Theatres

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Waterfront Playhouse
Located in historic Mallory Square for over 75 years, this 150-seat theater has been a vital part of the cultural fabric of Key West. The programming is dynamic, engaging and highly entertaining with a wide range of performance genres including comedies, dramas, musicals, new works and fare for family and children. And for a post-show meal or libation, there are many great options to choose from in this popular location.
Located in historic Mallory Square for over 75 years, this 150-seat theater has been a vital part of the cultural fabric of Key West. The programming is dynamic, engaging and highly entertaining with a wide range of performance genres including comedies, dramas, musicals, new works and fare for family and children. And for a post-show meal or libation, there are many great options to choose from in this popular location.
Tropic Cinema
Voted “Best Cinema in Florida” by the readers of Florida Monthly Magazine, the Tropic Cinema brings cutting edge independent and popular movies to Key West. The Tropic features state-of-the- art theaters, lounge area and concession stand that serves popcorn, candy, ice cream and savory snacks as well as beer and wine.
Voted “Best Cinema in Florida” by the readers of Florida Monthly Magazine, the Tropic Cinema brings cutting edge independent and popular movies to Key West. The Tropic features state-of-the- art theaters, lounge area and concession stand that serves popcorn, candy, ice cream and savory snacks as well as beer and wine.
San Carlos
Founded in 1871 as a civic center by Cuban exiles, the San Carlos today is a multi-cultural center for performing arts and events as well as a museum, library and art gallery. The San Carlos can accommodate over 350 people in its theater and plays host to the Key West Film Festival and the Key West Literary Seminar each year.
Founded in 1871 as a civic center by Cuban exiles, the San Carlos today is a multi-cultural center for performing arts and events as well as a museum, library and art gallery. The San Carlos can accommodate over 350 people in its theater and plays host to the Key West Film Festival and the Key West Literary Seminar each year.
Key West Theatre
The Key West Theater is a newly-renovated performing arts center that presents original plays, musicals, films, concerts and more. Originally built in 1848 as the 1st Baptist Church of Key West, the building has a rich history as a church, dance club and concert venue prior to being transformed into a fully working performing arts center.
The Key West Theater is a newly-renovated performing arts center that presents original plays, musicals, films, concerts and more. Originally built in 1848 as the 1st Baptist Church of Key West, the building has a rich history as a church, dance club and concert venue prior to being transformed into a fully working performing arts center.
Red Barn Theatre
The Red Barn Theatre is not only a premiere location for awe-inspiring performances, but it’s also a historical and cultural hub. Red Barn’s history includes iconic figures such as Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur, Tennessee Williams, Jimmy Buffett and Shel Silverstein, the beloved children’s writer. For the past 32 years, the Red Barn Theatre staff has been premiering new scripts, reworking classic pieces, and encouraging artistic excellence among the Key West community.
The Red Barn Theatre is not only a premiere location for awe-inspiring performances, but it’s also a historical and cultural hub. Red Barn’s history includes iconic figures such as Poet Laureate Richard Wilbur, Tennessee Williams, Jimmy Buffett and Shel Silverstein, the beloved children’s writer. For the past 32 years, the Red Barn Theatre staff has been premiering new scripts, reworking classic pieces, and encouraging artistic excellence among the Key West community.
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Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center
The Tennesse Williams Fine Arts Theater (TWFAC) has been providing residents and visitors world- class entertainment for nearly 30 years. Located on the campus of Florida Keys Community College, the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center is home to Keys Chorale, Paradise Big Band, Key West Pops Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra and In The Cabaret.
The Tennesse Williams Fine Arts Theater (TWFAC) has been providing residents and visitors world- class entertainment for nearly 30 years. Located on the campus of Florida Keys Community College, the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center is home to Keys Chorale, Paradise Big Band, Key West Pops Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra and In The Cabaret.