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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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One of the best shows ever

Saw " Me and Jezebel" on opening night. Very entertaining. This playhouse is a gem, and the support for it is apparent. The actors were every bit as good as one might expect on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Saw " Me and Jezebel" on opening night. Very entertaining. This playhouse is a gem, and the support for it is apparent. The actors were every bit as good as one might expect on Broadway.

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Virginia
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Spamelot - went with another couple not so well versed in Monty Python and that was just icing on the cake. Great performances most noteable, while all of the cast were excellent in their various roles (David Black - the divergence to Oz was hysterical) I howled at Brain Hall as Herbert and Laurie Breakwell as the Lady of the... More 

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

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

"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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Spamalot was absolutely fantastic. The music, the actors, the dancers, the set, everything was perfection. Danny Weathers put together an amazing show with non-stop energy and endless laughs. This is a fabulous production. I feel sorry for anyone who doesn't get a ticket. Best show I have seen at The Waterfront Playhouse.

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Key West, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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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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