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Waterfront Playhouse

407 Wall Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-5015
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Nice little theater venue

A fun place to see a local production. Small air conditioned venue so all seats are good. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 15 November 2013
caribbtravel
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Burlesque

I really like the ambiance of the theater and the change of pace from the usual attractions of Key... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2013
Howard D
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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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407 Wall Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
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Reviewed 15 November 2013

A fun place to see a local production. Small air conditioned venue so all seats are good. Lots of leg room (I am 6' 4"). Nice outdoor bar for intermission and you can bring your drinks into the theatre.

1  Thank caribbtravel
Reviewed 29 October 2013

I really like the ambiance of the theater and the change of pace from the usual attractions of Key West. Not a big fan of Burlesque but a great introduction to the facility.

2  Thank Howard D
Reviewed 21 October 2013

On our resent trip to Key West we took in a Key West Burlesque Show "Hero". October 20th kicking off Fantasy Fest. Definitely adult only but very tastefully done and so funny. A lot of audience participation. Check it out.

2  Thank Jane J
Reviewed 22 September 2013

WE saw "39 Steps" last year..........great actors........."Break a leg"! can get drinks & cocktails before show & @ intermission. Quaint Cuban restaurant across the street with great music.....bands! Took us awhile to find this theatre....

4  Thank travellsmart
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Well produced plays in a great atmosphere. Steps from MallorySquare and cruise docks. Plan ahead and go on line to see what is going to be performed when youre there. Several different plays a season, Easy to order on line. If youre driving, parking right...More

3  Thank paula s
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Everything! Michael Boyer did a great set and Danny Weathers direction is amazing! We had a fabulous time and were supremely scared! The waterfront playhouse has a lot of history and hosts the mystery fest yearly! It is one of the great attractions in key...More

2  Thank Cindy S
Reviewed 28 June 2013

The Waterfront consistently delivers high-quality professional dramas, comedies, musicals and concerts year in and year out. I

2  Thank Travelnut1965
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Wonderful utilization of a vintage property which has been updated into the greatest playhouse We have ever attended. The season is full of great shows plus many events throughout the year.

1  Thank Julia D
Reviewed 6 June 2013

We purchased tickets for a play there and it was absolutely wonderful. It's a rather historic place and how neat is it that it is right there on the water at Mallory Square. I would highly encourage anybody artistic or otherwise (I'm otherwise) to take...More

2  Thank Chippy F
Reviewed 29 May 2013

This little theatre was the highlight of our trip. Definitely put it on your to-do list when visiting Key West. We reserved tickets online ahead of time for "Deathtrap" and everything went smoothly at Will Call. Local actors were memorable and endearing. Thank you guys...More

2  Thank Laurie H
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