. The costumes, the scenery, the make-up, the props, not to mention the actors, are the BEST of the BEST.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

First off, my husband and I enjoy politics ( to the extent you can) and are followers of contempory presidents. Our visit here was an unexpected find. The tour by Eric was great. It is very interesting to get glimpses of important times in our history and President Truman certainly presided during an incredible period. Besides, the house, the grounds... More

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ogden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Went to the Waterfront Playhouse for the first time -- it was amazing! The seating was great, staff was helpful even offered services for hearing impaired. The production was a hoot!! Looking forward to my next visit. Waterfront is for sure on the list

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Islamorada, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

if you're here for season, buy a season ticket. You also get rewarded with discounts at many local restuarants.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We come to Key West once a year and always go to this little theatre as it is always entertaining. This years play about a guy who gets a dog to attract women (the dog is invisible to the audience) was hilarious and the 4 cast members were all excellent singers.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Anytime we have the opportunity to visit a local theater production we love to take advantage of it. Key West has a small local theater hidden away right on the marina front. The performance was hilarious, we were able to get seats the day of the production rather late, our seats were not that good, but it was last minute... More

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Wyoming,
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

The theatre groups in Key West are top notch. We have never been disappointed in the productions here and it is a wonderful evening. Plus you still have plenty of time for bar hopping after the show.

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Key West, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We always enjoy our evenings at Waterfront. Attended Souvenir recently. Yes, it is billed as a comedy but it is the depths behind the laughter that are worthy of subsequnt thought and discussion. The two performers carried the audience beautifully through to the outstanding finale.

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