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Waterfront Playhouse

407 Wall Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-5015
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We saw "Leading Ladies" on New Years Eve

This is the second play we have seen at this theater. No bad seats in the house...acting both... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2014
Karel V
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Lake Park, Florida, United States
Bravo! Bravo!

I purchased tickets online prior to our travels, as advised by the lady who owned the condo we... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2014
Cheryl6503
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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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 8 January 2014

This is the second play we have seen at this theater. No bad seats in the house...acting both times has been superb and the scenery is done extremely well. Will definitely go again when we are in Key West.

Thank Karel V
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

I purchased tickets online prior to our travels, as advised by the lady who owned the condo we rented. I was able to get front row/center for my husband's birthday. The theater is quaint and the talent was awesome! We saw "Leading Ladies" and we...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Saw Leading Ladies Jan 1 during vacation. What a wonderful time laughing and enjoying this quaint theater! The actors are true, talented professionals and deserve a standing ovation! And the theater staff very friendly! We will be sure to return for another show next time...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Just saw 'Leading Ladies' at the Waterfront Playhouse. Been to this theater before and was not disappointed at all with this show. The Playhouse has been a staple in Key West for over 70 years with several different productions each year and this was one...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Visiting from the UK, we decided to try an evening at the theatre. So glad that we did - it was brilliant. We saw 'Leading Ladies' -a very 'Key West' experience and were as entertained by the audience as by the very professional play. Tiny...More

1  Thank Mexi
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

What a cool place to experience live theater! The venue is small enough for an intimate experience yet large enough to bring in the good stuff. We have had several experiences at the WaterFront, and they have all been wonderful.

1  Thank Michaelkasperski
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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Bigger than the Red Barn, this venue also presents great plays, as well as variety acts. It's a fun placr to visit.

1  Thank 321judy
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

One of the best things about living in Key West is our arts and theater. The Waterfront Playhouse is one of those things. If you want to really see what Key West is about, try to catch a play at this playhouse.

1  Thank BethieKW
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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.

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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
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ilykw
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Response from Danny W |
Sorry - just saw this. There is a bar, & you can take drinks to your seats.
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