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Waterfront Playhouse

312 Wall St., Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
305 294-5015
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Ranked #8 of 84 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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ogden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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201 reviews 201 reviews
60 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
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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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
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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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It was a lot of fun, watching a goofy play title Xanadu, but it was so well done, great sets and acoustics, great voices, etc. Well worth the evening.

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Weselberg, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Funny and entertaining .......Souvenir is a delightful production....Wonderful historic and cozy theatre at Mallory Square!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We saw the show after running into one of the cast members riding her bike in the afternoon. It was fun to watch her that very evening. It made Key West feel like the small town it is. It seemed clear that many of the audience were locals who know the cast members

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Saw great play at this little historic theatre, we were extremely surprised at the quality of acting and the interior is great, we rode our bicycles which added to the experience,,

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