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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...more
407 Wall Street, Mallory Square, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-5015
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We saw Avenue Q here. Beautiful little theatre, most seats provide full view of the stage, seats are comfortable and the location is just perfect, in the very heart on key west. The only downside would be the number of rest rooms at the venue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The Waterfront Playhouse is the longest running local theater in the Keys and consistently produces first class program of musicals, drama and comedies...outstanding! Do not miss if you are in Key West

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rosi W
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is professional theater at its best. Key West is blessed to have many local top actors. Waterfront has around 140 seats so there is no "bad" seat in the house. Prices are fair allowing everyone to attend. Check out its' schedule. In February of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jack A
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Bought tickets for group of 9 family/friends so I had my fingers crossed that Georgia McBride was going to be good. It was GREAT! We all thought it started out a little slow, with set changes taking a bit longer than expected, but after about...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank lisakC3842AA
Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks Lisa! We hope to see you and your group back next season!

Reviewed 12 May 2018

Great cast. The play is well written. Storyline well thought out. Couldn't be a better group of actors to play the characters. We re really enjoyed the night. Playhouse seats are comfortable. And there isn't a bad seat in the house.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Cathy L
Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Thank you for the wonderful review. Hope to see you back at the Waterfront!

Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is not PG 13 for sure a worldly 16 year old maybe but a sheltered 18 year old welllll.... a spin on Sesame Street for sure, with exceptional whit, the actors, actresses and puppet masters are extremely talented...... the show is fast paced, electric...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SherriMR
Reviewed 23 February 2018 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

Date of experience: February 2018
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Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words.

Reviewed 2 February 2018

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!!!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kathy S
Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

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

Reviewed 31 January 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mchaffieclan
Tom T, General Manager at Waterfront Playhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Thank you for the kind words.

Reviewed 29 January 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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23 October 2017|
Response from Danny W |
Sorry - just saw this. There is a bar, & you can take drinks to your seats.