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“Looking for live Theater = Go Here!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Waterfront Playhouse

Waterfront Playhouse
312 Wall St., Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
305 294-5015
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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.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Looking for live Theater = Go Here!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Saw the show in 2011 during fantasy fest - was allot of fun, not a bad seat in the house. Definitely going again.

Visited October 2012
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Hermosa Beach, California
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“Intimate playhouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Great location. We saw a world premiere--"The Homeexchange" with a talk with the playwrite and cast afterwards. Definitely first-rate and comparable to plays and venues we attend in Los Angeles. The venue is smaller than many (which is great.) I would not hesitate to see a play here and would prefer going here over a larger place.

Visited May 2012
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Key West, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great venue.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

I love this small theater, It is in a beautifully restored old warehouse converted to a theater. The quality and choice of productions is outstanding.

Visited July 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Crime Scene photography night sponsored by the Waterfront Playhouse”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Loved solving the mystery based on crime scene photographs and scripted by the waterfront theater group.We also loved meeting the author of the books that spawned the TV show MONK. Included in the price of a ticket was a wine bar and a buffet of delicious finger foods. The event was held in the first place Ernest Hemingway stayed in Key West, next to the Pelican Poop shop. The building was beautiful with a lush atrium inside. If you are fortunate to be in Key West during Mystery week in 2013 be sure to look for this venue!

Visited May 2012
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Sanford, Florida
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“Debbie K”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We have been to the Waterfront Playhouse several times over the past few years and we really love this theater. It is so cozy and all of the seats are "good" seats. The last time we were there we had front row seats, and it was great! They have a bar set up outside so you can have cocktails before the show and during intermission. We will be going to a show the next time we are in Key West for sure.

Visited June 2012
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