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Waterfront Playhouse

407 Wall Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-5015
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Not to be missed! An unforgettable tour de force, crackling with wit, innuendo and insult! In a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rosemary5
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Toronto
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1776 Was AWESOME

Went to the play 1776 last night and it was terrific. Here for just a few more days and couldn't... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathy S
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Nags Head, North Carolina
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not to be missed! An unforgettable tour de force, crackling with wit, innuendo and insult! In a small-town church community, Margery is trying to teach puppetry to three teenagers and to put on a show for the parishioners. But the smouldering desires of the characters...More

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Thank you for kind words!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to the play 1776 last night and it was terrific. Here for just a few more days and couldn't recommend it more highly. An incredible cast with incredible voices. REALLY enjoyed ourselves and it ws a packed house!!!

Thank Kathy S
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Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Kathy. Hope to see you when you return to Key West!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We attended a production of 1776 while in Key West. The theater was excellent and the production was superb.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each winter's trip to Key West, we make sure to buy tickets to a Waterfront play, but this year I was a bit disappointed to find this January's offering was the musical, "1776." I had seen it before some 40 years ago around the time...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were there for the first time recently and really enjoyed this theatre. Incredible old building, relatively small number of seats making it a very intimate setting. The seats were comfortable and the the acoustics good. We saw the OZ burlesque show and it was...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Thank you to the wonderful management of this great theatre, and cast and crew of Forever Plaid. We so appreciated the poster, signed picture and playbill. You can't imagine the surprise when we received it. This was a fabulous show. I took my 92 year...More

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Management response:Responded 30 May 2017

Thank you for joining us and the kind words! We hope you have safe travels, and please stop by if you are in Key West again!

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 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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Management response:Responded 1 June 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words! Looking forward to seeing you back in the audience next season!

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 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...More

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Management response:Responded 22 May 2017

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

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

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...More

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Management response:Responded 26 April 2017

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

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

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!

Thank SCKeyWest
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Management response:Responded 25 April 2017

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

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