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Address: 312 Wall St., Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
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+1 305-294-5015
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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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Grand fun

Got to see the delightful production of "Forever Plaid" last night at the historic Waterfront Theatre. From Michael Fauss's brilliant piano to John Jaworski's incredible... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paxlux
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Key West, Florida
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place for a show. Excellent audience participation. This particular show, while good, was very predictable and ran about 15 minutes past becoming great. A fantastic performance of a mediocre show. The characters were likeable.

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Key West, Florida
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got to see the delightful production of "Forever Plaid" last night at the historic Waterfront Theatre. From Michael Fauss's brilliant piano to John Jaworski's incredible lighting, Michael Boyer's mimimalist set design to Cameron Murray's choreography, all the elements came together to showcase the memorable performances of the cast: Matthew Kennedy, Marc Crow, J.B. McLendon, and Jeremy Zoma. The tight harmonies... More 

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Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope to see you back very soon! More 

Freehold, New Jersey
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161 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having attended several performances at the Waterfront Theatre, most recently "Good People," I would definitely say that there is a fairly high, consistent production standard. Ticket prices are moderate and it appears that all seats have good sight lines. Ordering online was easy and the box office was organized and efficient. The theatre is easily accessible from the street and... More 

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Thank Kevin C
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Thank you for supporting the Waterfront Playhouse with your kind words. We look forward to seeing you at the next show! More 

Key West
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw this show recently. It was very well cast, with an interesting story. It moves a long fast, so you don't get bored. They do an amazing job with the set as well. Definitely worth seeing!

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Thank SCKeyWest
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Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next return! More 

Key West, Florida
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent show!! Great acting, great story.....definitely go!!! Good People playing now!! This theatre is a treat to see a show in. Mingle outside before the show with a cocktail or people watch the sunset celebrators! Nice evening out! Key West talent abounds!!!

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Thank bekinder
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37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent show! Thanks. Cast is very good, scenery makes good use of space, lighting effective, sound great, seats ... well not as comfy as I prefer, but still excellent entertainment.

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Thank Us00041
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Thank you for your review! Working on those seats....see you at the theatre! More 

Little Torch Key, Florida
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

"Good People" is a fantastic production! The acting, costumes, the set and the direction could not have been better. You can not ask for more in a play!

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Thank keysdad
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Thank you for your review. "Good People" is "Good Theatre"! More 

Key West, Florida
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Acting was superb in a thought-provoking production that had some humor as well…Sets were perfect. Full house!

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Thank clevekw
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Thank you so much! We agree, the show is wonderful. Spread the word and thank you again! More 

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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

You can see big-name Tony Award Winning Musicals here complete with a super talented cast! We just saw Avenue Q and it was fantastic!

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Thank Lisa7777777
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Thanks so much for your excellent review! We look forward to seeing you in the audience again! Many thanks from the Waterfront! More 

Murphy, North Carolina
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66 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We weren't familiar with Avenue Q and a bit ambivalent about a play involving puppets, but it was fantastic! The set was fantastic, the puppets adorable and the actors superb. Their facial expressions, dance moves, terrific singing voices, we loved it. The venue is charming. What a perfect theater, intimate, comfortable, just perfect. The musicians were fabulous too. We loved... More 

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Thank Gayle H
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Thank you so much for joining us on Ave. Q! We look forward to seeing you in the audience for our next show. More 

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